Gov. Kemp and TCSG Announce New College and Career Academy Partners for Central Georgia Technical College

Warner Robins, Ga. – Governor Brian P. Kemp has announced that the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) approved grants totaling $6 million in bond funds to establish two new College and Career Academies (CCA) in the middle Georgia area. Both new academies will partner with Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) to offer career readiness training to high school students to support a qualified and greater workforce pipeline. Grant recipients are the Dooly County School System and Monroe County Schools.
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December 1, 2022

CGTC’s Adult Education Division Names Bethany Merck of Dooly County as EAGLE Delegate

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Adult Education Division (AED) recently announced, Dooly County resident, Bethany Merck, as its 2023 Dinah Culbreth Wayne Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) delegate. 
Nominated by her instructor, Ethel Ross, and having participated in the College’s judging process, Merck will now represent CGTC and the AED at the EAGLE Leadership Institute in Atlanta, March 1-2, 2023. The Leadership Institute recognizes and honors the state’s adult education students who have demonstrated superior achievement in their classes and programs. 
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November 29, 2022

CGTC Names Semi-Finalists for the 2023 Rick Perkins Award

Warner Robins, Ga. – Five Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) instructors have been selected as the College’s semi-finalists for the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction and will move on to the next round of judging on November 29.  
Chosen as semi-finalists for the award of being named as Instructor of the Year, are:

Jaqueline Farms, Instructor, Computer Information System, Business & Computer Technologies Division

Deryk Stoops, Instructor, Electronics Technology

Eli Walker, Instructor, Computer Skills  Business & Read More

November 23, 2022

TCSG Celebrates Historic Year of Apprenticeships in Georgia During 2022 Apprenticeship Week

The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) celebrates this year’s National Apprenticeship Week and Georgia Apprenticeship Week by hosting the state’s first-ever Georgia Apprenticeship Summit to highlight the importance of apprenticeships in building a skilled, industry-leading workforce in Georgia.
At the event on Thursday, workforce leaders, Georgia businesses, and community stakeholders gathered to learn about how apprenticeships can expand the state’s workforce, and how employers and communities can access funding and resources provided by TCSG and local technical colleges, Read More

November 17, 2022

CGTC Names Semi-Finalists for 2023 GOAL Program

Warner Robins, Ga. – Four Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) students have been selected as the college’s semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), and will move on to the next round of judging November 29.

Chosen as semi-finalists are Brandon Hammonds, a Cybersecurity program student from Monroe County, Gillian Warstler, a Criminal Justice student from Houston County, Donald Ochieng, a Sports and Fitness Management student from Houston County, and Corinthian Quarterman, an Automotive Technology student from Dooly County. GOAL, Read More

November 7, 2022

CGTC Physical Therapist Assistant Program Ranked Number One in Georgia

Warner Robins, GA – The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program at Central Georgia Technical College has been ranked as the number one program of its kind in the state by Careers Wiki, an online career guidance tool founded by education professionals in 2014. Led by Mary Walker, division head for Health Sciences, the CGTC PTA program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and culminates in an associate degree for graduates.
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November 2, 2022

Midstate high schoolers get their hands dirty in head-to-head construction competition

by BRANDON MCGOUIRK | WGXA News Thursday, October 27th 2022

MACON, Ga. (WGXA) — Students for 19 high schools across the Midstate are gathering for the Associated General Contractors of Georgia’s Central Georgia Workforce Development Alliance Skills Challenge at the Macon State Farmers’ Market.
AGC Georgia and Sheridan Construction are partnering for the event, one of seven regional events held throughout Georgia, hosting 95 schools and more than 2,000 students.
“As the host contractor, our team understands the importance of the AGC Georgia Skills Challenge series to our construction industry,” Sheridan Construction President Christy Kovac said. Read More

November 2, 2022

‘Weird how fear and fun go hand in hand’: The science behind being scared

Halloween is a fun holiday– but of course there is a spooky side– full of frights. Have you ever wondered what exactly happens when we get scared?

Author: Raime Cohen Published: 6:57 AM EDT October 31, 2022 Updated: 3:09 PM EDT October 31, 2022
JONES COUNTY, Ga. — Halloween is a fun holiday– but of course there is a spooky side– full of frights. 
But have you ever wondered what exactly happens when we get scared?
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November 2, 2022

Central Georgia Technical College Student Becomes First Dual Achievement Program Completer in the State

Warner Robins, Ga. – Aurmoni Robertson, a Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Academy student, has become the first completer of the newly established Dual Achievement Program (DAP) Pathway in the state. Robertson, who enrolled in the program in June 2022, has completed requirements to earn his credential, making CGTC the first college in the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) to award a high school diploma.
“I’m really proud to be the first graduate in the state for the Dual Achievement Program,” said Aurmoni Robertson. Read More

September 24, 2022

Central Georgia Business Donates $1,000 to Benefit Local Student

Warner Robins, GA – A Central Georgia Technical College student receives a $1,000 scholarship donation from high-speed fiber internet provider Kinetic to offset the cost of education. Ethan Griggs, a student in the Business Management program on the Warner Robins campus, was awarded the scholarship in early September. The scholarship comes as part of Kinetic’s efforts to support a local student within their service delivery area.  
“Kinetic is not only committed to investing in its broadband infrastructure, Read More

September 13, 2022