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HURRICANE IDALIA UPDATE 8/30/23, 2:30pm

The safety of our employees and students continues to be our number one priority. In an abundance of caution and to provide everyone an opportunity to assess and repair any damages from the storm, please note the following: • All CPTC campuses will be closed, and classes are cancelled until Tuesday, September 5, 2023. Normal operations will resume at that time. • Dual enrollment classes held on a high school campus should refer to the local school system for cancellation...



Hurricane Idalia 3:00 p.m. Update

In an abundance of caution and to provide everyone an opportunity to assess any damages from the approaching storm, please note following (updates in italics): All CPTC campuses will be closed, and classes are cancelled for Wednesday, August 30, 2023, and for the morning of Thursday, August 31, 2023. Normal business operations and classes on all CPTC campuses will resume Thursday, August 31, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. Dual enrollment classes held on a high school campus should refer to the...



Hurricane Idalia Weather Update!

Due to the approaching storm, please be aware of the following: All CPTC campuses will be closed, and classes are cancelled for Wednesday, August 30, 2023. Normal business operations will resume Thursday, August 31, 2023. Dual enrollment classes held on a high school campus should refer to the local school system for cancellation information. Please continue to monitor campus emails, emergency text alerts, and the website home page for further updates.



Jesup Campus Student Receives MORE Scholarship

Heather Magnotti, Associate of Science Nursing (ASN) student, on the Jesup Campus recently received a MORE Scholarship awarded by the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation for the fall semester. CPTC Foundation Trustee Miriam Murray presented the check to Heather. Ms. Murray is a longtime Trustee of the CPTC Foundation where she serves as the Secretary as well as a member of the MORE Committee that helped to raise these scholarship funds. The MORE Scholarship was created by a...



Business Technology Graduate Finds Success After Graduation

Jennifer Hale is a working wife and mother who desired a career that challenged her and also allowed her to give back to her community, where she is currently employed at Okefenokee RESA as the Registrar. Through research for a degree and college that would allow her the flexibility to be a full-time employee, wife, and mother, she landed on the Business Technology program at Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC). Jennifer said, "The Business Technology program allowed me to support my...



Two New Coastal Pines Technical College Board Members Sworn In

Two new board members were recently appointed to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Local Board of Directors by the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia. Appointed to Board were Kristy King Foreman, owner of Ellianos in Waycross (Ware County), and Summer Stipe, COO at Baptist Village (Pierce County). Calvin Bennett, Probate Judge in Ware County presided over the swearing in of the new members. The CPTC local board of directors serves in an advisory capacity to...



First Male Inmate at the Ware County Jail Graduates from Adult Education Program

Coastal Pines Technical College’s (CPTC) Adult Education Program proudly held its’ first Commencement Ceremony on July 21, 2023, at the Ware County Sheriff’s Office. In early March, Katrena Felder, Executive Director of CPTC’s Adult Education Program and Sheriff Carl James of the Ware County Sheriff’s Office developed a partnership that has created a positive impact between adult education services and the jail population. CPTC’s Adult Education Program offered the...



Hyundai and CPTC Sign MOU for Training Partnership

Leadership from Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America (HMGMA) and Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a training partnership today. HMGMA CEO/President Oscar Kwon and CPTC President Lonnie Roberts signed the MOU on the CPTC Baxley instructional site. “We are excited for this partnership with Coastal Pines,” said CEO Kwon. “This partnership helps us build a future workforce and gives Coastal Pines students the skills they need to...



CPTC Foundation Sells Property to Former Graduates

The Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation recently sold its George Street property to Waycross Heating and Cooling. This established Waycross business will soon be relocating its headquarters to George Street for its operations. Waycross Heating and Cooling has a unique tie to our college aside from purchasing the property from the Foundation. Jeffrey Wade, owner, and Jordan Cason, employee, are both former students at the college when it was Okefenokee Technical College...



Georgia DNR Donates to CPTC Foundation

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently donated to the Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) Foundation. This $25,000 donation will be used for the scholarship and endowment program that was created in January of 2022 to invest in the next generation of Georgia’s commercial fishermen. Students who are entering into the college’s Basic Commercial Fisherman Program can qualify for financial assistance from this scholarship by the CPTC Foundation to cover expenses...



Harley Langdale Jr. Foundation Donates to CPTC Timber Harvesting Program

The Harley Langdale Jr. Foundation pledges to support Coastal Pines Technical College's (CPTC) Timber Harvesting Program for the next five years with a donation amount of $75,000 to the CPTC Foundation. These funds will be used in student scholarships and other costs associated with the program. The Harley Langdale Jr. Foundation has been a big supporter of the Timber Harvesting Program since its inception. The funds they have donated in the past have been instrumental in the success and...



Severe Weather Updates- Early Campus Closure

Out of an abundance of caution, all campuses will be closing today, June 14, 2023, at 4:00 pm due to the potential for severe weather in our area. The safety of our students, faculty, and staff is our top priority. We will resume normal business operations tomorrow, Thursday, June 15, 2023. Please continue to monitor campus emails, emergency text alerts, and the website home page for any updates. Please stay safe.