GTC at a Glance

GTC at a Glance

Administration
Dr. D. Glen Cannon
President
David Welden
Executive V. P. of Administration
Dave McCulloch
V. P. of Economic Development
Dr. Victoria Seals
V. P. of Academic Affairs
Dr. Julie Post
V. P. of Student Affairs
Mary Beth Byerly
V. P. of Institutional Advancement
 
Academic Divisions
Division Dean
Art and Design
Jermaine Whirl
Automotive, Construction & Trades
Gail Edwards
Business Sciences
Jermaine Whirl
Computer Sciences
Rita Patel
Education
Dennis Maltais
Health Imaging and Informatics
Jim Sass
Health Sciences
Steve Moyers
Life Sciences
Cathy Scholz
Nursing Sciences
Sheral Stewart
 
Total Acreage (main campus)
87.56 Acres
Owned property
493,612 sq. ft
 
 
Total Personnel
(full-time only)
 
Staff
205
Faculty
102
 
Educational Level
(at time of enrollment)
 
Less than Grade 12
0%*
GED
5.9%*
High School
39.4%*
1-3 Years Postsecondary
47.2%*
Bachelor Degree or higher
6.2%*
Greater than Bachelor degree
1.3%*
 
Academic Structure
 
Total Programs
158
Total Certificates
94
Total Diplomas
31
Total Associate Degrees
33
Number of Different Program Areas
32
 
Total Awards Conferred (duplicated)
 
Certificate
2,691
Diploma
478
Associate Degree
569
 
Total Graduates (unduplicated)
1,640
 
Credit Enrollment in General Ed. (unduplicated)
6,660
 
Continuing Education (duplicated)
4,458
Credit Enrollment
 
Headcount (unduplicated)
10,088
% change from AY 2012
+0.7%
Total Credit Hours
151,635
% change from AY 2012
-0.1%
FTE (Full-Time Equivalency)
5,054
% change from AY 2012
-0.1%
Number of Online Courses
624
% change from AY 2012
+14.4%
Duplicated Online Enrollment
12,375
 
Credit Enrollment by Award Level
Certificate
4,627
Diploma
2,249
Associate Degree
3,775
Not in Award Program
250
 
Credit Enrollment in Learning Support
Math
1,762
English/Reading
360
Total Unduplicated
1,953
 
Gender
 
Men
39.6%
Women
60.4%
 
Ethnic Group
 
Black
35.4%
Asian
6.5%
Hispanics
12.1%
American Indian
0.1%
Native Hawaiian
0.1%
White
37.4%
Others
8.4%
 
Age Group
 
Under 21 years
22.9%
21-25 years
26.2%
26-30 years
15.1%
31-35 years
11.0%
36-40 years
8.6%
Over 40 years
16.1%
 
Adult Education (unduplicated)
 
ABE
1,929
GED
122
ESL
1,596
 
Adult Education Classes Offered
 
ABE
302
GED
55
ESL
153

 

Programs Offered:
Gwinnett Tech now offers over 50 diverse program areas for our students, including:

 

Achievements & Milestones

  • Gwinnett Tech is now the state’s third largest technical college, serving over 18,000 students annually, in college credit courses, adult education and continuing education.
  • The college’s five-year growth rate in credit enrollment, from FY ‎2009 ‎to AY ‎2014, is over 15% percent.
  • Construction on the college’s North Fulton campus will begin in Fall 2014. It’s anticipated that credit classes will begin there in January 2016.
  • The college awarded 2,691 technical certificates of credit, and the highest number of associate degrees (569) in the state. GTC had the second highest total amount of awards conferred (3,738) with an 11% increase over last year.
  • Gwinnett Tech is one of the nation’s top producers of associate degree graduates in Computer and Information Sciences. GTC ranks 31st among two-year colleges in Community College Week (CCW) magazine’s Top 100 for 2013.
  • For the ninth consecutive year, graduates of the Gwinnett Tech Radiologic Technology program have again achieved a 100-percent pass rate on their national certifying exam.
  • Gwinnett Tech’s graduating class of surgical technologists have continued the program’s long-running record of 100 percent pass rates on the Certified Surgical Technologist exam – and have raised the bar further by earning the program’s highest scores ever on the exam.
  • The most recent graduates of Gwinnett Tech’s Medical Assisting program have recorded a 100 percent pass rate on the CMA national certification exam. The CMA (AAMA) credential designates a medical assistant who has achieved certification through the Certifying Board of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA).
  • Gwinnett Tech Horticulture students earned a 100 percent pass rate on a national certification exam for the second consecutive year. The Landscape Industry Certified Lawn Care Manager designation is offered through PLANET, The Landcare Network, in partnership with the University of Georgia.
  • Gwinnett Tech’s Respiratory Care program has received the Distinguished RRT Credentialing Success Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC), an honor earned only by a select group of programs across the country
  • Gwinnett Tech students had a strong showing at the state SkillsUSA competition, with 13 placing in the competition and five earning gold medals to advance to the national competition.
  • The State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia selected Gwinnett Tech as one of four finalists for the 2013 Perdue Award, the highest honor that can be awarded to a TCSG member college.
  • Gwinnett Technical College is a member of the Achieving the Dream National Reform Network, which now counts more than 200 institutions working to significantly improve student success, and also participates in the Complete College Georgia initiative.
  • The Gwinnett Tech Foundation awarded more than 179 scholarships for academic excellence and achievement to Gwinnett Tech students this year, totaling just over $146,000.
  • The Marcus Foundation awarded GTC a $300,000 grant to further fund the College’s Office of Veterans Affairs. This grant will allow GTC to expand on its commitment to serve our service members and their families.
  • The Gwinnett Tech Foundation raised over $100,000 for an Endowment Scholarship for general education named in honor of retired GTC president, Sharon J. Bartels.
  • The Gwinnett Tech Foundation raised $2,341,790.40 through cash, pledge payments, gifts in kind and scholarships for FY14. This is the Foundation’s second largest total in the last six years.
  • GTC’S Adult Education Division, one of the state’s largest, served more than 3,500 students in FY ’14, offering classes in more than ten locations in Gwinnett and North Fulton.
  • The college’s Continuing Education Division served more than 4,000 individual students, plus a host of businesses, with customized training options.
  • Gwinnett Tech continues to see growth in its Dual Enrollment Program for high school students, serving 314 last year.