News and Press Releases
NEW Career Management System - Purple Briefcase
Albany, Georgia – Career Services at Albany Technical College has added a more sophisticated and robust platform, Purple Briefcase, for students and employers to connect in Southwest Georgia. The new cloud-based software developed by Ruffalo Noel Levitz (RNL) is smooth and easy to use. Purple Briefcase offers everything students need to prepare for their career search, connect with employers and alumni, and find the best internships and jobs. And it’s not just for students. Employers can post internships and jobs, have access to student profiles and resumes.
Assisting Students with Intel Pocket PC Computer Stick
Albany, Georgia – Students enrolled at Albany Technical College (ATC) now have an opportunity to access the internet through a PC computer stick that easily plugs into an HDMI port on a television or monitor. Students will need to use their HDTV (with HDMI port or HDMI display) and wireless keyboard/mouse combo to connect to the Pocket PC computer stick. Logitech wireless keyboard and mouse combo are recommended.
Albany Technical College receives Kia Optima
Albany, Georgia – KIA Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. has donated a KIA Optima to the Albany Tech Foundation. The late-model vehicle will be used as a hands-on laboratory to train students on computer diagnostics in the Automotive Technology Program. This donation will place current automotive repair technology in students' hands and prepare them to work in the local automotive industry.
Joint Enrollment Project
Albany, Georgia – Albany Technical College is seeking 50 adult students without high school diplomas for a unique pilot program before October 19. The new Career Plus High School Equivalency (HSE) initiative is changing how people can achieve a high school equivalency, while also getting training in more than 39 high demand career programs. This program offers an innovative path for participants to obtain skills training in fields with higher salaries while at the same time earning a high school education.
Albany Technical College Ranked #6 Practical Nursing Program in Georgia
Albany, Georgia – Albany Technical College's Practical Nursing (PN) Program has been ranked as one of the best in Georgia by PracticalNursing.org in the annual rankings list for 2020. Out of 21 schools analyzed, Albany Tech was ranked sixth in the state. Nursing programs were assessed on several factors that represent how well a program supports students towards licensure and beyond.