2023 Year At A Glance
Achievements and Milestones

Enrollment Achievements

  • Gwinnett Technical College is the state’s second-largest technical college, serving more than 21,000 students annually in college credit courses, adult education, and continuing education.
  • As one of the state’s largest providers of GED preparation and ESL classes, Gwinnett Tech served more than 4,407 students last year throughout Gwinnett and North Fulton counties.
  • Gwinnett Tech conferred 4,197 diplomas, degrees, and certificates in 2023.

Student Achievements

  • 67 students represented Gwinnett Tech in the 2023 SkillsUSA competition. 42 students placed (including 22 who won gold medals), advancing to the national SkillsUSA Championships.
  • Ryan Moore was named Gwinnett Technical College’s 2023 Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) winner.
  • Adult Education student Ada Andrade was named Gwinnett Technical College’s 2023 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) winner.

Renowned Programs with Tradition of Excellence

  • Gwinnett Tech was ranked #5 in the nation for services to Veterans by Military Friendly.
  • Automotive Technology was reaffirmed by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in 2023.
  • Automotive Service Technology Mopar CAP was reaffirmed by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in 2023.
  • Respiratory Care was reaffirmed by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC) in 2023.
  • Humanities Instructor Amber Walden was named Gwinnett Tech 2023 Rick Perkins Award winner.
  • Adult Education Instructor Yolanda Usry was named Georgia’s First Runner-Up for Adult Education Outstanding Teacher of the Year.

Giving Back

  • The Gwinnett Technical College SkillsUSA Chapter, including 38 students, faculty, and staff, logged 4,210 hours of community service, earning the Presidential Volunteer Service Award.
  • In 2023, more than 550 students participated in community outreach supporting 26 different projects and non-profits.
  • Gwinnett Tech student ambassadors volunteered for almost 20 events on campus to support fellow students as well as the community at large.
  • The Gwinnett Tech Horticulture Farm donated 209 pounds of produce to the Georgia Mountain Foodbank, providing 174 meals to those in need.
  • The Gwinnett Tech Foundation raised $351,801 through pledge payments, gifts-in-kind, and scholarships in AY23.