GED® Testing Resumes at CGTC

Warner Robins, Ga. – Testing for the GED® at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Adult Education centers re-opened this week following recent closures related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Adult Education Division is implementing CDC guidelines for social distancing as it invites test-candidates back into its facilities.
Test-candidates should be advised that walk-ins will not be accepted. All test candidates must schedule to test prior to arriving at the testing center. Testing slots are limited and only candidates are allowed in the building during testing. Read More

May 22, 2020


CGTC Graduation Re-Scheduled for July 24

Warner Robins, Ga. – The question on every student’s mind at the end of spring semester 2020 has been the same: “Will I get to graduate and share my success with family and friends?” After weeks of uncertainty and dedicated planning, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is proud to provide hundreds of deserving students with an answer.
The 2020 CGTC Commencement Ceremony will take place Friday, July 24, 2020 inside the Macon Coliseum. A specific time will be made available at a later date. Read More

May 21, 2020


New Pre-Nursing Certificate Offers Essential Courses for Essential Careers

 
Warner Robins, Ga. – Leadership at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is calling the new Pre-Nursing Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) program ‘a pathway for students into competitive nursing programs.’ But a deeper look at the program reveals that at its core, it’s essential courses for essential careers.
Competitive selection programs, such as the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree, require certain courses for admission, such as general core courses and health sciences prerequisites. Read More

May 18, 2020


Nursing Instructors at CGTC Share Their Experience from Pandemic Frontlines in NYC

Warner Robins, Ga. – On the last day of April, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) nursing instructor, Krystal Gilbert, spent her day off from the front lines of Queens Hospital considering a slice of New York style pizza as she proctored final exams, while her colleague, Ashley Rivers, boarded an afternoon flight home to a quarantine hotel.
For both of them, life as a nursing instructor during the spring semester has been anything but routine; it’s actually been a whirlwind of emotions, Read More

May 12, 2020


Amid COVID-19 Changes, Georgia VECTR Center Keeps Military Students On-Track

Warner Robins, Ga – At the end of what has been an unprecedented semester for students nationwide, those in the military, completing technical education programs at the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center, have persevered through a unique set of challenges.
When Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) transitioned courses online in March, VECTR Center students adjusted and began completing assignments digitally. That was until they received word from their respective branches that they must return to their active duty stations, Read More

May 8, 2020


CGTC SkillsUSA Chapter Earns Level One Chapter Excellence

Warner Robins, Ga. – The Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) SkillsUSA Chapter recently earned recognition as a Level One Quality Chapter from the national organization’s Chapter Excellence Program (CEP).
The award recognizes the CGTC Chapter’s commitment to a yearly plan of activities, scheduled meetings, and involvement in framework components of the organization.
CGTC Chapter advisor, Melissa Williams, said, “Receiving this award is a great accomplishment for our students, advisors, and college by showing that the CGTC chapter of SkillsUSA fosters personal and workplace skill development, Read More

April 20, 2020


CGTC Waives Application Fee, Placement Tests for Summer and Fall 2020

Warner Robins, Ga. – Application procedures for Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) are now more flexible and affordable.
CGTC President, Dr. Ivan H. Allen, approved the waiver of its application fee and placement tests in accordance with guidance from the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) for Summer and Fall 2020 semesters. The plan accommodates the public’s access to technical education programs at an affordable rate.
Students need only a high school transcript with a GPA to apply. Read More

April 6, 2020


Online Meeting for Rescheduled Dual Enrollment Study Abroad Trip to Ireland Coming April 16

Warner Robins, Ga. – The Office of Global Initiatives at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) announced this week an online meeting scheduled for April 16, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. to discuss the re-scheduled study abroad trip to Ireland.
The trip, originally scheduled for Summer 2020, was postponed by the College due to growing COVID-19 concerns. The trip will now take place December 12-23, 2020 during the College’s holiday break.
Details including change in itinerary, cost, and coursework will be discussed during the online meeting by the executive director for Global Initiatives, Read More

April 2, 2020


CGTC’s Putnam County Center’s All-Female Truck Driving Class Dreams Big Rig

Warner Robins, Ga. – There is a problem in the Commercial Truck Driving (CDL) industry that Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and its 8-week CDL program at its Putnam County Center are trying to navigate; older drivers are leaving the road and demand for transportation of goods requires their replacement.
CGTC’s Putnam County director, Carrie Dietrich, saw the problem and shared news of the CDL course to the community, a community positioned directly in the corridor of open road between Georgia’s Interstates 20, Read More

March 27, 2020


CGTC’s Tonja Simmons Lee Named Counseling Director of the Year in Georgia

Warner Robins, Ga. – On the heels of implementing an entirely new service to Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) in 2018, the Georgia College Counseling Association recently named Tonja Simmons Lee, CGTC’s Counseling Services executive director, its 2020 College Counseling Director of the Year.
GCCA consists of representatives from the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia, and private colleges and universities. Representatives from GCCA said Simmons Lee received numerous nominations from her peers for this award. Read More

March 9, 2020