Chinese Vocational School Pursues Collaboration with Central Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, Ga. – A delegation of officials from Guangzhou, China recently visited Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), signing an agreement that is likely to springboard the implementation of occupational programs for Guangzhou Information Engineering Vocational School (GIEVS).
“They are particularly interested in our work with the two, area high school career academies with whom we collaborate closely,” said Rick Hutto, the executive director of Global Initiatives at CGTC. “We officially signed a memorandum of understanding that will allow CGTC to share Occupational Qualification Standards of Information Technology, Read More

January 31, 2018


CGTC Names Instructor of the Year and Adjunct of the Year Awards

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently named Shawna Early, a Business and Computer Technologies program chair for computer skills, and Rabon Hewell, an adjunct instructor in health sciences, the Rick Perkins Award Winner and Adjunct Instructor of the Year for 2018, respectively.
Early, who received the local Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction during the fall semester Awards Day, will now move on to the regional competition.
“As the winner of the Rick Perkins Award, Read More

January 12, 2018


CGTC Briefs OneMacon Project Members on Technical Education’s Workforce Impact

Macon, Ga. – The clear message from leadership at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) speaking to members of OneMacon, the city’s strategic community improvement project which held a monthly meeting this week on the College’s Macon campus, was this; addressing Macon’s workforce needs starts with technical education.
CGTC President, Dr. Ivan Allen, Andrea Griner, vice president of Economic Development, Dr. Amy Holloway, vice president of Academic Affairs, and Brenda Brown, vice president of Adult Education, each shared how CGTC’s mission bolsters the educational and workforce pillars of the OneMacon strategy. Read More

January 12, 2018


CGTC Students and Houston Healthcare Nurses Celebrate First Semester of Innovative Program

Warner Robins, Ga. – Students in the clinical portion of the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program at Central Georgia Technical College have completed the inaugural semester of a first-of-its-kind program at the Houston Medical Center.
The Dedicated Education Nurses (DEN) program combines the clinical work of students with the supervision and mentoring of professionals in the hospital environment. Through the program, students will complete 180 hours of clinical time over two-semester period.
It’s a program designed to see professional nurses volunteer to take students under their wing as described by Mindy Hartley, Read More

January 11, 2018


CGTC Supports Leadership Macon as it Breaks Ground on Fitness Circuit at Amerson River Park

From Leadership Macon
Macon, Ga. – The newest class of Leadership Macon, a program of the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce, hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on December 18 to welcome construction of the Leadership Macon 2017 Fitness Circuit at Amerson Park. The Circuit will introduce eight pieces of gym-quality equipment from Greenfields Outdoor Fitness, which can serve up to 23 people at once, along the park’s walking trail.
As a member and participating partner with the Greater Macon Chamber, Read More

December 20, 2017


CGTC Names Wykesia Stafford 2018 GOAL Winner

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) designated, Wykesia Stafford, a second-year Construction Management student, as the winner of the Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership (GOAL) at the College’s Awards Day ceremony earlier this month. Stafford will now move on to the regional and state GOAL competitions in the spring of 2018.
“From the very beginning I have stated that it is an honor whenever there are others who can see something in you,” Stafford said, Read More

December 20, 2017


Military Times Ranks CGTC Among Top Technical Colleges for Service to Veterans

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently earned a ranking of No. 23 on Military Times Best: Colleges 2018 rankings as a career and technical college serving military students.
In its eighth year, the rankings factor in the results of the publication’s annual survey, the most comprehensive school-by-school assessment of veteran and military students’ services and rates of academic achievement.
The Military Times Best distinction, formerly Best for Vets, recognizes CGTC for its commitment to providing quality educational opportunities to America’s veterans and military-connected students. Read More

December 12, 2017


CGTC Names Chereese Clayton its 2018 EAGLE Delegate

Warner Robins, Ga. – Twelve years ago, adult education student, Chereese Clayton, felt like a failure and a disappointment to her family and herself.
“I dropped out of high school knowing that I would not graduate with my class of 2005. Failing math class and not having the credits needed was very depressing and I was not mature enough to deal with failure. I gave up on my education not knowing that failure was one of life’s many challenges,” she said. Read More

December 8, 2017


CGTC Student Ambassadors Volunteer at Local Veterans Home

Macon, Ga. – Earlier in November, more than twenty Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Student Ambassadors and staff members joined other community volunteers to give back to residents of Home Port Macon Veterans Transition Center.
“We are delighted that the CGTC Student Ambassadors are willing to serve both the College and community,” said CGTC Student Ambassador and academic advisor, Esther Chapman. “Through service, the ambassadors have the opportunity to apply academic learning to real human needs. Read More

November 27, 2017


CGTC Aircraft Structural Technology Graduates Find Employment with Gulfstream

Warner Robins, Ga. – An urgent hiring need recently brought Gulfstream Aerospace to Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and after interviews with candidates in the Aircraft Structural Technology (AST) program, seven students have earned employment.
Elvis Nguyen, Hunter Williams, Colton McKinney, each earned employment with the aircraft manufacturing company earlier this year, and now, after return recruitment efforts of the company, Ryan Banks, Spencer Daniely, Major Lynwood, and Dexter Osayamah will start in January.
Kelly Services, Read More

November 15, 2017