Tag Archives: Technical College System

Political Notes — Gurtler isn’t the only lawmaker to feel ‘threatened’

Rep. Matt Gurtler will learn there is a price to be paid for voting against everything . . .

Tags: Chris Riley , FEMA , John Albers , Matt Gurtler , Nathan Deal , Technical College System , water wars

TCSG will create 3 ‘College and Career Academies’

The Technical College System will work with local school districts to set up three new career academies in Georgia . . .

Tags: career academies , Technical College System

Political Notes: Supreme Court’s stadium bond ruling gives Reed, Perry something new to disagree about

Two old adversaries, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed and Common Cause Executive Director William Perry, have differing opinions on the bond debt issued for the Falcons’ football stadium . . .

Tags: Atlanta Falcons stadium , Brandon Beach , development authorities , Georgia Supreme Court , Kasim Reed , name change , Technical College System , William Perry

House bill could change name of technical college system

The Technical College System of Georgia would change its name to the Georgia Career College System under a bill passed by the House of Representatives . . .

Tags: Amy Carter , Chad Nimmer , name change , Nathan Deal , Technical College System

Political Notes — Corbin confirmed as technical college commissioner

Gretchen Corbin’s appointment as the state’s technical college commissioner is confirmed; the Supreme Court appoints a special master to oversee Florida’s water lawsuit against Georgia . . .

Tags: child abuse cases , deportation detainees , Gretchen Corbin , Jason Spencer , Jeffrey Mann , Ralph Lancaster , Technical College System , Terry Rogers , water wars

State urging college dropouts to “go back” to school

Georgia officials announce a new campaign to try to persuade college dropouts to return to school and get their degree . . .

Tags: Hank Huckaby , Nathan Deal , non-traditional students , Ron Jackson , Technical College System , University System

Two more technical colleges to be merged

The Technical College System will merge Moultrie Technical College and Southwest Georgia Technical College in 2015 . . .

Tags: college mergers , Ron Jackson , Technical College System

Technical colleges raise tuition by 4.5 percent

Technical College tuition has been increased by 4.5 percent, starting with the fall semester . . .

Tags: HOPE Grant , Technical College System , tuition

TCSG hires military affairs director

The Technical College System hires an Air Force officer to oversee education and job training programs for current and former military members . . .

Tags: military personnel , Patricia Ross , Ron Jackson , Technical College System

Political Notes – A new year begins with an old question resolved

Law enforcement officers in South Georgia get the new year off to a fast start by nabbing a fugitive banker who had been on the lam for 18 months . . .

Tags: AT&T , Aubrey Lee Price , bank fraud , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , inauguration , Kasim Reed , Technical College System , veterans education center