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CGTC Faculty Awarded Mini-Grants from CGTC Foundation

Macon - As part of Central Georgia Technical College's ongoing effort to encourage innovation by its faculty and staff members, the Central Georgia Technical College Foundation has announced its 2009 Mini-Grant winners.

Instructors Karen Jolley and Kristal Smith were named Mini-Grant recipients at the college's spring quarter professional development meeting on March 30. The awards were presented by Francis Adams, who serves on the CGTC Foundation Board of Directors.

Five proposals were submitted by CGTC faculty, with two projects being funded through the program. The awards are presented to faculty members who demonstrated their proposals would positively enhance the teaching and learning environment at Central Georgia Technical College.

The CGTC Foundation provides grants of up to $1,000 to support creative projects that foster innovation and improvement in instruction or provide professional growth opportunities related to student learning. For more information regarding the Mini-Grant program, contact the CGTC Foundation at 478-757-3504.

View a brief summary of the 2009 Mini-Grant winning projects here.

About Central Georgia Technical College

A comprehensive higher education institution, Central Georgia Technical College provides students more than 190 career program opportunities with numerous degree, diploma and certificate options, in addition to customized business and industry services, continuing education and adult education services. The College serves Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Jones, Monroe, Putnam and Twiggs counties. More information about CGTC can be found at

About the Central Georgia Technical College Foundation

The Central Georgia Technical College Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)3, foundation established in 1991. The CGTC Foundation coordinates the solicitation of funds, grants, and properties from corporations, government agencies and private sources. The Foundation provides private funding for scholarships, endowments, and research grants to promote education at Central Georgia Technical College.

CGTC Foundation board member Francis Adams, center, presents mini-grant checks to instructors Kristal Smith, left, and Karen Jolley, right.

Submitted by James M. Harvey, Jr.
March 31, 2009


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