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April 25, 2011
Gwinnett Tech Computer Information Systems Students
Take Top Design Honors in Statewide Technical College Competition
Four Gwinnett Technical College Computer Information Systems (CIS) students are the winners of the GOAL and Rick Perkins Award Winners' Book design competition conducted by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
Gwinnett Tech student winners include Andre Connell, Adrienne Dooms, Kris Jensen and Richard Sierra. The winning design was a group project the students completed in Dr. John Thacher's Web Graphics Using Photoshop class in Winter Quarter 2010. Dr. Thacher is the program director for web design at Gwinnett Tech.
The student's winning design will be used on all the publications TCSG chooses, but specifically for the Winners' Book and banquet program for the GOAL and Rick Perkins Award. Each of the GTC students will be credited with their photo featured in the Winners' Book and awarded a $200 check.
Gwinnett Tech's Computer Information Systems program offers both associate degrees and diplomas in computer programming, computer simulation/game developer, information security specialist, internet specialist – web site design and networking specialist as well as additional certificate options in Cisco network specialist CCNA, Cisco specialist CCNP, computer service and electronics technician, computer simulation/game developer, cyber crime specialist, data center specialist, information security specialist, internet specialist – web site design, java programmer, linux/unix systems administrator, network administrator and PC repair and network technician.
GTC offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information, 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 the region it serves. The college offers more than 50 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs and hundreds of seminars, workshops and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech's service area includes Gwinnett and North Fulton counties. 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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