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ATC Appoints New Special Assistant to the President

February 29, 2016 - Albany, GA - Albany Technical College President, Dr. Anthony O. Parker, has appointed a new Special Assistant to the President. Lorraine Alexander will begin her new position at Albany Tech on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

Bobby McKinney to be roasted in Albany Tech Foundation fundraiser

February 15, 2016 - Albany, GA from The Albany Herald - The Albany Technical College Foundation will hold its 13th annual Celebrity Roast at 7 p.m. March 11 in the Kirkland Conference Center on the ATC campus. Albany Convention and Visitors Bureau Chair Bobby McKinney is set to be the target of many well-aimed barbs and zingers... ALBANY HERALD

Thumbs Up! Feb. 15, 2016

February 15, 2016 - Albany, GA from The Albany Herald - Schools.com recently released its newest rankings of colleges within the Technical College System of Georgia. In the category of "Best Community Colleges in Georgia," it was Albany Technical College that garnered the top spot... ALBANY HERALD

February 15, 2016 - Albany GA from The Albany Herald - Schools.com recently released its newest rankings of colleges within the Technical College System of Georgia. In the category of "Best Community Colleges in Georgia," it was Albany Technical College that garnered the top spot. Being No. 1 is a place hard-earned and well-deserved for ATC. The ranking reflects reasonable tuition costs, weekend and evening degree programs, and having an on-campus daycare facility. Albany Tech also was recognized for its distance education participation, with 58 percent of its students enrolled in online courses. It is, in fact, the only school within the TCSG to have more than half its students taking distance education courses at least part-time. In addition, ATC, according to the most recent available statistics, was noted for the highest graduation rate within the system at 99.5 percent. Of that number, an impressive 95.9 percent landed jobs after graduation in their respective fields of study. Technical colleges all over the state have become a path for many high school graduates, those seeking a career change and/or veterans, with ATC leading the way.

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ATC Ranks Number One in “Best Community Colleges in Georgia” Listing by Schools.com

February 4, 2016 - Albany, GA - Albany Technical College (ATC) was recently ranked the number one technical college of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) in the "Best Community Colleges in Georgia" listing by Schools.com.

ATC GOAL Winner Announced at Rotary

January 28, 2016 - Albany, GA - The 2016 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner for Albany Technical College was announced during the Albany Rotary Club lunch today by Interim Albany Area Chamber President, Barbara Rivera-Holmes. This year's winner is Kozman Dwayne Barnum, Environmental Horticulture student. PHOTOS | VIDEOALBANY HERALD | WALB

American Proteins Donates Scholarship to ATC Foundation

December 15, 2015 - Albany, GA - Harry Wilson, Human Resources and Safety Manager for American Proteins, Inc., presented Dr. Anthony Parker, President of Albany Tech, with a check for the Foundation's scholarship funds in the amount of $16,000 on Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at 10am in the President's office of the Kirkland Administration Building. This is the tenth year in a row American Proteins has given the donation to the Albany Tech Foundation.

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