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Coastal Pines Technical College Sponsors "This Girl Can" Workshop

The Golden Isles College and Career Academy (GICCA) recently hosted the inaugural “This Girl Can” workshop at its facility. Coastal Pines Technical College and the Golden Isles Development Authority were sponsors of the workshop. This Girl Can was offered to eighth and ninth-grade girls who were interested in exploring non-traditional careers. This workshop was hosted by GICCA over a three-night series where female students could bring a female mentor to assist and participate in the...



U.S. Department Of Labor Awards TCSG $4.85 Million in Strengthening Community College Training Grants

U.S. Department Of Labor Awards TCSG $4.85 Million in Strengthening Community College Training Grants ATLANTA, GA—The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) announced the award of $4.85 million to a consortium of Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) colleges to help meet labor market demands for a skilled workforce. The “Strengthening Community Colleges Training Grants” aim to address the skill development needs of employers and to support workers in gaining skills and transition...



Coastal Pines Technical College’s ASN Program Receives ACEN Candidacy Status

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Associate of Science Nursing (ASN) Program was recently awarded Candidacy Status from the Accreditation Commissions for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The program received this status on January 11, 2021, which will last for two years before expiring in 2023. The Georgia Board of Nursing originally granted developmental approval for an Associate of Science Nursing (ASN) program at Coastal Pines Technical College in May of 2018. Developmental...



Coastal Pines Technical College Names Lonnie Roberts as New President

Coastal Pines Technical College Names Lonnie Roberts as New President Jeff Davis County native tapped to lead college on February 1 ATLANTA, GA—Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Commissioner Greg Dozier has appointed Coastal Pines Technical College Provost, Lonnie Roberts as the new President of the college upon the retirement of Dr. Glenn Deibert. “Lonnie certainly has all the right leadership qualities and technical college experience we look for when considering the...



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...



Summer Honors Announced for Coastal Pines Technical College

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...



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...



New Associate of Applied Science Horticulture Degree Offered at Coastal Pines Technical College

The Coastal Pines Technical College Environmental Horticulture Program is now offering a newly approved Associate of Applied Science Degree. This Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree will be offered on the Waycross Campus at Coastal Pines and can be completed in two years. The job outlook for careers within Horticulture are excellent and steadily on the rise. 2020 has been one of the greatest years for the Green Industry in Georgia. This degree program offers direct, hands-on,...



Coastal Pines Awards Week 5 912 Sports Players of the Week

By Kevin Price Male Athlete of the Week Trent Johnson Senior, Running Back | McIntosh County Academy Trent Johnson ran for more than 1,000 yards last season for McIntosh County Academy, and the senior running back appears to be on his way to eclipsing that mark again this season for the Buccaneers. And, it won’t take him long to get there if he were to have another game or two in the next few weeks like the one he had this past Friday night in Folkston as he carried the Bucs to a...



Alma Lions Club Donates to the Adult Education Program

The Alma Lions Club donated a check for $640 to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Adult Education Program on Wednesday, September 30, 2020. The donation was given by Club President Romeo Ryes and Club Member Ellis to CPTC Adult Education instructor, Seanesta Robinson and CPTC Advisory Board Member, Cherry Rewis. These funds were donated by way of the CPTC Foundation to the Adult Education Program to directly benefit the Alma Adult Education instructional site. Students attending...



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

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 Albert and Esther Thomson...



Coastal Pines Awards Week 4 912 Sports Players of the Week

By Kevin Price Male Athlete of the Week Tony Cobb Senior, Running Back | Charlton County Tony Cobb wasn’t even born when Champ Bailey was starring on the football field at Charlton County. But the current senior running back for the Indians had a game this past Friday night that only the best player in Charlton’s history has topped when it comes to carrying the ball for the hometown team. Cobb rushed for 357 yards and three touchdowns to help Charlton to a 27-7 victory at Long...