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Albany Technical College Holds Spring National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) Induction Ceremony on Thursday Evening

ALBANY, GA – Albany Technical College will hold the annual Spring National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) Induction Ceremony on Thursday, March 16, 2017, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the George Kirkland Conference Center.

Twelve Albany Tech students will be inducted this spring. In order to qualify for induction into the NTHS, students must meet the following requirements: be enrolled at Albany Tech; have completed two consecutive semesters of course work, a minimum of 18 credit hours; hold at least a 3.5 Grade Point Average (GPA) overall; exemplify the personal qualities of an honor student (safety conscious, works well with others, dependable, trustworthy, responsible, honest, takes pride in work, exhibits good citizenship, and make a neat and clean appearance); and maintain the required grade average to remain a member of the organization.

Keynote speaker for the evening will be Dr. Tanjula Petty, Vice President for Academic Affairs at Albany Technical College. A native of Montgomery, Alabama, Petty was a first generation college student. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Resource Management and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Troy State University. She completed her doctoral studies at Alabama State University in the Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law, and was inducted into the Alpha Gamma Chi Honor Society. She also received the 2013 Distinguished Dissertation Award presented by the Council of Historically Black Graduate Schools (CHBGS) and ProQuest/University Microfilms International (UMI), and joined the ranks of award recipients in the ProQuest “Hall of Scholars.”

Albany Tech Alumni, Ndubuisi Okeze will provide the opening remarks and the pledge/charge to the new inductees. Five Albany Tech NTHS members will officiate for the Candlelight Ceremony, a tradition of NTHS induction.

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