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Coastal Pines Foundation Hosts Charles Eames Travel Scholarship Luncheon

The CPTC Foundation hosted a luncheon on the Jesup Instructional Site for the Charles Eames Travel Scholarship on Monday, October 17, 2022. A total of 35 Travel Scholarships were awarded for the Fall Semester (not all awardees attended the luncheon) to students taking classes at the college. "Charles Eames continues to graciously support the Foundation and our students. Mr. Eames has a passion for assisting these students and enjoys hearing from them about how the travel fund has helped...



Coastal Pines Technical College to Host Open House on Golden Isles Campus

Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) will be hosting an Open House event on the Golden Isles campus on October 20, 2022, from 5-7 pm. This free event is open to the public for anyone who is interested in learning more about the college. Activities will include campus tours, program information, tuition and financial aid information, information about grants and scholarships, student clubs and organizations, and information on student life. Anyone interested in applying for college will...



Waycross Exchange Club Donates to CPTC Foundation

The Waycross Exchange Club recently made their annual donation to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation. The Exchange Club makes a yearly contribution to the Foundation in an effort to support the students of Coastal Pines. The donation was given to Executive Director of College Advancement, Stephanie Roberts, at the weekly club meeting on September 22, 2022. For more information on the mission of the CPTC Foundation or to donate, please visit www.coastalpines.edu.



Weather Alert! HURRICANE IAN Update

Due to the impending threat of Hurricane Ian, please read below for detailed information on school closures and class cancellations: All CPTC campuses and adult education sites are closed Thursday, September 29, 2022 and Friday, September 30, 2022. Classes will be cancelled during the closure. Dual Enrollment classes held on a high school campus should refer to local school board for cancellation information. Normal business operations will resume Monday, October...



Coastal Pines Hires New Surgical Technology Instructor and New Cohort Begins in January

Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) recently hired a new program director for the Surgical Technology Program. Penny DiLorenzo has joined the staff on the Waycross campus and will begin teaching a new cohort of Surgical Technology students in January. Penny is coming back to her CPTC roots to teach the program. She graduated from CPTC in 2017 with an Associate of Applied Science degree in Surgical Technology and shortly after tested to become a nationally certified Surgical...



Coastal Pines Technical College Holds GBI Bomb Threat Training

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Police Department recently hosted the GBI’s Bomb Threats and Suspicious Packages training on the Waycross campus. This training was open to area agencies who were interested in some continuing education for their agencies. Topics covered by the GBI were “how to respond to threats or attacks”, “how to evaluate threats”, “how to search for explosive threats”, and “how to evacuate”. Personnel from 16 area agencies came to the...



Coastal Pines Horticulture Program to Host Mum Sale

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Horticulture program will be hosting its annual Chrysanthemum Sale on Monday, September 19, 2022 at the campus greenhouse. The greenhouse will be open from 8:30 to noon for faculty, staff, students, and friends. The sale will include a variety of mums ranging from Cynthia Scarlett, Golden Cheryl, Spicy Cheryl, Chelsea White, and Regal Cheryl Purple. The price per mum is $7 plus tax and the Hort Club is accepting cash, check, or card. Pre-orders...



CPTC Foundation to Host Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation is set to host its annual John P. Pike Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament. This tournament is hosted every year by the CPTC Foundation to help raise scholarship funds to benefit CPTC students. The CPTC Foundation Golf Tournament is Friday, October 14, 2022 at the Okefenokee Country Club in Blackshear, Ga. For more information on the tournament, to sponsor a team, or to donate, please visit...



PUBLIC NOTICE OF UPCOMING ACCREDITATION REVIEW VISIT BY THE ACEN

Coastal Pines Technical College wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for initial accreditation of its associate of science (ASN) nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet with the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, September 28th, in Room 4137 of the Scott Polytech Building located at 1777 W. Cherry Street, Jesup Campus, Jesup,...



Coastal Pines Technical College Announces Summer 2022 Honors

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...



CPTC Foundation Awards Summer Semester Scholarship Funds

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation announced they recently paid out a total of almost $48,000 in scholarship funds for the Summer 2022 Semester. These funds go to students that took classes during the summer semester and are comprised of general scholarship funds, various scholarships for particular programs or counties that CPTC serves, travel scholarships, and more. Every semester the scholarship application is open for a period of time before the semester begins....



Coastal Pines Police Chief Takes FBI National Command Training Course

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Campus Police Chief, Ethan Johnson, recently attended the third session of the FBI's National Command Course in Dumfries, Virginia. The National Command Course is the newest program in the FBI’s executive development repertoire and was crafted for agency heads with fewer than 50 sworn officers who have not attended the FBI National Academy. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, 86% of law enforcement agencies in the nation have fewer...