UPS donates semi-tractor to Albany Technical College

Albany, Georgia – United Parcel Service (UPS) will donate a semi-tractor to Albany Technical College (ATC) during a special presentation on Friday, June 24, at 11:00 am in the Logistics Education Center on the main campus. Through a special partnership, UPS has agreed to donate this tractor to be used to train the next generation of CDL drivers at the college. "To produce qualified CDL truck drivers for the trucking industry, operative trucks and trailers are needed to train students....



Albany Technical College welcomes a new Police Chief

Albany, Georgia – On June 1, 2022, LaShawnda Ethridge came on board as the new Police Chief at Albany Technical College (ATC). Ms. Ethridge has been in the law enforcement field since 2004 and comes to ATC with knowledge, training, and the personal skill set to do a great job. LaShawnda Ethridge was born in Charleston, SC, and began her law enforcement career at the Albany Police Department in 2004. In 2011, she decided to change from the municipality to the campus police setting and...



Albany Technical College mourns the loss of President

Albany, Georgia – Albany Technical College (ATC) announces the passing of Dr. Anthony O. Parker in the early hours of Monday morning, June 6, 2022. As the college moves forward with his objectives, he will be missed for his mentorship, friendship, and leadership. He served the college and Southwest Georgia for 27 years as the President of the college. The passing of Dr. Anthony Parker is not only a tremendous loss for Albany Technical College but also a loss for the entire Albany...



Nurse Aide Program Refresh

Albany, Georgia – Albany Technical College (ATC) will hold a special refresh presentation on the Nurse Aide Accelerated program. The event will take place Thursday, May 26, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. in the Nathaniel Cross Health Technology Building (HCT), room 118. Program refreshes are a way that Albany Technical College introduces existing programs to the community with a new perspective and provides fresh energy to the program, imaginably piquing the curiosity of those interested in a new...



Financial Aid and Registration Arena Event

Albany, Georgia – The Albany Technical College (ATC) admissions department will hold a special arena day event to help students finish their financial aid process and get registered for classes. This event will take place Thursday, May 19, from 9 am until 7 pm in the Logistics Education Center on the main campus of ATC. The next entry point for summer enrollment is June 1st and Fall is August 17. “Many students have started the process by filling out an application with Albany...



Dougherty County Police Department Memorial Ceremony Monday at Albany Tech

Albany, Georgia – Peace Officers Memorial Day is held annually in the United States on May 15 in honor of federal, state, and local officers killed or disabled in the line of duty. It is observed in conjunction with Police Week. Fallen officers from the Albany SW GA Regional Airport Police Department, Albany Police Department, Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office, Dougherty County Police Department, and the United States Marine Corps will be honored in a special ceremony at Albany Technical...



ACEN Accreditation for Practical Nursing Program

Albany, Georgia – Better career training on the local level means a higher quality nursing education. An official email letter was received on April 22 by Albany Technical College indicating a formal notification of the Practical Nursing program’s accreditation decision granted by the Accreditation Commission for Education In Nursing (ACEN) Board of Commissioners at its meetings in March 2022. The deliberation and final decision were in part based on peer evaluators who came on-site at...



Albany Technical College Associate of Science in Nursing Program Spring Pinning

ALBANY, GA – Twenty-two graduates who have earned their associate of science in nursing were pinned at Albany Technical College in a special ceremony. The event was held Wednesday, May 4, beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Kirkland Conference Center. Albany Technical College students recited the Nightingale Pledge in honor of the sacred ceremony. Pinning candidates include: Gloria Alfred Latonya Bowen Stephanie Carter Jonathan Davis Adriana Evans Karen Frey Shabrekia...



ATC Spring 2022 Commencement Ceremony

ALBANY, GA – Albany Technical College graduation commencement celebrating the accomplishments of graduates for Spring 2022 will take place Thursday, April 28, 7:00 PM at the James H. Gray Civic Center. Candidates for Technical Certificates of Credit, Diplomas, Associate Degrees and High School Equivalencies will be recognized for their accomplishments. This notification comes as an official invitation to the graduates, families, friends and community. View the Spring 2022 Graduation...



Dual Enrollment Recognition Ceremony

Albany, Georgia – 106 Albany Technical College students total will be recognized as Dual Enrolled high school students who graduate with either an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree, a diploma, or a Technical Certificate of Credit. Two separate ceremonies will take place in the Kirkland Conference Center at Albany Technical College (ATC) Thursday, April 21 at 9:00 a.m. and another at 3:00 p.m. honoring the Dual Enrollment graduates. The 9:00 a.m. ceremony will be a pathway signing...



Radiologic Technology Spring Pinning and Awards Ceremony

Albany, Georgia – Albany Technical College (ATC) will hold a Radiologic Technology spring pinning and awards ceremony. The event will take place Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. in Kirkland Conference Center on the main campus. Six students will be recognized during the ceremony. Christine Anderson, Terriel Daniels, Bailey Griffin, Hannah Harbuck, Rodrequis Mitchell, and Tralany Roberts have completed the Radiologic Technology program. The guest speaker is Kirby Boudreaux, RT...



Albany Technical College Refreshes Early Childhood Care and Education

Albany, Georgia – Albany Technical College (ATC) will hold a special refresh presentation on Early Childhood Care and Education. The event will take place Thursday, March 31, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. in the Child Development Demonstration Center (CDV) on the east side of the main campus. Program refreshes are a way that Albany Technical College introduces existing programs to the community with a new perspective and provides fresh energy to the program, perhaps piquing the curiosity of those...