SC•WINS Provides Additional Funds for Technical Education Scholarships
With the recent legislative passing of the South Carolina Workforce and Industrial
Needs Scholarship, residents of Horry and Georgetown Counties now have more financial
resources to pay for technical education.
The Distance Learning Institute understands completing a college degree in a traditional
classroom setting doesn't work for everyone. That's why we give you the flexibility
to fit education into your lifestyle!
HGTC is proud to announce that HGTC President, Dr. Marilyn Murphy Fore, has been recognized
as the 2020 Chief Executive Officer of the Year by the South Carolina Association
of Technical College Commissioners (SCATCC).
HGTC announced today that the College will be able to offer multiple delivery modes
of instruction for students this fall. Courses will be taught in-person, hybrid, and
online next semester to accommodate students.
HGTC recently received additional funding from Duke Energy for the Lineworker Program.
The grant, awarded in the amount of $124,225.77, will be used to purchase new equipment
and safety gear for the program.
HGTC proudly announced today that the College’s Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) and
Practical Nursing (PN) program have been granted continuing accreditation by the Accreditation
Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
HGTC and Francis Marion University (FMU) recently signed an articulation agreement
between the colleges establishing a teacher education transfer agreement aimed at
addressing a teacher shortage in the state.
The HGTC Turf Bowl Team named the “Fighting Mole Crickets” were champions of the 2019
Carolinas Turf Bowl Championship at the Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Association
(CGCSA) Conference and Show.
HGTC is proud to announce the 13th annual Addiction and Recovery Series schedule for
2020. Events will begin on Thursday, February 20, and feature a variety of speakers,
including Dr. Drew Pinsky of “Dr. Drew on Call” and hit reality series “Celebrity
Rehab with Dr. Drew”.
HGTC is proud to announce that the Yawkey Foundation has awarded the College with
a grant of $31,680 to support the wildlife internship positions at the Tom Yawkey
Wildlife Center on the Georgetown Campus.
HGTC is proud to announce that the College is serving as the Horry County host site
for the National Health & Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), the most comprehensive
survey of health and nutritional status of the US population.
Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) is proud to announce that HGTC President,
Dr. Marilyn Murphy Fore, was presented with the Champion for Youth Award 2019 by the
Boys & Girls Club of the Grand Strand.
The HGTC Outboard Marine Technology program is the beneficiary of another generous
donation from industry partner, Yamaha Marine. The F250 motor is the third of three
motors given by Yamaha Marine valued at nearly $30,000.
HGTC students are the champions of the 2019 Carolinas Turf Bowl Championship at the
Carolinas Golf Course Superintendents Association Conference and Show held last week
at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.