Gwinnett Technical College Partners with 100 Black Men of North Metro Atlanta

LAWRENCEVILLE – On Saturday, October 28, Gwinnett Technical College and 100 Black Men of North Metro Atlanta hosted their Men of Tomorrow mentees and families for the S3: Super Saturday Seminar. This opportunity provided an exciting day of empowerment workshops and speakers.

Terry See, Dr. Cannon, Wayne Ellison

“Gwinnett Technical College is pleased to partner with 100 Black Men of North Metro Atlanta for their annual seminar. Gwinnett Tech is fortunate to have community partners such as 100 Black Men of North Metro Atlanta to partner with to provide powerful and strong support to families navigating different education pathways,” stated Dr. Cannon, president of Gwinnett Technical College.

Workshops included topics on Education: Accelerated Options for School and The Scholarship Academy, Economic Empowerment, AI: What’s the Big Fuss?, and career panels. Empowerment workshops were provided for parents and caregivers as well as mentees.

“100 Black Men of North Metro Atlanta is proud to partner with Gwinnett Technical College for our 9th Annual S3: Super Saturday Seminar. With almost 200 attendees, this was our largest S3 ever, uniting families and community partners for a day of empowerment from college options to career exploration. We are focused on connecting our young men to the most successful future possible,” Wayne Ellison, President.

Families from Cobb, Gwinnett, and North Fulton counties were in attendance. Partners and sponsors include Gwinnett Technical College, United States Navy, Expect Next, WellStar, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, The Simple Vue Academy, Howard Scholars Academy, CED Consulting, and Regions Bank.

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About Gwinnett Tech: 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 over 140 associate degrees, diplomas, certificate programs, and hundreds of seminars, workshops, and courses providing specialized training. Gwinnett Tech is Gwinnett County’s largest corporate training provider and 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 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 A unit of the Technical College System of Georgia.