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Rayonier Makes Donation to the CPTC Forestry Program

The Rayonier Community Fund awarded the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation with a $2,000 donation. This donation will assist with supplies and other programmatic expenses for the CPTC Forestry Program. The CPTC Forestry Program is currently taught on the Waycross campus and the Basic Timber Harvesting certificate can be earned at Pierce, Appling, and Charlton County High Schools through the dual enrollment program. For more information on the CPTC Foundation or the Forestry...



Donation Received to Create New Terry Thomas Memorial Scholarship

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation received a $20,000 donation from the Terry Thomas Foundation to create the new Terry Thomas Memorial Scholarship. This new scholarship will be used for Glynn County students who are attending Coastal Pines Technical College. The Terry Thomas Foundation, located in Glynn County on Sea Island, was established in 2004. Ms. Thomas passed away in 2011, but her Foundation continues to have a powerful impact on her community. Susan Goodhue,...



USDA Grant Allows for Purchase of New Equipment

Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) was recently awarded $134,215.00 in grant funds by the USDA. Funds from this grant were used to purchase a new Freightliner CA126SLP semi-truck with an automatic transmission for the Commercial Truck Driving (CTD) program at the CPTC Waycross Campus. A new semi-truck with an automatic transmission will fill several needs for the program. Students who struggle with developing proficiency driving a truck with a manual transmission will now have the...



Executive DIrector of College Advancement Chosen to Participate in TCSG Senior Leadership Academy

Coastal Pines Technical College is proud to announce that Stephanie Roberts, Executive Director of College Advancement. has been selected to participate in the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) 2024 Senior Leadership Academy, a professional development program designed to foster career advancement within TCSG and its 22 affiliated colleges across Georgia. The 2024 cohort comprises a diverse group of talented professionals selected for their potential and dedication to the...



CPTC Foundation Purchases Scuba Immersion Suits for Commercial Fishing Program at Coastal Pines

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation recently purchased Scuba Immersion suits for the Commercial Fisherman program for Dual Enrolled students in McIntosh County. This purchase was made possible through a donation from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources that has previously supported the Commercial Fishing program. Thanks to donors and supports like the Georgia DNR, Coastal Pines is able to continue to support the dual enrollment program at McIntosh County. For...



Golden Isles College and Career Academy Expands Offerings to Include General Education Academic Courses

In an effort to provide students with a more comprehensive education, Golden Isles College and Career Academy (GICCA) and Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) are thrilled to announce the introduction of general education academic courses in August 2024. English 1101 and Psychology 1101 will be introduced and taught in Fall 2024. “The opportunity to offer these classes at GICCA demonstrates the great partnership between the Glynn County School System, GICCA, and Coastal Pines...



Green Diamond Resource Company Donates to CPTC Foundation

Green Diamond Resource Company recently donated $35,000 to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation. These funds will be used to support the Forestry and Timber Harvesting programs at Coastal Pines to assist with expenses like student scholarships, programmatic supplies, fuel, as well as salary support for adjunct instructors for the Timber Harvesting program. Tuesday, January 16, 2024, Gordon Grizzle and Steve Smith from Green Diamond Resource Company visited the Waycross...



Fall 2023 Student Honors Announced

Each semester Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) recognizes students who have accomplished high academic achievement through the President’s List, Dean’s List and the Academic Achievement Award. The President's List recognizes full-time students who earned a semester GPA of 4.00 and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher. The Dean’s List recognizes CPTC students enrolled full time who have earned a semester GPA of 3.75 - 3.99 out of a possible 4.0 and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0...



Georgia Power Foundation Donates to the CPTC Foundation

James Willis, Area Manager of Georgia Power presented a $10,000 check to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation on Wednesday, December 20, 2023. These funds will be allocated to providing scholarships to students in need of financial assistance with tuition, fees, books, and other program related needs. The Foundation prides itself on being able to meet a student in that place of need and help push them toward their educational goals. “Georgia Power has been a strong...



Satilla REMC Donates to Coastal Pines Lineworker Program

On December 13, 2023, the Satilla REMC Foundation donated $20,000 to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation. The donations are broken in to two separate donations. One $10,000 check will be used toward scholarships for the Electrical Lineworker Program to directly support the students and costs associated with the program, including tuition, books, and supplies. The second $10,000 donation was made to the general scholarship fund to assist any student at Coastal Pines who...



Coastal Pines Technical College President Named to Georgia’s Most Influential Leaders List

Georgia Trend recently released its Georgia 500 Most Influential Leaders List. For the second year, Coastal Pines Technical College President, Lonnie Roberts was named among the 500 most influential leaders in the state. Georgia 500 is a comprehensive list of local leaders around the state driving Georgia’s economy from the areas of arts, agribusiness, finance, communications, education, economic development, government, healthcare, non-profits, and more. Lonnie Roberts is a native...



Georgia Nurses Foundation, Amerigroup Georgia Partner with Technical College System of Georgia to Increase Healthcare Access in Rural and Underserved Areas

The Georgia Nurses Foundation (GNF) and Amerigroup Georgia have awarded $27,000 in scholarships to deserving Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) nursing students dedicated to working in rural Georgia. This scholarship initiative is part of GNF and Amerigroup's broader efforts to address the shortage of healthcare professionals in rural communities, enhance access to care, and improve health outcomes for more Georgians. "Investing in the education of nursing students is vital for...