Gwinnett Technical College is One of Nation’s Fastest Growing Two-Year Public Colleges

December 19, 2014

Gwinnett Technical College is One of Nation’s Fastest Growing Two-Year Public Colleges
GTC Ranks 10th on Community College Week’s 2014 List

GWINNETT – NORTH FULTON

Gwinnett Technical College is one of the nation’s fastest growing public two-year colleges, ranking 10th on Community College Week’s (CCW) 2014 list of Fastest Growing Community Colleges.

The rankings, published Dec. 8 in a CCW special report, compared the percent change in headcount from Fall 2012 to Fall 2013 using U.S. Department of Education data. For that time period, GTC’s enrollment increased 7.5 percent, from 6,682 to 7,180.

“Our ranking reflects the vital role that technical education plays in preparing students for an in-demand and rewarding career. Helping our students advance their careers, succeed in the workforce and improve their lives through a college education is always our top priority,” says Dr. D. Glenn Cannon, president, Gwinnett Technical College. “We’re constantly working to improve student success, provide leading-edge training for emerging fields, and meet the workforce needs of business and industry in our region.”

The online version of the Community College Week report can be viewed at: http://npaper-wehaa.com/ccweek#2014/12/08/?article=2400176

Now completing its 30th year, Gwinnett Tech serves approximately 17,000 students annually through college credit, adult education and continuing education classes. The college continues in a growth mode with the current construction of a new campus in North Fulton, at Ga 400 and Old Milton Parkway. It’s anticipated that classes will begin there in January 2016. At the Gwinnett campus in Lawrenceville, the college’s One Stop Student Services Center is being re-designed and expanded to provide enhanced advisement and service to students.

GTC offers more than 50 degree, diploma and certificate student options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.

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December 19, 2014