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News and Press Releases

Albany Technical College given Tree Stewardship Award

July 21, 2009 – The Mayor of Albany and Keep Albany-Dougherty Beautiful presented the Tree Stewardship Award to Albany Technical College during the Albany City Commission meeting on July 21, 2009.  The award is given annually to a local business or individual in recognition of outstanding contributions to protect, preserve and enhance the urban tree canopy of Albany and Dougherty County. READ MORE!

ATC announces Employee of Year 08/09

July 8, 2009 – Albany Technical College recently announced its Employee of the Year for 2008 and 2009. Joan Fowler, Administrative Coordinator, was named the 2008 Employee of the Year. Wendy Howell, Graphic Designer, was honored as the 2009 Employee of the Year. Fowler has worked at Albany Tech for 13 years, and Howell joined the ATC staff nearly three years ago. Fowler and Howell were honored during a luncheon in June, and each received a $500 check for her outstanding service to the college.  READ MORE!

Albany Tech students win at National SkillsUSA Championship

July 8, 2009 - Kimberly Charise Gonzalez, a cosmetology student at Albany Technical College, recently won the bronze medal in the Nail Care category at the National SkillsUSA Championship held in Kansas City, Missouri in June. Gonzalez, of Leesburg, also earned a gold medal in Nail Care at the state level competition earlier this year. She plans to work in a salon, performing hair and nail care, after graduation. Eventually, she hopes to own her own salon. She is married with two children.  READ MORE!

Albany Tech experiences a 24-percent summer enrollment growth and hits record enrollment

July 7, 2009 – Nearly 3,000 students began summer quarter at Albany Technical College today -- the largest summer quarter enrollment in the college’s 48-year history.  ATC’s summer quarter student population grew nearly 25-percent over summer 2008, with 2,932 students enrolled as of this morning. READ MORE!