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Danny Knight (center) presents $25,000 check to the HGTC Foundation for the Diesel Engine Technology program

HGTC Foundation Receives Solid Waste Authority Pledge

The HGTC Foundation is pleased to announce that the Horry County Solid Waste Authority has pledged $25,000 in support of the Diesel Engine Technology Program.

Thomas Pardue, HGTC Culinary Arts student Tanner Lankford, HGTC Culinary Arts student Teodora Fuller, HGTC Culinary Arts student Buzz Freeman, HGTC Foundation Chairman and Conway National Bank Senior VP Allyson Hirsh, HGTC Foundation Board Member and Myrtle Beach Chapter President of the Chaine des Rotisseurs Vanessa Romo Perez, HGTC Culinary Arts student Tony Hirsh, HGTC Foundation Vice Chairman and President of South Central Region of the Chaine des Rotisseurs Denny Munoz, HGTC Culinary Arts student Joe Bonaparte, HGTC Executive Director, International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach

HGTC Foundation Presents Scholarships at Awards Ceremony

The HGTC Foundation is pleased award scholarships to these seven talented Culinary Art students for the upcoming spring semester.

Mr. Ron Capps (center) presents $25,000 endowment check to the HGTC Foundation for Nursing and Business School Students. (left to right) Lorraine Aldrich, HGTC Assistant Department Chair-Nursing Dr. Marilyn M. Fore, HGTC President Ron Capps, President of JJMES of NC, LLC Jo Beck, HGTC Assistant Department Chair-Nursing Tony Hirsh, HGTC Foundation Vice Chairman

HGTC Scholarship Established by NC Real Estate Investor

The Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) Foundation is pleased to announce that Mr. Ron Capps of the Ocean Isle Beach community has pledged $25,000 for an endowment fund in memory of his mother, Margaret Stone Capps, who passed away in 2002. 

Kassie Burkett is Outstanding Undergraduate Student of the Year for SC Wildlife Society.

HGTC Forestry Student Wins Statewide Award

Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) Forestry and Wildlife Management student, Kassie Burkett, was presented with the South Carolina Wildlife Society’s Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award on October 16, 2019. 

(left to right) Liza Hall, Wells Fargo Community Banking District Manager Dale Zeglin, Wells Fargo Senior Vice President Dr. Marilyn M. Fore, HGTC President; and Tony Hirsh, HGTC Foundation Vice Chairman

HGTC Foundation Receives Wells Fargo Endowment Funding

The Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) Foundation is pleased to announce that Wells Fargo recently presented a $15,000 grant to support scholarship funding for the College. 

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HGTC hosts Grand Opening Ceremony for GCAM

HGTC proudly hosted the Grand Opening Ceremony for the Georgetown Center for Advanced Manufacturing (GCAM) on Tuesday, October 8.

Life as an HGTC Wildlife Student

Life as an HGTC Wildlife Student

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).

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HGTC Professor says there's a need for Tradespeople in the workforce

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.

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HGTC Weekly Happenings

Weekly update on activities and upcoming events.

President Fore with Sue and Mark Roy, parents of Daniel Roy. President Fore presented a posthumous degree for Daniel Royat HGTC’s 2019 Commencement.

2019 HGTC Commencement

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 HGTC Foundation

Neyle Wilson Discusses Donor Options

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 places first in the SC Welding Skills Competiton

HGTC Welding Students Successful in State Skills Competition

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.

: HGTC students Dustin Ramage and James Henderson, first place winners of the ASCE Carolinas cornhole competition.

HGTC Engineering Students Place First in ASCE Carolinas Competition

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.

hgtc baking and pastry arts students

HGTC Foundation Twelfth Annual Black Tie Gala

The Myrtle Beach Chapter of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs joined HGTC Foundation’s Board of Directors for their 12th Annual Black Tie Gala

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Apply now for the Horry County Firefighter Relief Fund Scholarship

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

Cybersecurity Grant

HGTC Announces Cybersecurity Grand and Educational Partnership

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.

Dan Hoppe and Kathy Jenkins

New Directions: New Sock Drive

HGTC Faculty, Staff, and Students donated new socks to benefit New Directions of Horry County.

Executive Directory of the International Culinary Institute Chef Joe Bonaparte demonstrates cooking technique

The Sun News teams with Horry-Georgetown Technical College for first subscriber-only event

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.

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Online Reservations for the Folwer Dining Room

The International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach is now accepting reservations for the Fall Semester.  New this year, Fowler Dining Room has converted to an online reservation system which can be accessed by clicking here!  

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Support the HGTC Foundation when you shop on Amazon

Amazon will donate to the Horry-Georgetown Technical College Foundation if you shop using the link detailed below.