CGTC Adds Football and Soccer to 2024 Intercollegiate Sports Offering

Macon, GA – The Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Athletics Department is excited to announce the addition of football and men’s & women’s soccer to its intercollegiate athletics program. Both football and soccer will be sanctioned by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), with games scheduled to begin in the Fall 2024 season.
Each program is actively recruiting athletes for the programs under head football coach, Donald Hitson, and head soccer coach, Enrique Fuentes, respectively.   Read More

January 5, 2024


American Bar Association Grants Approval for Paralegal Studies Program at CGTC 

Chicago, IL. – The House of Delegates of the American Bar Association (ABA), acting on the recommendation of the Standing Committee on Paralegals, granted initial approval to the Paralegal Studies Program at CGTC. 
The paralegal studies program prepares students to work as a member of the legal team employed or retained by a lawyer, law office, corporation, governmental agency, or other entity to perform specific delegated substantive legal work for which a lawyer is responsible.  
The Standing Committee on Paralegals develops and promotes policies relating to the education, Read More

December 20, 2023


Sharoko Farley of Eatonton Named 2024 RPA Instructor of The Year for CGTC

Warner Robins, Ga. – Commercial Truck Driving instructor, Sharoko Farley, was recently named Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Rick Perkins Award (RPA) Winner for Excellence in Technical Instruction for 2024. Farley was selected as the College’s Instructor of the Year through a multi-step interview process after being nominated by his peers for the award.  
Sharoko Farley is a native of Eatonton, Georgia, his professional journey began at the age of 19 at Oconee Fall Line Technical College where he obtained his CDL license. Read More

December 15, 2023


David Watts of Bibb County Chosen as CGTC’s GOAL Winner

Warner Robins, Ga. – David Watts, an Aviation Maintenance Technology student at Central Georgia Technical College, from Bibb County, has been named the College’s winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) for 2024.
The announcement was made at the college’s GOAL Awards Reception in December. As the winner, Watts receives a monetary award from the CGTC Foundation and its Board of Trustees, as well as a coveted reserved parking space on campus.  
After a series of interviews to determine finalists, Read More

December 11, 2023


Lisa Dennis Named Adult Education Outstanding Teacher of The Year

Warner Robins, Ga. – Adult Education Instructor Lisa Dennis has been named the Adult Education Outstanding Teacher of the Year (OTOY).
Lisa Dennis is a Macon-Bibb County resident and was a non-traditional student who graduated from Fort Valley State University in 2000; she began volunteer efforts at her home church’s adult literacy program in the same year which led to a 22-year path of adult education service with Central Georgia Technical College.
“Adult Education classrooms foster a sense of community, Read More

December 7, 2023


CGTC Paramedicine Students Ready for December Graduation 

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) will be graduating a set of Paramedicine students from its Macon, Putnam and Warner Robins Campus in December.  
Macon Paramedic Cohort, the EMS Education Warner Robins Cohort, and the Putnam County Fire Department Advance Emergency students are graduating December 2023.  
Students and their faculty are excited to see their skills translate into the local paramedicine workforce.  
“CGTC trains and educates healthcare professionals at all levels, including EMT’s, Read More

November 21, 2023


CGTC Names Finalists for the GOAL Program 

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently announced its five students for the 2024 Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership (GOAL) Program.  
Ashanti Brown, Welding and Joining Technology, Emma Hughes, Welding and Joining Technology, Toler Thompson, Registered Nursing, David Watts, Aviation Maintenance and Courtney Yoder, Registered Nursing were selected amongst their peers to continue in the competition.  
Instructors at CGTC nominated students during the fall semester for the recognition, where students compete for the honor of being the College’s student of the year.   Read More

November 16, 2023


CGTC Made The 2023 Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges List

Vienna, Va. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) ranks among the best colleges for veterans on Military Times’ 2023 list.
Every year, Military Times publishes a ranking of the best schools for veterans and the best companies who hire veterans. The rankings are created by surveying schools and companies about their veteran programs.
Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges is the largest and most comprehensive rankings of schools for military service members and veterans. The ranking features individual web pages for each individual school that makes the list. Read More

November 14, 2023


CGTC Putnam Center Welcomes Back CDL Program

Eatonton, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) is scheduled to have the Commercial Truck Driving (CDL) program at the Putnam Center in January, with a first week of online instruction starting in December.
The six-week program starts with the first week of online instruction December 4-12, 2023. The driving portion of the class will begin January 9 and will end Feb. 12, 2024, at the Putnam Center. Classes are held Monday-Friday 8:00 am-2:45 pm.
“We are thrilled to welcome this high-demand program back to the Putnam County Center,” said CGTC director for the Putnam County Center, Read More

November 13, 2023


CGTC Director of Nursing, Jessica Willcox, Named to Georgia Board of Nursing 

Atlanta, Ga. – Georgia Governor Brian Kemp recently appointed Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), director of Nursing, Jessica Lupo Willcox, as member to the Georgia Board of Nursing (GBON).   
By way of executive order signed on October 26, Willcox will now serve on the board for a three-year term, and until a successor is duly appointed and qualified, up to two consecutive terms. The GBON members develop rules and regulations that set the standards for nursing practice and education,  Read More

November 6, 2023