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Southern Technical College Welcomes Auburndale Mayor During Appearance

Auburndale, FL – (Feb. 16, 2016) – Auburndale Mayor Tim Pospichal spoke today at the Auburndale campus of Southern Technical College, “Southern Tech,” about the importance of education and took some time to visit labs – even getting involved in a hands-on exercise. Top photo, Auburndale Mayor Tim Pospichal spoke at the Auburndale campus Feb. […]


Southern Technical College Honored Again by International Public Speaking Association

Sanford, FL – (Feb. 12, 2016) – Three students from the Sanford campus of Southern Technical College, “Southern Tech,” received honors at a local meeting of Toastmasters International last week. This was the second honor in recent months following a presentation in November. From left, local Toastmasters President Eugene Kowalski congratulates Southern Tech instructor Nikki […]


Southern Technical College Student Honored by County Chairwoman for Lifesaving Heroism

Kissimmee, FL – (Feb. 9, 2016) – Student Sara Santiago of St. Cloud, who studies medical assisting at the Orlando campus of Southern Technical College, “Southern Tech,” was awarded a certificate of commendation today for her quick actions last fall to help a citizen in need of medical assistance. Pictured above St. Cloud resident and Southern […]


Southern Technical College Selected as Auburndale Business of the Month

Auburndale, FL – (Feb. 3, 2016) – Three leaders from the Auburndale campus of Southern Technical College, “Southern Tech,” were on hand Monday, Jan. 25 during a ceremony recognizing the Auburndale campus as the January Business of the Month. Above, Southern Tech’s Edna Murugan, Ph.D., director of education, accepts the Business of the Month honor […]


Southern Technical College Students Help Build Homes Benefiting Habitat for Humanity

Orlando, FL – (Jan. 11, 2016) – Eight volunteers from the Orlando campus of Southern Technical College, “Southern Tech,” recently helped build a home for Habitat for Humanity of Greater Orlando in the Pine Hills community. Pictured in the photo at the top of the page, Carl Wagoner, and directly above, Frank Mendoza, both electrical trades […]


Southern Technical College Leaders Attend Ribbon Cutting of Healthcare Facility

Auburndale, FL – (Dec. 9, 2015) – Three leaders from the Auburndale campus of Southern Technical College, “Southern Tech,” were on hand Tuesday, Dec. 8 for the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new Lakeland Regional Health (LRH) facility in Auburndale. From left, Southern Tech’s John Deleon, Medical Office Administration instructor, Edna Murugan, Ph.D., director of […]


Southern Technical College Donates More than One Ton of Food to Southwest Florida Food Bank

Fort Myers, FL – (Nov. 25, 2015) – The Fort Myers campus of Southern Technical College, “Southern Tech,” successfully collected more than one ton of food (2,000 pounds) to benefit the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida. In total, the campus donated 1,300 food items and 16 cases of beverages in addition to $30, […]


Southern Technical College Students Honored for Quick Actions that Saved a Life

Mount Dora, FL – (Nov. 25, 2015) – Two students from the Mount Dora campus of Southern Technical College, “Southern Tech,” recently performed CPR to stabilize a classmate in medical distress. From left, medical assisting students Amber Roberts and Cierra Gilbert were given commendations from Southern Tech recognizing their quick actions that saved a life. […]


Southern Technical College Design Program Partners with Naples Community on Update

Spring 2016 Completion Projected for Eagle Creek Villas Project Bonita Springs, FL – (Nov. 9, 2015) – The Bonita Springs campus of Orlando-based Southern Technical College, “Southern Tech,” will partner with Naples-area community, Eagle Creek Villas, for a student design project. As part of the Villa Initiative, villainitiative.com, students will work closely over the next […]


Southern Technical College Welcomes Mayor of Mount Dora, Breast Cancer Survivor

Mount Dora, FL – (Oct. 28, 2015) – The Mount Dora campus of Southern Technical College, “Southern Tech,” welcomed breast cancer survivor and current Mayor Cathy Hoechst during a grand finale celebration to Pinktober, a month-long awareness effort dedicated to breast cancer.               Mount Dora Mayor Hoechst, pictured second […]