Atlanta Technical College’s GED program is changing students’ lives

Among the many programs that Atlanta Technical College offers, one of the most beneficial is its GED program, which provides an avenue for adults who struggled to graduate from high school to finish and go on to further their education. One recent graduate of the GED program is Sarah Lambert, a 34-year-old mother of five. Born […]

Dr. Victoria Seals shares how Atlanta Technical College trains future leaders

Atlanta Technical College continues to be a beacon in the South West, Atlanta community. As the president of Atlanta Technical College, Dr. Victoria Seals has taken the institution to new heights. Dr. Seals recently spoke with rolling out to share her story and how Atlanta Technical College prepares the future leaders of tomorrow. Where were you […]

Tamoura Jones says the hospitality industry is key to economic development

Tamoura Jones is Atlanta Technical College’s program chair of Culinary Arts and Hotel/Restaurant/Tourism Management who is setting out to change the world. “Knowing that I truly can help transform lives through education inspires me,” Jones says about what is fulfilling about her work. Jones, wanted to be a “big time lawyer” as she puts it. […]

Destini Ramirez is on her way to becoming a sought-after vegan chef

Destini Ramirez is an aspiring vegan chef and plant-based nutritionist. The culinary arts student at Atlanta Technical College is the very first student to be enrolled in the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Apprenticeship. “I’ve always loved food. The colors, the smells, the shapes, most important, the enticing flavors. I’ve been vegan for the past two years, […]

Atlanta Technical College’s Bridge Builder Awards celebrate 16 years

Time reveals if a person or organization is truly dedicated to a cause. Atlanta Technical College has set the gold standard and proved its devotion to education. The Annual Bridge Builder Awards, hosted by the Atlanta Technical College Foundation board of trustees, recently celebrated their 16th annual fundraiser at the Delta Flight Museum. For over 16 […]

Atlanta Technical College president Dr. Victoria Seals on institution’s future

Dr. Victoria Seals was named the president of Atlanta Technical College in December 2016. She began her teaching career in Athens, Georgia. She was employed by Athens-Clarke County Public Schools for two years and Athens Technical College for six years. During her time in Athens, Dr. Seals also served as an assistant basketball coach for the Clarke […]

Dr. Alvetta P. Thomas receives award from UGA Graduate School

Recently, University of Georgia Athens Graduate School Dean Suzanne Barbour and provost Pam Whitten honored Dr. Alvetta Peterman Thomas, president of Atlanta Technical College. She was awarded the 2016 Graduate School Alumni of Distinction Award. The recipient receiving this award has achieved exceptional success in their professional careers and service to the community. They have […]

Atlanta Technical College to hold open house

Atlanta Technical College (ATC) will showcase two open house events that are free and open to the public on the main campus located at 1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW. on Thursday, June 16, 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 18, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tours will be available for students and their families. As […]

15th annual Bridge Builders Awards held at Delta Flight Museum

Atlanta Technical College President Dr. Alvetta P. Thomas welcomed everyone to the Atlanta Technical College Foundation’s 15th Annual Bridge Builders Awards held at the Delta Flight Museum.  The theme for the evening was “Fantasies in Flight.” The honorary co-chairs were Billy Aaron and Henry “Hank” Aaron and Ambassador Andrew Young and Carolyn Young. The Atlanta […]

Atlanta Technical College’s annual holiday reception was a delight

  The annual holiday reception and banquet was held by Atlanta Technical College for community partners was held on December 9.  Yesmeen Jiles, Student of the Year 2014-2015, welcomed the audience, which included many elected officials. Darris Rollins, Chair, ATC Local Board of Directors, and Harold Mitchell, Chair, ATC Foundation Board of Trustees, also greeted the […]

Atlanta Technical College students win silver at Digital Cinema Production competition

The Atlanta Technical College (ATC) team of Cory Way and Michael Harris placed second in the Digital Cinema Production competition at the National SkillsUSA Championships held in Louisville, KY, June 24–25. The winners were announced at the awards ceremony on June 26 and ATC won the silver. The competition was part of the SkillsUSA 51st […]

Atlanta Technical College offers Free Application Day on July 10

  Atlanta Technical College will host a Free Application Day on Friday, July 10, 2015. Students may apply for the 2015 fall semester in person between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. or online between 12:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. and the $20 application fee will be waived. The fall semester will begin on August 19. Atlanta […]

Atlanta Technical College holds 2015 commencement at Fox Theatre

The 2015 Atlanta Technical College commencement was held Friday, May 29 at the Fox Theatre. The ceremony opened with Dr. Alvetta Peterman Thomas greeting the graduates and audience. Atlanta Technical College honored many with a 3.5 or more GPA. Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell served as speaker for the graduation. Following are excerpts […]

Atlanta City Council President Ceasar C. Mitchell to address college graduates

Atlanta City Council President Mitchell will address the Atlanta Technical College class of 2015 during commencement on May 29 at 11 a.m. at the Fox Theatre. Mitchell is a native of Atlanta, the son of an Atlanta police officer, and an Atlanta Public Schools teacher, a graduate of Morehouse College with dual majors in economics […]

Atlanta Technical College hosts 1st student film festival

The Atlanta Technical College Student Film Festival took place Thursday, April 2 at the Fulton County Aviation Community Cultural Center. The film festival selection committee collected a variety of films from students enrolled in design and media technology programs. They showed 10 short films ranging from three to 11 minutes. Atlanta Technical College is grooming […]

Terreta A. Rodgers, Atlanta Technical College

Terreta A. Rodgers serves as the director of communications and marketing for Atlanta Technical College. With more than 19 years in communications, Rodgers has built a strong network of community-based, corporate, civic and government relationships that have contributed to her success as an ambassador for Atlanta Technical College. She has extensive experience in strategic marketing, […]

Atlanta Technical College students win gold at the national SkillsUSA competition

The Atlanta Technical College team, comprised of  Dorothea Hofler, Iris Reese and Terence Whitehead (back row), won the gold medal at the American Spirit competition at the 50th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference, a showcase of career and technical education students. The SkillsUSA Championship was held in Kansas City, Mo., in June. Also the team of […]

Atlanta Technical College’s 2014 commencement

The Atlanta Technical College’s 2014 Commencement was held at the Atlanta Civic Center on Friday, May 16. This ceremony graduated the students of seven programs in  the high-demand fields of bioscience technology, criminal justice, surgical technology, physical therapy, nursing, dental hygiene and radiologic technology which were launched in 2012. Other students receiving their degrees were […]

John Hope Bryant: 2014 commencement speaker for Atlanta Technical College

John Hope Bryant, founder and CEO of Operation HOPE, America’s first nonprofit social investment banking organization, will address the Atlanta Technical College class of 2014.  The ceremony will be held 11:00 am, Friday, May 16 at the Atlanta Civic Center, 395 Piedmont Ave. NE, Atlanta. Operation HOPE was founded during the Los Angeles riots in […]

AIM: The Atlanta Technical College Institute for Males

Henry Carter is the Director of the AIM Program; the Atlanta Technical College Institute for Males, at Atlanta Technical College. The Institute for Males is a postsecondary preparation program for boys and men of color with the purpose of helping our young men. When was the program established and what is its purpose? We were […]