Campus Happenings

Horry Georgetown Technical College

Campus Happenings

Career fair

Beyond the Campus Spring Career Expo

Meet with more than 80 local employers and get HIRED at the Spring Career Expo happening on April 12, 2017 from 11 am - 2 pm in Café 1100 on the Conway Campus of HGTC. Bring your resume and dress to impress!  Call 843-349-7899 for more information.

Criminal Justice Club Fundraiser

The HGTC Criminal Justice Club and the Conway Police Department will be hosting a fundraiser to benefit the South Carolina Special Olympics on April 12, 2017 from 9 am-2 pm on the Conway Campus. Come on out and show your support for this important cause!


Lineman rodeo

20th annual Santee Cooper Lineworkers’ rodeo at the beach –  April 1

The 20th annual Santee Cooper Lineworkers' Rodeo will be held on the Conway Campus of Horry Georgetown Technical College in the Electrical Lineman training yard. The main event will begin at 8 am on April 1st. Learn more



Digital arts students win advertising awards

The 2017 AAF-Coastal Carolina Advertising Awards GalaAddy Awards was held Saturday, February 11 at the American Tap House at Broadway at the Beach. The Digital Arts department submitted 12 pieces and had 4 HGTC student winners. Those winners were: Christian Elia - Gold, Campaign; Holly Smith (Neff) - Silver, Packaging; Jacob Stowe - Silver, Photography; Dasan Locklear - Silver, Photography. Students whose work was submitted included: Marisol Contreras, Misael Rosetti, Alan Gonzalez, Fonda Stalvey, Marina Schaedler and Ashton Nguyen.

The Digital Arts department has a long tradition of Addy winners, and the program continues to grow and produce graduates that are very competitive in today’s job market. We are very proud of all of our students! View the winning entries here.


African American heritage month at HGTC

The February Student Engagement Hour is about celebrating Sweet Grass Basketsdiversity and African American Heritage. Join us for fun cultural enrichment events on each of our campuses. Each campus will have a different cultural food option.

Tuesday, February 21
Georgetown Campus
11am – 1pm | Student Lounge
African American Heritage Trivia Quiz Test your knowledge and learn some interesting cultural facts.

Wednesday, February 22
Conway Campus
11am – 1pm | Café 1100 Area
Sweetgrass Basket Weaver Corey Alston from Mt. Pleasant, SC will have a Gullah Cultural display of baskets
and various handmade items. Handmade woven roses will be available to students on a first come first served basis.

Thursday, February 23
Grand Strand Campus
11am – 1pm | Student Lounge
Make Your Own Kente Canvas event. Students will have the opportunity to create their own personalized design on a canvas to take home!

The Career Resource Center will be hosting several workshops throughout the semester

Come enjoy refreshments and win prizes while learning how to ace that job interview!

Career Resource CenterAll workshops will be held on the Conway Campus
Building 1100, Room 123

12:30-1:30pm • 2:30-3:30pm
Contact the Career Resource Center for more information at 843-349-7899 and like them on Facebook!

February 7 & 8
Confused About Selecting a Major? Take a career assessment & plan your path. (Computers provided.)

February 14 & 15
Got Career Goals for the Future? Build a Career Vision Board and follow your dreams. (Supplies provided.)

February 21 & 22
Hot Occupations! Discover online employment resources to uncover great careers.

March 7 & 8
Need a Professional Resume? Build a resume and get ready for job searching.

March 14 & 15
Interview Dress Code: Latest professional attire trends

March 21 & 22
Upcoming Job Interview? Get great advice on how to land the job.

April 4 & 5
Beyond the Campus Career Fair Boot Camp: Prepare for career fairs and hiring events with these great tips.

HGTC Students raise $590


The HGTC Students Veterans Club recently raised $590 which will benefit The Veterans Welcome Home Resource Center in Little River.




HGTC Hurricane Matthew Fundraiser


Join HGTC in collecting items that will be donated to the American Red Cross and Salvation Army, who are dedicated to assisting the victims of Hurricane Matthew.  Items will be collected starting Monday, October 17th until Monday, October 31st. Stop by the HR office on the Conway Campus on Halloween, show us your costume and receive a treat if you drop off donations.

The HR team will be visiting the Grand Strand and Georgetown Campus on Halloween between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to pass out candy and pick up any donations.  

Donations Needed:

Canned goods, clothes, sheets, towels, cleaning supplies, monetary donations.
Monetary donations will be used to purchase gift cards so families can buy meats, fruits, vegetables. Personal checks should be made payable to either the American Red Cross or Salvation Army.

Drop off locations: Conway Campus - HR Department

Georgetown Campus - Front Office
Grand Strand Campus - Student Affairs, Building 200
Thank you for making a difference in our community!