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Campus Happenings


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.

Sankofa African-American Museum on Wheels

A traveling museum based on the history of the African-American
Art Collectibles and Memorabilia - Oral Presentations and Dramatizations of Selected Periods and Historical Figures - Detailed Display of Artifacts Commencing with the Middle Passage (slavery) to the Era of King Cotton to the Days of Emancipation - Oratorical Presentation on the Powerhouses in African-American History such as Ida B. Wells, The Negro Baseball League, The Tuskegee Airmen, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Many Others.

Wednesday, February 14
African American and Pop Culture Trivia
Conway Campus
11am – 1pm | Building 300 Room 224

Monday, February 26
Sankofa African-American Museum on Wheels
Georgetown Campus
Room 114

Tuesday, February 27
African American and Pop Culture Trivia
Grand Strand Campus
11am – 1pm | Building 200 Room 111

Sankofa African-American Museum on Wheels
Grand Strand Campus
Building 600

Wednesday, February 28
African American and Pop Culture Trivia
Georgetown Campus
11am – 1pm | Room 114

Sankofa African-American Museum on Wheels
Conway Campus
Burroughs & Chapin Auditorium

Beyond the Campus Job and Internship Fairs

Career fairStudents – polish those resumes and interview skills and come meet your future employers!

Employers – Please join us for our culinary job and internship fair at the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach on February 19! Our students and alumni are ready to work for you!

Call 843-349-7899 for more information.

Program Focus Date Time
Culinary 2/19/2018 10am-2pm
Forestry/Wildlife 3/6/2018 10am–noon
Business and Law Enforcement 3/14/2018 10am–2pm
Human Services 3/20/2018 10am–2pm
Advanced Manufacturing 4/9/2018 10am–1:30pm
Allied Health/Nursing 4/19/2018 1:00pm–3:00pm


2018 Addiction Recovery Series Lineup

HGTC Annual Addiction and Recovery Series

Horry-Georgetown Technical College’s 11th Annual Addiction and Recovery Series will kick off on Thursday, February 22, and will feature actress Mackenzie Phillips.

For a full series lineup with events and dates, check out the Addiction and Recovery Series in the News Center.


HGTC Students and Employees Volunteer for Backpack Buddies

HGTC Students and Employees Volunteer for Backpack Buddies

Volunteers from Horry-Georgetown Technical College (HGTC), along with other community members, gathered at the Lowcountry Foodbank on Wednesday to fill bags with food for local children in need. The group was part of a monthly community service event organized by HGTC’s TUA Human Services Honor Society to benefit Backpack Buddies, a division of Help4Kids.

For more information, contact Professor Julie Golden at or 843-477-2066.


Lineman rodeo

21st Annual Santee Cooper Lineworkers’ Rodeo – March 16th & 17th

The 21st 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 March 17th.

The Lineworkers' Rodeo is designed to showcase a lineworker's skills and know-how in a fun and safe environment. It's also intended to build camaraderie among the lineworkers and strengthen their knowledge and ability in the areas of safety, teamwork, and productivity.

Learn more


GSSTC workshopset hired with the help of the Career Resource Center

The Career Resource Center will be hosting a variety of career building workshops during the Fall semester including; Job hunt 101, get resume ready, and the incredible interview!



SSTC workshops

Need tutoring assistance?

The SSTC will be holding workshops throughout the Fall semester in a variety of topics including; college success skills, studying tips and tricks, time management and more!




HGTC Golf & Sports Turf Management work the PGA Championship
Mole Crickets

Students, faculty and alumni from the Golf and Sports Turf Management Program worked on the grounds crew at this past week’s PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte.





HGTC will be smoke-free; effective August 1, 2017

HGTC is dedicated to providing a safe, healthful, comfortable, and productive learning and work environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors which is why the College has established a smoke-free policy on all campuses; effective August 1, 2017. This includes any and all types of cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, pipes, and electronic cigarettes. The following new procedure outlines the definition, scope, and enforcement measures associated with the new Policy.


Golf for a causeGolf for a cause

Team up with friends, colleagues, or clients and join HGTC for the first annual Medical Imaging Sciences golf tournament. All proceeds will benefit the Medical Imaging Sciences program.



Welding students win awards

Welding Students

Students from the Advanced Welding Technologies program competed recently in the 35th Annual SCTC State Welding Competition held at Spartanburg Community College where they won the following awards.

  • 3rd: Logan Sawyers, Category 2, Shielded metal arc welding on tee joints
  • 3rd: Anthony Martella, Category 3, Shielded metal arc welding on Vee Groove Plate
  • 3rd: Robert Harnish, Category 4 , Shielded metal arc welding on Pipe