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Satilla REMC Donates to Coastal Pines Lineworker Program

On December 13, 2023, 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...



Coastal Pines Technical College President Named to Georgia’s Most Influential Leaders List

Georgia Trend recently released its Georgia 500 Most Influential Leaders List. For the second year, Coastal Pines Technical College President, Lonnie Roberts was named among the 500 most influential leaders in the state. Georgia 500 is a comprehensive list of local leaders around the state driving Georgia’s economy from the areas of arts, agribusiness, finance, communications, education, economic development, government, healthcare, non-profits, and more. Lonnie Roberts is a native...



Georgia Nurses Foundation, Amerigroup Georgia Partner with Technical College System of Georgia to Increase Healthcare Access in Rural and Underserved Areas

The Georgia Nurses Foundation (GNF) and Amerigroup Georgia have awarded $27,000 in scholarships to deserving Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) nursing students dedicated to working in rural Georgia. This scholarship initiative is part of GNF and Amerigroup's broader efforts to address the shortage of healthcare professionals in rural communities, enhance access to care, and improve health outcomes for more Georgians. "Investing in the education of nursing students is vital for...



SGSC, Coastal Pines, and Wiregrass Sign Articulation Agreements

Collaboration between South Georgia State College (SGSC), Wiregrass Technical College (WGTC), and Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) was strengthened recently with the signing of new articulation agreements that provide additional educational opportunities for students. The agreements signify a commitment among the three institutions to expand upon the transfer of core curriculum courses between the Technical College System of Georgia and the University System of Georgia. A WGTC or...



Coastal Pines Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Coastal Pines Technical College is kicking off the celebration of the U.S. Department of Labor’s 9th Annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) with a social media blast of information on Registered Apprenticeships. NAW was established by the U.S. Department of Labor to showcase and promote high-quality, inclusive, in-demand career pathway opportunities through Registered Apprenticeship. Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week gives employers, including sponsors and providers, the...



Coastal Pines Announces 2023-2024 Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year

Meaghan Harkleroad, Practical Nursing instructor on the Alma campus, is the 2024 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction winner for Coastal Pines Technical College. Meaghan has been employed with CPTC since May 2020 as a practical nursing instructor, as well as being employed as a nurse with Bacon County Hospital & Health. Meaghan is married to Kevin Harkleroad and they have 4 children: Madison, Drew, Allie Kate & Daxton. Meaghan loves everything teaching has to...



Coastal Pines 2023-2024 Student of the Year Announced

Emily O’Bara, a Computer Support Specialist (CIS) student on the Waycross campus, has been named as the 2024 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. Emily was nominated by her instructor,...



Coastal Pines 2023-2024 EAGLE Winner Announced

Tasaka Lasha Jones has been chosen as the 2023-2024 EAGLE winner for Coastal Pines Technical College! Tasaka is a Bacon County Adult Education student currently enrolled at Coastal Pines Technical College in the Phlebotomy Program. Ms. Jones will go on to represent Coastal Pines Technical College at the Dinah Culbreath Wayne EAGLE Leadership Institute on March 25-27, 2024. The Leadership Institute recognizes and honors those students who have demonstrated superior achievement in adult...



Outstanding Career and Technical Students recognized as new inductees in the National Technical Honor Society

Outstanding Career and Technical Students at Coastal Pines Technical College were honored today as the newest inductees into the National Technical Honor Society, the honor society for Career & Technical Education (CTE). Seventy-three students were inducted for membership based on their skill development and academic achievement in their Career & Technical courses. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, completed 12 credit hours of courses, and receive an endorsement from an instructor to be...



Technical College System of Georgia and Coastal Pines Celebrate Outstanding Alumni of the Year Joey Bullard

Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) is proud to announce the Alumni of the Year nomination for CPTC alumni, Joey Bullard. Joey Bullard is a Practical Nursing graduate from Coastal Pines Technical College. After graduating from Pierce County High School as an honor graduate, Joey began his studies in 2006 with Okefenokee Technical College (now CPTC) and Waycross College (now South Georgia State College). By enrolling in a joint program with two colleges, he completed his Imaging...



Southern Pines College and Career Academy Hosts Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

Southern Pines College and Career Academy (SPCCA) hosted a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony on Wednesday, October 25, 2023. This event comes on the heels of the construction completion and opening of the College and Career Academy in late August. Since opening the doors, classes have been held daily on the Baxley instructional site offering area high school students a number of program opportunities not otherwise available to them. SPCCA partners with Coastal Pines Technical...



Students Honored at Charles Eames Travel Scholarship Luncheon

The CPTC Foundation hosted a luncheon on the Jesup Instructional Site for the Charles Eames Travel Scholarship on Wednesday, October 11, 2023. A total of 14 Travel Scholarships were awarded for the Fall Semester (not all awardees attended the luncheon) to students taking classes at the college. After the luncheon, Mr. Eames was presented with a plaque at the entrance of the Jesup Library to indicate the room naming. Earlier in the year, the CPTC Foundation announced the naming of the...