Hawkinsville, Ga. – The circle of most students’ academic lives is not even much of a circle at all, but the actual shapes do reveal wonderful insights. It was for that very reason why two adult education students at Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Hawkinsville Workforce Development Center found themselves taking in a matinee of The Lion King at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre at the end of January.
Sharon McGhee and Zachary Williams participated in this cultural experience facilitated by the Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) at Mercer University. Read More
February 8, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Twelve years ago, adult education student, Chereese Clayton, felt like a failure and a disappointment to her family and herself.
“I dropped out of high school knowing that I would not graduate with my class of 2005. Failing math class and not having the credits needed was very depressing and I was not mature enough to deal with failure. I gave up on my education not knowing that failure was one of life’s many challenges,” she said. Read More
December 8, 2017
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
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
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Adult Education Division recently took home five awards at the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) 2017 Adult Education Fall Conference and GED® Awards, including one individual award for a GED® graduate of outstanding achievement.
The awards were given at a luncheon in September in Atlanta in front adult education and testing leadership statewide. The awards come on the heels of Gov. Nathan Deal’s announcement that 10,128 Georgians graduated with GED® certificates in the past year, Read More
October 5, 2017
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
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