ATLANTA—  With a gift of $50,000 from the Technical College System of Georgia Foundation, the first donation of laptops recently arrived at the 22 technical colleges in Georgia.

COVID-19 has forced an adjustment to educational delivery methods with a greater reliance on distance learning. As such, the need for computers and equipment for students who do not have access to these items is immediate. Working with TCSG IT administration, 140 laptops were ordered and shipped directly to the colleges.

“We appreciate the TCSG Foundation providing these laptop computers,” said Lanier Technical College President Ray Perren. “Technology like this is essential to ensuring our students can fully participate in an online environment. These laptops will allow us to help students stay connected to our digital classroom environment.”

To learn more about the TCSG Emergency Response Fund and how you can help, visit www.tcsgfoundation.org or contact Foundation Director Juli Fields at jfields@tcsg.edu.

About the TCSG Foundation

The TCSG Foundation exists to support the Technical College System of Georgia through marketing, advocacy and fundraising to benefit college students, programs, and faculty.

About the Technical College System of Georgia

The 22 colleges of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) are Georgia’s top resource for skilled workers. TCSG offers world-class training in 600 associate degree, diploma and certificate programs to students who are trained on state-of-the-art equipment by instructors who are experts in their fields. The system also houses Georgia’s Office of Adult Education, which promotes and provides adult literacy and education programs, including the GED® testing program, throughout the state. In addition, TCSG partners with companies through Quick Start, the nation’s top customized workforce training program, and through its individual colleges, who work with local industry to provide workforce and training solutions. For more information, visit www.TCSG.edu.

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Contact: Juli Fields, jfields@tcsg.edu, 706-340-9659

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