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On August 7, 2019, the Board of Trustees announced the unanimous selection of Anthony J. Clarke, Ph.D. to be the eighth president of Guilford Technical Community College, pending final approval by the N.C. State Board of Community Colleges.

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College Profile

As the state’s third largest community college, Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) serves the residents of Guilford County (population 525,024) with access to affordable, career-focused education. The college operates five campuses and a Small Business Center and has an annual enrollment of approximately 32,000 students.

GTCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. With more than 80 programs of study and more than 100 technical diplomas and industry certificates, GTCC supports success through innovative education, training and partnerships.

60-years of growth and service to the community

Founded in 1958 as Guilford Industrial Education Center, GTCC has experienced tremendous growth over its 60-year history. The college serves a diverse community and partners with local industry, economic development leaders, the City of High Point, City of Greensboro and Guilford County to develop a highly skilled workforce that will meet the area’s workforce needs.

  • GTCC boasts the state’s largest aviation program with a dedicated campus at the Piedmont Triad International Airport.
  • A new, state-of-the-art Center for Advanced Manufacturing supports growing industries of computer integrated machining, welding and transportation technology.
  • The Larry Gatlin School of Entertainment Technology and Center for Performing and Creative Arts in High Point serve as teaching laboratories and performance space for students.
  • A Veterans Resource Center serves our 300+ veteran student population.
  • Titan Link, a wraparound support services support program, helps students with life issues that arise outside the classroom.
  • The Cline Observatory on the Jamestown Campus offers school groups, families and the community free educational programming and public viewings.

Quick facts:

  • Average class size is 17.
  • Annual enrollment in curriculum programs is 13,658.
  • Total individuals served is 32,804.
  • 74% of students receive financial aid.
  • $251,456 scholarships awarded through the GTCC Foundation.
  • GTCC’s student population represent 88 countries.
  • Nearly 50 active student clubs, an active student government and NJCAA Region X athletic programs for basketball (men’s and women’s), baseball, softball and volleyball.
  • 1,927 members of faculty, staff and administration (full time and part time)