Dr. Jamar Jeffers, ATC Foundation director, with Tim Thomas of 11Alive
The Networks of 11Alive, through the TEGNA Foundation, recently awarded a grant to the Atlanta Technical College Foundation. The grant was presented during a reception in the news studio of WXIA-TV, 11Alive.
“The Networks of 11Alive strive to celebrate the human spirit through our on-air and on-line properties, showcasing the amazing work being done in our community helping others,” said 11Alive President John Deushane.
The Atlanta Technical College Foundation received a grant to bridge the gap for students who have obstacles to attending college. The Foundation’s annual Bridge Builder Awards support students who need this kind of assistance.
Other non-profit organizations receiving grants include Cool Girls, the American Red Cross, The Children’s Museum, Lekotek of Georgia, and the Corporate Volunteer Council of Atlanta.
Atlanta Technical College is a vibrant part of the Technical College System of Georgia and was named its College of the Year in 2012. Prior to that, the college was selected as America’s Best Community College by Washington Monthly magazine. Most recently, Atlanta Technical College has been ranked one of the best in the nation for online courses and programs. For more information on Atlanta Technical College and its 150 programs, atlantatech.edu