19 private schools now accept tech college credits - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

19 private schools now accept tech college credits

THOMASVILLE, GA (WALB) -

Two college governing boards are making it easier for technical college graduates to pursue four-year degrees.

The Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Independent College Association signed a Transfer Articulation Agreement in Atlanta.

All technical college graduates can now transfer 27 general education core classes to 19 private colleges across the state.

"We do a very good job of getting students and graduates into their career field, but once they are into the field they need to make they can advance their career even more. And I think it's because we are seeing more students statistically that are going on to get their bachelors and masters degrees," said SWGTC President Dr. Craig Wentworth.

Members of GICA participating in the agreement include the following:

Andrew College

Berry College

Brenau University

Brewton-Parker College

Covenant College

Emmanuel College

Georgia Military College

LaGrange College

Mercer University

Paine College

Piedmont College

Point University

Reinhardt University

Shorter University

Thomas University

Toccoa-Falls College

Truett McConnell College

Wesleyan College

Young Harris College

 

WALB. All rights reserved.

Copyright 2013

 

 

  • More WALB News10 HeadlinesMore News HeadlinesMore>>

  • County commissioners discuss budget

    County commissioners discuss budget

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 6:10 PM EDT2017-03-28 22:10:37 GMT
    Lowndes County employees took budget requests and concerns to the commissioners Tuesday. (Source: WALB)Lowndes County employees took budget requests and concerns to the commissioners Tuesday. (Source: WALB)

    Lowndes County employees took budget requests and concerns to the commissioners Tuesday.  Commissioners heard requests from various County departments for changes in budgets.  Requests ranged from new employee positions, to new work vehicles, to office needs.  Lowndes County commissioners said they are listening to requests to see what departments really need versus things they would like to have. "We want to make sure that when we do have a budget it's a real ...

    More >>

    Lowndes County employees took budget requests and concerns to the commissioners Tuesday.  Commissioners heard requests from various County departments for changes in budgets.  Requests ranged from new employee positions, to new work vehicles, to office needs.  Lowndes County commissioners said they are listening to requests to see what departments really need versus things they would like to have. "We want to make sure that when we do have a budget it's a real ...

    More >>
  • Woman gets wish granted, holds concert

    Woman gets wish granted, holds concert

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 6:09 PM EDT2017-03-28 22:09:04 GMT
    Pruitt Health and Second Wind Dreams helped put on a concert featuring Myrtle Pfeffer Tuesday morning. (Source: WALB)Pruitt Health and Second Wind Dreams helped put on a concert featuring Myrtle Pfeffer Tuesday morning. (Source: WALB)

    Pruitt Health and Second Wind Dreams helped put on a concert featuring Myrtle Pfeffer Tuesday morning.

    More >>

    Pruitt Health and Second Wind Dreams helped put on a concert featuring Myrtle Pfeffer Tuesday morning.

    More >>
  • Pallets burn in smoky blaze near P&G plant

    Pallets burn in smoky blaze near P&G plant

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 6:07 PM EDT2017-03-28 22:07:00 GMT
    (Source: Cade Fowler)(Source: Cade Fowler)

    Crews have responded to Procter & Gamble after a fire broke out Tuesday afternoon.

    More >>

    Crews have responded to Procter & Gamble after a fire broke out Tuesday afternoon.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly