‘Go Back. Move Ahead.’ Week events scheduled for Savannah Tech

SAVANNAH – “Go Back. Move Ahead.” Week is a dedicated time to raise awareness and support for the “Go Back. Move Ahead” campaign. Savannah Technical College will host a series of events to assist adults who have started college, but never finished their degree the week of October 13-17 at the Savannah Campus (5717 White Bluff Road, Savannah, 31405).

  • Tuesday, October 14 – Savannah Technical College will host Transcript Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Student Affairs office at the Savannah Campus. These transcript evaluations will offer new and returning students on-the-spot transcript evaluation for official or unofficial college transcripts and/or military Joint Service Transcripts.
  • Wednesday, October 15 – The College faculty and staff will host a series of 20-minute workshops for Workshop Wednesday from 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Topics include: returning to school as a working mother, profile of a successful student (time management, study skills, etc.), financing your education, and overcoming obstacles on the road to graduation.
  • Friday, October 17 – The College will waive the application fee for students with a completed application form and at least one official college transcript from 8 a.m., to noon for Free Friday at the Savannah campus.

Go Back. Move Ahead. is the result of the Office of the Governor’s commitment to make it easier for students to earn degrees in Georgia. Through collaboration between the University of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia, Governor Nathan Deal is dedicated to providing affordable, quality higher education options to adult learners.The program is designed to make it easier for more than one million Georgians to go back and finish college. The program will help Georgia have a more educated workforce by 2020.

For more information visit or contact STC’s Director of Student Navigation Mark Stump at mstump@savannahtech.eduor 912.443.5706.


#1507 | October 8, 2014

Director of Student Navigation (GBMA): Mark Stump
912.443.5706 or

Media Contact: Amy Shaffer, APR
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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 (