Career-focused education for real-world jobs.


Feature Image

Angel Login

Newsroom

Welcome to the Gwinnett Tech online newsroom, featuring facts and stats about the college, plus our history, a media archive and photos for download. If you are a member of the media needing information, contact info@gtcmarketing.com or call 678-495-3638.

Latest News

May 01, 2014

Commissioner Announces Search Committee for Next President of Gwinnett Technical College

Atlanta

Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson has announced the creation of a search committee that will assist him in the process of selecting the next president of Gwinnett Technical College.

Jackson's choice will replace President Sharon Bartels, who retired on May 1.

The search committee will be chaired by Wendell Dallas, the vice president for operations at Atlanta Gas Light and Chattanooga Gas and chairman of the Gwinnett Technical College Board of Directors. In the coming weeks, the committee members will conduct interviews with applicants who respond to a national announcement for the position. Their job will be to narrow the applicants down to three candidates and then provide Jackson with those names.

Joining Dallas on the committee are Kerry Armstrong, the senior vice president of Pope and Land Enterprises, Inc.; Robert Avoss, the superintendent of the Fulton County School System; State Senator Brandon Beach of the 21st District, who is also president of the North Fulton Chamber of Commerce; Fran Forehand, the East Region vice president for Georgia Power; Julie Haley, the chief executive officer of Edge Solutions; Davis Belle Isle, mayor of the City of Alpharetta; Dr. Daniel Kaufman, president of the Gwinnett County Chamber of Commerce; Dan King, a retired partner with King and Spalding and chairman of the Gwinnett Tech Foundation; Doug Meyer, president of InExpress North Atlanta and a member of the Gwinnett Technical College Board of Directors; Michael L. Sullivan, the executive director of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Georgia and a member of the State Board of Technical College System of Georgia; and J. Alvin Wilbanks, the chief executive officer and superintendent of Gwinnett County Public Schools.

"I'm pleased to be assisted in this presidential search by a committee of highly-respected individuals from throughout the area served by Gwinnett Technical College. I trust their opinions and know that they will provide me with valuable assistance in selecting an outstanding leader to follow in the footsteps of President Sharon Bartels. Her hard work and dedication has created one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, and one with a strong reputation for in-demand programs that lead students into great careers in today's highly technical workforce," said Jackson.

The three candidates chosen by the committee will be interviewed by the senior management at the system's Atlanta office before their final interview is scheduled with Jackson. His choice for the president's job is subject to the approval of the 22 members of the state board that oversees the TCSG.

The entire process to select the next president of Gwinnett Technical College is expected to take several weeks.

David H. Welden, the college's executive vice president for finance and administration, is serving as the interim president until a new president is named.

About the TCSG: The 24 colleges of the Technical College System of Georgia offer excellent training in more than 600 certificate, diploma and two-year associate degree programs. Students of all ages take advantage of outstanding instructors, hands-on learning and state-of-the-art equipment to gain the skills needed for today's in-demand jobs.

In 2013, the TCSG colleges delivered 2.4 million credit hours of instruction to more than 151,000 students. The TCSG is online, too, serving 72,000 students through the system's Georgia Virtual Technical Connection.

TCSG students enjoy the benefits of Georgia's HOPE Grant and scholarship and the federal Pell Grant, which will pay for a significant portion of a TCSG education.

The TCSG Office of Adult Education delivered programs to 71,000 adult learners in 2013, including GED preparation and testing services that enabled almost 16,000 men and women to earn their GED credential.

Last year, the TCSG Quick Start program provided customized workforce training to just over 60,000 employees of new and expanding companies in Georgia.

For more information about the TCSG and links to the 24 TCSG colleges, go to www.tcsg.edu

# # #

About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, is committed to delivering relevant knowledge to meet the workforce training needs of its community. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. GTC is Gwinnett County's largest provider of corporate training and now serves residents and businesses in north Fulton County. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.

A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.

One-Click Directory


Subscribe to our Newsletters
ShareThisShare This
Contact Us Contact Us
This cheap medications and buy generic viagra without a prescription can change your life.
Cheap no prescription buy Viagra online pharmacy
You can apply for Buy cheap Viagra prices, consult a doctor.

 

October 17, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Chooses New Student Ambassadors


October 15, 2014

Gwinnet Technical College Adult Education Division Honored for Student Achievement


October 14, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Culinary Arts Student Wins National Recipe Contest


October 13, 2014

Rep. Valerie Clark Visits D. Scott Hudgens, Jr. Early Education Center at Gwinnett Tech for Georgia Pre-K Week


October 09, 2014

GTC's Sustainable Urban Agriculture Students Grow a Winning Garden


October 02, 2014

Gwinnett Tech and Southern Polytechnic Partnership Yields Big Opportunities for Bioscience Students


October 01, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Horticulture Program Hosts Fall Plant Sale Oct. 14 – 16


September 30, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Horticulture Students Earn National Certification with 100 Percent Pass Rate


September 23, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Ranked among Nation's Top 100 Associate Degree Producers in Computer and Information Sciences


September 16, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Gearheadz Host Car Show and Career Fair on Oct. 11


September 12, 2014

Public Invited to Help Update Gwinnett Tech Tree Inventory


September 09, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Announces Latest Dean's List Scholars


September 05, 2014

100-Percent of GTC Radiologic Technologists Pass Certification Exam


September 03, 2014

Gwinnett Tech and Georgia Tech Partner to Sponsor Educational Series for Area Manufacturers


August 26, 2014

Elesys North America Executive Manager to Serve as Gwinnett Tech Foundation Board Chair


August 22, 2014

Nancy Juneau to Serve as Gwinnett Technical College Board Chair


August 19, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Training for In-Demand Health Information Technology (HIT) Jobs


August 07, 2014

TCSG State Board Approves the Appointment of Dr. D. Glen Cannon as the Next President of Gwinnett Technical College


August 04, 2014

Gwinnett Technical College Awarded GDOT GATEway Grant to Enhance Portion of SR 316


July 29, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Photography Program Hosts 2014 Portfolio Show


July 29, 2014

Gov Nathan Deal, University System of Georgia and Technical College System of Georgia Announce New Plan


July 25, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Surgical Technology Students Ace Credentialing Exam


July 23, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Adds Social Media Concentration for Fall Semester


July 15, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Medical Assisting Students Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Certification Exam


June 30, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Introduces Logistics Program


June 24, 2014

HIT Certificate Equips Students for One of Georgia's Fastest Growing Fields


June 03, 2014

Gwinnett Tech and Georgia Tech Partner to Sponsor Educational Series for Area Manufacturers


May 20, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Hires Executive Director of Institutional Development


May 09, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Celebrates 2014 Commencement


May 01, 2014

Commissioner Announces Search Committee for Next President of Gwinnett Technical College


April 28, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Training for In Demand Health Information Technology (HIT) Jobs


April 25, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Celebrates Student Achievement at Awards Event; Aidan Hegarty Named 2014 Distinguished Student


April 23, 2014

Jermaine Whirl Named Dean of Business and Art & Design at Gwinnett Tech


April 22, 2014

Gwinnett Tech's Respiratory Care Program Receives Credentialing Success Award


April 17, 2014

David H. Welden Named Interim President of Gwinnett Technical College


April 16, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Women in Technology on Campus Chapter Concluding Strong Year


April 14, 2014

Gwinnett Technical College and Valdosta State University Sign Pathway Program Agreements


April 10, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Earns Accreditation


April 04, 2014

Horticulture Students Selling House Plants, Perennials, Herbs and More:
April 15 – 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


April 03, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Students Shine at SkillsUSA State Competition


March 19, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Student Named International VP for Collegiate DECA


March 18, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Training for In Demand Health Information Technology (HIT) Jobs


March 12, 2014

Gwinnett Tech to Host Global Business Forum


March 07, 2014

Spending Associated with Gwinnett Technical College has $71.3 Million Impact


February 25, 2014

Gwinnet Tech Hosts Atlanta Science Festival Event


February 18, 2014

Gwinnett Tech and Georgia Tech Partner to Sponsor Educational Series for Area Manufacturers


January 23, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Announces Latest Dean's List Scholars


January 21, 2014

Gwinnett Technical College Names 2014 Instructor of the Year


January 16, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Posting Record Enrollment Growth for Academic Year


January 15, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Earns Education Digital Marketing Awards


January 14, 2014

Free Tax Preparation Offered at Gwinnett Tech


January 07, 2014

Junior Achievement Lessons Help High School Students See into the Future


January 06, 2014

New Year Ushers in New GED® Program and Test


January 05, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Educators Out in Force for Principal for a Day Program


January 03, 2014

Gwinnett Tech Student Named One of Georgia's 2014 EAGLE Delegates


December 12, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Interiors Students Deliver Creativity and Sustainable Design Concepts to Gwinnett Clean and Beautiful


December 10, 2013

Gwinnett Technical College Named a Finalist for TCSG's 2013 Perdue Award


November 25, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Inducts New Class for Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society


November 19, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Names Shelly Dirig 2014 GOAL Winner


November 07, 2013

Gwinnett Tech and Georgia Tech Partner to Sponsor Educational Series for Area Manufacturers


November 04, 2013

GTC Radiologic Technologists Earn 100-Percent Certification Pass Rate


October 29, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Construction Management Program Ranked No. 7 in Nation


October 24, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Chooses New Student Ambassadors


October 10, 2013

Horticulture Students Selling Flowers, Ferns, Veggies and More


October 08, 2013

Gwinnett Tech's Justine Lynch is State's GED Chief Examiner™ of the Year


October 03, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Honors Scholars at Dean's List Reception


October 02, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Training for In Demand Health Information Technology (HIT) Jobs


October 01, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Cardiovascular Technology Program Gains Initial Accreditation


September 24, 2013

Vet Tech Students Ace National Exam with 100-Percent Pass Rate


September 19, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Names Adjunct Instructor of the Year


September 18, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Now Accepting Applicants for Health Information Technology Program


September 17, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Hosts Open House for Health Science Programs on Oct. 3


September 10, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Continues to See Increasing Enrollment


August 29, 2013

Gwinnett Tech EMT Program Ranked Among Nation's Top 20 in Providing a High ROI to Students


August 20, 2013

Gwinnett Tech and Georgia Tech Partner to Sponsor Educational Series for Area Manufacturers


July 31, 2013

GTC Surgical Tech Students Ace National Exams – Again


July 23, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Hosts MAGIC (Mentoring a Girl in Construction) Summer Camp


July 22, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Photography Program Hosts 2013 Portfolio Show


July 12, 2013

Cisco Awards $100,000 Grant to Gwinnett Technical College


June 27, 2013

GTC's Gwinnett Advancement Program (GAP) Receives Funding Award from the Atlanta Regional Commission


June 26, 2013

Adapt Courseware Awards Gwinnett Technical College with Adaptive Learning Research Grant


June 17, 2013

Gwinnett Technical College Joins Achieving the Dream National Reform Network


June 04, 2013

Gwinnett Tech's Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Offers Free OB Ultrasounds


May 31, 2013

Gwinnett Tech & Southern Polytechnic State University Partner on Bioscience Education


May 29, 2013

Respiratory Care Students Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Board Exams


May 28, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Celebrates 2013 Commencement


May 10, 2013

Gwinnett Senior Leadership Now Accepting Applications for 2013 – 2014 Class


April 16, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Celebrates Student Achievement at Awards Event; Alfred Sanalila Named 2013 Distinguished Student


April 12, 2013

Gwinnett Middle School Student Takes Third Place in the 2013 Manufacturing Appreciation Week Student Design Contest


April 09, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Students Receive More Than $322,000 in Scholarships


April 04, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Horticulture Program Hosts Annual Spring Plant Sale April 16-18


April 02, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Instructors Introduce the Bioscience Field to Gwinnett High School Students


March 05, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Alumnus Leads Life-Saving Team


February 28, 2013

Three Gwinnett Tech Graduates Receive Early Education STAR Scholarship


February 26, 2013

Georgia's Technical Colleges and Private Colleges Agree to Credit Hour Transfer & Acceptance


February 22, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Adjunct Instructor Receives Regional Award for Proposal on Online Learning Communities


February 20, 2013

Gwinnett Tech and Georgia Tech Host Health Information Technology (HIT) Leaders to Mark Certificate Program Launch


February 08, 2013

Gwinnett Technical College Names 2013 Instructor of the Year


January 22, 2013

Free Tax Preparation Offered at Gwinnett Tech


January 10, 2013

Gwinnett Tech Launches Certificate Program in Health Information Technology


January 03, 2013

Eagle Scout Service Project Focuses on Gwinnett Tech Landscape


December 18, 2012

Gwinnett Tech Faculty Member Wins 2012 Friend of Tourism Award


December 14, 2012

Post Promoted to Gwinnett Tech Vice President of Student Affairs


December 07, 2012

Gwinnett Tech Honored with Healthcare Excellence Award


November 20, 2012

Gwinnett Tech Names Kimberly Horn 2013 GOAL Winner


November 19, 2012

GTC Honored at Partnership Gwinnett Economic Development Summit


November 15, 2012

Gwinnett Tech Grad Receives National Award for Leadership in Early Education


November 13, 2012

Quick Start, Ricoh Electronics, Inc. Announce Training Initiative


October 23, 2012

Gwinnett Tech Chooses New Student Ambassadors


October 19, 2012

GTC Foundation Board Receives State Award for Dedication and Service


October 18, 2012

Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education to Visit Gwinnett Tech


October 11, 2012

The Scott Hudgens Family Foundation Donates up to $2 Million to Gwinnett Tech


October 10, 2012

Gwinnett Tech Horticulture Program Hosts Fall Plant Sale October 16 – 18


October 09, 2012

Gwinnett Tech Surgical Technology Students Volunteer with MedShare


October 03, 2012

Gwinnett Tech Volunteers Ready for Gwinnett Great Days of Service


October 03, 2012

Gwinnett Tech Honors Best and Brightest at Dean's List Reception