Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Senior Day is Friday, March 22.
Cobb County graduation season is two months away, and the North Metro Campus of Chattahoochee Tech wants high school seniors to consider the college. The Acworth campus will host its annual Senior Day on Friday, March 22. High school seniors from Bartow, Cherokee, Cobb and Paulding counties will be bused to Chatt Tech to learn about applications, financial aid, sports, and how to succeed in college. The students will attend mock classes in several of the college’s popular programs, including all of the health science programs, horticulture, automotive, diesel technology, early childhood education, cosmetology, television production and more. Lunch will be provided. To RSVP, email Rebecca Long at Rebecca.Long@ChattahoocheeTech.edu.
Thursday, November 15, 2012
The Georgia Department of Labor’s Cobb-Cherokee Career Center will help Chattahoochee Technical College recruit unemployed workers and other students to enroll in short-term training classes.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Recruitment for a short-term technology training program will take place Nov. 15.
The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Cobb-Cherokee Career Center will help Chattahoochee Technical College recruit unemployed workers and other students to enroll in short-term training classes for a variety of “in-demand” jobs in the technology field. The training program is entitled Jump Start Your Career in the Technology Industry. The recruitment for the program will be held Thursday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon at the career center, located at 465 Big Shanty Rd. in Marietta. The classes will be taught during the 2013 Spring Semester, beginning January 12. Representatives of the college, including training instructors, admissions officers, and financial aid personnel, will be on hand to provide information about the training …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The fair, which will feature more than 60 companies, will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Chatt Tech's North Metro campus.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Brenna McDonald was the best overall winner and Jill Coe won first place for makeup design.
Monday was Chattahoochee Technical College's first Monster Hair Show with the cosmetology students at the North Metro Campus celebrating Halloween with their creations. The contest was between 14 CTC Cosmetology students at the North Metro Campus who got creative with their designs. We had everything from Minnie Mouse to snakes, hippies, and skeletons. One student even included spiders and spider webs. There will be another contest for students at the Appalachian Campus in Jasper this week. More than 200 students are currently studying Cosmetology at Chattahoochee Technical College. The program is offered on three campuses - Marietta, North Metro and Appalachian. In addition to theory and practical classes, students run salons at the …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
More than 60 companies, organizations and colleges will be at the event.
Fox 5 Atlanta, The Home Depot and Kaiser Permanente are among the more than 60 organizations who will be in Acworth next Thursday for Chattahoochee Technical College's Fall College and Career Fair. “Through this event, employers are given the ability to conveniently interact directly with students and alumni ready to learn about career opportunities," Career Services Coordinator Lucylle Shelton said. "The event allows employers to more effectively identify candidates with the right mix of qualifications for a multitude of job openings whether those openings are available now or in the near future." The event, which will be held Nov. 1 at Chatt Tech's North Metro campus, already has more employers and colleges signed up this year than in …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Chattahoochee Technical College will recruit unemployed workers and other students to enroll in short-term training classes for a variety of “in-demand” jobs in the health care field.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The Georgia Department of Labor’s (GDOL) Cobb-Cherokee Career Center will help Chattahoochee Technical College recruit unemployed workers and other students to enroll in short-term training classes for a variety of “in-demand” jobs in the health care field. The recruitment will be held Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon at the career center, located at 465 Big Shanty Rd. in Marietta. The classes will be taught during the 2013 spring semester, beginning January 12. Representatives of the college, including training instructors, admissions officers, and financial aid personnel, will be on hand to provide information about the training programs. Classes include clinical laboratory technology, emergency medical services, medical assisting, nursing…
Friday, May 18, 2012
Chattahoochee Tech held a reception for its new president at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre.
Ron Newcomb, the new president of Chattahoochee Technical College, was introduced to and welcomed by members of the Cobb Chamber of Commerce at a reception Thursday evening in Marietta. The reception held at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre was the fifth of several set in each of the six counties served by the school. The last reception will be held in Canton in June. Attendees at the event included state legislators, and community and business leaders around Cobb County. Building a strong workforce for communities in Georgia is Chatt Tech's No. 1 priority, Newcomb told Patch in February, after he was named the college's new president. He had served as the interim president of Chatt Tech since Oct. 1, when former president Sanford Chandler …
Monday, April 23, 2012
The new environmental technology program at Chattahoochee Technical College will begin for fall semester.
A new program being offered this fall at Chattahoochee Technical College’s North Metro campus will prepare students for a field that one instructor says needs more workers. The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Environmental Technology, which will be the only two-year program in the metro Atlanta area, will train students in environmental law and ethics, field sampling and testing, hydrology, wastewater management and hazardous waste cleanup, among other things. “It’s a growing field,” said Bejie Herrin, the course instructor. “There are a lot of components. It’s a very interesting field.” The field is growing because more and more people are becoming good stewards of the environment, Herrin said. “People have become more aware of …
Thursday, January 26, 2012
The panel met at Chattahoochee Technical College to discuss workforce development, training and WIA funding in Georgia.
Collaboration was the theme of a panel discussion today centered on workforce development at Chattahoochee Technical College's North Metro Campus in Acworth. Despite Georgia’s unemployment rate of 9.7 percent, employers are looking for workers, and that’s where collaboration comes into play, moderator Ron Banta said. The question is how to get workers into the jobs. One thing the state is doing is to offer its Work Ready program just to those who are unemployed as a way for them to gain skills needed to move forward, said Tricia Pridemore, the executive director of the Governor's Office of Workforce Development. This year, 16,500 skilled jobs are expected to become available, Pridemore said. “This will be a good way to put Georgia back to …