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Football Scheduled For Thursday Cancelled

Intramural Football Teams… all games set for the Floyd County Campus tomorrow have been cancelled. Games will resume after the Thanksgiving holiday.

Mid-Day Closing Friday For All Campuses

closed.jpgDuring normal hours of operation, the campuses of Georgia Northwestern Technical College will be closed for four hours this Friday (November 16).

The Catoosa County Campus, Floyd County Campus, Gordon County Campus, Polk County Campus, Walker County Campus, and the Whitfield Murray Campus will be closed from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

 

Under Maintenance Alert!

ClosingSoon.jpgDuring the week of Thanksgiving, GNTC will be going through a one-day maintenance upgrade!

On Monday, November 19, Internet connectivity will be down for ALL GNTC campuses. There will be no connectivity to any Banner services. Banner dependent services, such as MyGNTC, will be impacted and not available that day.

VDI Workstations on the Catoosa County Campus, Walker County Campus, and Whitfield Murray Campus will be unavailable. Voice connectivity will likely be impacted on those three campuses, as well.

Again, this is a maintenance upgrade that is expected to last throughout the day on Monday, November 19.

Thank you for your patience and have a great rest of your week at GNTC!

GNTC’s Foundation Trustees and Board of Directors honored by TCSG

Board of Directors
The Board of Directors at GNTC were honored during an awards ceremony at the Technical College System of Georgia 2018 Fall Leadership Conference held in Savannah. (From left to right) TCSG Commissioner Matt Arthur; Michele Taylor, superintendent of Calhoun City Schools and member of GNTC’s Board of Directors; Heidi Popham executive vice president of GNTC; Lisa Odom, executive assistant to the president at GNTC; Barbara Dooley, keynote speaker for awards ceremony; Vince Dooley former UGA football coach and athletic director, and keynote speaker for awards ceremony; Kenna Stock, chief executive officer of Harbin Clinic and member of GNTC’s Board of Directors; Paul Meredith, director of manufacturing at Mohawk and member of GNTC’s Board of Directors; and Pete McDonald, president of GNTC.

 

The Foundation Trustees and Board of Directors at Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) were both honored during an awards ceremony at the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) 2018 Fall Leadership Conference held recently in Savannah.

 

The awards were bestowed during a presentation at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Vince Dooley, legendary former University of Georgia football coach and athletic director, and his wife Barbara were the keynote speakers for the ceremony.

 

Foundation Trustees
The Foundation Trustees at GNTC were honored during an awards ceremony at the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) 2018 Fall Leadership Conference held in Savannah. (From left to right) TCSG Commissioner Matt Arthur; Michelle Beatson, foundation administrator at GNTC; Linda Case, foundation trustee at GNTC; Doris White, foundation secretary at GNTC; Pete McDonald, president of GNTC; and Larry Paulk, out-going president of the Technical College Foundation Association.

 

GNTC’s Foundation Trustees were awarded the Role Model Foundation Board Certification by the Technical College Foundation Associations (TCFA) for its ongoing efforts to serve the northwest Georgia community.

 

The Board of Directors at GNTC were acknowledged for each Board member completing the Technical College Director’s Association (TCDA) certification process.

 

This marks the first time that both boards at GNTC were honored for every member completing the required activities and workshops for certification.

 

The mission of the Technical College Directors’ Association of Georgia (TCDA) is to build the capability of the local boards of directors to effectively increase the real and perceived value of technical and adult education in Georgia.

 

In order to achieve Role Model Board Certification, all members of the Foundation Trustees must be actively engaged in the work of the board, through participation in organizational meetings, college events, leadership activities, fundraising initiatives, and professional development.

 

Georgia Northwestern Technical College provides quality workforce education to the citizens of Northwest Georgia. Students have the opportunity to earn an associate degree, diploma, or a certificate in business, health, industrial, or public service career paths. This past year, 16,402 people benefited from GNTC’s credit and noncredit programs. With an annual credit enrollment of 7,750 students, GNTC is the largest college in Northwest Georgia. GNTC has an additional enrollment of 8,652 people through adult education, continuing education, business and industry training, and Georgia Quick Start.  For more information about GNTC, visit us at www.GNTC.edu. GNTC is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia and an Equal Opportunity Institution.

 

Hundreds of area high school students attend Transition Fair at GNTC’s Floyd County Campus

Teenagers dressed casually inside a carpeted room with vendors using tables along two of the walls.
Hundreds of area high school students came to the Transition Fair on the Floyd County Campus in Rome.

 

Hundreds of area high school students attended the Floyd County Interagency Transition Fair on Friday, Nov. 9, at Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s (GNTC) Floyd County Campus in Rome.

 

The event, sponsored by Floyd County Schools, was held for students to learn more about the different academic programs and services the college has to offer and other options for life after high school.

 

Students from Armuchee High School, Coosa High School, Model High School, and Pepperell High school came to the Conference Center in Building H to interact with GNTC faculty and staff. Additional representatives from other area colleges and personnel from various businesses and healthcare facilities were there to offer resources for students transferring from K-12 to work or post-secondary education.

 

GNTC academic program representatives included instructors from Electrical Systems Technology, Computer Information Systems, Horticulture, Industrial Systems Technologies, Medical Assisting and the Youth Success Academy.

 

GNTC staff was also on hand to provide information about admissions, academic support, disability services, student life, and additional student services.

 

There also were representatives and vendors from CareSource; Chattahoochee Technical College; Developing Independent Growth and Security (DIGS), Inc.; Georgia Advocacy Office; Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Development Disabilities; Georgia Highlands College; Project Search; Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation; Highland Rivers Center; Lutheran Services of Georgia; Network Day Services; Parent to Parent; Regions Bank; Shorter University and more.

 

Georgia Northwestern Technical College provides quality workforce education to the citizens of Northwest Georgia. Students have the opportunity to earn an associate degree, diploma, or a certificate in business, health, industrial, or public service career paths. This past year, 16,402 people benefited from GNTC’s credit and noncredit programs. With an annual credit enrollment of 7,750 students, GNTC is the largest college in Northwest Georgia. GNTC has an additional enrollment of 8,652 people through adult education, continuing education, business and industry training, and Georgia Quick Start.  For more information about GNTC, visit us at www.GNTC.edu. GNTC is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia and an Equal Opportunity Institution.

Ready For Your Program? Notes From GNTC Just For you?

IMPORTANT BULLETIN

If you are completing your pre-occupational courses THIS TERM in your chosen field of study for a health career which is taught on the Floyd or Gordon County Campuses, you must complete an eligibility request form now as the first part of the competitive admission process.  If you are completing a program which is taught on the Walker County Campus or Catoosa County Campus, please see Fran Shugars or Debbie Carson concerning any deadlines and/or other required documentation for programs completing on that particular campus.

The eligibility request forms will be available between

August 20 – December 7

Please go to room H111 on the Floyd County Campus, the Student Services area on the Catoosa, Gordon, Polk, Whitfield Murray County Campuses or from Fran Shugars on the Walker County Campus and complete your form during this time frame. Any request received after this time period has passed will be processed during the NEXT term. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this deadline.

You must complete the general health orientation as a part of the competitive admissions process if you plan to choose a health career which completes on the Floyd, Gordon or Polk campuses.  This may be viewed online. You will submit the last page of this orientation, signed and dated, to medical administration as your confirmation you have completed this portion of the competitive process.  Completion of this orientation is MANDATORY for the eligibility pool.

If you do not have a high school transcript, official GED or proof of transfer of a minimum of 30 semester hours on file with Georgia Northwestern Technical College, you will want to get that information filed with the admissions office as soon as possible.

***NOTICE ***

After submission of the eligibility request, your academic history will be reviewed after grades for the current term are posted and you will receive a letter and/or email instructing you as to the next step to take in the competitive admissions process.  Please allow AT LEAST TWO (2) weeks following the POSTING of the current term’s grades before expecting this letter.  If you do not receive a letter by the end of three (3) weeks following the CLOSE of the current term, please contact Patti Oliver at 706-295-6882.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College is a Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia and an Equal Opportunity Institution. www.gntc.edu

 


 

IF YOU ARE COMPLETING YOUR

PRE-OCCUPATIONAL COURSES FOR THE

MEDICAL ASSISTING PROGRAM

DURING THIS TERM (FALL 201912),

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR ELIGIBILITY REQUEST IMMEDIATELY.

WE MAY HAVE OPENINGS LEFT FOR ACCEPTANCE INTO THE PROGRAM AFTER ACCEPTING THE STUDENTS WHO COMPLETED DURING THE NORMAL DEADLINE PERIOD. WE NEED TO BE AWARE BY Thursday, November 15, 2018 IF YOU WISH TO APPLY FOR ONE OF THE POSSIBLE REMAINING SLOTS FOR NEXT TERM (SPRING 201914).

SLOTS WILL BE FILLED FIRST WITH THE STUDENTS WHO COMPLETED THE REQUIREMENTS BY THE DEADLINE. AFTER THAT HAS OCCURRED, IF THERE ARE REMAINING SLOTS, STUDENTS  WHO COMPLETE THE REQUIRED PRE-OCCUPATIONAL COURSES DURING THE FALL TERM MAY FILL ANY REMAINING SLOTS. We will use the date that you applied to the program through the eligibility request as the deciding factor among the students who successfully complete their required pre-occupational courses during the present term. Only students filing before the above deadline will be considered for any open slots for SPRING 201914.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CONTACT PATTI OLIVER ON THE FLOYD COUNTY CAMPUS. She can be reached at poliver@gntc.edu or 706-295-6882 or in person in office H-111 on the Floyd County Campus.

Dalton Flooring Industry Honoring Deal, Helping Fund Future Workforce

Nathan Deal Scholarships For Georgia Northwestern Students

 

Governor Deal stands with Joe Yarbrough in dark colored suits on a carpeted stage with a table and dark backdrop behind them. They are holding a framed document.
“Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, left, holds a proclamation presented to him by Technical College System of Georgia Board Member Joe Yarbrough of Rocky Face, Georgia. The proclamation honoring Deal’s service to Georgia also highlights a new scholarship being created in his honor. The Nathan Deal Scholarship program will benefit students who attend Georgia Northwestern Technical College.”

 

 

(Northwest Georgia) – It wasn’t only Georgia Governor Nathan Deal that would receive honors this month at the Greater Dalton Chamber of Commerce Banquet. In paying tribute to the Governor and his work towards preparing a more educated workforce, industry leaders decided to make the honor also extend to the future students of Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC), as well.

In a resolution drafted in honor of Governor Deal, the first recognition of the “Nathan Deal Scholarships” for future Georgia Northwestern students was made. The program will offer selected applicants $2,500 scholarships in the initial years with plans to increase the award to $5,000 per winner.

 

The President and CEO of the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) and Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Board Member Joe Yarbrough presented the resolution to Governor Deal at the banquet. Yarbrough, a Rome, Georgia native, said this was about recognizing the Governor for his dedication to technical education in Georgia.

 

“With the Governor’s term about to expire, we wanted to make sure we honored him for his commitment and service to training Georgia’s workforce,” said Yarbrough. “Leaders of the Carpet and Rug Institute made the decision to honor his legacy by creating this endowment from which scholarships will be awarded every year to students who will be attending Georgia Northwestern Technical College.”

 

In cooperation with the Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia, CRI hopes to select and award scholarships to students who qualify. “The (Community) Foundation would screen applicants and CRI would select from the finalists,” added Yarbrough. “Of course, applicants would also have to meet GNTC’s requirements. We are hoping to make a significant impact on as many students as possible.”

 

The requirements to qualify for the Nathan Deal Scholarships are still being drawn up. “The scholarships will likely go towards those who will be employed in the flooring industry,” said Georgia Northwestern Technical College President Pete McDonald. “Of course, that industry offers many career opportunities. They have everything from business to industrial technology opportunities in Northwest Georgia. And, of course, the scholarships will be set up to benefit students in the GNTC service area.”

 

Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia President David Aft says Deal has made Technical Education a priority in Georgia. “He (Deal) is very aware of the pipeline from the classroom to the workforce,” said Aft. “He is turning that into a very powerful process. One that has such an impact on the people and businesses of the region. So, this scholarship created by the Carpet and Rug Institute, and named in his honor, is more than fitting.”

 

The CRI Board of Director members behind the creation of the Nathan Deal Scholarship program are Chairman of the Board Jim McCallum (Milliken Floor Covering Division), Vice Chairman of the Board Jack Ganley (Mannington Commercial Carpets), Treasurer David Repp (Mohawk Group), Marc Ammen (Universal Fibers), Vance Bell (Shaw Industries, Inc.), Mark Clayton (Phenix Mills), Len Ferro (Tandus Centiva), Daniel Frierson (The Dixie Group), Ralph Grogan (Bentley Mills, Inc.), Chip Howalt, (Textile Rubber and Chemical Company), Jeffrey Lorerbaum  (Mohawk Industries, Inc.) Franco Rossi (Aquafil USA), and Robert Shaw (Engineered Floors, LLC).

 

The Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia serves more than a dozen counties across the region, as well as reaches out to other counties in Georgia, as needed. “We work diligently and passionately to help the families and organizations with their goals to be more philanthropic,” added Aft. “This endowment honoring Governor Deal is just one more great example of this.”

 

“We are appreciative of what the Governor has done for us,” added Yarbrough. “And, we are appreciative of what GNTC has done with the expansion of the Whitfield Murray Campus of the college. One which includes the commitment of a new building opening next year.” Governor Deal, GNTC President Pete McDonald, Yarbrough and Northwest Georgia business leaders and legislators broke ground on the 80,000-square foot facility set to open in 2019.

 

For more information on this new scholarship opportunity formed by businesses and leaders of Northwest Georgia to help fund the academic careers of students attending Georgia Northwestern, contact the Georgia Northwestern Technical College Foundation at 706-802-5850. The GNTC Foundation helps encourage private contributions in order to build and maintain outstanding academic and support programs at the college.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College provides quality workforce education to the citizens of Northwest Georgia. Students have the opportunity to earn an associate degree, diploma, or a certificate in business, health, industrial, or public service career paths. This past year, 16,402 people benefited from GNTC’s credit and noncredit programs. With an annual credit enrollment of 7,750 students, GNTC is the largest college in Northwest Georgia. GNTC has an additional enrollment of 8,652 people through adult education, continuing education, business and industry training, and Georgia Quick Start.  GNTC is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia and an Equal Opportunity Institution.

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