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Albany Technical College

Albany Technical College and dually enrolled Lee County High School Culinary Arts students are shown during a cooking competition at the college. The LCHS student are, from left, Darien Lawson, Madison Moyes and Heather Hiers. (File Photo)

Albany Technical College and dually enrolled Lee County High School Culinary Arts students are shown during a cooking competition at the college. The LCHS student are, from left, Darien Lawson, Madison Moyes and Heather Hiers. (File Photo)

ALBANY TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Albany Tech was founded in 1961.

Programs offered at ATC include more than 25 associate degree, 40 diploma and 92 technical certificate programs.

Number of student organizations: Six (SkillsUSA, Phi Beta Lambda, DEX, Student Fellowship for Christians, National Technical Honors Society, ATC Chorus).

Number of athletic programs: Men’s and women’s basketball.

Student-to-faculty ratio: 30:1

Affiliation: ATC is a unit of The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).

Accreditation Agency: The Commission on Colleges Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

President: Anthony Parker, Ph.D.

Contact Info: Dougherty County/main campus located at 1704 S. Slappey Blvd., Albany; (229) 430-3500; Albany Technical College offers Adult Education services on its main campus in Albany, as well as in Calhoun, Baker, Clay, Lee, Randolph and Terrell counties. Toll free number: (877) 261-3113; website: www.albanytech.edu.

Frequency of classes: Semester System

Degree programs: Accounting, culinary arts, marketing management, carpentry and many others. Diploma programs include dental assisting, drafting technology, fire science technology and others.

Library: More than 12,000 full-text periodicals through the Serial Holdings List (EBSCO A-to-Z); More than 2,000 journal titles provided in full-text through the WWW virtual library, GALILEO, as well as access to more than 100 databases indexing thousands of periodicals and scholarly journals.