Helms Announces First Class of Generations Scholars

Generations Scholars Tyrique Dailey, Kierra Tolbert and Mason Williams from the Augusta campus.Congratulations to the inaugural class of Generations Scholars at Helms College in Augusta and Macon. It is an honor to recognize these outstanding … Read More

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José Mallabo Appointed Senior Vice President of Marketing at Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA

©Joe Carlos AUGUSTA AND MACON, Ga., February 24, 2022 – – Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia (GIMG) today announced the appointment of José Mallabo to the role of chief marketing officer and senior vice president … Read More

Appointment of Bruce Ozga as the College’s Vice President of Culinary Education

©Cassie Bayer Photography AUGUSTA AND MACON, Ga., February 2, 2022 – – Helms College today announced the appointment of Bruce Ozga as the college’s vice president of culinary education. Chef Ozga brings with him over … Read More

Dr. David N. Pugh Named President of Helms College

AUGUSTA AND MACON, Ga., Jan. 25, 2022 – – Helms College today announced the appointment of Dr. David N. Pugh as the College’s second president. Dr. Pugh brings with him more than 25 years of … Read More

The Crazy Empanada

When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Empanadas!

Chef entrepreneur Aracelis Hernandez usually spends a lot of time in the spring at her booth at the Augusta Market. But with the COVID-19 pandemic delaying the opening of the market, Hernandez found herself without a significant revenue source or a place to create and serve her Latin fusion cuisine.

Culinary Arts Classes: Tips for Success

As you begin your journey to a culinary arts education, it’s important to have a plan to maximize your experience in every class. Helms College is committed to providing students the knowledge, skills and experiential … Read More

In my wildest dreams…

If you would have asked me a few months ago would I consider working in a commercial kitchen at the Masters Golf Tournament, I would have said NO WAY!! My husband and I have attended … Read More

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10 Things to Know About Career Training School

Career training schools like Helms College—a private, nonprofit postsecondary career school sponsored by Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia Inc.—prepare students for a variety of skilled jobs, offering alternatives to traditional university or 4-year degree programs. … Read More

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Holiday season keeps healthcare workers busy

For most people, the holidays are a time of celebration, giving, and gatherings. But injuries and chronic conditions don’t take time off, making it a busy stretch of the year for health services providers. Here … Read More

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Tips for Networking in the Culinary Industry

Whether your plan is to be an executive chef, caterer, or restaurant manager, you’ll need to network with people in your profession who can help you reach your goals. Putting yourself out there and meeting … Read More

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Culinary Careers: Catering

Graduating from culinary school opens up a variety of career options in the hospitality industry.  Many graduates enter school with the goal of being the head chef of a world-renowned restaurant.  While other culinary students … Read More

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Digging Deeper: What is a Medical Assistant

More and more people seek medical help every day–the demand is just inevitably unstoppable. With that, the healthcare industry is also accelerating at a rapid speed. Find out what a medical assistant is and consider … Read More

Getting Started in the Booming Culinary Field

“The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nourishment, festivity, safety, and satisfaction. A person cooking is a person giving: Even the simplest food is a gift” – Laurie … Read More

Make the Most of Your Medical Terminology Course

Whether you are training to becoming a multi-skilled medical assistant, a patient care technician or a medical administrative assistant, learning medical terminology is an essential part of your education. At Helms College’s School of Health … Read More

Getting to know Chef Andy Andersen

Chef Andy Andersen plays an integral role in the success of Helms College. From our humble beginnings, Chef Instructor Andersen has been here every step of the way. Chef Andersen’s love for culinary began at … Read More

Don’t Miss Our Upcoming Open House!

The Helms College Macon and Augusta Campuses are currently enrolling for the spring semester. With this in mind, the faculty and staff of Helms College’s Polly Long Denton School of Hospitality in Macon and the Augusta … Read More