CGTC Aircraft Structural Technology Graduates Find Employment with Gulfstream

Warner Robins, Ga. – An urgent hiring need recently brought Gulfstream Aerospace to Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and after interviews with candidates in the Aircraft Structural Technology (AST) program, seven students have earned employment.
Elvis Nguyen, Hunter Williams, Colton McKinney, each earned employment with the aircraft manufacturing company earlier this year, and now, after return recruitment efforts of the company, Ryan Banks, Spencer Daniely, Major Lynwood, and Dexter Osayamah will start in January.
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November 15, 2017


Georgia VECTR Center Offers Breakfast and Free Haircuts to Veterans

Warner Robins, Ga. – Waves of appreciative veterans lined up for breakfast burritos and free haircuts, at the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center on Thursday, and at least for one, it came as a healthy serving of the unique work of the Center.
Patrick Flaherty, 32, served in the Air Force for 12 years, 11months, and 22 days. He spent time stationed in Germany, Valdosta, Ga., and at the end of June of this year he retired and relocated from Arizona to Warner Robins. Read More

November 14, 2017


CGTC Dual Enrollment Students Compete in Area Skills Competition

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Dual Enrollment students from area high schools competed in the second annual Skills Challenge in early November, helping to promote construction trades and bring recognition to their acquisition of trade skills.
The Central Georgia and Southern Crescent Workforce Development Alliances’ second annual Skills Challenge took place at the Kiwanis Fairgrounds in Griffin, Ga. Several hundred students from more than a dozen high schools competed, including many from dual enrollment programs in Baldwin, Read More

November 9, 2017


Economic Development at CGTC Continues to Meet Industry Demands for Training

Warner Robins, Ga. – As workforce training becomes a higher priority for companies growing in the central Georgia region, the Economic Development Division of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) accounted for 46 percent of the customized contract training hours delivered in the state.
The Division delivered customized training for more than 330 companies in the Fiscal Year 2017, approximately 1,319,499 hours out of 2,848,638 total hours of training delivered by the 22 colleges in the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG). Read More

November 9, 2017


CGTC Earns High Ranking for Online Programs

Warner Robins, Ga. – As a commitment to quality service for the 43 percent of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) students enrolled in online courses and programs is maintained, the Distance Education Division ranked No. 2 in OnlineColleges.com’s state list for 2017.
The website’s redesigned, “Top College 2017,” tool ranked more than 2,500 accredited colleges and universities on a variety of factors to determine Georgia’s best online colleges. Factors included affordability, student services, and availability. OnlineColleges.com gave CGTC an overall score of 97. Read More

November 3, 2017


CGTC Leads Technical College System in Graduation and Placement Rates

Warner Robins, Ga. – Reports compiled by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) in October examining graduate and placement rates for its 22 institutions revealed that Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) led the System in graduating students for the academic year 2017.
TCSG’s Graduates and Placement Academic Year 2017 Report gathered by its Data, Planning, and Research Center is a system-wide glance at graduates, year-to-year comparisons, and placement rates. The 2017 version indicates that CGTC led the state in the total number of unduplicated graduates, Read More

October 31, 2017


CGTC’s Adult Education Division to Host Recruitment Fair

Macon, Ga. – The Adult Education Division’s Career and Opportunity Center (AECOC) on the Macon campus of Central Georgia Technical College will host a recruitment fair on Wednesday, November 1, 2017, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the K-Building.
The event titled, REBOUND: A New Start, New Connections, will focus on informing the public of the opportunities available at the Center. Information about the GED® program and testing, workforce innovation opportunities, dual-enrollment, English Literacy Program (ELP), Read More

October 27, 2017


Support Available with CGTC’S Counseling Services and Resource Center

Warner Robins, Ga. – Services are taking shape at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) designed to support student, faculty, and staff well-being.
Counseling Services, and its executive director, Tonja Simmons, have put finishing touches on the Counseling Resource Center in which Simmons and her staff will provide counseling, as well as assistance and guidance in resolving personal, social or psychological problems and difficulties.
“We are thrilled about pioneering the Counseling Services component to our campuses. Read More

October 27, 2017


A Hallmark Win Pushes CGTC Adult Education Graduate to Grow Greeting Card Business

Warner Robins, Ga. – Greeting cards designed by Rhonda Miller, winner of the 2017 GED® Graduate of Outstanding Achievement for Georgia, sell without inspirational messages on the inside. Miller, a 1992 graduate of the Adult Education program at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), did not get her greeting card business off the ground until the beginning of the decade, but now with recognition of her entrepreneurial spirit by her peers, she is hoping her story might inspire the message someone writes in the card. Read More

October 13, 2017


CGTC Board of Directors Welcomes Two New Members

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors, one with a special link to the College and another representing one of the region’s largest employers.
Mayor Eric S. Wilson of the city of Forsyth, Ga., and Gina Keadle, chief human resources officer at Navicent Health, joined the group which oversees the growth of the College for its 11-county service area.
The residents of Forsyth elected Wilson in November of 2015 and he took office in January the following year. Read More

October 10, 2017