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Skills USA students from Coastal Pines Technical college compete in Atlanta

Last week a group of students from Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) along with staff and instructors traveled to Atlanta, Georgia for the SkillsUSA Postsecondary Competition. The students competed against other colleges in many categories for the chance to place in the yearly competition. The Gold medal winner will have the chance to attend Nationals this summer. The Skills USA National Competition will also be held in Atlanta in June of this year. Steven Green, a Practical Nursing...



Coastal Pines Technical College receives grant from Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) received a Law Enforcement Training grant from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC). CPTC received $21,151 to be used for essential training for our police personnel (which includes use of force and de-escalation) to ensure that they are full prepared for whatever they may encounter. Ethan Johnson, Campus Police Chief for CPTC states “this grant funding will provide for the purchase of much needed active shooter and de-escalation training...



Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation Receives a Donation from the Terry Thomas Foundation

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation received a $10,000 grant from the Terry Thomas Foundation. 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, Executive Director of the Terry Thomas Foundation presented the check to Stephanie Roberts, Executive Director of College Advancement with Coastal Pines Technical...



Snap-On Industrial Donates Tools to Electronics Technology Program

Pictured (L) Donald Thompson, Account Manager-Industrial Sales, Snap-on Tools and Jesus Gonzalez,(R) Electronics Technology Instructor at Coastal Pines Technical College On February 10th, 2022, Snap-On Industrial donated new hand tools to Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) through the CPTC Foundation. These tools will be used in the Electronics Technology lab on the Waycross Campus. Thomas Wesley, Dean of Academic Affairs -Technical and Industrial programs, states “We appreciate our...



2022 GOAL and Rick Perkins Award Winners Chosen for Coastal Pines Technical College

2022 GOAL and Rick Perkins Award Winners Chosen for Coastal Pines Technical College Congratulations are in order for the 2022 GOAL and Rick Perkins Award winners for Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC). Ashley Dowling, a resident of Long County, was selected as the 2022 GOAL (Georgia’s Occupational Award of Leadership) Winner for Coastal Pines Technical College. The Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) is a program of the TCSG that recognizes and pays respect to...



Fall 2021 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...



DNR and Coastal Pines Partner to Create Commercial Fisheries Scholarship

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (Jan. 7, 2022) – The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation today announced a new scholarship and endowment program to invest in the next generation of Georgia’s commercial fishermen. The “Georgia Commercial Fishing Sustainability and Resilience Endowment “and the “Georgia Commercial Fishing Scholarship,” funded by DNR’s Coastal Resources Division (CRD), will aid Coastal Pines Technical College...



Local Camden County Business Makes Donation to Coastal Pines

On The Green Salon and Day Spa in St. Mary’s recently made a donation of two facial machines to the Cosmetology program at Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC). These two machines will be used by instructors to help current and future students with learning techniques that are being performed in the field by local professionals. “Special Thanks to the “On the Green Salon and Day Spa” in St. Mary’s for their donation of two facial machines to the Cosmetology program at CPTC....



Golden Isles Association of REALTORS Donates to the CPTC Foundation

Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation recently received a $1,000 donation from the Golden Isles Association of REALTORS and Multiple listing Service, Inc. This donation was generously given to the CPTC Foundation to be allocated to the general scholarship fund. This fund is in place to provide students in need of assistance with the costs associated with their education. For more information on the CPTC Foundation or to make a donation, please visit www.coastalpines.edu or...



Satilla REMC Donates to the Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation

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 costs associated with the program, including tuition, books and supplies. Satilla REMC made another $10,000 donation to the general scholarship fund as well. This donation will help any student at Coastal Pines who needs additional financial...



Coastal Pines Celebrates 2021 National Apprenticeship Week

The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) and Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) celebrate this year’s National Apprenticeship Week by highlighting the importance of Registered Apprenticeship Programs to growing Georgia’s skilled workforce. All 22 technical colleges, including the system office, serve as registered apprenticeship sponsors making TCSG the largest registered apprenticeship network throughout the state. From mechatronics to medical care, TCSG has served more...



Coastal Pines Technical College Chooses a 2021 EAGLE Delegate

Barbara Richardson has been chosen as the 2021 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) delegate to represent Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC). Ms. Richardson is an Adult Education student on the Alma campus. She will go on to represent CPTC and Bacon County at the EAGLE Leadership Institute in March. The Leadership Institute recognizes and honors those students who have demonstrated superior achievement in adult education classes and programs. EAGLE is the first...