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ATC students to receive caps, pins

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany Technical College's Health Care Technology Division will hold the fall Capping and Pinning Ceremony this evening at 6pm, in the Kirkland Conference Center.

More than 50 students will be presented in the following program areas: Health Information Technology, Paramedicine Technology, Pharmacy Technology, Practical Nursing, and Surgical Technology.

Guest Speaker for the ceremony will be Dr. Dorothy King Garner, who retired from Albany Technical College after serving as the Dean of the Health Care Technology division for 32 years.

A native of Arlington, Georgia, Garner is a 1968 graduate of Monroe High School. She graduated from the Practical Nursing program at Albany Tech (then, known as Albany Area Technical School) in 1971, and from Darton College (then, known asAlbany Junior College) in 1977 with her associate's degree in Nursing.

She received her bachelor's degree in Nursing from Albany State College and both bachelor's and master's degrees in Education from Valdosta StateUniversity, as well as her Ed.S. degree from the University of Georgia.

She was a recipient of theScholastic All-American Collegiate Award, the United States Achievement Academy Collegiate Award, Who'sWho in American Nursing, and the Outstanding Clinical Instructor for Health Education Occupation.

She has served as an NCLEX Review Writer for Mosby Publishing Company and has written curriculum for several health programs.

 

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