South Georgia Technical College classes beginning now in Marion County
BUENA VISTA, GA – South Georgia Technical College and Marion County School System employees, and community leaders have joined together and are now offering two college classes at the Marion County Performing Arts Center (Old Middle School location in Buena Vista), at 100 Burkhalter Avenue in Buena Vista.
The classes will meet on Monday nights from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. starting immediately. Individuals who are interested and have not signed up can still participate. For more information about this project, contact Dr. George Porter at the Marion County Board of Education, 229-649-2234 or email@example.com or Karen Werling at South Georgia Technical College at 229-931-2902 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The two classes offered this fall in Marion County will be an Employability class to help individuals learn the skills needed to get and keep a job as well as skills that will help career advancement. The second class will be an introduction to computers which will provide individuals with the skills needed to be successful in today’s technological society.
Potential students can also choose to register for the over 200 associate degree, diploma or technical certificate of credit classes that are offered on the South Georgia Technical College Americus and Cordele campuses.
Financial aid options are available including the HOPE Grant, HOPE Scholarship and PELL grant. Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grants (SIWDG) of up to an extra $1000 are available to HOPE grant eligible students in the programs of study including: Commercial Truck Driving, Diesel Equipment Technology, Early Childhood Care/Education, Electronics Technology, Industrial Systems Technology, Machine Tool Technology, Networking Specialist, Nurse Aide, Phlebotomy Technician, Practical Nursing, and Welding and Joining Technology. SGTC also offers textbooks at no cost to students.
For more information about South Georgia Technical College contact the admissions office at 229-931-2394 in Americus or 229-271-4040 in Cordele.
South Georgia Technical College was recently ranked sixth in the Best Two Year Colleges in Georgia report published by Best Colleges in Georgia. SGTC’s Practical Nursing program was also recently ranked among the top five in Georgia for 2016 by Accredited Schools Online.