Warner Robins, Ga. – The Adult Education Division (AED) of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is making the final additions to its newest educational center set to open for its first recruitment event Friday, March 8, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The CGTC Adult Education Career Training (AECT) Center, located at 400 Elberta Rd. in Warner Robins, will bridge adult education initiatives of the College for citizens in south Bibb and north Houston counties. Read More
February 22, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is unpacking its newest program just in time for its Mini-Mester Session 2. Enrollment is currently open for courses that will begin on March 7, 2019, in the College’s Warehousing & Distribution Specialist program on its Macon campus, a program designed to meet the growth of the distribution industry in central Georgia.
The Certified Warehousing and Distribution Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) provides instruction that will allow graduates to function safely in the warehouse environment. Read More
February 21, 2019
Eatonton, Ga. – Putnam County High School (PCHS) dual enrollment student, Annabell Sapp, put new-fashioned welding skills to the test for the 80th Annual Senior Beta Convention held in January for Georgia’s high school Beta clubs, winning 1st place in a competition for a technical subject largely dominated by her male counterparts.
Sapp assembled metal roses for her submission to the Sculpture Division 1 competition, a skill learned in her Welding Studies course at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC). Read More
February 18, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Division of Nursing will host a public meeting as a part of a site review for initial accreditation of its associate degree and practical nursing degree programs on February 27, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. on the College’s Warner Robins campus auditorium in Building-A.
The Division welcomes the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) who will conduct the meeting and site review. ACEN and the College encourage members of the public to speak in-person and comment on the scope of each program’s development and impact. Read More
February 15, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) students in the Engineering Technology program attended the 2018 Fab Tech Expo in Atlanta late last year, returning to campus with newfound connections and fresh perspectives on their academic program and employment opportunities.
FabTech Expo, the largest manufacturing exhibition in North America, hosts world-class suppliers, and industry trendsetters displaying new products and developments across their field. The expo is also a great networking opportunity for students to meet with prospective employers. Read More
February 8, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga – VIQTORY, a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business that connects the military community to civilian employment, recently named Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) No. 8 among community colleges nationwide on its top Military Friendly® Schools list.
The 2019-2020 Military Friendly® Schools list has come to set the standard for higher education institutions to provide the best opportunities for veterans and their spouses. This prestigious list provides a comprehensive guide for veterans and their families using data sources from federal agencies and proprietary survey information from participating organizations. Read More
January 29, 2019
Macon, Ga. – Reaching a livable income without a high school education often requires adults to advance gradually through adult education programs, job training, and then into a career, a process the BB&T Foundation aims to accelerate with its recent $50,000 award to the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation.
Working alongside the College’s Foundation, Economic Development, and Adult Education Divisions, BB&T is funding the BB&T Workforce Investment Program, a collaborative opportunity focused on impacting individuals through short-term education and training programs designed to quickly move participants toward securing and sustaining a livable wage. Read More
January 25, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) 2019 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence winner, Dr. Devona Bell, and Adjunct Instructor of the Year, Anita Ross, share a unique bond; Ross taught Bell in her ninth grade science class.
“Ms. Ross was very inspirational and I absolutely adored her enthusiasm for success,” said Bell, the Criminal Justice program chair, who has earned her own success as the College’s best full-time instructor.
Instruction based on personal experience is how Bell described what she best brings to the Criminal Justice program. Read More
January 8, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga.—Georgia’s Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center has received a $100,000 grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies. Bloomberg Philanthropies works in 480 cities in more than 120 countries around the world to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. The organization, which encompasses all of Michael R. Bloomberg’s charitable activities, focuses on five key areas: Arts, Education, Environment, Government Innovation, and Public Health.
The Georgia VECTR Center is an administrative unit of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) with a statewide mission to offer educational services and training programs to aid in the transition from service member to civilian. Read More
January 8, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – It is not every day that a former prisoner comes knocking on doors around campus looking for an opportunity, but that is what Larry Jackson, Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) 2019 Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership (GOAL) alternate, did when he was looking for ways to earn a living.
“The difficult part was convincing people to give me a chance,” Jackson said. “People would say, ‘Well, you just got out.’” “They wanted me to have time and experience, Read More
January 4, 2019