Adult Education officials at Chattahoochee Technical College are encouraging those who have not yet earned a GED to pass all sections of the test before a new version is launched Jan. 2, 2014.
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Friday, April 26, 2013
Friday, April 5, 2013
About to celebrate its 125th anniversary, the Cartersville-Bartow County Chamber of Commerce may soon get a bit of an exterior facelift, thanks to a Chattahoochee Technical College student.
Monday, October 29, 2012
Georgia Department of Labor’s Cartersville Career Center will assist Chattahoochee Technical College with a Thursday career expo for veterans and other job seekers.
Bartow County’s unemployment rate dipped to 8.8 percent in September, but we want to see more decreases in the jobless rate. Count on Cartersville Patch to provide local economic development, business and jobs news and information. Georgia Department of Labor’s Cartersville Career Center is set to help Chattahoochee Technical College with its Thursday career expo for veterans and other job seekers. A number of local companies, including Shaw Industries, Georgia Power and Wynn Buick GMC, will be at the Nov. 1 expo, set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Building 400 on Chatt Tech's North Metro Campus in Acworth. It's set to feature a number of employers, educational institutions and resource agencies that provide assistance to job seekers. …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
More than 60 companies, organizations and colleges will be at the event.
Monday, September 24, 2012
Students at the 25 Technical College System of Georgia institutions, including Chattahoochee Technical College, will pay more per credit hour beginning in the spring 2013 semester.
Earlier this month, the Technical College System state board approved a tuition increase of $10 per credit hour starting next year. “State resources continue to be tight,” Chattahoochee Technical College President Ron Newcomb said. “In order to provide our students with the quality services they deserve, this increase in tuition is necessary.” TCSG students at the 25 TCSG colleges will pay $85 per credit hour beginning in the spring 2013 semester. As a result, tuition for a full, 15-hour course load will cost $1,275 next semester, or $150 more. Three-quarters of TCSG students use HOPE to help pay for their tuition, mostly in the form of the HOPE grant, which pays $60.75 per credit hour. With the increase, students who enroll under the HOPE…
Friday, August 31, 2012
Chattahoochee Technical College students, faculty and staff worked at the Bartow Area Habitat for Humanity’s latest build site and took those lessons back to the classroom.
Volunteering for a Habitat for Humanity build is not the usual activity for an English class, but Chattahoochee Technical College’s Marian Muldrow found a way to include 20 of her students. The group, along with other faculty, students and staff were at the Cartersville location of the Bartow Area Habitat for Humanity’s latest build site Saturday morning. "Since service learning is one of the core values of CTC, I wanted to incorporate that along with unity and student-centered learning into my classes," said Muldrow. "The students have a few choices for a service project each month. I thought it would be a great opportunity to not only get to know the students better but also have them do something positive in the community." Muldrow’s …
Thursday, July 5, 2012
Bartow County Employer Committee/HR Counci gave $1,000 to help students in need undergo new computer-based testing, the cost of which is $160 compared to the previous $95 fee.
GED exam fees may be less burdensome for some students due to a donation from the Bartow County Employer Committee/HR Council, according to a Chattahoochee Technical College press release. The $1,000 gift, which was presented at the committee’s June business meeting, will be used specifically to offset exam fees for students in need. “This money couldn’t have come at a better time,” said the college's Executive Director of Adult Education Jon Collins. “The $95 fee for the exams increased July 1 to $160.” The new price structure applies to all current tests and coincides with the nationwide implementation of a computer-based GED test. The Technical College System of Georgia Office of Adult Education is currently piloting the computer-based …
Monday, June 11, 2012
More than 800 students got high school equivalency diplomas in Chattahoochee Technical College's Adult Education program.
For the 43 students participating Thursday in the Chattahoochee Technical College Adult Education Recognition Ceremony, it was a celebration they missed out on in high school. The graduates represent just a portion of the 814 students who earned a GED at Chattahoochee Technical College’s numerous testing centers. “Many of us worked in jobs with employers who had the mercy to hire us,” said graduate Clarisse Henderson Morris. “Then they had to fire us or lay us off because we did not have that high school diploma.” The ceremony included three graduates who were selected by the program’s instructors and administrators to tell their own story about their journey. Speakers featured this year’s ceremony included Morris of Euharlee, James Gordon…
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
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Sunday, May 13, 2012
Chattahoochee Technical College in nearby Acworth offers a 7.5-week program to train commercial truckers.
Bartow County’s unemployment rate was 9.3 percent in March, down from 10.3 percent at the same time last year, but we want to see additional decreases. Count on Cartersville Patch to provide local economic development, business and jobs news and information. A Chattahoochee Technical College career fair may be an indication of how high the demand is for truck drivers. The college held a Commercial Truck Driving Career Fair and Open House on Saturday at its North Metro Campus in Acworth. About a dozen companies were at the event, hiring applicants to become truck drivers. “We’re facing a driver shortage that this country has never seen before,” said Instructor and Program Director Ray Puckett. “Baby boomers are retiring so we’re …