S: The Grand Opening of the Dr. Robert E. Speir, Jr. Healthcare Education Center Dental Sciences Complex and the Charles F. Freeman Community Dental Clinic At Horry Georgetown Technical College
FC: The Grand Opening of the Dr. Robert E. Speir, Jr. Healthcare Education Center Dental Sciences Complex and the Charles F. Freeman Community Dental Clinic At Horry Georgetown Technical College on the Grand Strand Campus
2: “The Education Penny” sales tax, the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base Redevelopment Authority and the City of Myrtle Beach facilitated construction of the finest dental technology training center in the Southeast at Horry Georgetown Technical College.
3: Dental Science Technology students will benefit from HGTC’s new dental wing for many years.
5: Fuschia and blue ribbons represent the college's commitment to health sciences. In the HGTC logo, the fuschia block stands for the health science programs.
6: Kemp Floyd and Charles Freeman of The Felburn Foundation
7: President Neyle Wilson welcomed guests for the Dr. Robert E. Speir, Jr. Healthcare Education Center Dental Sciences Complex and the Charles F. Freeman Community Dental Clinic grand opening.
8: HGTC students and faculty attended the event to celebrate the opening of their "dream" training center.
9: Senior Vice President, Dr. Marilyn Fore, addresses the audience as Vice President of Workforce Development and Continuing Education Greg Mitchell watches.
10: Foundation chair Buzz Freeman and Charles Freeman of the Felburn Foundation attended the grand opening. | Local officials, donors and HGTC Area Commissioners and leaders cut the ribbon during the grand opening event on June 1, 2012.
11: Culinary Arts faculty and students catered the event.
12: State-of-the-art equipment for modern dental training.
13: The public dental clinic on the ground floor is named for Charles Freeman, who supported the clinic through The Felburn Foundation. He stands (second from left) next to Kemp Floyd.
14: HGTC Associate Vice President for Human Resources, Judy Hardee Wooten, and Charles Freeman.
15: The Felburn Foundation and the Duke Endowment contributed to the HGTC training facility and public clinic. | Dr. Phil Render, Dean of Academic Affairs, looks on as HGTC faculty congratulate Dr. Marilyn Fore upon the teamwork of all in making the dream of this facility a reality.
16: State-of-the-art equipment for modern dental training.
17: Computer-assisted care ensures more thorough patient evaluations and better dental care.
18: Superior instrument cleaning is essential.
19: Collaborative learning is conducted in HGTC's dental technology programs.
20: New labs offer students the best possible training.
21: It's all about caring for "good choppers."