Athens Technical College Announces Two New Board Members

Date: May 07,2019

Athens Technical College announces the appointing of two new board members. The new members will join the College’s Board upon their return to session in August 2019. (Douglas) Kyle Brown of Washington-Wilkes and Tom Denny of Elbert bring with them a wealth of experience from diverse backgrounds.

Athens Technical College Adds $118.1 Million Economic Impact to the Region, Study Reveals

Date: Jan 29,2019

Athens Technical College’s (ATC) economic impact on its surrounding communities continues to expand, adding $118.1 million to its service area for fiscal year 2016-2017. EMSI, a leading provider of economic impact studies and labor market data, examined Athens Technical College’s economic impact through its students, employees, and alumni for that one-year period. In addition, analysts studied the institutions return on investment for students, taxpayers, and society. Data from among the institutions financial and academic operations, Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics were used in the study.

Piedmont Athens Regional Has Nursing Classroom Dedicated

Date: Jul 12,2018

As a sign of the continued partnership between Piedmont Athens Regional and Athens Technical College, the College has dedicated its Associate Degree of Nursing classroom and laboratory on the Athens Campus in the name of Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center. Piedmont Athens Regional has a long history of service to Athens Technical College and surrounding communities. Since 1997, the hospital has provided overall support to Athens Technical College totaling over $4,000,000 and the generosity has transformed the lives for many Athens Technical College students and graduates.

College Rotaract Club recognized as Student Organization of the Year

Date: Jul 03,2018

The Athens Technical College Rotaract Club was recognized as Student Organization of the Year at Honor’s Day. This award is presented to the club that, over the course of the academic year, demonstrated excellence in programs and events sponsored; contributions to the student body, campus and community; and recognition and development of leadership potential in members.

The Penny Wars to Benefit Food2Kids

Date: Sep 01,2017

Athens Technical College recently concluded their summer competition, The Penny Wars. The Penny Wars competition benefits Food2Kids, a program sponsored by The Northeast Georgia Food Bank. In total the College had five teams that worked very hard collecting just over $1,937. With that total amount, four students from Howard B. Stroud Elementary School were able to receive assistance. "We are more than thrilled with the results of The Penny Wars", stated Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) instructor Leslie McKenzie. Athens Technical College will be hosting this event again during the spring semester with hopes of beating their summer total.

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