The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation welcomes community business leaders Chris Mosley and Jeff Butterworth as new members of the Board of Trustees. “We are very pleased to welcome these well-respected leaders to the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation Board of Trustees, They will bring a top level of expertise to our mission of supporting the college, its students, and its programs."
Chattahoochee Tech Surgical Technology Program Director Lorraine Wilderman nominated Cain for the college’s Alumni of the Year award. “Because of his work at Chattahoochee Tech and in the surgical technology field beyond, it was my pleasure to nominate Dustin Cain for this award,” said Wilderman. “I can think of no better graduate for this honor.”
Acworth, Ga. – May 20, 2020, Despite the additional challenges they faced to complete their college education during a global coronavirus pandemic, 365 Chattahoochee Technical College students have graduated this spring semester. A commencement ceremony honoring their achievement has been postponed until December.
Physical Therapist Assistant Ashley Moore, who was in the first PTA graduating class at Chattahoochee Technical College 11 years ago, remains hard at work with her colleagues at a skilled nursing facility in Cobb County during the global COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Chattahoochee Technical College graduates from the college’s Clinical Laboratory Technology program are factoring into the fight against the coronavirus COVID-19. “We currently have graduates who are working in Cobb and Cherokee County hospital clinical laboratories as part of the team testing for the COVID-19 virus,” said Robin Aiken, who has served for the past eight years as program director for the Chattahoochee Tech Clinical Laboratory Technology program.
The Paulding Retired Educators met on March 10th at the Paulding County Chamber of Commerce. A breakfast memorial meeting was held to honor two long time members who have passed away, Jerry Hollis and Billy Freeman. Brenda Ragsdale shared her memories of Jerry Hollis in the classroom.
Chattahoochee Technical College welding students excelled at the North Georgia Welding Competition sponsored by Xcel Strategies in Paulding County, placing first and second in the team project challenge, and placing first in the individual challenge. The competition was held Saturday, March 7, at the Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport.
TRIO Student Spotlight Kennesaw State University’s TRIO Programs honored three high school students this month for their accomplishments within the Upward Bound grant programs offered at KSU’s Paulding Site through several area high schools. The three KSU TRIO Programs support the communities of Paulding and Polk counties – at Rockmart, Cedartown, East Paulding, and Hiram high schools.
The Chattahoochee Tech Foundation was presented with a $100,000 grant by the Verizon Foundation on Monday, Feb. 17, to fund a STEM education initiative for Chattahoochee Tech students needing help with completing the math courses required for graduation.
Chattahoochee Tech is a respected provider of RN training, according to RegisteredNursing.org, which noted that Chattahoochee Tech’s graduates are highly sought after for their professional and practical skills. The nursing advocacy group measured how well the state’s 53 RN programs support nursing students toward licensure and beyond based on the pass rates of students taking the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses.
Chattahoochee Technical College announced Surgical Technology student Beauty Chanda as its 2020 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner and Psychology instructor Monica Barbara as the college’s 2020 Rick Perkins Award instructor of the year. Chattahoochee Tech also announced Denise James as the college’s Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) award winner.
Ready, aim, fire! The Hiram High School Rifle Team has ended the month of January with a bang! The first month of the new decade has surely been busy for students at Hiram, but for our Rifle Team it has paid off!
Chattahoochee Technical College announces the selection of Missy Cusack, of Paulding County, as the college’s new vice president of Student Affairs. Cusack has worked with Chattahoochee Tech for the past 20 years, serving for the past six years as the college’s executive director of enrollment services. In this capacity, she was the leader of the largest Admissions and Records Department within the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
Students and staff from the Kennesaw State University and the Georgia Highlands College Paulding Site provided a special Book Drive for Villa Rica students. The groups went to Villa Rica Elementary School with hundreds of free books in order to give students access to a variety of reading material to build their reading skills.