Liberty Campus History
1967: The Savannah Area Vocational-Technical School was officially dedicated to serve the five-county area of Chatham, Bryan, Effingham, Liberty, and Long counties.
1989: Diploma programs for military personnel were established through the Army Education Center at Fort Stewart, Hinesville with 53 students.
1995: The office located at the Army Education Center at Fort Stewart closed, moving operations to General Screven Way in Hinesville.
1997: Savannah Technical Institute came under the governance of the State Board of Technical and Adult Education on July 1, 1997, as the fifth largest of 33 technical institutes.
2000: On July 6, 2000 Governor Roy Barnes officially announced the name change to Savannah Technical College.
2004: The Liberty Campus opened on Airport Road at Technology Drive in Hinesville.
2006: The Rene Kemp Industrial Technology Center on the Liberty Campus was named in honor of the late Liberty County legislator; Savannah Technical College opened a storefront office in the Paul R. Smith Army Education Center at Fort Stewart.
2008: The Liberty Campus Library was posthumously named in honor of longtime campus administrator, Glenda Giddens.
2013: Campus space is renovated to create Cosmetology and Barbering suites.
2018: Liberty Commercial Truck Driving Range begins use for Fall Semester 2018. The new range includes overhead lighting to allow night courses, a half-mile shifting track and a 2.8 acre driving pad to accommodate six simultaneous truck maneuvers.