Gwinnett Tech 2018 Year at a Glance

Enrollment Achievement

  • Gwinnett Technical College is the state’s third largest technical college, serving more than 21,000 students annually in college credit courses, adult education and continuing education.
  • Gwinnett Tech reached record breaking enrollment with more than 12,000 students earning college credit in 2018.
  • More the 2,177 high school students enrolled in Dual Enrollment last year – a 37% increase in enrollment from the previous year.
  • The Continuing Education Division provided customized training options to more than 4,500 students last year, plus a myriad of businesses.
  • As one of the state’s largest providers of GED preparation and ESL classes, Gwinnett Tech served more than 4,300 students last year throughout Gwinnett and North Fulton counties.

Students Achievement

  • 59 students represented Gwinnett Tech in the 2018 SkillsUSA competition. 35 students placed (including 15 who won gold medals), advancing to the national SkillsUSA Championships.
  • Gwinnett Tech’s Student Government Association was named Chapter of the Year
  • Cassy Mathis was named Gwinnett Technical College’s 2018 Georgia’s Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner.
  • Adult Education student, Kathryn Mulvaney, was named Gwinnett Technical College’s 2018 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) winner.

Renowned Programs with Tradition of Excellence

  • Gwinnett Tech was ranked #4 in the nation for services to Veterans by Military Friendly.
  • Respiratory Therapy was reaffirmed by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care in AY18.
  • The Surgical Technology program celebrated its seventh consecutive year with a 100% pass rate record on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam.
  • The first MBUSA College Automotive program in the nation began at Gwinnett Tech in AY18.
  • Gwinnett Tech expanded the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program to our Alpharetta-North Fulton campus to meet workforce demands
  • Nine programs celebrated a 100% pass rate on their national board exams.
  • Physics Instructor, Jeff White, was named Gwinnett Tech 2018 Rick Perkins Award winner.

Giving Back

  • The Gwinnett Tech Foundation raised $1,466,000 through case, pledge payments, gifts-in-kind and scholarships during AY18.
    • A total of 2,571 students were helped by the Gwinnett Tech Foundation which provided $1.6 million in scholarships and financial assistance during the last year.
    • With a focus on building endowment funds, the Gwinnett Tech foundation engaged more than 100 first-time donors during AY18.
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