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OFTC holds active shooter evacuation drill

OFTC holds active shooter evacuation drill

Dublin, GA - Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) hosted active shooter training for its faculty and staff on Monday, December 15th in the Livingston Hall building of the Dublin campus on Pinehill Road.

The exercise was conducted by the Dublin Police Department and Mark Rogers, OFTC's Safety and Security Coordinator, and included training with deputies from the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia State Patrol. Officials and responders from other local agencies were also in attendance.

As a component of the College’s Emergency Operations Plan, this training provided valuable knowledge and insight for the faculty and staff, providing key information to enhance preparedness in the unlikely event of a violent attack. It was an excellent opportunity to learn from local law enforcement professionals and first responders.

OFTC selects its EAGLE winner for 2015

OFTC selects its EAGLE winner for 2015

Robert "Bo" Whitehead of Washington County has been chosen to represent Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) at the 2015 EAGLE Leadership Institute in Atlanta, Georgia on March 16-18, 2015. 

EAGLE is the first statewide program in the nation that recognizes and rewards excellence among students enrolled in adult education programs. This student recognition program is designed to create greater awareness of educational opportunities that are available in local communities across the state and to foster greater involvement in lifelong learning pursuits.

Students at OFTC were nominated for the local EAGLE award by their instructors based on a demonstration of superior achievement in the adult education programs.

OFTC selected Whitehead out of a group of twelve finalists from across the College's 11-county service area who each gave an interview about their studies, progress, hopes, and dreams and a short, prepared speech.

Stroll through OFTC's Festival of Trees

Stroll through OFTC's Festival of Trees

Dublin, GA - The OFTC Foundation-South is proud to present the Festival of Trees again this year! Twenty-four decorated trees are in Oconee Fall Line Technical College's Porter Center in Dublin. The public is invited to stroll through the beautiful trees!

A special thanks to the local organizations who decorated trees and the OFTC faculty, staff, and students who made ornaments for and decorated the OFTC tree.

During your stroll, take a moment to notice the star on the OFTC tree made by OFTC Machine Tool Technology Instructor David Hall and his students.

The trees will be up for public viewing until December 15th.

View photos from this event on Facebook @ OconeeFallLineTech

 

OFTC Commercial Truck Driving Program Receives Safety Cameras

OFTC Commercial Truck Driving Program Receives Safety Cameras

The Commercial Truck Driving Program at Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) is the recipient of six (6) Blind Spot Cameras which were donated in memory of Paul Edward Irvin and George Dewey Irvin, Jr.

 

A fund was established through the OFTC Foundation-South, Inc. by the family of the two individuals. The funds donated by family and friends were designated to the Trades and Industrial /Transportation Department. The cameras provide a safety feature to student drivers as they become trained in the Commercial Truck Driving program at OFTC.

 

OFTC's Bankhead receives material scholarship

OFTC's Bankhead receives material scholarship

Jenetta Marie Bankhead, a student in the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Associate of Applied Science degree at Oconee Fall Line Technical College’s South Campus, is the recipient of materials which were donated to the OFTC Foundation-South, Inc.

 

Cecilia Adamson, a former daycare owner, donated several items to be awarded to deserving ECCE students. Through a competitive scholarship application, Jenetta was chosen to receive the resources which will assist her as she completes her program of study and enters the workforce.

 
For information on making an in-kind donation to the OFTC Foundation-South, Inc., please contact Jenny Shuman at jshuman@oftc.edu or 478-296-6117. The OFTC Foundation-South, Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to provide resources for the students, faculty, and staff at Oconee Fall Line Technical College.

OFTC student receives Allied Health Scholarship

OFTC student receives Allied Health Scholarship

Nicki Arrington of East Dublin has been awarded the Allied Health Scholarship for fall semester by the OFTC Foundation - South, Inc.

The scholarship was established to aid students who are enrolled in a diploma or degree program in one of the Allied Health fields at Oconee Fall Line Technical College’s South Campus in Dublin. Nicki is enrolled in the Practical Nursing Diploma.

Scholarships create opportunities to change lives. Those interested in establishing a scholarship or donating to an existing scholarship, please contact Jenny Shuman at jshuman@oftc.edu or 478-296-6117. The OFTC Foundation-South, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

OFTC Hosted College PROBE Fair

OFTC Hosted College PROBE Fair

Dublin, GA - Oconee Fall Line Technical College hosted a Fall 2014 PROBE College Fair at the Porter Center on Wednesday, October 1st, giving high school students and parents the chance to explore a wide range of college options under one roof.

Sponsored by the Georgia Education Articulation Committee (GEAC), PROBE is an annual organized college fair tour. The nine-week fall tour consists of 58 college fairs held at various schools and venues across the state of Georgia.

"We enjoyed hosting area students and their families," said OFTC Director of Admissions Raydor Coneway. "Attending a PROBE College Fair is a great way to learn about a wide range of college choices at one time and personally visit with admissions representatives, ask questions and find a college that best matches your educational goals and needs."