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Aiken Tech names presidential finalists

Aiken Technical College has named three finalists in its search for a new president, including one of its vice presidents.
Friday, May 6, 2016

Augusta Tech offers free driver's ed course

Thanks to Kia and a $17,836 grant from the Georgia Driver's Education Commission, Augusta Tech will begin offering 36 hours of free classroom and behind-the-wheel instruction to first-time drivers ...
By Wesley Brown | Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015

Augusta Tech awarded $3 million federal grant

The new four-year grant is a successor to the Predominantly Black Institutions project awarded in 2011 with the goal of improving the educational outcomes of African-American male students.
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

State's new technical college chief tours Augusta facility

On the job since January, the new commissioner of Georgia’s Technical College System visited Augusta for the first time Wednesday to ensure local students have the resources they need.
By Wesley Brown | Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015

Interest in cybersecurity boosts Augusta Tech enrollment

Fall enrollment at Augusta Technical College increased 5 percent this year, as school officials say more students are showing interest in Augusta's and Georgia's burgeoning cybersecurity industry, ...
By Wesley Brown | Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015

Augusta Tech international instructors educate students to compete with the world

Augusta Tech has eight international instructors as part of the school's effort to broaden its educational background and push students to thrive in a job market becoming increasingly diverse and ...
By Wesley Brown | Friday, Sept. 11, 2015

Students begin dual-enrollment under new state program

Unlike in years past, state law now allows high school freshmen and sophomores to enroll in more than 125 college courses at Augusta Tech - with most expenses paid by the Georgia Student Finance ...
By Wesley Brown | Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015

Augusta Tech offers new health programs

Augusta Technical College will grow its Allied Health Sciences and Nursing Department by 150 students and 12 part-time teaching positions this fall to help Georgia's booming medical industry.
By Wesley Brown | Thursday, Aug 6, 2015

Augusta Tech Economic Development helps train workforce

Augusta Tech's Economic Development office works behind the scenes daily to elevate the area's global profile through feeding local manufacturers and health care providers with qualified workers ...
By Wesley Brown | Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Augusta Tech software grant aims to better prepare students

In an effort to boost productivity and cut manufacturing costs in half, Siemens announced this month it would provide its Teamcenter and Tecnomatix software to Augusta Tech for free to give ...
By Wesley Brown | Friday, June 12, 2015

Augusta Tech names new VP of student services

Dr. Nichole Kennedy most recently served as the executive director for student affairs for the technical college system of Georgia. She started at the Atlanta system office in August 2009.
Monday, June 1, 2015

Aviation mechanics program takes off at Augusta Tech

Augusta Tech's aviation maintenance program introduced its first graduating class last month, after opening in August 2013 and receiving full certification from the Federal Aviation Administration ...
By Wesley Brown | Sunday, May 31, 2015

At 60, a lifelong worker goes back to school

Douglas E. Whiteside did well for himself without a high school diploma. He served in the Navy, raised seven children and had a strong career. But when he was laid off in 2012, none of that ...
By Tracey McManus | Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014

Augusta Tech drops student loan program

Augusta Technical College will no longer offer the federal direct loan program after more than 200 students received loans, dropped out of school and took the money with them - leaving the college ...
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, June 27, 2013

Private colleges benefit from GI Bill

On average, an education at an online school costs $6,800 per semester, much higher than the full-time workload of 12 credit hours students can get at Georgia Regents University and Augusta ...
By Wesley Brown | Sunday, May 5, 2013

Augusta-area schools benefit from GI Bill

As the war on terror winds down, enrollment at colleges, universities and trade schools in the Augusta area has increased, in part thanks to a more generous GI Bill that Congress passed in 2008 to ...
By Wesley Brown | Sunday, April 21, 2013

Aiken Tech to hold University Transfer Night

The March 21 event will present the college to prospective students as an option for taking general education courses they can later transfer to a four-year institution.
By From Staff Reports | Friday, March 15, 2013

Tech establishes police department

In July, the Augusta Technical College Police Department was established with one chief and one full-time officer. The two were sworn in earlier this month and now have arrest power.
By Tracey McManus | Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012

Campus plans more programs

With one year in the books at Augusta Technical College's Columbia County campus, President Terry Elam is looking ahead.
By Jenna Martin | Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012

Partnership between ADP, colleges recognized

A partnership between ADP and Paine College, Augusta Technical College and Augusta State University has been recognized by the Technology Association of Georgia.
By Gracie Shepherd | Thursday, Aug 23, 2012
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