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July 07, 2011
Gwinnett Tech Ranks Seventh in Nation among Top 100 One-Year Certificate Producers
16 Georgia Technical Colleges are on National List
Gwinnett Technical College ranked seventh on Community College Week (CCW) magazine's 2011 list of the Top 100 One-Year Certificate Producers. Gwinnett Tech awarded 2,217 certificates for the 2009-2010 academic year, the timeframe analyzed by CCW.
"We put a top priority on helping our students complete their programs of study and earn their graduation awards," says GTC President Sharon Bartels. "More so than the ranking, we're proud that our students are being successful in college and in achieving their ultimate career goals."
The Technical College System of Georgia had 16 colleges rank in the Top 100. View the full report at: http://www.ccweek.com/News/templates/pdfs/Top100/2011/CCWtop100-C1-2011.pdf.
In June, Gwinnett Tech graduated a record number of students for the 2010-2011 academic year – more than 1,200 to date. The 1,207 graduates represent more than 2,352 awards conferred, as many Gwinnett Tech students earn multiple graduate awards.
Earlier this year, Community College Week ranked Gwinnett Tech 11th among the nation's fastest growing two-year colleges of similar size.
Gwinnett Tech is now enrolling for Fall Semester, with classes beginning August 24. This term will mark the college's move to a semester academic calendar.
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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About Gwinnett Tech
Gwinnett Technical College, one of Georgia's largest technical colleges, serves more than 21,000 students annually to meet the workforce training needs of the region. 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 callÂ 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Gwinnett Technical College.Â In addition, some college programs hold separate licensure or accreditation status with appropriate agencies. For more information, visitÂ www.GwinnettTech.edu.
A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.