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Topping Out Event Held at Southern Pines College and Career Academy

Southern Pines College and Career Academy (SPCCA) hosted a Topping Out Event on February 1, 2023, on the construction site for the new Southern Pines College and Career Academy building. One of the steel beams used in constructing the roof of the College and Academy was presented by Dabbs Williams General Contractors and signed by the SPCCA Board Members present, Appling County Board of Education members present, Cogdell Mendrala Architects and Dabbs-Williams General Contracting. After...



Waycross Bar Association Donates to CPTC Foundation for Student Scholarships

The Waycross Bar Association donated to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation to go towards student scholarships. Alexis Nolan, Waycross resident, and Associate of Applied Science Education student is the proud recipient of a $250 scholarship. Donations like these from community partners assist our students with tuition, fees, books, supplies and other program related expenses. For more information on the CPTC Foundation, visit www.coastalpines.edu/foundation.



Rick Perkins Award Winning Instructor Named for Coastal Pines

Laura Waters, a Speech and Communications Instructor on the Golden Isles campus, has been named as the 2023 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction winner for Coastal Pines Technical College. Laura has been with CPTC since August 1st, 2018. She is the Lead Instructor serving several disciplines: Employability, Political Science, Religion, Music and Spanish. These courses are all taught by adjunct personnel and Laura has done a wonderful job being the facilitator/advisor...



Coastal Pines Announces Rick Perkins Finalists

Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) recently hosted the two Rick Perkins Award Finalists for the 2023 year. The Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction honors technical education’s most outstanding instructors. The state Rick Perkins Award winner serves as an ambassador for technical education in Georgia and must have made significant contributions to technical education through innovation and leadership in his or her field of instruction. These two instructors sat in...



Coastal Pines Announces 2023 GOAL Winner

Grace Roberts, a Practical Nursing student on the Alma campus, has been named as the 2023 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner for Coastal Pines Technical College. GOAL honors excellence in academics and leadership among the state’s technical college students and is a statewide program of the Technical College System of Georgia. Local GOAL winners are selected at each of the state’s 22 technical colleges. Grace was nominated by her instructor, Meaghan Harkleroad,...



Georgia Automotive Dealers Association Scholarship Awarded to Students

The CPTC Foundation recently awarded the Georgia Automotive Dealers Association (GADA) scholarship to 10 students in Automotive Collision and Automotive Repair programs for Fall Semester. Students in auto-technology, auto-collision, and other automotive related programs were eligible to apply for assistance from the Georgia Automobile Dealers Association Scholarship to offset any fees, costs of attendance, books, supplies and other educational expenses. These tools sets, which will go...



Coastal Pines Technical College Hosts GOAL Finalists

On Wednesday, January 18, 2023, Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) hosted the three GOAL (Georgia’s Occupational Award of Leadership) Finalists for the 2023 year. These outstanding students sat in front of a panel of community judges and gave their speeches. Of these three students, one will be named the 2023 Coastal Pines Technical College’s GOAL representative and finalist. These three finalists are Sharon Aguilar, Grace Roberts, and Tracy Arnette. Sharon Aguilar is an online...



Camden County Board of Education Donates to CPTC Foundation

The Camden County Board of Education has donated $30,000 to Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation. The purpose of this fund/scholarship is to support Camden County High School students who are dually enrolled at Coastal Pines Technical College and do not receive state funding to pay for their courses. “The dual enrollment program is extremely beneficial to these high school students, and we are excited about the prospect of serving more students with this donation made by the...



Free Tax Assistance with VITA and Help of CPTC Students for Ware County Residents

Have you ever heard the saying “there is nothing in life free”? Well, that just is not true! Some people may not realize it, but you can file your taxes for free. Would you like to avoid paying to have your taxes prepared and keep all of your tax refund? If so, there are free programs available to file your taxes. One particular program is the IRS’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, known as VITA. VITA is a program that allows you to get your taxes prepared and filed for...



Fall 2022 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...



Upcoming Stingray Skills Sessoions

The Coastal Pines Technical College Student Navigator, Lauren McCullough, and Director of Counseling Services, Katie Rutland, will be hosting a series of Stingray Skills Sessions in January. Students can participate at no cost to learn more about study skills, time management, and test anxiety to help prepare for finals week. To find a skills session at your campus or to attend the virtual session, look at the schedule below: Jesup Campus, Room 4119: January 23rd at 10am. Golden Isles...



Satilla REMC Foundation Donates to Coastal Pines Technical College

On December 14, 2022, 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...