Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Atlanta Technical College anticipates having the largest crowd ever for their commencement, with full seating capacity of 4,500. Friday, May 17th.
(Submitted by readers like you! If you want to submit your story, just go to the Announcements page!) Atlanta Technical College has selected Fulton County Chairman John Eaves as it 2013 Commencement Speaker. The ceremony will take place on Friday, May 17, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Atlanta Civic Center, 395 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30308. Atlanta Technical College anticipates having the largest crowd ever for their commencement, with full seating capacity of 4,500. “Chairman Eaves’ accomplishments in education, servant leadership, and community development around the world will be especially motivational to our students and the college community”, stated Atlanta Technical College President Alvetta Peterman Thomas. “I am honored to …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
College's foundation will use funds to help students pay for tuition, books, other supplies.
Bank of America Corp.'s charitable foundation awarded the Atlanta Technical College Foundation with a grant that the combines leadership training and $200,000 in unrestricted funds toward its mission. The award, part of Bank of America's Neighborhood Builder program, highlights high-performing nonprofits that have made a significant impact in the bank’s priority funding areas of housing, jobs and hunger relief. Since 2004, Bank of America has invested more than $165 million through the program, recognized over 730 nonprofits and trained nearly 1,500 nonprofit leaders. The North Fulton Community Charities was similarly recognized. “Nonprofits provide much needed services in metro Atlanta, but too often lack the opportunity to invest in …
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Atlanta Technical College is now accepting applications for the summer 2013 term, which begins on Tuesday, May 21.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The application and document deadline for summer session is April 18.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
In addition to demonstrating high scholastic aptitude, applicants had to submit an essay explaining why they should receive the scholarship and how it will aid them in completing a technical education.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
The contest is open to all area elementary, middle and high school students. Designs must be received by the Atlanta Technical College Office of Communications by Thursday, January 24.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Atlanta Technical College President, Alvetta Peterman Thomas, was awarded the Unsung Award in Education at the inaugural Ford Freedom Unsung Atlanta celebration.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Dr. Alvetta Peterman Thomas, president of Atlanta Technical College served as the guest speaker at the past West End Rotary meeting.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Jesse Jackson visited students from Atlanta Technical College on Friday and asked them to rally to vote on the 1st day of early voting, Monday.
Jesse Jackson visited Atlanta Technical College to speak to students about organizing themselves to take advantage of Early Voting in Georgia on Monday, October 15th. Jesse Jackson said that he wanted to, "see a line wrapped around the building (on Monday)." Make a statement, organize your class and flood the downtown early voting poll center in mass. Jackson told the students, that they will "make the news," and the whole country will see how serious you are about taking control of your futures. Over 100 students gathered in the auditorium to hear the message and cheer with excitement from hearing the legendary civil rights hero speak directly to them. Many signed up to join Rainbow PUSH, Rev. Jesse Jackson's non-profit organization, …
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Atlanta Technical College joined the nationwide festivities, hosting “A Voter Registration and Education Blitz,” last week.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
On September 25, thousands of voters celebrated the inauguration of a new holiday — National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) — in a massive effort to register voters in all 50 states before Election Day. Atlanta Technical College joined the nationwide festivities, hosting “A Voter Registration and Education Blitz.” The nonpartisan event was held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Academic Building on the campus located at 1560 Metropolitan Parkway, SW. The East Point/College Park Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Rainbow PUSH, Rolling Out Magazine and the Pi Alpha Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha partnered with the college for the event. Students, staff and members of the community had the opportunity to register to vote, check …