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Image of DART Foundation Donation of $130,000 to support Georgia Piedmont's Advanced Manufacturing Center.

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Hosts Manufacturers Luncheon; Annual Luncheon Included $130,000 Donation Presentation from DART Foundation

Georgia Piedmont Technical College recently welcomed leaders from local businesses and industries, as well as civic and elected officials, to its annual Manufacturers Luncheon.  Each year, the luncheon is coordinated to recognize companies nominated by the college to compete in the annual statewide Manufacturer of the Year competition. “Congratulations to our 2018 nominees for Manufacturer … Continue Reading →

Batulo Ramadhan, a Georgia Piedmont GED Student, on MARTA heading to work.

Travel ban stranded her. Then America welcomed her.

Georgia Piedmont GED Student Batulo Ramadhan journeyed from Somalia to the U.S.  She is working hard to earn her GED.  Her efforts were the subject of this story.

Cropped Image of Essence Jones with Citizenship Award.

Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Student Government President Receives Outstanding Citizenship Award

Essence Jones, the president of Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s Student Government Association (SGA), was presented with an Outstanding Citizenship Award at a recent Georgia Student Government Association (GSGA)/National Technical Honor Society (NHTS) conference.  Jones received her award on February 10, 2018 at a function held at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia.   “Once again, … Continue Reading →

Headshot of EAGLE Award-Winner LaTrevya Mitchell

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Announces its Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) Winner

Administrators from Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s (GPTC) Adult Education program have selected LaTrevya Mitchell as the 2018 EAGLE award recipient.  Now in its 25th year, EAGLE (Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education) is the first statewide program in the nation that recognizes excellence among students enrolled in adult education programs.   “I applaud LaTrevya Mitchell … Continue Reading →

Photo of GOAL Student of the Year Crystal Wright; Dr. Jabari Simama, President of Georgia Piedmont Technical College; Kye Haymore, Rick Perkins Teacher of the Year

Georgia Piedmont Technical College Announces Student and Instructor of the Year

During its annual awards luncheon today,  Georgia Piedmont Technical College announced  Ms. Crystal Wright, a nursing student,  as the college’s 2018  Student of the Year.  In addition, Paralegal instructor, Ms. Kye Haymore, was announced as Instructor of the Year.   “Ms. Wright and Ms. Haymore are both high achievers, and I am inspired by the … Continue Reading →

Georgia Piedmont Tech Hosts Annual State of the College Breakfast

More than 150 leaders from business and industry, education, and non-profit organizations, as well as elected and appointed officials, attended Georgia Piedmont Technical College’s State of the College address on February 20, 2018.

Georgia Piedmont Tech Students Awarded Medals

Georgia Piedmont Tech students were big winners during the 53rd Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held in Louisville, Kentucky.