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HGTC Earns Gold Status Designation as a Military Friendly School

(Conway, SC) 08/23/2023

Gold Status sealHorry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC) is proud to announce it has been recognized with the prestigious Gold Status designation as a Military Friendly School for 2023. This acknowledgment highlights HGTC's exceptional commitment to providing outstanding educational opportunities and support for military service members, veterans, and their families.

The Military Friendly Schools designation is a testament to HGTC's unwavering dedication to those who have served. The Gold Status designation underscores the college's ongoing efforts to create a supportive and welcoming environment for military-affiliated students as they pursue their education and career goals.

"We are honored to achieve Gold Status as a Military Friendly School," said Dr. Marilyn Murphy Fore, HGTC president. "This recognition reflects our commitment to providing exceptional educational experiences for our military community, and we remain dedicated to supporting their success both academically and personally."

To achieve Gold Status, HGTC demonstrated excellence in various areas, including academic policies and compliance, admissions and orientation, retention and graduation rates, military student support and assistance, and campus culture. The Gold Status designation reflects the college's comprehensive approach to meeting the unique needs and challenges faced by military-connected students.

HGTC's commitment to its military community extends beyond the classroom, encompassing academic advising tailored to veterans' needs, flexible scheduling options, a dedicated veterans' resource center, and partnerships with local organizations that offer additional support services.

The Military Friendly Schools designation underscores HGTC's status as a higher education institution that actively fosters a culture of inclusion, respect, and appreciation for military service. The Gold Status recognition exemplifies the college's dedication to serving those who have selflessly served our country.