2018 News Articles

GTCC to Host Annual Astronomy Festival

Published on February 27, 2018

Guilford Technical Community College will host its annual astronomy festival, TriStar, March 2–3 on GTCC’s Jamestown Campus. The event gathers astronomy enthusiasts, from novice to professional, for a full day of presentations, displays and observing. It is free and open to the public.

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GTCC Speakers’ Series to Feature Katherine Moore

Published on February 7, 2018

Guilford Technical Community College will present a talk by Katherine Moore. The lecture will be held at noon Tuesday, Feb. 27 in the Joseph S. Koury Auditorium on the Jamestown Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

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My GTCC Story: Spencer Moore

Published on February 28, 2018

The Sky’s the Limit for Aviation Program Graduate -- Spencer Moore likes to be challenged. When the East Davidson High School graduate spotted an ad in the newspaper for Guilford Technical Community College’s aviation program, he was intrigued.

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My GTCC Story: Nick Dasnoit

Published on February 1, 2018

GTCC student finds opportunity, employment through local program: Nick Dasnoit (’17) knew he wanted to major in Information Technology. It appealed to him as a stable and growing industry.

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News and Record: Heroes Center Will Serve Veterans’ Needs

Published on February 26, 2018

The Greensboro News and Record highlights the Heroes Center’s efforts to support area veterans. The Heroes Center will provide student housing and life-skills training for student veterans and will work in partnership with Guilford Technical Community College.

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Spectrum News: GTCC Gives Kids Something To Smile About

Published on February 10, 2018

Spectrum News profiles GTCC students and Guilford County Dental Society volunteers participating in the American Dental Association’s ‘Give Kids a Smile’ event held on Feb. 9, 2018 at the GTCC Dental Hygiene Clinic in Jamestown. Twenty-three students from Hope Academy received free dental care through this program.

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GTCC to Host Annual Career Fair March 21

Published on March 8, 2018

Guilford Technical Community College will host its annual spring career fair on Wednesday, March 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Medlin Campus Center on GTCC’s Jamestown Campus. This free event offers job seekers the opportunity to network with employers from a range of industries.

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FOX 8: GTCC Professor Says Piedmont a Prime Spot for Distribution Centers

Published on March 22, 2018

GTCC’s Sam Chinnis, associate professor of global logistics, spoke with FOX 8’s Charles Ewing on Greensboro’s readiness to support a large distribution center. GTCC offers a degree program in supply chain management and uses a model warehouse at its Cameron Campus to simulate what it is like to work in a distribution center.

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Discover Science at GTCC’s Open House on April 20

Published on April 17, 2018

Guilford Technical Community College science faculty and students will host an open house in Science Hall on GTCC’s Jamestown Campus at 6 p.m. Friday, April 20. The free event will feature interactive demonstrations in chemistry, physics, geology, biology and astronomy. Cline Observatory will also be open afterward for viewing, weather permitting. Anyone interested in science or pursuing a career in science is encouraged to attend.

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GTCC Music Ensemble to Present Spring Concert April 27

Published on April 16, 2018

The Guilford Technical Community College Music Ensemble Showcase will be held Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m. in the H-4 Live Sound Lab on GTCC’s High Point Campus. The spring concert will feature a variety of songs from two groups, a small jazz combo and the main music ensemble.

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GTCC Aviation Open House and Career Fair April 17

Published on April 10, 2018

Guilford Technical Community College’s aviation program will host an open house and career fair 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 17. The free event will give attendees an opportunity to network with potential employers and learn about aviation’s most in-demand careers.

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N.C. Lieutenant Gov. Dan Forest to Speak at GTCC Commencement

Published on April 9, 2018

Guilford Technical Community College announced today that North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest will speak at its 52nd commencement ceremony. The event will be held at the Greensboro Coliseum on May 10 at 7 p.m. More than 1,300 students are expected to receive degrees at the ceremony.

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GTCC Pharmacy Technology Program Receives Accreditation

Published on May 17, 2018

Guilford Technical Community College’s Pharmacy Technology Program has received accreditation from the Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Commission (PTAC). With this achievement, GTCC becomes just the 11th academic institution in North Carolina with an accredited program for pharmacy technicians.

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Furniture Sewing Achieves 100 Percent Job Placement for Students

Published on May 15, 2018

An industry-driven training program designed by and for local furniture manufacturers has achieved 100 percent job placement for eligible students at Guilford Technical Community College. Graduates of the first furniture sewing class offered at GTCC have entered the workforce, fulfilling the need for these in-demand positions.

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GTCC Students Shine at SkillsUSA State Conference

Published on May 9, 2018

Guilford Technical Community College students excelled at the SkillsUSA North Carolina State Conference held April 18-20 in Greensboro. Fifteen students placed first in the competition with several advancing to compete in the 54th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference June 25-30 in Louisville, Kentucky.

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GTCC to Host Avionics Open House June 5

Published on June 1, 2018

Guilford Technical Community College will host a free open house for its Avionics Technology program 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 5 at Aviation Center II Avionics Lab located at 819 Radar Road, Greensboro.

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My GTCC Story: Katelynn Purcell

Published on June 4, 2018

For GTCC graduate Katelynn Purcell, it has been a long road to her dream career. Her journey began in 2011 when she was still in high school and has been littered with trials and tribulations.

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My GTCC Story: Claimon Tyler

Published on June 11, 2018

When Claimon Tyler first enrolled at GTCC, he was homeless, working minimum wage and had just spent the last eight years of his life in prison. He was committed to making a change and was ready to put in the time and effort necessary.

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Jeff Duncan GTCC Graduate

My GTCC Story: Jeff Duncan

Published on July 3, 2018

Guilford Technical Community College welcomes many veterans on campus and offices specialized resources to help them succeed in their coursework and pursue meaningful careers. This is something that doesn’t go unnoticed, especially by Army veteran and recent music business graduate, Jeff Duncan.

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Scholastica Nwaokeke

My GTCC Story: Scholastica Nwaokeke

Published on July 9, 2018

Scholastica Nwaokeke works third shift at FedEx Ground in Greensboro, N.C. After moving to the Triad from New Jersey, she realized her interest in global logistics could turn into a career.

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Chris Wright

My GTCC Story: Chris Wright

Published on July 16, 2018

Originally planning to study history, a back injury that nearly left him paralyzed inspired Chris Wright to pursue a career where he could serve others.

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GTCC Launches New Website

Published on July 27, 2018

Guilford Technical Community College has launched a new website. The revamped site was designed to be student-focused, making access to information quick and easy.

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My GTCC Story: Brian Wilson

Published on July 24, 2018

New technology has increased the demand for skilled machinists. Most machinists work in small machining shops or in manufacturing firms but you’ll also find metalworkers like GTCC graduate Brian Wilson in industries like jewelry.

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GTCC Releases Summer 2018 Honor Roll

Published on August 7, 2018

Each semester Guilford Technical Community College recognizes students for their outstanding academic achievements. Congratulations to our students who made the President's, Dean's and Honors lists for summer 2018.

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GTCC Faculty Complete Four-Day Multicultural Academy

Published on August 15, 2018

Guilford Technical Community College faculty recently completed a four-day academy on Multicultural Education in the Classroom. Open to both full-time and part-time faculty in both technical and curriculum departments, the summer academy brought together educators to discuss topics on cultural competence and religious tolerance, poverty, LGBTQ+ inclusion, veteran integration in the classroom and how to better accommodate the needs of students with disabilities.

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My GTCC Story: Matthew Lomas

Published on August 16, 2018

Matthew Lomas goes the extra mile on campus, has a plan for his future and uses his strengths to propel himself toward his goals. But, it wasn’t always this way.

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2018 GAP Signing Class

Guilford Apprenticeship Partners Offer Record Number Apprenticeships

Published on August 20, 2018

Signing day is no longer just for athletes. On Thursday, Aug. 16, Guilford Apprenticeship Partners (GAP) extended 40 high school students and recent graduates apprenticeships during a signing day ceremony at Guilford Technical Community College. The 2018 GAP apprentice class is nearly triple the size of the inaugural class and represents $5 million in scholarships. The program is entering its third year.

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Greensboro's colleges and universities have big hopes for new buildings

Published on August 27, 2018

GTCC President Dr. Randy Parker shares with the Greensboro News & Record details about the newest addition to GTCC's Jamestown Campus -- the new Center for Advanced Manufacturing. Opening fall semester 2018, the facility will be home to three growing programs: transportation, welding technology and computer integrated machining. The 242,000 square-foot facility will allow the college to serve more students and provide flex lab space for companies to install equipment and train employees.

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Mike Blanke - GTCC graduate

My GTCC Story: Mike Blanke

Published on September 10, 2018

Mike Blanke was standing in an empty hangar when it happened. The moment he became fascinated with flight. An airshow and 1940s swing dancing lessons brought him to Monroe, North Carolina. He didn’t realize it then but that afternoon would have a profound impact on his trajectory.

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In search for new workers, Guilford County manufacturers turn to young apprentices

Published on September 4, 2018

The Greensboro News & Record takes a look at the value of apprenticeship programs like those offered in Guilford, Randolph and Rockingham counties. The Guilford Apprenticeship Partners initiative, a collaboration between local industry, economic development and GTCC, is in its third year and recently signed its largest class of apprentices.

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Annual Jo Cline Astronomy Lecture to Feature Dr. Gabriela González

Published on September 6, 2018

Guilford Technical Community College’s Cline Observatory and the GTCC Foundation will present a free lecture, “Einstein, Gravitational Waves, Black Holes and Other Matters” by Dr. Gabriela González. The annual Jo Cline Astronomy Lecture will be held at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 21 in the Joseph S. Koury Auditorium on GTCC’s Jamestown Campus.

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