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STC enrollment up 23.2 percent for fall for record number of students

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College enrollment has reached an all-time high for fall quarter 2009 with 5,559 students enrolled, representing a 23.2 percent increase above fall quarter 2008 when 4,514 students were enrolled.

November 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


STC awards scholarships for academic excellence and community service

SAVANNAH - Savannah Technical College students have been selected to receive Faculty and Staff Scholarships for 2009-10.

November 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Essay contest deadline Dec. 1

ARLINGTON, VA. - High school students and their teachers are being reminded that the Bill of Rights Institute's national Being An American Essay Contest deadline is soon approaching. The contest asks students to share their thoughts on American citizenship by answering the question: "What civic value do you believe is most essential to being an American?"

November 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Sunday declared ‘Retired Educators Day’

A group of retired educators met with County Commission chairman, Dusty Zeigler, for the purpose of declaring Nov. 1 as Georgia Retired Educator's Day.

October 26, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


SEMS names September Citizens of the month

Citizenship has become an "unofficial theme" for the year for students at South Effingham Middle School. Principal Pete Iott promotes the importance of maintaining good citizenship to the students on a daily basis.

October 26, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


STC Foundation board appoints new trustees

SAVANNAH - The Savannah Technical College Foundation Board of Trustees proudly announces three new members. Joining the board are: Bates Lovett of Savannah, a partner at HunterMaclean, Dr. J. Michael Moore of Rincon, a consultant with James F. Buckley and Associates, and Whip Triplett of Savannah, executive vice president of North Point Hospitality Group.

October 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


GSU offers short course for fiber optics technicians

First-come, first-registered is the rule for future fiber optics technicians taking Georgia Southern University's three limited-enrollment short courses this fall in Savannah.

October 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


ECHS’ Edwards wins state FFA CDE

Effingham County High School FFA member Jesse Edwards recently won the Georgia State Future Farmers of America Agricultural Tractor and Machinery Safety, Operations and Maintenance Career Development Event.

October 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Hoots and howls: A Halloween day adventure

Savannah, Oatland Island Wildlife Center will have a Halloween day adventure with "Hoots and Howls" on Oct. 31 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

October 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Cayton speaks at annual dining-out

Effingham County High School Air Force Junior ROTC held its annual dining-out with guest speaker Andy Cayton. Cayton is retired from the Army where he served as a helicopter pilot for Special Operations and is now a professional balloonist who has set multiple records. He spoke to the students about ballooning including the different types of balloons, and how they are operated. He also explained how his time in the military helped to give him the discipline he needs in ballooning.

October 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Savannah State to host visitation

SAVANNAH-Savannah State University will host its fall open campus visitation day for prospective students on Saturday beginning at 9 a.m. in Tiger Arena.

October 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Crowning glory

October 13, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Getting dirty: Young and old work together

Mrs. B's Pre-K partnered with the "big kids" of Ms. Benson's agriscience class for a fun-filled activity.

October 13, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Savannah Tech enrollment tops 5,000 for first time

SAVANNAH – Record numbers of students packed into classrooms, hallways and parking lots at Savannah Technical College for the first day of the fall quarter. Early numbers show that 5,140 students are enrolled, marking a 12 percent increase from last year at this time when enrollment was 4,585 and a 34 percent increase over the summer quarter.

October 13, 2009 | Staff Report | Education


Top of the class

Rincon Elementary School's Aimee Lee was named the Effingham County Teacher of the Year at the annual teacher recognition banquet, held Wednesday evening at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center.

October 08, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Education


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CAP cadets show a 'can' do attitude

Cadets with the Effingham Cadet Squadron of Civil Air Patrol were "all in" to their most recent community service project, to help sort more than 10,000 pounds of canned food in preparation for the annual Thanksgiving meal provided by Manna House Ministries.

November 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ASU to screen ‘Mending the Line’

In honor of Veterans Day, Armstrong State University and Mountainfilm on Tour-Savannah will host a special screening of the documentary "Mending the Line" on Monday at 7 p.m. the Ogeechee Theatre in the Student Union, 11935 Abercorn St.

November 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Faust to lead STC fire science department

SAVANNAH-Savannah Technical College has selected Anthony A. (Tony) Faust as department head for fire science. In this role, Faust is responsible for teaching and coordinating academic programs and processes, as well as supervise faculty at all campuses for fire science.

November 04, 2014 | Staff report | Education


School system sets target date for new RES

Effingham County school officials hope students will be attending a new Rincon Elementary School in August 2017.

October 28, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


A night for royalty

Effingham County High School and South Effingham High School both celebrated homecoming Friday night.

October 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


South Effingham to welcome Marching Mustang Invitational

South Effingham High School will host its fifth annual Marching Mustang Invitational on Saturday at The Corral.

October 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEMS cheerleaders tops at Peachtree Ridge

The South Effingham Middle School competition cheer team won first place at the Peachtree Ridge Invitational.

October 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


SEHS to hold Georgia Apply to College event

South Effingham High School will host a Georgia Apply to College program Nov. 4-5 in the media center from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. both days.

October 28, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Cagle pays a visit to ECCA

The Effingham College and Career Academy has continually expanded its programs and enrollment since opening in 2010, and Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle sees many more good things ahead for the school and its community.

October 21, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


School system taking comments on 2015-16 calendar

Effingham County's 2015-16 school year would start Aug. 6, end prior to Memorial Day, take spring break the last week of March and have Veterans Day as a holiday, under a calendar school system officials have proposed.

October 21, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Education


Tillotson, Crews earn work-based learning awards

Two students were recognized as 2014 Work-Based Students of the Year at the Career, Technical and Agricultural Education (CTAE) Advisory Committees Meeting dinner held Oct. 7 at the Effingham College and Career Academy.

October 21, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Georgia Southern University taking part in national alcohol awareness week

This is National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, and Georgia Southern University's Office of Alcohol and Other Drugs Programs has a variety of student events planned throughout the week to bring attention to the public health issues posed by excessive drinking among college students.

October 21, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Armstrong to host Pirate Preview

Armstrong State University will host an open house event for prospective students and their parents.

October 21, 2014 | Staff report | Education


Effingham promoting School Bus Safety Week

Three students represented the Effingham County School System in a statewide poster contest to promote Georgia School Bus Safety Week.

October 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


ECMS hosts sixth-grade parent night

Effingham County Middle School recently hosted a sixth-grade parent night.

October 14, 2014 | Staff report | Education


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