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April 24, 2009

Gwinnett Tech to Host Microsoft Technology Event
GTC is a Stop on the 'Get on the Bus' Tour


Microsoft's "Get on the Bus" Tour will stop at Gwinnett Technical College on Sat., May 2, from 9 a.m. until noon. The event will be held in Building 100, Rooms 401 and 707.

The Gwinnett Tech Computer Information Systems Advisory Board and the Georgia Gwinnett Microsoft Users Group are partnering to host the free event, which is open to the local IT community, and Gwinnett Tech faculty, staff and students.  Interested faculty and students from other area colleges are also invited.

Gwinnett Tech, a Microsoft Academy, is the second stop on the bus's tour from Atlanta to the upcoming Tech-Ed Convention in Los Angeles.  While on campus, the Microsoft Learning Career Express pros will share the latest learning tools and products with faculty, staff, students and Microsoft partners.

"Get on the Bus" is an 11-day trip across the U.S. The Career Express will visit Microsoft Learning partners and IT academies, like Gwinnett Tech, and meet with individuals, organizations, Microsoft Press authors, and user group leaders, as well as host Microsoft Professional (MCP) and Microsoft Certified (MCT) meet-ups on the way.

Gwinnett Tech offers associate degree programs in computer programming, information security, networking, Web site design, and computer simulation/game development, plus a host of diploma and certificate programs in the field.  In all, GTC offers more than 45 degree, diploma and certificate program options that can be completed in two years or less. For more information, visit

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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

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