Jones Family Foundation Awards Central Georgia Technical College Workforce Development Grant

Macon, Ga.—The Charles H. Jones Family Foundation is investing in high-quality, technical training and equipment at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) by awarding a workforce development grant of $250,000. This gift will support local employer and workforce needs in high-demand career training programs.
In April, state and local leaders and Robins Air Force Base (RAFB) officials joined CGTC in announcing the relocation of aerospace training programs and a portion of the RAFB commodities workload to the former Boeing facility at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport in Macon. Read More

June 13, 2019


Georgia High School Students Prep for CGTC’s Inaugural Dual Enrollment Study Abroad Trip to Ireland

Warner Robins, Ga. – In just one year Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Global Initiatives (OGI) has pulled together the unthinkable; plan, price and promote a first-of-its-kind dual enrollment study abroad trip for the entire Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
Now, as a group of 37 students, chaperones, faculty, and staff from around the state prepare for their trip to County Donegal, Ireland, leadership can see how much commitment was at play to pull it off. Read More

June 6, 2019


Dual Enrollment Alum from CGTC Defines Success for Middle Georgia’s Generation Z, #NoFilter

Warner Robins, Ga. – As Generation Z makes their way through college in the years ahead, they may discover there is no clear handbook for how they should go about building their futures.

Perhaps they thumb through an abridged version of the millennial manual or as Generation Y likes to call it, “a student loan receipts folder stored in the cloud”. On the other hand, maybe they go back further into a chapter on the booming days when part-time jobs and full-time parents could afford a young adult an education. Read More

May 31, 2019


U.S. Small Business Administration Roadshow to Stop at Georgia VECTR Center

Warner Robins, Ga. – The Georgia District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is hitting the road to inform Georgia businesses of resources available to assist them, making a stop with its Roadshow at the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center on Thursday, May 23, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The SBA Roadshow is designed for entrepreneurs seeking to establish a business, and existing business owners looking for techniques to advance and grow their business. Read More

May 21, 2019


Pre-K Teacher at CGTC Child Development Center Named State Teacher of the Year Finalist

Warner Robins, Ga. – Heather Williams of Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Larry O’Neal Child Development Center (CDC) Georgia Pre-K Program is one of six finalists for Teacher of the Year for 2019-2020, named recently by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL).
Williams, a teacher with the Center for a decade, learned she was a finalist with a surprise visit to her classroom from DECAL representatives and CALi, the official mascot dog of the department. Read More

May 14, 2019


Formerly Incarcerated Citizen Finds the Boost Needed to Graduate from CGTC

Warner Robins, Ga. – In December 2018, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and the CGTC Foundation recognized Joshua Brown as the second-ever winner of the Re-Entry Scholarship for Educational Transition (RESET). And while the funds went toward books, like many other scholarships, the availability of the money is what held the most value.
“Coming out, many people probably would not think that anyone really cares about someone who has been incarcerated,” Brown said, who served his time from May 2013 to late June 2016 for an aggravated assault charge, Read More

April 30, 2019


From Homeschool to Apprenticeship with GE Healthcare, CGTC Dual Enrollment Student Blazes Trail

Milledgeville, Ga. – It’s electric! Well, at least that is certainly the excitement Appleton Boone, an 18-year-old homeschool student from Wilkinson County, feels as he heads into his apprenticeship with GE Healthcare later this spring following his graduation from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) with an Electronics Technology diploma.
Boone, a homeschool student since seventh grade, enrolled at CGTC’s Milledgeville campus because of the hands-on approach, pace, and rigor of the academic courses.
“I like being a homeschool student and college student with CGTC because I am going after two things at once,” he said. Read More

April 30, 2019


Milledgeville Exchange Club Funds New Scholarship at CGTC

Milledgeville, Ga. – A new scholarship for students in Baldwin County is now available as the Milledgeville Exchange Club presented the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation last week with a $500 check for the award of two scholarships.
“We are honored to present this scholarship to Central Georgia Technical College in the amount of $500 to serve two students in the upcoming academic year,” said Jeffery Wells, the president-elect of the Milledgeville Exchange Club during the presentation on the Milledgeville campus of CGTC. Read More

April 29, 2019


CGTC Announces Keynote Speaker for Commencement Ceremony

Warner Robins, Ga. –  Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) will welcome Dr. John Watford, president of South Georgia Technical College (SGTC), to deliver the keynote address at its commencement ceremony on Friday, May 3 at 7 p.m. The ceremony will honor associate degree, diploma credit-program candidates, and GED® graduates.
In his third year as president of SGTC, Watford has furthered his accomplishments of more than 28 years as an experienced educator. Watford served as the Vice President of Academic Affairs at SGTC from February 2012 to March 2016. Read More

April 24, 2019


CGTC Signs Articulation Agreement with FVSU for New Associate Degree

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) signed an articulation agreement with Fort Valley State University (FVSU) this week for associate degree coursework, adding more transferability options as the College implements its newest degree program this fall.
CGTC’s new Associate of Science (AS) degree in General Studies is mapped to the University System of Georgia’s (USG) core curriculum to allow students the flexibility to transfer into multiple baccalaureate programs at a four-year college or university. Read More

April 24, 2019