CGTC Office of Global Initiatives Cements Collaboration with University in United Kingdom

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Global Initiatives recently signed three Course Level Agreements (CLA) with York St. John University (YSJU), which will solidify the transition of its two-year curriculum to the four-year institution in York, United Kingdom.
These curriculum matching articulation agreements allow for smooth articulation of associate degree students of CGTC into an accelerated third year of specific undergraduate programs at YSJU. The programs include Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business Management, Read More

March 13, 2018

Hawkinsville High School Students Earn Nurse Aide Credentials in Dual Enrollment at CGTC

Hawkinsville, Ga. – The local healthcare industry just became a lot younger.
Thanks to a pioneer program at the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Hawkinsville Workforce Development Center, a group of Hawkinsville High School students passed credentialing exams in February to become Certified Nurse Aides (CNA). Jua’naye Collins, Tabias Jones, Haley Kearney, Sitara Loving, Kazavia Mobley, Belle Owens make up the first six to do so in the programs’ first dual enrollment cohort. Two additional students in the cohort are deciding to pursue other educational paths and retest in March, Read More

March 6, 2018

Special Populations Event at CGTC Offers Resources to Help Victims of Domestic Abuse

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College Technical (CGTC) and its Special Populations Office (SPO) held the last of three discussions on domestic violence last week, serving as a reminder to those who may be suffering that they are not alone.
‘Domestic Violence: Not All Wounds are Visible,’ featured guest speakers from the Salvation Army Safe House who spoke with attendees about the signs, myths, resources, and assistance for issues of domestic violence. CGTC’s Macon and Milledgeville campuses held the previous two sessions. Read More

March 5, 2018

CGTC Adult Education Division Announces 2018 Instructor of the Year

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

CGTC Engineering Technology Students Visit Fort Valley State University

Warner Robins, Ga. – Students in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Engineering Technology program recently visited Fort Valley State University (FVSU) to explore avenues for post-graduate study.
The trip included information on job placement, participant testimonials, and demonstrations from current FVSU students on recently completed projects.
The students that participated in the trip to FVSU are a part of the pilot program offered to Engineering Technology students through the ProActive Student Success (PASS) program. PASS is a student support program that focuses on helping students immerse and engage in their major of study. Read More

February 13, 2018

CGTC’s Office of Re-entry Services Launches Blog of Formerly Incarcerated Student Success Stories

Warner Robins, Ga. – The Office of Re-entry Services at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) has teamed up with the College’s Marketing and Public Relations staff to create a blog devoted to telling the success stories of formerly incarcerated citizens who took advantage of technical education programs while incarcerated.
Re-entry Services at CGTC is a division committed to the educational and training component of criminal justice reform and recidivism rate reduction among Georgia’s incarcerated citizens, and through its efforts, Read More

February 9, 2018

CGTC Adult Education Students Win Lion King Experience

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

Basic Construction Skills Continuing Education Course Coming to CGTC’s Putnam County Center

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Putnam County Center and Economic Development Division have crafted a customized course in response to the construction workforce needs of Putnam County.
Beginning February 26, 2018, the Center will offer the Basic Construction Craft Laborer Skills, a four-week course delivered each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. The cost of the course is $475 per participant, but qualified applicants may take the course free of charge through Work Source Georgia grant funding. Read More

February 7, 2018

CGTC Dual Enrollment Students Form Part of MidSouth Community FCU Student-Run Branch

Warner Robins, Ga. – Last week the Bibb County School District (BCSD) and MidSouth Community Federal Credit Union (MCFCU) held a ribbon cutting for the opening of MCFCU’s student-run branch at the William H. Hutchings College and Career Academy (HCCA), whose part-time student-employees feature three Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) dual enrollment students.
To celebrate the opening, the credit union held a Community Day on Saturday, February 3, 2018 featuring a CGTC Athletics Ticket Giveaway at the career academy located at 1780 Anthony Road in Macon. Read More

February 6, 2018

CGTC Maintenance Program at Two Georgia Prisons Sees Early Success

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and its Office of Re-Entry Services recently began a pilot Maintenance Electrical Plumbing (MEP) program at Wilcox and Whitworth State Prisons; and in just a few short months, it has already seen participants meet standards.
“We really wanted to support Wilcox and Whitworth State Prison in their need for maintaining inmate living areas and employee work spaces,” said, Dr. Brittany Lucas, the executive director of Re-entry Services at CGTC. Read More

January 31, 2018