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News and Press Releases

National Technical Honor Society inducts 16 ATC Students

April 29, 2010 - Sixteen Albany Technical College students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) on the evening of April 28, 2010. The NTHS, a non-profit organization, recognizes outstanding student achievement in career and technical education. More than 2,500 schools and colleges throughout the United States are affiliated with the NTHS, including Albany Tech. READ MORE!

Gillespie roasted at Albany Tech fundraiser - An Albany physician also is honored by Marine Corps and Department of Navy.

April 25, 2010 — With friends like this, who needs enemies? But it was all in good fun for a good cause Friday evening at Albany Technical College’s Kirkland Convention Center as Dr. Charles Gillespie was “roasted” by friends and colleagues in a fund-raising event for the Albany Technical College Foundation. READ MORE!

Job seekers flock to college career fair

April 21, 2010 - (Albany Herald) More than 500 job seekers attend Albany Technical College’s Spring Career Fair. READ MORE!

Albany Technical College Foundation to “Roast” Dr. Charles B. Gillespie

April 22, 2010 - On Friday evening, April 23, 2010, at 7 p.m., the Albany Technical College Foundation will be holding their annual Roast in the Kirkland Conference Center on the college campus. This year, the College will be “roasting” Dr. Charles B. Gillespie. A silent auction will also be held in the Conference Center foyer beginning at 6 p.m. READ MORE!

Howell Named Albany Technical College’s New Public Relations Director

April 20, 2010 – Albany Technical College has named a new Director of Public Relations & Information for the College. Wendy Howell will officially begin her duties as the Director of Public Relations on Monday, April 26, 2010.

Howell has been employed in the Public Relations office at Albany Tech since September of 2006 as the in-house graphic designer. In addition to her graphic design duties, Howell has been acting as interim director of Public Relations since mid-February.

A native of Middle Georgia, Howell worked for several years out of college for The Telegraph in Macon as the advertising special sections writer and designer. Prior to relocating to Albany, Howell worked for almost six years with a public relations firm out of Alpharetta specializing in writing and designing corporate communications pieces for the firm’s Fortune 500 list of clients. She is also the owner of her own freelance graphic design firm, WH Design, where she designs freelance pieces on the side for select clients.

Howell holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mass communications with a concentration in advertising and public relations from Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville. Albany Technical College named Howell the 2009 Employee of the Year. She also serves as the advisory committee chairperson for the College’s Visual Communications program.

Read Albany Hearald article HERE!

Albany Tech students win top honors at Georgia Phi Beta Lambda State Conference

April 15, 2010 - Several Albany Technical College students received first through fifth place awards at the Georgia Phi Beta Lambda 62nd Annual State Conference held in Atlanta April 9-11. READ MORE!