Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Ranking 16 out of the top 100, Chattahoochee Technical College is one of five Georgia colleges to rank in the top 20.
Chattahoochee Technical College was recently named to the list of the Top 100 certificate-producing institutions in the United States among more than 1,800 two-year colleges that conferred such awards during the 2011-2012 academic year. Ranking 16 out of the top 100, Georgia’s largest technical college is one of five Georgia colleges to rank in the top 20. The rankings are determined by Community College Week magazine in each year. The magazine is published biweekly, and its readers include college presidents, chief academic officers, faculty, student-service professionals, librarians and other educators. Features of the magazine include analyses of critical academic trends and issues, vital statistics and technology updates. This year’s …
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Clinical Laboratory Technology is the first full healthcare program on the Canton campus.
A new career in the healthcare profession will be closer to reality for many as Chattahoochee Technical College announces the addition of its non-credit phlebotomy and certified nursing assistant programs at the college’s Canton campus. Currently offered at the college’s Marietta campus and North Metro campus in Acworth, these will be the first two continuing education certifications in Allied Health offered at Chattahoochee Technical College’s Canton campus. This fall will also mark the first classes in the college’s new Clinical Laboratory Technology Program. Clinical Laboratory Technology is a seven-semester associate of applied science degree program. Students learn to perform clinical laboratory procedures under the supervision of a …
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Chatt Tech President Ron Newcomb was named the school's new leader in February.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Chattahoochee Technical College, in conjunction with United Community Bank and the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation, welcomed new president Ron Newcomb on Tuesday. Flip through the photo gallery from scenes from the welcome reception. Related content Don’t miss any of the local news you care about. Subscribe to Canton-Sixes Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Saturday, June 2, 2012
The Canton campus was one of three Chatt Tech locations that Technical College System of Georgia State Board members visited this week.
Chattahoochee Technical College welcomed visitors from the Technical College System of Georgia State Board for tours of three of its eight campuses.
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Stop by the Canton location on June 8 and June 22.
Next month, MUST Ministries' Canton office and Chattahoochee Technical College will offer free "Work Ready Assessments" for unemployed job seekers in Cherokee County. There will be two opportunities to become work ready certified. To take the assessment on June 8, call 678-218-4508 before 2 p.m. June 7. If you plan to take the test on June 22, call before 2 p.m. June 21. Testing will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on both days. Future dates will be announced at a later time, said Kaye Cagle, the director of marketing and public relations for MUST. For additional information, go www.gaworkready.org.
Saturday, May 12, 2012
The ceremony was held on Thursday.
More than 400 graduates of Georgia’s largest technical college were honored in a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on Thursday. Approximately 120 walked in the ceremony. It was only the second graduation since the college transitioned with the other technical colleges in Georgia from quarters to semesters. Popular programs for graduates this term included accounting, automotive technology, and early childhood care and education. This semester’s graduation speaker was Georgia Commissioner of Labor Mark Butler. A native of Carrollton, Butler had served the previous eight years in the Georgia General Assembly, representing House District 18, comprised of Carroll and Haralson counties. During that time, he served as the …
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The new environmental technology program at Chattahoochee Technical College will begin for fall semester.
A new program being offered this fall at Chattahoochee Technical College will prepare students for a field that one instructor says needs more workers. The new Associate of Applied Science Degree in Environmental Technology, which will be the only two-year program in the metro Atlanta area, will train students in environmental law and ethics, field sampling and testing, hydrology, wastewater management and hazardous waste cleanup, among other things. “It’s a growing field,” said Bejie Herrin, the course instructor. “There are a lot of components. It’s a very interesting field.” The field is growing because more and more people are becoming good stewards of the environment, Herrin said. “People have become more aware of where they live and …
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Jim Rutherford teaches math courses at Chattahoochee Technical College's Jasper and Canton campuses.
Chattahoochee Technical College announced Friday, Jan. 20, the winner of the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction, a statewide program initiated by the Technical College System of Georgia to honor outstanding instructors at the System's 25 member institutions. Jim Rutherford was named as the school’s winner. The announcement was made Friday at a luncheon honoring GOAL and Rick Perkins nominees, finalists and winners. Other finalists for the title included Clint Cooper, air conditioning technology instructor and Shannon Ferdarko, practical nursing instructor. Rutherford is a current resident of Woodstock, GA, and teaches math courses at the Jasper and Canton campuses. He has taught for Chattahoochee Technical College …
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Chattahoochee Technical College received two police cars from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.
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Thursday, February 9, 2012
Chattahoochee Technical College received much needed equipment from the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation at a ceremony Thursday afternoon in Acworth. The college’s public safety department was the recipient of two used police vehicles worth $15,870—a welcome gift to the recently recognized police department. “This generous donation by the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is a wonderful gift for our department and Chattahoochee Technical College,” said Willis Wade, Chatt Tech's Director of Public Safety. “As our department continues to grow and transition to a fully recognized police department, we must meet the professional standards of public safety. Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation has provided us with an opportunity…
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Building a strong workforce for communities in Georgia is a priority of Chattahoochee Tech, says Ron Newcomb, the school's new leader.
Ron Newcomb, the new president of Chattahoochee Technical College, shared his vision for the school in an on-camera interview with Patch Tuesday morning. Newcomb was officially announced last week as the school's new leader. Technical College System of Georgia Commissioner Ron Jackson made the announcement after his choice was approved by the state board. "It's a great feeling, and I'm very humbled to have the opportunity to serve such a wonderful institution," Newcomb said. Newcomb has served as the interim president of Chattahoochee Technical College since Oct. 1, when former president Sanford Chandler stepped down to assume the role of assistant commissioner for global initiatives. Since July 1, 2009, Newcomb served the college as …