Friday, June 6, 2014

Mergers Continue within Technical College System of Georgia

The State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia announced the approval on June 5, 2014 for a merger of Moultrie Technical College [Moultrie, GA] with Southwest Georgia Technical College [Thomasville].

The press release also provides a history of recent mergers:  

  • On July 1, 2009, Chattahoochee Technical College, North Metro Technical College and Appalachian Technical College merged and became the new Chattahoochee Technical College; West Central Technical College and West Georgia Technical College formed the new West Georgia Technical College; Coosa Valley Technical College and Northwestern Technical College became Georgia Northwestern Technical College; and Southeastern Technical College and Swainsboro Technical College merged into the new Southeastern Technical College.
  • On July 1, 2010, Griffin Technical College and Flint River Technical College joined as Southern Crescent Technical College; and Valdosta Technical College and East Central Technical College became Wiregrass Georgia Technical College.
  • On July 1, 2011, Sandersville Technical College and Heart of Georgia Technical College merged and became Oconee Fall Line Technical College.
  • On July 1, 2013, Central Georgia Technical College and Middle Georgia Technical College merged as the new Central Georgia Technical College.
  • Altamaha Technical College [Jesup, GA] and Okenfenokee Technical College [Waycross, GA] will merge to become Coastal Pines Technical College on July 1, 2014.