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Coastal Pines Board of Directors and Trustees Hold Joint Meeting

On Thursday, August 12, 2022, the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Local Board of Directors and CPTC Foundation Trustees held a joint board meeting. The meeting was held at the Westin on Jekyll Island, which is located in CPTC’s service delivery area. Also, in attendance was the college’s Executive Leadership Team, Mr. John Kennedy, Rick Perkins Award Winning instructor, and Steven Green, CPTC’s first National SkillsUSA winner. The group had the opportunity to hear from Mr....



Local Business Donates Medical Supplies to the CPTC Foundation

On Monday, August 8, 2022, Okefenokee EMS and Satilla Medical Supplies donated a large quantity of various medical supplies to Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) through the CPTC Foundation. Valued at around $5,000, this donation of IV supplies, catheters, immobilization, burn sheets, obstetrics, dressings, and other medical supplies to the CPTC Foundation will greatly benefit the Allied Health programs at the college. “We greatly appreciate the generosity and support from our...



Coastal Pines Hosts Practical Nursing Pinning Ceremony

On Thursday, August 4, 2022, Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) hosted a pinning ceremony on its Jesup campus for the Practical Nursing program. Program completers from the Alma, Baxley, and Brunswick campuses participated. Students from these cohorts were given the opportunity to receive their awards by their program instructors, as well as performing the Florence Nightingale Pledge, and lighting of the candles. 20 students completed the Practical Nursing program this summer and...



Coastal Pines Police Officer Named GACP Officer of the Year

At the recent Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police (GACP) meeting, one of Coastal Pines Technical College’s very best was given a high honor. Jonathan Oliver, officer at the Camden Campus, was named as the GACP District 5 Officer of the Year. Jonathan has been with Coastal Pines since August of 2021. He started his law enforcement career in 2014 at Valdosta State University and has since served at the Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, Ware County Sheriff’s Office, and the Kingsland...



Coastal Pines Technical College Student Receives United States Citizenship

Throughout our history, the United States has welcomed newcomers from all over the world that have helped shaped and contribute to our legacy as a land of freedom and opportunity. Esmeralda Moreno is a native of Mexico who came to the United States in search of a better life and more educational opportunities for herself and her family. In November 2021, Esmeralda enrolled in Coastal Pines Technical College’s Integrated English Literacy & Civics Education (IELCE) classes. Esmeralda’s...



Coastal Pines Technical College Community Education to Host CPR Training

The Coastal Pines Technical College’s Economic Development division will be hosting a series of community education courses in the upcoming months. CPR classes will be offered on the Jesup, Waycross and Golden Isles campuses during the months of September, October, November, and December. The cost for each registration is $45 and interested parties can register online at www.coastalpines.edu/economic-development/continuing-education or contact instructor Krystial Harrell for more...



Horticulture Club to Meet at Ganas Pecan Company, Local Business

Coastal Pines Technical College’s Horticulture Club will be hosting their upcoming club meeting at a local business, Ganas Pecan Company. The meeting will be held on August 25, 2022 at 3:00pm at Ganas Pecan Company located at 1638 Plant Ave. The upcoming Horticulture Club meeting is open to any staff, faculty, or interested community members who want to learn more about the joy of plants! If you love plants, then this is the club for you. Through plant propagation and other horticulture...



Coastal Pines Foundation Hosts Charles Eames Travel Scholarship Luncheon

The CPTC Foundation recently hosted a luncheon on the Jesup Instructional Site for the Charles Eames Travel Scholarship. A total of 23 Travel Scholarships were awarded for the Summer Semester (not all awardees attended the luncheon) to students taking classes at the college. "Charles Eames is such a friend to Coastal Pines Technical College and the Foundation. He continues to support us in the times we live in. He has a passion for our students and their struggles to attend classes and...



Waycross LPN Student Secures National SkillsUSA Win

Recently Steven Green, an LPN student on the Waycross campus competed and won a the SkillsUSA National competition. Students from all over the state and nation went to Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center to compete in a number of competitions in various categories. Steven Green won the Nurse Assisting category for the SkillsUSA National competition. Steven was joined by his SkillsUSA club advisor and several other college employees at the competition. Coastal Pines Technical College...



Coastal Pines Biology Instructor Chosen to Participate in International Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders Class

Dr. Jeannie Martin, Biology Instructor, for Coastal Pines Technical College was recently chosen as one of the class participants for the Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders (EWCL) Class 9. The Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders (EWCL) training program helps jump-start early career conservation professionals through a combination of skills training, networking opportunities with peers and established practitioners and the completion of a global wildlife conservation initiative. This...



Spring 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...



Coastal Pines Automotive Students Awarded Scholarships

The CPTC Foundation recently awarded the Georgia Automotive Dealers Association (GADA) scholarship to 13 students in Automotive Collision and Automotive Repair programs for Summer 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. Instructors Larry Carr and...