Les Salter Completes TCSG Administrative Services Executive Academy
November 26, 2013 - Les Salter, director of accounting for Southeastern Technical College, was recently recognized for completing the Technical College System of Georgia Administrative Services Executive Academy.
2014 GED® Test to Embrace College and Career Readiness
November 26, 2013 - The State of Georgia will launch a new GED® program in January 2014 that has been developed by the national GED Testing Service (GEDTS) in Washington, D.C.
Twelve FFA Teams Compete at STC-Vidalia
November 25, 2013 - Twelve teams of students from eight counties’ FFA programs assembled on the Vidalia campus of Southeastern Technical College to compete in their area’s FFA Career Development Event (CDE) on Nov. 12.
Legislative Dinner Brings Tech Ed and State Officials Together
November 19, 2013 - Several policy makers for technical education and state government came together on Southeastern Technical College’s Swainsboro campus to discuss issues facing the state’s technical education system at a “legislative dinner” on Nov. 13.
Vidalia Woman Finds Motivation, Second Chance by Coming Home
November 18, 2013 - Brianna Beal is, today, a driven young woman who knows her graduation date, her next city, her next college and her next degree. Last year, she was depressed, homesick, skipping classes and on the verge of suspension.
STC Breaks Ground on Swainsboro Health Science Building
November 14, 2013 - As part of the Southeastern Technical College Swainsboro campus 50th anniversary celebration, the college broke ground on the site of its new health science building on Nov. 13.
Swainsboro Celebrates 50 Years of Technical Education
November 14, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College’s Swainsboro campus celebrated its 50th anniversary with a crowd of distinguished guests on Nov. 13 at the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Auditorium.
Southeastern Tech Nominates 12 for GOAL
November 11, 2013 - Instructors at Southeastern Technical College have nominated 12 of their students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) competition, according to Cindy Phillips, coordinator for the college’s GOAL program.
Truth Be Told Event at STC Creates Artists, Donors
November 6, 2013 - Sixteen people at Southeastern Technical College were able to become artists, decorators and donors all in the space of two hours, thanks to a Truth Be Told class on Oct. 24.
STC Students Donate Magazines to Soldiers
November 5, 2013 - Students from Southeastern Technical College’s Fish and Wildlife Management (FWM) program recently collected dozens of fishing, hunting and outdoors magazines to send to American troops overseas.
STC and Construction Companies Meet Children of JCES
November 5, 2013 - The Red Ribbon Week parade at Jenkins County Elementary School (JCES) hosted several guests who have become fixtures in and around Millen of late: Robins & Morton, Build Your Future (BYF) and Southeastern Technical College.
Georgia House Speaker, Legislators Hold Education Discussion at STC
October 30, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College’s Vidalia campus hosted a number of state legislators, including Georgia’s Speaker of the House David Ralston, for several education discussions in the school’s Tattnall Auditorium on Oct. 29.
Dual Enrollment a ‘Win-Win-Win-Win’ for Students, Schools, Parents
October 29, 2013 - Area school superintendents, principals, counselors and more met at Southeastern Technical College’s Economic Development Center in Vidalia on Oct. 28 to better understand and expand dual enrollment programs.
STC VP Travels to Germany for Cultural, Education Exchange
October 28, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College VP for Student Affairs Barry Dotson traveled to Germany from Oct. 6-12 to take part in the Transatlantic Outreach Program.
Mt. Vernon Woman Starts Over, Becomes Twice-Certified Technician
October 24, 2013 - When Renee Daniels and her husband lost their home and jobs in 2008, her career and life took a step back. But ask Daniels and she’ll tell you it was a step in the right direction.
Southeastern Tech Receives Awards for Website Design, Writing
October 22, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College won two awards for writing and web site design at the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) District 2 Conference in Hilton Head on Oct. 15.
Child Development Center Pursues New Accreditation, Receives Grant
October 9, 2013 - The Southeastern Technical College Child Development Center drew several dozen people to its annual cookout in the Maurice Boatwright Auditorium on the college’s Swainsboro campus on Sept. 26.
STC Cosmetology Holds Annual Fantasy Competition
October 7, 2013 - Cosmetology students on Southeastern Technical College’s Vidalia campus contributed to a number of natural disasters on Sept. 30, with three teams taking home prizes for their work.
Triple Graduate Splits Time as Master’s Student and Mother of Four
September 17, 2013 - When Crystal Edwards introduces herself, one of the first things she talks about is her children.
STC Congratulates 2013 Summer Semester President’s List
September 16, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College is proud to announce their 2013 summer semester President’s List.
STC Begins College Reform Partnership with Achieving the Dream
September 10, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College welcomed two representatives from Achieving the Dream (ATD) to the Vidalia campus on Sept. 9, beginning the college’s working relationship with the collegiate reform network.
STC Board Inducts Two New Members
August 29, 2013 - The Southeastern Technical College Board of Directors welcomed two new members in its most recent meeting on Aug. 15 at the Southeast Early College and Career Academy in Vidalia.
Congressman Barrow Tours STC Health Science Buildings
August 22, 2013 - Congressman John Barrow toured the health science buildings on the Vidalia campus of Southeastern Technical College on August 8.
STC Employees Receive Self-Defense Training at Vidalia Karate, ATA
August 21, 2013 - After grabbing a fistful of the dean’s hair, Southeastern Technical College’s security director found the health science dean’s knee thrust into his stomach. Instructors and staff looked on, smiling and waiting their turn on the blue mats.
STC Instructors Volunteer at Backpack Giveaway for Jenkins Co. Schools
August 20, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College welding instructors traveled to Millen on August 1 to help corporate partners CARBO, NCCER and Robins & Morton give out free backpacks at Jenkins County Elementary and Middle Schools.
Planters EMC Program Provides STC Grant for GED Scholarships
August 19, 2013 - Those seeking a GED in Jenkins County will, for the fourth year in a row, find the path to the exam made easier by members of their own community, thanks to Southeastern Technical College and the Planters EMC Operation Round Up program.
STC Students and Board Member Become Master Timber Harvesters
August 15, 2013 - Five Southeastern Technical College students and one STC Board of Directors member received the designation “Master Timber Harvester” after completing a two-day logger education program in Swainsboro.
Practical Nursing Graduates Honored at STC-Swainsboro Ceremony
August 14, 2013 - The practical nursing program on the Swainsboro campus of Southeastern Technical College held a pinning ceremony for its summer 2013 graduates on July 29 in the Maurice Boatwright Auditorium.
STC Practical Nursing Graduates Summer 2013 Class
August 5, 2013 - Eight nursing students received their pins on Tuesday, July 30, graduating from the Southeastern Technical College Practical Nursing program in Vidalia.
Southeastern Tech Receives Initial Approval for RN Program
August 5, 2013 - After years of development, Southeastern Technical College has received initial approval from the Georgia Board of Nursing to offer an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program in 2014, paving the way for students looking to become registered nurses.
STC Welding Receives Nationally Recognized Certification
July 22, 2013 - Instructors in Southeastern Technical College’s welding program recently finished testing that will certify STC as an Accredited Training Facility with the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), opening doors across the nation and beyond for welding graduates.
STC Mascot Named Paul the Patriot
July 16, 2013 - For two weeks, the public weighed in, and now Southeastern Technical College’s new mascot has a name: Paul the Patriot.
New Grant Enables Students to Fill Georgia’s In-Demand Careers
July 15, 2013 - Technical colleges in Georgia have long offered affordable pathways to careers, and that trend continues this fall with the introduction of the Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant (SIWDG).
New Job Application System Unveiled for STC
July 8, 2013 - After updating their website at the beginning of the year, Southeastern Technical College has revamped its employment application system as well. Beginning July 1, those looking to work for the technical college will begin the process online.
STC Students Aid DNR in Geese Relocation
July 3, 2013 - Geese have become something of a fixture at Southeastern Technical College, making a home on the Vidalia campus’s pond, but every year the geese’s numbers grow from fixture to nuisance, and the birds get taken on their own summer vacation from school.
Four Step Down from STC Board of Directors
July 1, 2013 - At the Southeastern Technical College Board of Directors’ year-end meeting on June 27 at Flat Creek Lodge in Swainsboro, the board honored four directors who were attending their final meeting.
STC Cosmetology Tours Beauty Supply Manufacturer
June 25, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College’s cosmetology program is primarily concerned with sharpening the skills students use behind the chair, but on June 17, Swainsboro and Vidalia classes got an education on the skills used to get the chair itself.
Southeastern Tech Joins Collegiate National Reform Network
June 17, 2013 - Achieving the Dream welcomed its newest set of colleges into the National Reform Network, surpassing 200 institutions working to significantly improve student success. This marks an exciting milestone for the Achieving the Dream National Reform Network as it kicks off its 10th year.
Cosmetology Students Bring Salon to Camp Diva
June 5, 2013 - Cosmetology students from Southeastern Technical College’s Swainsboro campus treated nine young girls to a day of comfort and creativity at Camp Diva, an event organized by the Emanuel County Junior Woman’s Club (JWC) and held on June 3 at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center in Swainsboro.
Three-time Graduate Finds Success in Perseverance
May 23, 2013 - It’s easy to become discouraged on the long, winding road to fulfillment, but it’s worth remembering that success is out there, even if that road goes through Baxley, Mount Vernon, Statesboro, Tifton, Vidalia, and Venezuela.
Georgia Ag Commissioner Speaks at Southeastern Tech
May 22, 2013 - Georgia Agricultural Commissioner Gary Black spoke at Southeastern Technical College’s Vidalia campus on May 21 to a group of animal protection groups from the region.
STC Receives $5,000 Grant to Support GED Program
May 22, 2013 - The Southeastern Technical College Foundation was selected on May 17 to receive a $5,000 grant to increase the number of GEDs awarded in Southeastern Tech’s eight-county service area.
Grant Awards Funding for New STC Online Orientation System
May 21, 2013 - First-time students to Southeastern Technical College will have a new way to acquaint themselves with the college, thanks to a grant the school received to fund the creation of an online student orientation.
STC Welding Students Compete in National Craft Championships
May 15, 2013 - Two Southeastern Technical College welding students recently returned from the 2013 Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. National Craft Championships in Birmingham, Ala.
STC Instructor Named Finalist for Georgia Technical Education Award
May 14, 2013 - Jennifer Corner, Southeastern Technical College’s Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction winner, was named a finalist for the state Rick Perkins Award in Atlanta on April 24.
Dual Credit Classes Incentivized in New Georgia Act
May 13, 2013 - Governor Nathan Deal recently signed a bill that will give high school students extra credit for attending dual-credit, college courses.
Southeastern Tech Graduates Class of 2012-2013
May 13, 2013 - Over 120 peopled walked on stage as students and left as graduates in two Southeastern Technical College ceremonies held at the Swainsboro-Emanuel County and Toombs auditoriums on April 30 and May 7, respectively.
STC Congratulates 2013 Spring Semester President’s List
May 9, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College is proud to announce their 2013 spring semester President’s List.
Former ACCEL Student Elected President of UGA Student Alumni Council
May 8, 2013 - The ACCEL program at Southeastern Technical College promises a fast track to graduation and a leg-up on others in the college admission process, but those claims might actually be modest, as the newly elected president of the University of Georgia’s Student Alumni Council (SAC) can attest.
Southeastern Tech Unveils New Patriot Mascot
May 7, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College has been searching for a mascot for some time now, and after many meetings and discussions, the college is ready to unveil its new face to the public.
Radiologic Technology Class Graduates from Southeastern Tech
May 3, 2013 - The Radiologic Technology program at Southeastern Technical College graduated its 2013 class at a ceremony in Vidalia on May 2.
STC Faculty, Students Assist in Disaster Drill in Candler County
May 2, 2013 - Ten nursing students from Southeastern Technical College were involved in a traffic collision on Interstate 16 near Metter on April 23. At least, that’s what Candler County Emergency Services lead the authorities to believe.
Gov. Deal Signs Bill to Lower HOPE Grant GPA Requirements
May 1, 2013 - Thousands of students in Georgia’s technical colleges will again be eligible for the HOPE Grant under a bill Gov. Nathan Deal signed recently.
Advisory Committees Provide Real-World Guidance for STC
April 30, 2013 - Technical colleges pride themselves on giving students an education rooted in real-world knowledge, and for Southeastern Technical College, advisory committees represent one of the strongest connections to that knowledge.
Six STC Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society
April 17, 2013 - The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) inducted six new members from Southeastern Technical College in a ceremony on the school’s Vidalia campus on April 16.
STC Students to Represent Major U.S. Contractor in National Competition
April 16, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College students are no strangers to large competitions, but it’s rare that a nationally acclaimed company selects STC students to represent it in a national competition.
STC Foundation Honors Donators, Legislators at Annual BBQ
April 11, 2013 - The Southeastern Technical College Foundation held its annual barbecue at L.C. “Shot” Strange’s clubhouse on April 11, honoring those who have contributed to the college.
Nordson Corporation Named Georgia Manufacturer of the Year
April 4, 2013 - Georgia Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle presented Swainsboro’s Nordson Corporation with the Georgia Manufacturer of the Year award in the medium company category (151 - 500 employees).
Employers Searching for New Talent at STC Career Fairs
March 27, 2013 - Job seekers will have a chance to meet with employers from across the state at career fairs on Southeastern Technical College’s Swainsboro and Vidalia campuses soon.
Three STC Dental Hygiene Students Named Hinman Scholars
March 25, 2013 - Three Southeastern Technical College Dental Hygiene students were inducted into a select group, Hinman Scholars, at a ceremony in Atlanta on March 23.
Opportunities Growing for Welders at Southeastern Tech
March 20, 2013 - The Welding and Joining Technology program at Southeastern Technical College is working to provide even more opportunities to its students after a visit from a representative of one of the top contractors in the United States.
STC Advisory Committees Discuss Best Practices, State Legislation
March 19, 2013 - Professionals and instructors from a number of fields met to discuss the state of their programs at Southeastern Technical College on STC’s Swainsboro campus March 12.
Current Version of GED® Test to Expire in December 2013
March 18, 2013 - Officials with the Georgia Office of Adult Education and the state’s 46 GED® testing centers are urging students to “Make 2013 your year, and don’t get left behind” by finishing the current version of the GED test before it expires at the end of 2013.
STC-Swainsboro Hosts Regional FFA Competition
March 14, 2013 - FFA students from 14 high schools met on Southeastern Technical College’s Swainsboro campus for a number of regional FFA Career Development Events (CDEs) on March 5.
STC Student Wins National Radiologic Technology Competition
March 13, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College student Chelsey Coursey of Lyons walked away from the West Coast Educators Council (WCEC) Radiologic Technology Student-Educator Seminar as champion of its Student Bee, a competition for radiologic technology students from across the United States.
STC Cosmetology Hosts Consultant from Salon Product Distributor
March 12, 2013 - The cosmetology program on Southeastern Technical College’s Swainsboro campus hosted a guest lecturer on Monday, March 11.
Technical and Independent Colleges Sign Credit Transfer Agreement
March 11, 2013 - The Georgia Independent College Association (GICA) and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) have made it easier for technical college graduates to enter many four-year private colleges in Georgia with transfer of credit hours.
For STC lnstructor, Technical Education Is a Family Affair
March 11, 2013 - Every weekday afternoon of her childhood, Lori Sweat would take the schoolbus to Church Street and what was then Swainsboro High School, if she wasn’t already there. She would walk the hill behind SHS down to what is now Southeastern Technical College’s Swainsboro campus and do her homework in her father’s classroom, which is now her classroom.
STC Takes Gold in Three Competitions at Student Conference
March 4, 2013 - Students from Southeastern Technical College won in three competitions at the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Student Conference in Augusta on March 1 and 2.
STC Blood Drives Exceed Goals in Swainsboro, Vidalia
February 28, 2013 - The American Red Cross and Southeastern Technical College exceeded donation goals at blood drives in Swainsboro and Vidalia on February 21.
Father of Two Finds Inspiration, Opportunity in Return to School
February 28, 2013 - Going back to school at age 40 with two small children was no easy task for Michael Henderson.
Backpack Programs Fight Childhood Hunger in Southeast Georgia
February 21, 2013 - When children stream out of school on a Friday, the contents of their backpacks are usually the least of their concerns. But in a growing number of counties in southeast Georgia, inside those bags might be the only food some children eat until they return to school.
STC Student Thrives as First Assistant in Meadows Regional OR
February 20, 2013 - John Allen, a graduate of Southeastern Tech’s Surgical Technology department, knows how to handle stress in the operating room.
Forestry Students Volunteer at Ohoopee Dunes Natural Area
February 12, 2013 - Students from Southeastern Technical College’s Swainsboro campus, along with volunteers from member organizations of the Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance (GPCA), recently worked in the Ohoopee Dunes Natural Area (ODNA) to plant and protect seedlings for a GPCA project.
STC-Vidalia Students Attend, Win at Leadership Conference
February 11, 2013 - Two students from Southeastern Technical College’s Vidalia campus traveled to Clarkston on February 8-10 to attend this year’s Student Leadership Winter Conference & Competition at Georgia Piedmont Technical College.
Naval Shipbuilders Visit Electrical, Welding Students of STC
February 6, 2013 - STC’s Vidalia campus hosted representatives from Ingalls Shipbuilding on February 6, giving electrical and welding students from Swainsboro and Vidalia a chance to discuss career opportunities with a major employer in their field.
STC President Meets with State Legislators on Medical Building Funding
January 30, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College President Dr. Cathryn Mitchell visited with state representatives in Atlanta on January 30 to discuss funding for a new medical building on the college’s Swainsboro campus.
Southeastern Tech Congratulates Fall Semester President's List
January 30, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College is proud to announce their 2012 fall semester President’s List.
Instructor, Student of the Year Named at Annual STC Awards Banquet
January 23, 2013 - Southeastern Technical College held its annual Awards Banquet on the night of January 22 at the Vidalia Community Center.
Sharon Wyche is Chosen as Southeastern Tech's GOAL Winner
January 22, 2013 - Sharon Wyche, a Radiologic Technology student at Southeastern Technical College from Lyons, has been named as the college’s winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL).
Factory Worker Overcomes Challenges on Road to Business Ownership
January 16, 2013 - If success is the result of overcoming obstacles, then obstacles themselves are an important part of achieving goals.
Push for Community Service at STC Culminates in New Home
December 6, 2012 - Students, faculty, and staff from Southeastern Technical College typically see their work come to fruition as papers: diplomas, certifications, and grants. Their latest work is a little different. It has an address and a roof.
AT&T Donates $50,000 to Help Low-Income Georgians Pay for their GED® Test
December 6, 2012 - More than 1.2 million adults in Georgia don't have a high school diploma. For many, taking the GED Test and earning a GED credential can change their lives for the better, including opening doors to higher-paying jobs.
Report Estimates US Needs 115k New Truck Drivers in 2013
December 3, 2012 - Talking to Ricky Strange, it's hard to see why anyone wouldn't be a truck driver.
Southeastern Tech Attends Georgia Fall Leadership Conference
November 28, 2012 - Students and staff from Southeastern Technical College attended the Georgia Fall Leadership Conference in Atlanta on November 16-18.
Mill Creek Foundation Grants $5,000 to Southeastern Tech
November 27, 2012 - The Mill Creek Foundation and Southeastern Technical College recently signed a grant agreement that will give $5,000 to the Swainsboro campus's Electrical System Technology (EST) program.
Eight Southeastern Tech Students Nominated for GOAL Award
November 26, 2012 - Instructors at Southeastern Technical College have nominated eight of their students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) competition, according to Cindy Phillips, coordinator for the college's GOAL program.
Southeastern Tech Board of Directors Reaches 100 Percent Certification
November 6, 2012 - The Southeastern Technical College Board of Directors was recognized at the Technical College Directors' Association of Georgia (TCDA) conference for being 100 percent certified.
Student Organizations Give to Ronald McDonald House Charities
November 5, 2012 - Two student organizations at Southeastern Technical College recently worked together to collect and deliver supplies to Savannah's Ronald McDonald House.
Southeastern Tech Awarded for Medical Programs Publication
October 30, 2012 - Staff from Southeastern Technical College had their work commended at a public relations conference on Hilton Head Island, S.C., on Oct. 21-24.
Health Care Providers, Educators Partner for Community Health Fair
October 29, 2012 - Health care professionals from in and around Emanuel County came together on October 25 to organize the fifth annual Community Health and Fitness Fair, "Healthy U 2012."
STC Students Attend SkillsUSA Leadership Meet in D.C.
October 15, 2012 - Southeastern Technical College students Javier Bullard and Markie Graham attended the SkillsUSA Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI) from Sept. 15-19.
Southeastern Tech Job Placement Rate at 99 Percent
October 15, 2012 - The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) released its schools' 2011 and 2012 statistics for graduate totals and job placement rates earlier this month, and Southeastern Technical College ranked in the top seven in job placement.
Southeastern Tech VP Dotson Named to UGA Advisory Council
October 8, 2012 - Dr. Barry Dotson, the Vice President for Student Affairs at Southeastern Technical College, has been named to the University of Georgia's first Vice President for Instruction Advisory Council, according to Laura Jolly, Vice President for Instruction at the University of Georgia.
Southeastern Tech Named a Military Friendly School for 2013
October 1, 2012 - The 2013 Military Friendly Schools list was released by Victory Media on Sep. 18 and Southeastern Technical College made the cut.