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
Warner Robins, Ga. – Members of the SkillsUSA student organization at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently brought home their first gold medal in the Chapter Display category of the SkillsUSA Nationals competition.
Thomas Butler, Alison Crumb, and QaNeshia Mays earned gold by building a three-dimensional display that articulates the annual theme for the organization’s national competition, “Champions at Work, Job Ready Day One,” held in Louisville, Ky.
The team built an intricate, rotating, octagonal, three-dimensional model with two computer monitors. Read More
July 18, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – The tools to success for an increasing number of women at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) are changing; a group of women enrolled in non-traditional career paths are encouraging their gender to put down its stethoscopes and stationery and exchange them for torches and razors.
As a part of Aerospace, Trade and Industry programs including, Welding and Joining Technology, Barbering, and Aircraft Structural Technology, three women from different ages and backgrounds are forming a collective that is discovering new talents and exercising them in career path programs not usually pursued by their gender. Read More
May 31, 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. – Student nurses at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) put their final hours of clinicals behind them last week, and now look ahead to graduation as the College’s first Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree cohort.
“We all learned a lot through this, and we maintain high hopes that each of these students will continue on to be the great nurses we know they are,” said program chair, Jessica Willcox, whom the College hired in 2014 along with a small group of instructors to see the Registered Nursing (RN) program hit the ground. Read More
May 3, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – The approach to teaching for Lisa Dennis, the newly recognized 2018 Instructor of the Year for Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Adult Education Division (AED), is one that has generally been centered on students with years removed from the classroom, but even as the “adult” has changed, her focus has never deviated.
“Challenges and rewards are abundant and normal in Adult Education,” said Dennis, a 17-year veteran of adult education instruction. “Throughout my time working, Read More
February 15, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently named Shawna Early, a Business and Computer Technologies program chair for computer skills, and Rabon Hewell, an adjunct instructor in health sciences, the Rick Perkins Award Winner and Adjunct Instructor of the Year for 2018, respectively.
Early, who received the local Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction during the fall semester Awards Day, will now move on to the regional competition.
“As the winner of the Rick Perkins Award, Read More
January 12, 2018
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
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA– Warner Robins native, Evan Haslund, makes history as Georgia Military College’s (GMC) first online graduate for its Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) Degree Program in Business Management! He completed his classes on September 22, 2017. It’s an accomplishment he’s proud of.
“It feels really good,” said Evan Haslund, GMC BAS Graduate. “I like to challenge myself in any way that I can.”
Haslund obtained his Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Business Management at Central Georgia Technical College. Read More
October 4, 2017
Warner Robins, Ga. – Dr. Ivan Allen, president of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), announced recently that the following area students were named to the Central Georgia Technical College President’s Honor Roll for Summer Semester 2017.
To qualify, students must be in Academic Good Standing, earn a semester-based grade point average of 4.0 with an earned course load of at least 12 credit hours for the semester, with a work ethics grade of “2” or higher for each course completed. Read More
September 18, 2017