Event Sponsors BB&T and Kumho Tire Lead Community Support for CGTC Foundation’s Race for Education

Warner Robins, Ga. – Ahead of its 9th Annual Race for Education 5k and Obstacle Run on Saturday, September 8, 2018, the Central Georgia Technical College Foundation announced its sponsors for the event. BB&T and Kumho Tire are event sponsors this year and lead a strong group of community organizations and companies committed to supporting the College’s Adult Education Division (AED).
Additional sponsors at the platinum level include, Robins Financial Credit Union; the gold level includes, Read More

August 31, 2018


Dual Enrollment Instructors at CGTC Named Semifinalist for $1 Million Cash Prize for Programs at Houston County Career Academy

Warner Robins, Ga. – Harbor Freight Tools for Schools, an initiative of the California-based company’s foundation, recently named three instructors in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Aerospace, Trade and Industry Division as finalists for its 2018 Prize for Teaching Excellence.
As part of a team of trade instructors for the Houston County Career Academy (HCCA), the selection places the three CGTC instructors in the running for a share of $1 million in cash prizes amongst a field of six in Georgia and 52 nationwide. Read More

August 23, 2018


Aviation Maintenance Program at CGTC Welcomes First Female Instructor

Warner Robins, Ga. – What came about as nothing more than a woman’s mechanical intuition, sparked a 17-year career in the male-dominated field of aviation maintenance (AVMT) for Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC)’s first female program instructor, Deanne Corbin.
Corbin, a former student at the College, started her journey through the Aerospace, Trade and Industry program in the late 90’s at CGTC in Macon. This happened just as the then, pre-merger, Middle Georgia Technical College Aviation Maintenance program in Warner Robins got off the ground. Read More

August 22, 2018


CGTC Cosmetology Alum Earns 1st Place at Las Vegas Competition, Gives Master Class to Students

Warner Robins, Ga. – Onstage in the auditorium of Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Warner Robins campus in mid-July, while wielding techniques for shears and clippers on a demo cut, former cosmetology student now master cosmetologist, Preston Werneth, professed there was a point in his life where he didn’t know if he was cut out for this career.
“I did not want to do feet, so I quit again,” Werneth said, to a room full of CGTC’s aspiring cosmetologists and barbers, Read More

August 7, 2018


CHSGa Establishes a New Scholarship Fund for Nursing Students at CGTC

Warner Robins, Ga. – The CHSGa Practical Nursing Scholarship is a new scholarship that became available this summer to students in the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) thanks to a fund created by CHSGa. CHSGa, a non-profit healthcare system, presented the College’s Foundation with a $6,000 check to provide scholarships to qualified students enrolled in the LPN program.
CHSGA established their Practical Nursing Scholarship in support of students in the diploma program in pursuit of entry-level careers. Read More

August 2, 2018


The Delta Air Lines Foundation issues grants totaling $350K to nine Aviation Maintenance training programs, $50k to CGTC

Atlanta, Ga. – The Delta Air Lines Foundation announced today that they are continuing to prepare and support the future of aviation professionals with grants totaling $350,000 to nine Aviation Maintenance training programs across the U.S.
Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is one of five Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) colleges rewarded a grant for $50,ooo.
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July 31, 2018


Watch: Slideshow from Summer Study Abroad Trip Offers Spectacular Images

In July, the Global Initiatives Office at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) saw their first cohort of students study abroad in York, England. Students took part in business and humanities courses at York St. John University’s (YSJU) Global Campus.
The trip followed an agreement signed in March which served to solidify the transition of its two-year curriculum to the four-year institution in York, United Kingdom. The July trip is the initial step in the partnership, which hopes to see students pursue other articulation routes into YSJU undergraduate programs that are currently under development. Read More

July 31, 2018


CGTC REACH Program Closes Out Busy Summer

Macon, Ga. – Expectations elevated to new heights this summer for one of Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) key, student programs. The Raising Expectations of Achievement (REACH) program took part in a variety of activities, empowering students to expand their abilities.
“The REACH sessions, mentor relationships, and student bonding experiences during the educational and cultural field trips this semester served to build a ‘complete’ student,” said Rolandria Tolbert, program specialist and REACH program coordinator for the Institutional Effectiveness Division (IED) at the College. Read More

July 30, 2018


CGTC Foundation Calls for Runners, Volunteers, and Sponsors of Its 9th Annual Race for Education

Warner Robins, Ga. – Preparations are underway for the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation’s 9th Annual Race for Education 5k and Obstacle Run in support of the College’s Adult Education Division (AED). As the race nears its Saturday, September 8, 2018 start, organizers are seeking key community involvement.
“Supporting the educational goals of adult citizens in our community is empowering,” said Mary Kathryn Borland, race coordinator and member of CGTC’s advancement division. “Each year that we organize this event, Read More

July 24, 2018


ESL Spotlight: English Language Learners Expand Knowledge Through Adult Education Programs

Warner Robins, Ga. – Whether someone chooses to improve their English language skills to find a job, earn a college degree, or industry certification at CGTC, the Adult Education English Language Program (ELP), offers a unique immersion environment and experiences with U.S. culture. ELP students spend a substantial portion of their academic time working on language acquisition and academic achievements that dramatically broaden their perspective and prepare them for their future career goals.
Ysabella Escalona was a student in the program for three months, Read More

July 24, 2018