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College Profile: Southern Crescent Technical College

Griffin Technical College is a public, accredited two-year postsecondary college located in Griffin, Georgia. Griffin Tech provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for initial employment; offers continuing education and training to acquire advanced levels of competency; offers a general education curriculum that encourages intellectual, personal, and social values; sponsors co-curricular activities to assist in the development of leadership traits; and facilitates public adult education programs to improve general population and workforce literacy levels. Griffin Technical College traces its roots to September 1963 when students began attending classes in temporary quarters of the Griffin-Spalding County Area Vocational Technical School, under the supervision of the Georgia Department of Education. The first 48,000-square-foot (4,500 m2) building was completed in 1966. The school was expanded in 1978 with the addition of 18,748 square feet (1,742 m2) of classroom space. In 1985, the State Board of Postsecondary Vocational Education was established. Schools were encouraged to join this network. In July 1988, Governor Joe Frank Harris elevated this Board to a Department, changing the name to the Department of Technical and Adult Education. Griffin Tech adopted the name Griffin Technical Institute and joined the system in July 1987. In August 1990, Griffin Tech dedicated a new facility, a 26,000-square-foot (2,400 m2) office, classroom and lecture hall addition. In the spring of 1995, the new Academic Building provided 15,297 square feet (1,421 m2) of additional classroom and office space. In September 1995, seven acres were acquired from the City of Griffin, and in February 1997, an additional 7.49 acres vacated by the Georgia State Patrol Station was acquired providing an additional 7,223 square feet (671 m2) of classroom and office space. During the spring 1999 legislative session, funds were given for the planning phase of a 65,000-square-foot (6,...
 
501 Varsity Rd
Griffin, GA
30223-2042
770-228-7348 (general)
770-228-7368 (financial aid)
770-228-7348 (admissions)
 
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General Information
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Type Public, 2-year
Control Public
Size 5,000 - 9,999
Campus Setting Suburb: Large
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
Yes Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
Yes On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCYes Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyNo Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyYes Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
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