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News and Press Releases

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!

Albany Tech student wins top honors at national Phi Beta Lambda competition

June 25, 2009 – An Albany Technical College student placed in the Top Ten at the 2009 Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference held in Anaheim, CA from June 20-23, 2009. Erica Savage, an Accounting student from Albany, placed sixth in the Future Business Teacher category. READ MORE!

ATC students earn scholarship

June 18, 2009 - The Albany Chapter of Women in Construction awarded two scholarships to Albany Technical College students during the organization’s annual banquet on June 11, 2009. Christopher Etheredge, a welding technology student from Sylvester, and Nichole Jones, an architectural drafting student from Albany, each received a $500 scholarship. READ MORE!

Albany Tech hosts rising ninth graders for Summer Bridge program

June 16, 2009 – Nearly 100 rising ninth graders from the Dougherty Comprehensive High School are taking part in a unique summer camp this week at Albany Technical College. The students are on campus from 8:00a.m.until noon each day.  READ MORE!