MEDIA ADVISORY: Southern Technical College to Welcome New Patient Care Technology Program March 12

WHAT: The Orlando campus of Southern Technical College, “Southern Tech,” will host a Grand Opening Celebration of a new program devoted to Patient Care Technology (PCT). The new program is geared at healthcare professionals seeking career college training in this emerging field. In Florida especially, with an aging Baby Boomer population, this field of study is expected to grow.

WHEN: 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 12, 2016

WHERE: Southern Tech College-Orlando is located at 1485 Florida Mall Ave.

Public is welcome to attend.

EDITORS’ NOTE: This will be a high-energy event with a DJ, barbecue and tours of the two-building campus. Students and faculty will be available for interviews in English and Spanish.


About Southern Technical College (

Founded in 2000, Southern Technical College is a career education school dedicated to providing students with the best possible career training and education in a student-centered environment. It was founded to combine traditional and job-practical teaching techniques in the areas of allied health sciences and applied technology. Delivered in a dynamic and professional environment, the curricula are designed to deliver intensive, hands-on training in core technical areas in combination with communication skills, interpersonal skills and a broad-based general education. Southern Tech is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education (CIE) and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). Associate degrees in Surgical Technician at the Fort Myers, Tampa and Port Charlotte campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), and the Health Information Management associate degree program at the Fort Myers campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).