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


CGTC’s Newest Study Abroad Takes Off with First Gilman-McCain Scholarship Winner 

Warner Robins, Ga. – The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program recently awarded Hilary Bretz, a Registered Nursing student at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), with a $5,000 Gilman-McCain scholarship for participation in the College’s Health Sciences Study Abroad to St. Vincent and the Grenadines January 7-18, 2023.  
Named after the late U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona, the John S. McCain International Scholarship for Military Families provides awards for child and spousal dependents of active military personnel to study or intern abroad in credit-bearing programs. Read More

January 5, 2023


CGTC Dual Enrollment Growth Doubles in Fall Semester for Bibb County

Macon, Ga. – Fall Semester at Central Georgia Technical College saw double the enrollment growth in dual enrollment students from Bibb County, leading to the College’s largest number from the county in recent years.
The CGTC Office of High School Initiatives recently reported these numbers to College leadership to recognize the impact the tuition-free program is having on youth in the community.
High school students have the opportunity to earn college course credit through a variety of options at CGTC. Read More

January 4, 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


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


Study in Ireland and South Africa: Fredrick Douglass Global Programs Fellowship Welcomes CGTC Applicants 

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Office of Global Initiatives is inviting students of underrepresented ethnicities in study abroad (e.g. American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander) to apply for a unique fellowship opportunity honoring the legacy of Frederick Douglass. 
The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship award covers the full program cost, airfare, and most meals for a four-week, 3-credit study abroad sponsored by CIEE. 
During the four-week summer program, Read More

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