Displaced Art Institute students offered space at Helms College Helms College is stepping up to the plate to help students who are being displaced by the closure of the Art Institute of Atlanta and sister campuses. The Art Institute of Atlanta recently announced it will cease operations on September 30, 2023.
Augusta & Macon, GA – September 24, 2023 — Following the recent announcement by The Art Institute about their schools closing on September 30, 2023, Helms College aims to provide immediate educational options for hundreds of culinary students affected by this unexpected closure.
Opportunity for Displaced Students
Helms College, with its commitment to excellence in culinary education, is inviting all affected culinary students from The Art Institute. We are dedicated to facilitating a seamless transition for those seeking to continue their educational journey at our Macon or Augusta, GA campuses. Helms College and its programs are licensed and approved by the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commission (GNPEC) and accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET). ACCET is listed by the US. Department Of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.
Immediate Start Date
Recognizing the situation's urgency, Helms College has fast-tracked an academic session for displaced students. New classes will begin on October 9, 2023. Student housing options are available.
Dedicated Admissions Assistance
A special Admissions Representative from Helms College has been appointed to exclusively assist Art Institute students during this time of transition. Our representative is on standby to address concerns, answer questions, and provide a comprehensive guide through the transfer process.
Alan Brown Associate | Vice President for Enrollment Helms College
Office: 706.854.4703 Cell: 706.495.1421
Location: Augusta and Macon, GA
We encourage media outlets to share this vital information with the community to ensure no student's culinary dreams are left unfulfilled.
For further press inquiries, please contact:
Jennifer Tyner Media Representative
Helms College Phone: (706) 250-2609
About Helms College
Helms College is a private, nonprofit institution committed to providing exceptional education and training in various fields, such as culinary arts, hospitality management, health services, and industrial trades. We empower our students to achieve their career aspirations and create a positive impact in their communities. Our experienced faculty, hands-on approach to learning, immersive labs, and dedication to the community make us one of the most engaging and practical learning institutions in the county. For more information on our applied learning venues, visit our website here.