News and Press Releases
Program Refresh: Drafting Technology Changes to Engineering Graphics at Albany Technical College
ALBANY, GA – Albany Technical College has changed the name of a program, Drafting Technology, to Engineering Graphics, to better define what is being taught and to keep up with changes in technology in the industry. A “refreshed” Engineering Graphics Program will be rolled out on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 10 a.m., Center for Excellence in Information Technology and Electronics (CEIT), Room 132. Dr. Emmett Griswold and employers from the community such as Metro Power, RHC, SRJ Architects, Dougherty County School System, and Technical Associates will be on hand to discuss the need for these skilled workers and the future of the industry.
Albany Technical College holds Titans Sophomore Night
Albany, Georgia – Albany Technical College (ATC) will hold its annual Sophomore Night during the regularly scheduled basketball games on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at the Albany State University HPER Gym. The event will honor several sophomore basketball players from the 2018-2019 season. The Lady Titans will kick off the evening’s games at 5:30 p.m., while the men’s team will play at 7:30 p.m. Both teams will go up against the Andrew College Tigers.
Albany Technical College has been Named One of the Top Military Friendly Schools
Albany, Georgia – Albany Technical College has been awarded a 2019 Military Friendly Silver Designation by VIQTORY, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, educational and entrepreneurial opportunities through its G.I. Jobs ® , Military Spouse, and Military Friendly ® brands. The 2019-2020 List of “Better for Veterans” institutions was identified across the country and all participating schools were contacted in January informing them of their ranking.
Albany Technical College Celebrates SkillsUSA Week Feb. 4-8
ALBANY, GA – Students and faculty at Albany Technical College (ATC) will join others across the nation to celebrate SkillsUSA Week, which is Feb. 3-9, 2019. SkillsUSA is celebrated the second week of February each year. This awareness campaign recognizes the efforts involved, underscoring the purpose and mission which is to help prepare workers in public career and technical programs. On Tuesday, February 5, 8:30 am, ATC President Dr. Anthony Parker will sign a proclamation declaring the week at Albany Tech as SkillsUSA Week. The signing will take place in the Albany Technical College’s Logistics Education Center, ExecutiveBoard Room (second floor). SkillsUSA participating students will be on hand for the signing.
2019 GOAL Winner Announced
ALBANY, GEORGIA – Today at Albany Rotary Club’s weekly meeting, a panel formed by the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce named the Albany Technical College 2019 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner. Charlie Roberts, Criminal Justice Technology student at Albany Tech, will represent the College for 2019 as the GOAL Student of the Year.