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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."

Military Times Announces the 36 Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges

Military Times Announces the 36 Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges
Selection focuses on financial discounts and corporate policies related to vets


SPRINGFIELD, VA – Military Times today announced its Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges 2015 rankings.

The organization comprising Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times focused on benefits coverage, support services and widely available statistical measures when conducting and scoring the Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges survey, a highly respected, nearly 110-question analysis of a college’s efforts to provide veterans an environment for success.

As with all Best for Vets rankings, Best for Vets: Career & Technical Colleges is an editorially independent news project that evaluates the many factors that make an organization a good fit for military veterans and families.

OFTC Administrator Completes Leadership Academy

OFTC Administrator Completes Leadership Academy

A group of technical college executives from across Georgia have been honored as graduates of the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) Executive Leadership Academy.

Tammy Bayto, Dean of Allied Health and Professional Services at Oconee Fall Line Technical College, was among the 27 academy graduates who were congratulated by TSCG Commissioner Ron Jackson during a dinner in Savannah on May 13, 2014.

“The TCSG Executive Leadership Academy is entirely focused on developing the next great leaders for Georgia’s technical colleges,” said Commissioner Ron Jackson. “The academy’s programs provide our rising executives with unique opportunities to increase their knowledge of the TCSG while also obtaining valuable leadership experience.”

Participation in the academy is highly selective and by invitation only. Bayto was nominated to attend the academy by OFTC President Dr. Lloyd Horadan and then approved by the Executive Leadership Academy’s board of directors.

OFTC Events in September for Literacy Awareness

OFTC Events in September for Literacy Awareness
 September 15, 2014
  • Read a Book, Warren County Head Start 9:45am - 10:00 am
  • Pajama Reading Night – Hancock County, Age Group K-5, 7:00 pm
  • Health Fair - Glascock County, 9:00 am
September 16, 2014
  • Family Literacy Night - Jefferson County Center, Pre K – 5th, 7:00 pm
  • Open House Wheeler County, 10:00 am – 12 Noon AND 4:00 pm – 6: 00 pm
September 17, 2014
  • G.U.M. (Grammar, Usage, & Mechanics) Writing Strategies, Age Group 5 -12 and adult learners, 6:00 pm
September 18, 2014
  • Find Your Future Today!