CGTC’s 8th Annual Race for Education set to Offer New Obstacles

Warner Robins, Ga. – The Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation’s 8th Annual Race for Education 5K will add a new challenge to its race day events on September 9, 2017 at the Warner Robins campus located at 80 Cohen Walker Drive. The event replaces its 1-Mile Fun Run with an Obstacle Run.
“We are thrilled to be hosting our 8th Race for Education, and we’re particularly excited to add obstacles to the one-mile run this year,” said Tonya McClure, Read More

August 18, 2017


CGTC Launches New Website

Warner Robins, Ga. – Significant work goes on behind the screens for building a new website, and even more to see it launch, so after more than a year of designing and creating, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) proudly announces the launch of the new www.centralgatech.edu.
CGTC is excited to present a modern, streamlined website that puts the College on the best path for connecting its services to internal and external users. The College recognizes that a website is most often the initial method of communication with the public. Read More

August 15, 2017


The Family Who Attends CGTC Together, Stays Together

Warner Robins, Ga. – A move to Warner Robins from Belgium for the Hicks family started an educational journey few can replicate; since 2013 every member but “dad” has taken courses at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC).
Mom, Christina, daughter, Amber, and sons, Christian and Johnathan are close, as military families tend to be, but have not viewed their avant-garde concept of nuclear-enrollment as exclusive or a means to extend their bond, rather as a convenient opportunity. Read More

August 15, 2017


CGTC Instructor and GDC’s Vocational Teacher of the Year Finalist Teaches from the Inside, Out

Hawkinsville, Ga. – Woodrow Whipple, a Design and Media Production adjunct instructor for Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) has been named a finalist for the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) Vocational Teacher of the Year, an honor he credits to his students on the inside of Pulaski State Prison.
“They say I do a lot. Personally, I feel like I don’t do a whole lot,” Whipple said. “It goes back to the success stories of my students. Read More

August 15, 2017


CGTC Names New Director of Child Development Centers

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently announced the selection of Linda Smith, as the new director of Child Development Centers. She brings to her appointment over 30 years of childcare experience and a commitment to fostering strong relationships.
“Truthfully, building relationships with children, family and the staff excites me most about this position,” Smith said. “I am committed to helping parents and children have a successful beginning to education and solidifying trust with my staff by learning about them, Read More

July 27, 2017


CGTC Barbering Students Cut Hair for Back-to-School Event

Warner Robins, Ga. – With an art classroom as a make-do barber shop, Barbering program students from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) cut hair for kids at the Houston County Board of Education’s (HCBOE) 8th annual Back2School Bash last Friday at C.B. Watson Primary School.
“This is a win-win all around for these students,” said CGTC barbering instructor, Leon Towles, who said being involved with the community is part of what a barber is all about. Read More

July 27, 2017


CGTC Instructor Earns Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year Honors

Macon, Ga. –  More than 20 years of work in graphic design helped Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and Hutchings College and Career Academy (HCCA) instructor, Paige Welch, transition into a teaching career, but it was innumerable conversations with mentors that helped her get her stride.
“People who know me in and outside of teaching say that it was what I was supposed to be doing all along,” Welch said. “I had teacher mentors throughout. Having them helped me come to this place.”
In July, Read More

July 27, 2017


CGTC Opens Its Doors to Regional Apprenticeship Opportunities

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently hosted the inaugural Georgia Regional Apprenticeship Development Symposium on the Warner Robins campus, an event geared toward current and continued engagement with local employers on apprenticeship opportunities.
“In outreach efforts to local business and industries, CGTC has heard a consistent interest from companies wanting to explore more formal apprenticeship programs,” said Andrea Griner, vice president for economic development at CGTC. “We are excited that Central Georgia Technical College has recently been approved as a Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor by the U.S. Read More

July 27, 2017


New Student Veterans Organization at CGTC Plans for Community Involvement

Warner Robins, Ga. – A new student organization designed to meet the needs of veterans just held its first meeting last month at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), and it already has plans for getting involved in the community.

The Student Veterans of America (SVA) chapter at CGTC is part of the national organization of the same name that broadly works to aid student veterans and their families in achieving educational goals, civilian transition, promote accessible benefits, Read More

July 27, 2017


Two CGTC Students Earn Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference Honors

Warner Robins, Ga. – More than 1,800 of the nation’s best and brightest college students traveled to Southern California to establish their own Legacy of Leadership as they competed for the opportunity to win more than $95,000 in cash awards; two of them went as Titans.

Sondra Jeffries, a Business Management student, and Jarvis Jackson, a Metrology student and first-year member, represented Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter’s participation in PBL National Leadership Conference titled, Read More

July 27, 2017