Foundation News and Events
When you hear the word lab in reference to college, what comes to mind? Gloves, aprons, eye wash stations, that safety test you take before you can participate in lab? For most colleges that’s what a typical lab looks like, but not at Horry Georgetown Technical College (HGTC).
There's a need for tradespeople across the country and in Horry and Georgetown counties. There are 240 projected manufacturing jobs that Georgetown County alone will see in two to five years.
More than 1,300 students received degrees, diplomas, or certificates from Horry-Georgetown Technical College this year, and over 650 of them marched at the college's commencement ceremony on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.
Neyle Wilson, President of the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Foundation, discusses the many ways you can support the foundation. You can help in more ways than just giving money.
Ethan Johnson of Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) won first place in Category 4 at the 37thAnnual South Carolina Technical College Welding Competition held April 18 and 19, 2019, at HGTC.
The HGTC cornhole team made up of students Dustin Ramage and James Henderson defeated Georgia Tech, the Citadel, and the University of Georgia to win first place.
HCFFRF gives $1000 annually in scholarship money for two deserving Horry County Residents completing the Fire Service or Emergency Medical programs with Horry Georgetown Technical College. Apply here
HGTC announced a new cybersecurity grant program through with the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and an educational partnership with the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWARSYSCEN) Atlantic.
HGTC Faculty, Staff, and Students donated new socks to benefit New Directions of Horry County.
The Sun News, together with Horry-Georgetown Technical College, held its first subscriber-only event at the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach on Friday October 26, 2018.
Some high school students across our area are already earning college credits, thanks to a program at HGTC. One of them is ready to use her STEM education to serve others.
CresCom Bank recently pledged $15,000 to support scholarships for Horry-Georgetown Technical College’s Technical Scholars program. The Technical Scholars program allows high school juniors and seniors to take college courses that count towards high school and college credit, and in turn allows for a smooth transition to college.