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May 07, 2010
Gwinnett Tech is Named "Tree Campus USA"
GTC Earns Honor from the Arbor Day Foundation for Second Consecutive Year
Gwinnett Technical College has been named a Tree Campus USA college by the Arbor Day Foundation, the second consecutive year that the college has received the honor.
Gwinnett Tech met five standards established by the Arbor Day Foundation to earn the designation of Tree Campus, including having a campus tree advisory committee, campus tree care plan, a campus tree program with dedicated annual expenditures, a service learning project and an active observation of Arbor Day.
"We are so proud of our urban forest here at Gwinnett Tech," says Gail Zorn, grounds director. "Preserving and protecting this great resource is a top priority for us, and it is truly an honor to be named as a Tree Campus again."
Gwinnett Tech offers an associate degree and a diploma program in Environmental Horticulture, plus certificate options that train students for employment as a landscape design technician, landscape/greenhouse installation technician, and in floral design.
GTC offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate program options that you can finish in two years or less. For more information on all programs, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu or call 770-962-7580.
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Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, is committed to delivering relevant knowledge to meet the workforce training needs of its community. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. GTC is Gwinnett County's largest provider of corporate training and now serves residents and businesses in north Fulton County. Gwinnett Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College. In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visit www.GwinnettTech.edu.
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