Central Georgia Technical College Earns No. 7 Ranking for Large Community Colleges with Military Friendly® School Designation

Warner Robins, Ga. – Military Friendly® released its rank of large community colleges this week and Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) earned the 2023-2024 Military Friendly® School Top-10 designation, ranking No. 7 in the large community college category.  
Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Thousands of schools participate to earn the designation for their service to veterans and their families.  
“We consider the Military Friendly designation to be one of the most important designations the College can receive,” said Dr. Read More

March 9, 2023

CGTC Director of Nursing, Jessica Willcox, Wins Innovation Award for Global Education

CGTC Director of Nursing, Jessica Willcox, was named the Community Colleges for International Development 2023 Faculty innovation in Global Education Award winner during the organization’s 47th Annual Conference in February.  

 Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC), director of Nursing, Jessica Willcox had never been on a plane when she traveled to St. Vincent and the Grenadines to assess the need for faculty-led service learning in May 2022. Now, less than a year later she’s been named the 2023 Faculty Innovation in Global Education Award winner for the Community Colleges of International Development (CCID).   Read More

March 3, 2023

Health Sciences Programs Volunteer in Study Abroad Experience in St. Vincent and the Grenadines 

13 students from CGTC represent their school with pride atop a lookout for the Mesopotamia Valley in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Warner Robins, Ga. – For healthcare students and faculty in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) first service-learning, technical-focused study abroad program to St. Vincent and the Grenadines in January, every turn around a mountain or look outside a window offered an incredible view of the Caribbean paradise.  

Picture the clear blue-green water crashing against the beaches and boats of hardworking Vincentians or the hazy sunsets across a lagoon to historic Fort Duvernette and the cascades of palms and plantain trees filling the island’s fertile, Read More

February 16, 2023

CGTC Hosts Wellness Expo for Students

by Tyler Meister
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — From 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, students and staff at Central Georgia Technical College had the opportunity to take part in a “Wellness Expo,” an event focused not solely on their academic growth, but on their mental, physical and emotional health.
CGTC’s Executive Director for Counseling Services Tonja Simmons Lee told The Journal that the purpose of the event was to give those attending the opportunity to “be whole.”
“We don’t just want good students, Read More

February 15, 2023

Campus Internationalization and Study Abroad to Brazil are ahead as CGTC Signs International Agreement with FAE Centro Universitario 

A group of international business students from FAE poses with a CGTC flag in Ilha do Mel, Brazil. 

Warner Robins, Ga. – Leadership from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), and FAE Centro Universitario in Curitiba, Brazil recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to explore collaboration in international education, global student mobility, cross-cultural learning, and internationalization. Under this agreement, both institutions can maximize international learning opportunities for students and staff. Specifically, CGTC and FAE have created a formal pipeline to invite students from Brazil to apply and enroll into credit certificate, Read More

February 13, 2023

Scott Selph Named 2023 RPA Instructor of the Year for CGTC

Warner Robins, Ga. – Precision Machining and Manufacturing program chair Scott Selph was recently named Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Rick Perkins Award (RPA) Winner for Excellence in Technical Instruction for 2023. Selph, who also serves as a division chair in the Aerospace, Trade, and Industry division of the College, was selected as the College’s Instructor of the Year through a multi-step interview process after being nominated by his peers for the award. 
Selph is a Cochran-Bleckley County resident and graduated from Macon Technical College in 1990. Read More

January 18, 2023

Houston County’s Donald Ochieng Chosen as CGTC’s GOAL Winner  

Warner Robins, Ga. – Donald Ochieng of Bonaire, a Sports and Fitness Management student at Central Georgia Technical College, has been named the College’s winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) for 2023. The announcement was made at the college’s GOAL Awards Banquet in December. As the winner, Ochieng receives a monetary award from the CGTC Foundation and its Board of Trustees, as well as a coveted reserved parking space on campus.  
After a series of interviews to determine finalists, Read More

January 3, 2023

CGTC’s Vice President of Economic Development Honored by the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce

Warner Robins, GA – Andrea Griner, vice president of Economic Development at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), has been recognized as the 2022 Workforce Champion by the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce for her contributions to Macon’s economic success. Griner was acknowledged for her community engagement, commitment to the mission of the Greater Macon Chamber to advance business success in the region, and her personal impact on the community.
“It is such an honor to be recognized as the 2022 Workforce Champion by the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce,” said Griner. Read More

December 16, 2022

Central Georgia Technical College Recognized as Top Two-Year Online Learning School by Newsweek

Warner Robins, Georgia— Central Georgia Technical College was recognized in the November 25 edition of Newsweek magazine as one of America’s Best Online Learning Schools for 2023. The ranking list of 200 colleges and universities shows CGTC at number 41 with a five-star award for an above average total score. Additionally, CGTC is the highest ranked two-year college in the nation on the list, and the third highest ranked institution of higher education in Georgia.
As a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), Read More

December 16, 2022

HOPE High School Equivalency Examination Grant Now Available to Georgians

Funding covers the cost of GED® exam
ATLANTA, GA–The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) today announced that eligible Georgians can now earn their high school equivalency (HSE) diploma for free. Earlier this year, the Georgia General Assembly passed, and Governor Brian P. Kemp signed into law, a bill establishing the HOPE High School Equivalency Examination Grant Program. Eligible Georgians will receive an award of up to $200 to cover exam fees for the GED® exam. Read More

December 6, 2022