Gwinnett Tech 2019 Year at a Glance

Enrollment Achievement

  • Gwinnett Technical College is the state’s second 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 2019.
  • More the 3,500 high school students enrolled in Dual Enrollment last year – a 65% increase in enrollment from the previous year.
  • The Continuing Education Division provided customized training options to more than 5,546 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 3,814 students last year throughout Gwinnett and North Fulton counties.

Students Achievement

  • 67 students represented Gwinnett Tech in the 2019 SkillsUSA competition. 41 students placed (including 23 who won gold medals), advancing to the national SkillsUSA Championships.
  • Amalia Cuevas was named Gwinnett Technical College’s 2019 Georgia’s Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner.
  • Adult Education student, Sophonie Joseph-Canel, was named Gwinnett Technical College’s 2019 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) winner.

Renowned Programs with Tradition of Excellence

  • Gwinnett Tech was ranked #3 in the nation for services to Veterans by Military Friendly.
  • Respiratory Therapy was reaffirmed by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care in AY19.
  • The Surgical Technology program celebrated its eighth consecutive year with a 100% pass rate record on the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam.
  • Nine programs celebrated a 100% pass rate on their national board exams. 
  • Biology Instructor, Margaret Long, was named Gwinnett Tech 2019 Rick Perkins Award winner.

Giving Back

  • The Gwinnett Tech Foundation raised $1.23 million through case, pledge payments, gifts-in-kind and scholarships during AY19.
    • A total of 2,205 students were helped by the Gwinnett Tech Foundation which provided $1.06 million in scholarships and financial assistance during the last year.
    • With a focus on building endowment funds, the Gwinnett Tech foundation engaged more than 75 first-time donors during AY19.
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