Warner Robins – Sixty-eight years old is better late than never to start telling the truth; that’s why, Thomas Shepler, of Vienna, Ga., pursued his GED® and now represents Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) as one of two 2018 Golden GED® Graduates of the Year for Georgia.
“I have been lying on job applications for 50 years and I finally wanted to be truthful on one of those things,” Shepler said, to a roar of laughs by the audience after the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) named him the winner at the 2018 Adult Education Fall Conference and GED® Awards in September. Read More
October 4, 2018
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
Macon, Ga. – Few parents and their teenage children are aware of the educational path available to high school students that can have them earn a high school diploma by only attending college in what would be their junior and senior years. In May, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) prepares to see it first graduate of this program, just as the distinctive route is starting to take shape.
Georgia Senate Bill 2 (SB2), known as the High School Postsecondary Graduation Option (HSPGO), Read More
May 8, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – A pair of male students nearing graduation in health sciences programs at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) are preparing to enter the local healthcare industry equipped with extensive hours of clinical practice and theoretical instruction, but it is their training in workplaces dominated by women that has them learning the most.
In May, Andrew Rader and David Hall will both become graduates of an Associate Degree in Nursing and Radiologic Technology program, Read More
April 3, 2018
Macon, Ga. – The clear message from leadership at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) speaking to members of OneMacon, the city’s strategic community improvement project which held a monthly meeting this week on the College’s Macon campus, was this; addressing Macon’s workforce needs starts with technical education.
CGTC President, Dr. Ivan Allen, Andrea Griner, vice president of Economic Development, Dr. Amy Holloway, vice president of Academic Affairs, and Brenda Brown, vice president of Adult Education, each shared how CGTC’s mission bolsters the educational and workforce pillars of the OneMacon strategy. Read More
January 12, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Reports compiled by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) in October examining graduate and placement rates for its 22 institutions revealed that Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) led the System in graduating students for the academic year 2017.
TCSG’s Graduates and Placement Academic Year 2017 Report gathered by its Data, Planning, and Research Center is a system-wide glance at graduates, year-to-year comparisons, and placement rates. The 2017 version indicates that CGTC led the state in the total number of unduplicated graduates, Read More
October 31, 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. – Kabul Polytechnic University (KPU) in Kabul, Afghanistan recently graduated its first cohort of the Internet Technology (IT) associate degree program, one that saw significant instructional contributions from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Computer Technology faculty and staff.
“We are particularly proud to make possible the graduation of Kabul Polytechnic University’s first cohort of students in its two-year associate degree Information Technology program,” said Rick Hutto, the director for Global Initiatives at CGTC. Read More
June 12, 2017