Virtual tour of South Georgia Technical College’s Americus campus available

July 1, 2020
South Georgia Technical College virtual tour gives students insight into the labs and classrooms available as well as the on-campus housing.
South Georgia Technical College virtual tour gives students insight into the labs and classrooms available as well as the on-campus housing.

   The COVID-19 pandemic has limited the ability of South Georgia Technical College to conduct tours of its Americus campus.  So students who would like to take a sneak peek of what South Georgia Technical College has to offer, can visit this link on YouTube for an exciting virtual tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEU8BK7t1vM&t=2s.

   “South Georgia Technical College was selected as the top community college in Georgia for 2020 and even though the coronavirus has prompted us to adapt and expand how we provide our outstanding workforce development academic programs, we are still committed to our core mission of offering the best workforce development education for students and for the business and industries in our area,” said South Georgia Technical College President Dr. John Watford.

    South Georgia Technical College features over 200 programs of study with associate degree, diploma, or technical certificate of credit award opportunities.  “Students can start and earn a technical certificate of credit in as little as eight-weeks that will provide them with outstanding career opportunities.  Or they can start there and continue up to two-years and earn a diploma or an associate of applied science degree in many high demand career fields,” explained President Watford.

    The virtual tour of South Georgia Technical College gives students an overview of the campus including on-campus housing, cafeteria, intercollegiate athletics, and student activity events in addition to spotlighting the buildings, labs, and classrooms in many of the academic programs of study available.

    South Georgia Technical College also offers students financial aid opportunities through the HOPE Scholarship, HOPE Grant, HOPE Career Grant, Federal PELL grant, and assistance through the South Georgia Technical College Foundation.  South Georgia Tech also provides students with the use of textbooks at no cost.

    The cost of an education at South Georgia Technical College is very inexpensive and with the different financial aid opportunities available, many students are able to attend practically tuition free.

    “We realize that many people are suffering right now due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Others may have lost their jobs or are uncertain about the future,” said President Watford.  “If you find yourself in any of these circumstances, I encourage to you come and take a look at what we have to offer and let us work with you to see how we can help.”

   Individuals can apply for Fall Semester through the South Georgia Technical College website at www.southgatech.edu.  There are no testing requirements for Fall semester.  Classes start August 17th.

Orientation and registration sessions will be held July 20th, 21st, and 22nd on both the Americus and Crisp County campuses from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The process should take less than an hour or an hour and a half.  Social distancing guidelines will be in place and individuals are asked to wear face coverings.

South Georgia Technical College is only one of two technical colleges in Georgia with on-campus housing.

   For more information, contact the SGTC admissions office at 229-931-2394 in Americus or 229-271-4040 in Cordele.  Individuals who are concerned about coming on campus for registration and orientation may contact the admissions office for additional opportunities.

    South Georgia Technical College will be providing different learning opportunities for fall semester including face-to-face classes, online courses, and hybrid classes that will include lab based courses and online learning.