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Coastal Pines Announces Free Application Week for Fall Semester

Coastal Pines Technical College will be hosting Free Application Week July 24-30th. This event will be held on each of the seven campus locations (Alma, Baxley, Hazlehurst, Jesup, Camden, Golden Isles and Waycross) as well as online at www.coastalpines.edu. Students applying for the Fall 2021 Semester can have their $25 application fee waived at any point during the week of July 24th- 30th. This event is sponsored the Terry Thomas Foundation and the CPTC Foundation. The Fall 2021 Semester...



Students Receive Charles Eames Travel Scholarship at Coastal Pines

On Monday, June 22, 2021, the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation hosted the Charles Eames Travel Fund Scholarship Luncheon on the College's Jesup Campus. This semester, the Foundation recognized eleven students who were chosen to receive a scholarship. Through the generous support of Mr. Eames, the Foundation was able to award over $1,800 in funds to these deserving students. “The CPTC Foundation is truly thankful for the support of friends such as Mr. Charles Eames. The...



Coastal Pines Directors and Foundation Hold Joint Meeting

On Wednesday, June 9, 2021, the Local Board of Directors and the CPTC Foundation Trustees held a joint meeting on June 9th. The meeting was held at the Westin on Jekyll Island, which is located in CPTC’s service delivery area. Also in attendance were the College’s Executive Leadership Team, Mr. Dan Lingenfelter, Vice President of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Foundation Board, the 2021 GOAL (Georgia’s Occupational Award of Leadership) winning student, Evan Edge, and...



Terry Thomas Foundation Makes Generous Donation to Coastal Pines

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation recently received a $10,000 grant from the Terry Thomas Foundation. The Terry Thomas Foundation was established in 2004 and is located in Glynn County on Sea Island. Ms. Thomas passed away in 2011, but her Foundation continues to have a powerful impact on her community. This grant will be used to help sponsor Free Application Day at Coastal Pines. Prospective students typically pay a $25 application fee for admission to the College,...



Okefenoke REMC Donates to the Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation

Okefenoke Rural Electric Membership Corporation (OREMC) recently donated to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation. Dewayne Johns of OREMC made the $7,000check presentation at the CPTC Foundation quarterly meeting on March 3rd, 2021 to Lonnie Roberts, CPTC President and Larry Paulk, CPTC Board of Trustees Chairman. These scholarship monies are available to students in all programs, with special funding allocated to the Electrical Lineworker Program for costs associated with...



First Cindy Tanner Memorial Scholarship Recipients Awarded Scholarships

Three students qualified to receive the first distribution of the Cindy Tanner Memorial Scholarship that was set up by her family for the Spring 2021 Semester. Ethan Lewis, Welding and Joining Technology Student on the Hazlehurst Site, Shonterria Thomas, Practical Nursing student on the Waycross Campus, and Vernonstine Harris, Practical Nursing student on the Waycross campus were the recipients of the scholarship. Cindy Tanner was the former Vice President of Institutional Advancement for...



Satilla REMC Makes Donations to the Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation

Recently, the Satilla REMC Foundation donated $10,000 to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation. Their donation will be used toward scholarships for the Electrical Lineworker Program. The funds will be used to directly support the students and their costs associated with the program, including tuition, books and supplies. They made another $10,000 donation to the general scholarship fund as well. This donation will help any student at Coastal Pines who needs additional...



Cindy Tanner Memorial Scholarship Created at Coastal Pines Technical College

Cindy Tanner, former VP of Institutional Advancement© “That smile!” If asked about Cindy, that is one thing that most people will always say they remember about her. Her infectious smile and her dedication to the students of Coastal Pines Technical College (formerly Okefenokee Technical College) were what she was best known for. Cindy Tanner was the former Vice President of Institutional Advancement for Coastal Pines Technical College, where she served for 25 years. Tanner served...



Albert and Esther Thomson Scholarship Trust to Give Endowment to Coastal Pines

September 30, 2020 09:48 AM The Albert and Esther Thomson Scholarship Trust was established in the early 2000s by Esther Thomson to assist students in technical education. The late Mrs. Dale James was entrusted with the Scholarship Trust after the passing of her Aunt, Mrs. Thomson. Over the years, Mrs. Dale James assisted in awarding thousands of scholarship dollars to students in the pursuit of higher education. Mr. Don James, husband to the late Mrs. James, is the current trustee of the...



Rayonier Advanced Materials Donates to the CPTC Foundation

CPTC Foundation© Rayonier Advanced Materials recently presented a $1,500 donation to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation. Kellie Shanklin, a Rayonier employee, came to the Jesup Instructional Site to present the check to the Director of Institutional Advancement, Stephanie Roberts. This generous donation from Rayonier Advanced Materials will be given to the General Scholarship Fund to assist students who may need it. "CPTC Foundation is very thankful for longtime...



Terry Thomas Foundation Donates to Coastal Pines Technical College

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation recently received a $10,000 grant from the Terry Thomas Foundation. The Terry Thomas Foundation was established in 2004 and is located in Glynn County on Sea Island. Ms. Thomas passed away in 2011, but her Foundation continues to have a powerful impact on her community. This grant will be used to help sponsor Free Application Day at Coastal Pines. Prospective students typically pay a $25 application fee for admission to the College,...



Okefenoke REMC Donates to the Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation

Recently, the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation received several generous donations from Okefenoke REMC. Dewayne Johns of Okefenoke REMC presented Dr. Glenn Deibert, President of CPTC with two checks at a local board meeting. One of the checks for $2,000 will be directed toward the General Scholarship program, and a second check for $2,000 will be directed to the Electrical Lineworker Program. In addition, Okefenokee also donated $2,500 worth of tools to be given directly to...