STC earns Commissioner’s Recognition Award for FY2015 Human Resources Audit

Savannah Technical College earns Commissioner’s Recognition Award for FY2015 Human Resources Audit

SAVANNAH – The State of Georgia recently honored Savannah Technical College with the Commissioner’s Recognition Award for model performance on the FY2015 Human Resources Audit. The award was given at the Georgia Department of Administrative Services Spring Human Resources Forum.

“Congratulations on the outstanding performance shown by your organization,” said Georgia Department of Administrative Services Commissioner Sid Johnson. “Savannah Technical College has shown itself as a model for others to follow in Classification Management and Recruitment and Selection. Your staff is commended for its diligence in ensuring effective implementation of HR policies and practices that help your organization attract, develop, and retain the talent needed to realize your core mission.”

The College was one of nine selected within the Technical College System of Georgia to participate in a human resources (HR) audit. The overall objective of the HR audit is to support state organizations in their efforts to build and maintain a qualified workforce by minimizing risks and encouraging best-practice operations within their HR program. The audit includes six modules. To earn the performance awards, the College scored 100% on the modules for Classification Management and Recruitment/Selection. The College’s scores exceeded the state average for the other four modules.


Photo: Savannah Technical College HR employees stand with STC President Dr. Kathy Love. (Pictured left to right): STC Vice President of Administrative Services Sue Turner, STC HR Coordinator Desire Alexander, STC HR Coordinator Lakia Maxwell, STC Payroll Technician Samantha Allen, STC HR Director Melissa Banks, STC President Dr. Kathy Love. 

1605 | July 23, 2015
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Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (