Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Chattahoochee Tech’s Dr. Betty Ann Cook was named South Cobb Citizen of the Year.
Betty Ann Cook of Mableton was recently recognized as South Cobb's Citizen of the Year. Cook has worn many hats at Chattahoochee Technical College from Acting Dean of the Austell Campus, Foreign Affairs Liaison and Ombudsperson to her current role as the Executive Director for Outreach and Community Engagement. The South Cobb Citizen of the Year award was created in 1986 by the South Cobb Rotary Club, and co-sponsored by the South Cobb Area Council of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce. A selection committee collect nominations each year, and choose an award recipient who has demonstrated through "definable, exceptional deeds that he or she has made the South Cobb area a better place to live and work". Cook was honored at a luncheon ceremony on …
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Trina Boteler, who has been serving the college as the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the interim Vice President of Community and Economic Development, is Chattahoochee Technical College’s new Executive Vice President.
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Chattahoochee Technical College President Dr. Ron Newcomb recently announced Dr. Trina Boteler of Jasper has assumed the responsibilities of a newly created position at the college. As of Dec. 1, Boteler, who has been serving the college as the Vice President of Academic Affairs and the interim Vice President of Community and Economic Development, became Chattahoochee Technical College’s new Executive Vice President. “Dr. Boteler is intimately familiar with CTC’s operational procedures and issues as well as with the vision, mission and strategic goals,” said Newcomb. “She has many years of senior-level leadership experience at multiple technical colleges and is widely respected as a high-energy and highly knowledgeable leader by the CTC …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Students at the 25 Technical College System of Georgia colleges will pay $85 per credit hour beginning in the spring 2013 semester. As a result, tuition for a full, 15-hour course load will cost $1,275 next semester, or $150 more.
Earlier this month, the state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia approved a tuition increase of $10 per credit hour starting next year. “State resources continue to be tight,” said Chattahoochee Technical College President Ron Newcomb. “In order to provide our students with the quality services they deserve, this increase in tuition is necessary.” TCSG students at the 25 TCSG colleges will pay $85 per credit hour beginning in the spring 2013 semester. As a result, tuition for a full, 15-hour course load will cost $1,275 next semester, or $150 more. Three-quarters of TCSG students use HOPE to help pay for their tuition, mostly in the form of the HOPE grant, which pays $60.75 per credit hour. With the increase, …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
The first week of school at Chatt Tech was filled with fun activities for new and returning students to learn more about the college.
- BACK TO SCHOOL
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Chattahoochee Technical College has had about 12,000 students back on campus since last week. The first week of school was filled with fun activities for new and returning students to learn more about the college. The North Metro Campus had its very own game show with trivia questions and challenges for the students. The company, Cutting Edge Productions, does Game Show Trivia and Minute-To-Win-It game stunts, and the students won cash prizes of $5, $10 or $15 for playing. The top winner received $50 and the first runner up won $25.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Open tryouts begin April 21 for the men's basketball team.
Chattahoochee Tech men's basketball is holding open tryouts at the JH Morgan Gym in Cartersville on April 21. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m., and the tryout session will run from 1 to 3 p.m. Players will need to bring a current sports physical, copies of high school transcripts and SAT/ACT scores, copies of college transcripts (if they have attended another college) and a reversible jersey for scrimmages. The JH Morgan Gym is located at 129 Aubrey St., Cartersville, GA 30120. For more information, email head coach David Archer at firstname.lastname@example.org or assistant coach Keith Lundy at email@example.com.
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The panel met at Chattahoochee Technical College to discuss workforce development, training and WIA funding in Georgia.
Collaboration was the theme of a panel discussion today centered on workforce development at Chattahoochee Technical College's North Metro Campus in Acworth. Despite Georgia’s unemployment rate of 9.7 percent, employers are looking for workers, and that’s where collaboration comes into play, moderator Ron Banta said. The question is how to get workers into the jobs. One thing the state is doing is to offer its Work Ready program just to those who are unemployed as a way for them to gain skills needed to move forward, said Tricia Pridemore, the executive director of the Governor's Office of Workforce Development. This year, 16,500 skilled jobs are expected to become available, Pridemore said. “This will be a good way to put Georgia back to …
Friday, November 11, 2011
Chatt Tech Interim President Dr. Ron Newcomb among the panel discussing higher education at the First Monday Breakfast.
The Cobb Chamber of Commerce held its monthly marquee event, the First Monday Breakfast this week to honor the teachers of the year for Cobb and Marietta, as well as hold a panel on higher education with some of the top minds in the field. Sponsored by the Center for Family Resources and held at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest, the hall was filled with both Cobb Chamber supporters and those involved in higher education. The event first took time to honor teachers of the year in both Cobb and Marietta City Schools. Both teachers represent the arts, as Coy Dunn of Kennesaw Mountain High School teaches drama, while Joanna Cox of Sawyer Road Elementary teaches music. During the breakfast the Cobb County Schools and Marietta City Schools …
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
Starting Nov. 14, current manufacturing workers can become certified technicians in a period of four weeks.
Chattahoochee Technical College is launching a training program to spark growth in manufacturing jobs. Starting Nov. 14, the college’s community and economic development department will turn current manufacturing workers and people who want to enter the industry into certified production technicians in four weeks. The program at the college’s Manufacturing Training Center in Austell is starting small, with no more than 15 students, but it’s targeting the biggest problem in American manufacturing. As many as 600,000 manufacturing jobs are unfilled in the United States because companies can’t find workers with the right skills, according to “Boiling Point? The Skills Gap in U.S. Manufacturing,” a survey the Manufacturing Institute and …
Monday, October 31, 2011
Krista Stapleton, a nursing student, is the school's first homecoming queen.
For the first time in the college’s history, Chattahoochee Technical College has its own royalty. Krista Stapleton of Canton and Jonathan King of Austell were crowned as the queen and king of homecoming. Stapleton is a nursing student who plans to work in pediatrics. She volunteers at the CTC library and urges others to be more active at school. King, who is a freelance graphic designer, is studying business. He said he would like his sales numbers to exceed the world’s population. Also on the court were: Amanda Akins of Atlanta, Ontoyria Blackstone of Marietta, Christopher Brown of Hiram, Donald Eversten of Powder Springs, Travis Foster of Austell, Phillip Grant of Atlanta, Camellia Hodges of Canton and Megan Manning of Woodstock. Members…
Monday, September 5, 2011
Smyrna city councilman will take over Oct. 1 when Sanford Chandler leaves to take a new post as head of the Technical College System's international initiative.
Smyrna City Councilman Ron Newcomb, who serves as Chattahoochee Technical College Provost, has been named the school’s interim president as Sanford Chandler has announced he is leaving Oct. 1. Chandler, who has been the Marietta-based college’s president since November 2008 and oversaw the merger of Chattahoochee, North Metro and Appalachian technical colleges into a single eight-campus entity serving six counties in 2009, is leaving to become the Technical College System of Georgia’s assistant commissioner for global initiatives. “I’m excited about this new opportunity but would be remiss if I didn’t comment on what an extraordinary two years it has been merging three great technical colleges,” Chandler said in a statement released by the…