Augusta Technical College

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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

Donation will help train nuclear workers

Georgia Power and Southern Nuclear are donating $15,000 to Augusta Technical College to support the school’s Nuclear Engineering Technology Program.
Thursday, Aug 23, 2012

Police cadets learn defensive tactics

Police cadets learn how to defend themselves against a variety of weapons at Peace Officers Training Academy.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Monday, April 23, 2012

Regents increase transferable college credits

Students in Georgia now have more options when transferring from a technical college to an institution in the state university system.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, March 22, 2012

Tech leads in graduation rate

Most local colleges and universities rank below state and national averages for on-time graduation rates, according to a database released by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
By Tracey McManus | Thursday, March 15, 2012

Augusta Tech to host nuclear workforce training academy

Augusta Technical College will host a five-week Nuclear Workforce Initiative Academy from May 7 to June 7.
Monday, Feb. 6, 2012

Instructor warns cadets of line-of-duty deaths

When the 28 cadets at Augusta Technical College's Peace Officers Training Academy took their seats for the first time Monday, they were introduced to the Officer Down Memorial Page, a bulletin ...
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Friday, Feb. 3, 2012

Augustans urged to end inequality

In Paine College's campus chapel, about 300 people gathered Friday to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday and continue the tradition of his message.
By Tracey McManus | Friday, Jan. 13, 2012

Augusta Tech peace officers graduate

On Tuesday, Class 006 at Augusta Technical College became the largest class in Georgia to complete the peace officer course.
By Summer Moore | Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011

Augusta Tech gets DOE grant

Augusta Technical College recentlhy announced it will be part of a group of colleges that will receive $23.5 million in U.S. Department of Energy grants over the next five years.
Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011

Technical school to open new campus

After an 11-year wait, Augusta Technical College opens its 13-classroom Columbia County campus to its first 150 students on Monday.
By Donnie Fetter | Friday, Aug 19, 2011

Augusta Tech has Ga. Instructor of the Year

An Augusta Technical College educator has been named the Technical College System of Georgia's 2011 Instructor of the Year.
Thursday, June 2, 2011

Grass fire near Augusta Tech

A grass fire broke out this afternoon near Augusta Tech College by Bobby Jones Expressway and I-520, according to Richmond County sheriff’s dispatch.
Thursday, May 19, 2011
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