SGTC Industrial Programs Advisory Council Meets
The South Georgia Technical College (SGTC) Industrial Programs Advisory Council recently met on the campus of South Georgia Tech in Americus to discuss SGTC’s Electronics, Industrial/Electrical Systems Technology, Precision Machining and Manufacturing, and Welding programs. The meeting was held in the John M. Pope Industrial Technology Center.
The general purpose of the advisory councils at SGTC is to advise and assist program personnel and the college in training and preparing students to better serve the needs of business and industry in SGTC’s service area, as well as statewide. The Council serves as a link between the workplace and the college.
Members of the advisory councils represent local business and industry that have a direct interest in the program they are involved with and volunteer their time to help SGTC stay abreast of constant changes in the workplace.
Members of the Industrial Programs Advisory Council in attendance were Michael Jakulski of Imerys, Josh Strange of RAMTEC, Betty Suggs of Ignite Academy, and Brian White of Southern Company.
SGTC staff members present at the meeting included: Dr. David Finley, Academic Dean; Brad Aldridge, Welding Instructor; Ted Eschmann, Welding Instructor; Chad Brown, Precision Machining and Manufacturing Instructor; Mike Collins, Electronics Instructor; Patrick Owen, Industrial/Electrical Systems Instructor; and Nancy Fitzgerald, Grants Coordinator.
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