Chattahoochee Technical College celebrated the opening of the Superior Plumbing Veterans Education and Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center at the college’s Marietta Campus in October.
The college will help veterans translate military skills and experience into training programs for high-demand and meaningful careers. It will provide active and retired veterans with a place to assist them as they transition into the civilian workforce and into post-secondary education institutions. “My colleagues in the General Assembly and I, along with Gov. Kemp, take seriously the state’s responsibility to help active-duty military and veterans,” said House Speaker David Ralston who spoke at the opening. “While we can never repay them for their service or sacrifice, we can ensure that they have every opportunity for success when they enter the civilian workforce.”
The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) State Board approved naming this facility the Superior Plumbing VECTR Center in honor of a $500,000 donation presented by Jay Cunningham to the Chattahoochee Tech Foundation. This donation worked in conjunction with a $2.25-million appropriation from the General Assembly for establishing a VECTR Center at Chattahoochee Tech. This is the second VECTR Center in the state, following the establishment of the first VECTR program near Robins Air Force Base in Warner Robins. To learn more, visit ChattahoocheeTech.edu.