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. – The CHSGa Practical Nursing Scholarship is a new scholarship that became available this summer to students in the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) thanks to a fund created by CHSGa. CHSGa, a non-profit healthcare system, presented the College’s Foundation with a $6,000 check to provide scholarships to qualified students enrolled in the LPN program.
CHSGA established their Practical Nursing Scholarship in support of students in the diploma program in pursuit of entry-level careers. Read More
August 2, 2018
Atlanta, Ga. – The Delta Air Lines Foundation announced today that they are continuing to prepare and support the future of aviation professionals with grants totaling $350,000 to nine Aviation Maintenance training programs across the U.S.
Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is one of five Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) colleges rewarded a grant for $50,ooo.
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July 31, 2018
In July, the Global Initiatives Office at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) saw their first cohort of students study abroad in York, England. Students took part in business and humanities courses at York St. John University’s (YSJU) Global Campus.
The trip followed an agreement signed in March which served to solidify the transition of its two-year curriculum to the four-year institution in York, United Kingdom. The July trip is the initial step in the partnership, which hopes to see students pursue other articulation routes into YSJU undergraduate programs that are currently under development. Read More
July 31, 2018
Macon, Ga. – Expectations elevated to new heights this summer for one of Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) key, student programs. The Raising Expectations of Achievement (REACH) program took part in a variety of activities, empowering students to expand their abilities.
“The REACH sessions, mentor relationships, and student bonding experiences during the educational and cultural field trips this semester served to build a ‘complete’ student,” said Rolandria Tolbert, program specialist and REACH program coordinator for the Institutional Effectiveness Division (IED) at the College. Read More
July 30, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Preparations are underway for the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation’s 9th Annual Race for Education 5k and Obstacle Run in support of the College’s Adult Education Division (AED). As the race nears its Saturday, September 8, 2018 start, organizers are seeking key community involvement.
“Supporting the educational goals of adult citizens in our community is empowering,” said Mary Kathryn Borland, race coordinator and member of CGTC’s advancement division. “Each year that we organize this event, Read More
July 24, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Whether someone chooses to improve their English language skills to find a job, earn a college degree, or industry certification at CGTC, the Adult Education English Language Program (ELP), offers a unique immersion environment and experiences with U.S. culture. ELP students spend a substantial portion of their academic time working on language acquisition and academic achievements that dramatically broaden their perspective and prepare them for their future career goals.
Ysabella Escalona was a student in the program for three months, Read More
July 24, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Delta Air Lines TechOps now has preferred access to highly-skilled mechanics from Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Aviation Maintenance Technology program (AMT), as a recently developed partnership saw the College selected as a preferred training institution for airframe and power plant technicians. The College is one of 47 institutions nationwide to be selected.
“Partnering with Delta TechOps will drive the seriousness of the industry in our program,” said Daniel Whitehead, program chair of Aviation Maintenance. Read More
July 20, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Robins Financial Credit Union recently contributed over $132,000 to eight organizations as part of their annual Community Project, including $4,173.50 to the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition (VECTR) Center.
Robins Financial selected organizations based on their reputation and the work they do for the community. The credit union is committed to the communities they serve and give back whenever possible.
Funding from this year’s Community Project will meet the specific needs of each organization. Read More
July 20, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Robert ‘Bob’ Landau of Eatonton was recently honored for his years of service to the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Board of Directors. Landau, who has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2009, completed three terms as Putnam County’s representative on the Board at the June 2018 meeting. He was recognized by the Board and current Board Chair, Danny Carpenter.
Landau’s staunch advocacy and support for technical education throughout his years of service were highlighted by Dr. Read More
July 20, 2018