GNTC Announces Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For The Whitfield Murray Campus Expansion
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Georgia Northwestern Technical College will host a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Whitfield Murray Campus Expansion on Friday, Sept. 20 at 9 a.m.
Governor Brian P. Kemp will be the keynote speaker for the ceremony that will take place in the lobby of the new Whitfield Murray Campus Expansion Building. Tours will be provided of the 80,000 square foot facility after the ceremony.
In 2014, the Whitfield County Board of Education donated 23 acres of land to Georgia Northwestern for the campus expansion and planning funds in the amount of $900,000 were appropriated by the Legislature.
Five million dollars in capital funds for the expansion project was included in the 2017 state budget and bond funding in the amount of $18,780,000 was included in the state budget for 2018. The State of Georgia began construction of the expansion in the fall of 2017. The $18.7 million along with the $5 million allocated in 2017 led to the completion of the new state-of-the-art $23.7 million dollar Whitfield Murray Campus Expansion.
Programs offered at the expanded campus include Automation Engineering Technology, Business Healthcare Technology, Business Management, Business Technology, CNC Technology, Chemical Technology, Computer Support Specialist, Crime Scene Investigation, Criminal Justice, Diesel Equipment Technology, Early Childhood Care and Education, Flooring Production Operator and Technician, Healthcare Assistant, Industrial Systems Technology, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Precision Machining and Manufacturing and Welding and Joining Technology.