New DeKalb Tech Center in Morgan County

Madison -- The new Morgan Center of DeKalb Technical College will open its doors to the public on from 9:00 a.m. to noon Monday.

The open house is in celebration of the consolidation of many of the schools programs and services. The center is located on the second floor of the old Creamery Building at 150 E. Washington Street in Madison.

DeKalb Technical College is bringing together many of its facilities under one roof. Renovations have been made to the second floor to accommodate several classrooms, which will house GED and continuing education classes among other things.

Monday's event will allow the public to see the facilities as well as meet the staff.

From gardening and CPR training to brushing up on computer skills and operating a forklift, the one-stop-shopping education destination is DeKalb Tech's locations in Newton and Morgan counties.

More information is available by calling 404-297-9522, ext. 5000 or our Morgan County Campus at 706-343-5916 or by visiting www.dekalbtech.edu.

DeKalb Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, promotes a student-centered environment for lifelong learning and development, encompassing academic and technical education for employment in a global community.

The college has eight centers of learning in DeKalb, Newton, Rockdale and Morgan counties.

Established in 1961, DeKalb Technical College currently has more than 4,000 students enrolled in diploma or degree programs and more than 9,000 in adult education classes. Academic and Technical programs at DeKalb Tech cover more than 100 different occupations.