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All campuses and centers of Athens Technical College will close at 5:00 p.m. February 9, 2016 and will reopen at Noon on February 10, 2016.
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Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) training is planned for the Washington-Wilkes Career Center through the Office of Economic Development’s Continuing Education Department.  CNA training provides students with the necessary information and skills needed to work as a Nurse Aide in a variety of healthcare settings.  Upon successful completion of the program, students can take the Georgia Certified Nurse Aid Exam.  The CNA program at Athens Technical College is approved by the Georgia Medical Care Foundation.
 
·         Short-term training completed in less than one semester
·         Financial aid available for qualified applicants
·         Graduates are qualified to become Certified Nursing Assistants
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ATC Spotlight. Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Courses to Start at Washington-Wilkes Career Center. Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) Courses to Start at Washington-Wilkes Career Center graphic. Date: June 24, 2015. Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) training is planned for the Washington-Wilkes ...
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Diesel Technology Program Receives Training Equipment from Yancey Bros. Co.
Yancey Bros. Co., the nation’s oldest Caterpillar dealer, recently donated a diesel engine trainer to the Diesel Technology program on the Elbert County Campus. Charles Dawson, Diesel Technology program chair, said this is the second donation of a training system from Yancey Brothers. Students are able to use the systems during instructional labs to experience equipment they will use in the workplace.
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A Manufacturing Job Fair is planned for Friday, June 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Athens Technical College.  Nibco, Baldor, Caterpillar, Leggett and Platt, McCann Aerospace, Silgan Closures, Power Partners, Certainteed, and other area manufacturers are scheduled to participate.
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Interior Design students won numerous awards during the White Room Challenge at the 2015 Athens Home and Garden Show held at The Classic Center from February 29 to March 1. Students designed three rooms, including a dining room, a guest room, and a game room.
The team of Deb Kight, Amanda Gober, Paula Hein, and Margureite Wolford designed a guest room. They were awarded Best Interior Design Room Color Palette, Best Interior Design Use of Lighting, and Best Overall Interior Design Room. Award for Best Interior Design Space Planning went to the team of Kellie Burden, Sunny LaCavera, Sarah McGahee, and Jaleesa Smith for their dining room. Amanda Archambault, Katelyn Stephens, Candace Taylor, and Katie O'Kelly created a game room space, which earned awards for Best Interior Design Transformation of Furnishing and Best Interior Design Application of Accessories.
Pictured: (L-R) Phillip C. Myer, Interior Design program chair; interior design students Kellie Burden, Jaleesa Smith, Sarah McGahee, Deb Kight, Marguerite Wolford, Amanda Archambault; and Brandy Martin, Interior Design adjunct instructor pose with a completed room during the 2015 White Room Challenge.
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All campuses and centers of Athens Technical College will close at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2016 due to the upcoming inclement weather.  
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Caleb Wiff, an Electrical Systems Technology student, and Zachary Walton, an Automotive Collision Repair student, were each recently awarded $2,000 Grainger Tools for Tomorrow® scholarships by Grainger, a local distributor of facilities maintenance supplies.  The scholarship program offers financial assistance for tuition and books to outstanding students earning an associate degree, diploma, or certificate in skilled trades or public safety fields at 125 community colleges nationwide.

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The Georgia Society of Radiologic Technologists, Inc. will hold their fall kickoff meeting at Athens Technical College on Saturday, October 24.  The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Life Sciences Building on the Athens Campus.  Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and a continental breakfast will be provided.

Attendees can earn four CEUs (pending ASRT approval).

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Athens Technical College
800 Hwy. 29 North
Athens, GA 30601
Life Sciences Building, Room A-139
 
Cost:
Free for GSRT Members
$35 for non-members
$20 for students
(fee includes annual membership to GSRT)
 
Wear your favorite team colors for prizes and drawings!

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ATC Spotlight. GSRT to Hold Fall Meeting at Athens Technical College. GSRT to Hold Fall Meeting at Athens Technical College graphic. Date: September 29, 2015. The Georgia Society of Radiologic Technologists, Inc. will hold their fall kickoff meeting at Athens Technical College on Saturday, ...
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The Automotive Technology program was chosen to host a Sonnax Road Show demonstration on May 21 during their Automatic Transmission class. The Sonnax Road Show is a series of valve body diagnostic and reaming seminars held throughout the United States and Canada. Athens Technical College was one of only a handful of sites in the southeast selected for a demonstration this summer.
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The Athens Community Career Academy is a wonderful resource for Athens that connects students to higher education, as well as careers in fields needed right here in our community. Did you know that Clarke County students attend the Career Academy at no cost to students? Clarke County high school students interested in attending the Career Academy should talk to their high school counselors. www.clarke.12.ga.us/ACCA/
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Matt Payne, a student in the Physical Therapist Assistant program, has been named the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) student for Athens Technical College. He was nominated by his Physical Therapist Assistant instructors Dr. Ellen O’Keefe and Dr. Diana Carman.
GOAL, a statewide program of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), honors excellence in academics and leadership among the state’s technical college students. GOAL winners are selected at each of the state’s 23 technical colleges, as well as one Board of Regents college with a technical education division.
“Technical education provides the academics and skill-based training to create highly-educated and competent individuals who can quickly transition into the workforce to lead promising careers and shape the economic future of Georgia,” according to Payne. “Athens Technical College and the Physical Therapist Assistant program have provided the crucial, hands-on learning and expertise that will separate me as a professional in the field of physical therapy.”
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Since its founding in 1958, Athens Technical College has fulfilled an ever evolving role as the college for the community. From our programs to our footprint, Athens Technical College has expanded its scope to meet the changing needs of our students and our community. As we have persisted in pursuing innovation and academic excellence, our focus remains on the core mission of providing the education needed to ready our students for the workforce. Graduates of Athens Technical College have more than a certificate or degree – they have a career.
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