CGTC’s Putnam County Center’s All-Female Truck Driving Class Dreams Big Rig

Warner Robins, Ga. – There is a problem in the Commercial Truck Driving (CDL) industry that Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and its 8-week CDL program at its Putnam County Center are trying to navigate; older drivers are leaving the road and demand for transportation of goods requires their replacement.
CGTC’s Putnam County director, Carrie Dietrich, saw the problem and shared news of the CDL course to the community, a community positioned directly in the corridor of open road between Georgia’s Interstates 20, Read More

March 27, 2020


CGTC Will Continue Online Learning for Remainder of Spring 2020 Semester

In accordance with Governor Brian Kemp’s Executive Order 03.26.20.02, Central Georgia Technical College will restrict in-person instruction with limited exceptions through the rest of the Spring 2020 semester. In lieu of in-person instruction, CGTC will continue to utilize online learning delivery formats for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. Students should check their CGTC email for communication from their instructors regarding the limited exceptions where in-person instruction will be allowed.
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March 27, 2020


CGTC’s Tonja Simmons Lee Named Counseling Director of the Year in Georgia

Warner Robins, Ga. – On the heels of implementing an entirely new service to Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) in 2018, the Georgia College Counseling Association recently named Tonja Simmons Lee, CGTC’s Counseling Services executive director, its 2020 College Counseling Director of the Year.
GCCA consists of representatives from the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia, and private colleges and universities. Representatives from GCCA said Simmons Lee received numerous nominations from her peers for this award. Read More

March 9, 2020


Central Georgia Technical College Announces Fall Semester 2019 President’s Honor Roll

­Warner Robins, Ga. – Dr. Ivan Allen, president of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), announced recently students named to the Central Georgia Technical College President’s Honor Roll for Fall Semester 2019.
To qualify, students must be in Academic Good Standing, earn a semester-based grade point average of 4.0 with an earned course load of at least 12 credit hours for the semester, and are enrolled in diploma or associate degree programs.
More than 175 students across 32 counties in Georgia earned recognition. Read More

March 6, 2020


CGTC Men’s Basketball Coach Reco Dawson Named GCAA Coach of the Year

 
Macon, Ga – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) men’s basketball head coach, Reco Dawson, was recently named the 2019-2020 Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA) Division I Men’s Basketball Coach of the Year.
Coach Dawson is in his eighth season as the Titans head coach and his fifteenth year coaching collegiate-level basketball. In his career, Dawson has coached 27 GCAA First and Second Team All-Conference players, two GCAA Players of the Year, three National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Americans, Read More

March 2, 2020


Military Friendly® Ranks CGTC No.7 Nationally for Service to Military

Warner Robins, Ga. – Military Friendly® just announced its 2020 Top Ten Schools, and in the category of Large Community Colleges nationwide, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) ranks No. 7, the only Georgia institution in the category.

CGTC’s premier position in service to the country’s military and veteran population is largely a result of its operation of the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center. In fact, Military Friendly® highlighted the Center’s unique, dedicated, veteran’s facility, Read More

February 19, 2020


CGTC President Dr. Ivan H. Allen Elected as SACSCOC Vice Chair

Warner Robins, GA – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) president, Dr. Ivan H. Allen, was elected by the College Delegate Assembly (CDA) of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) during its Annual Meeting in December 2019 to serve as the vice chair.
SACSCOC serves as the recognized regional accrediting body for those institutions of higher education that award degrees in the 11 southeastern states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Read More

February 19, 2020


CGTC and MetroPower Form Apprenticeship

Macon, Ga. – Leadership from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and MetroPower, a premier electrical contractor in Macon, recently signed an agreement to provide access for apprentices to gain college credit under the company’s registered apprenticeship program.
Registered Apprenticeship is a nation-wide training system that produces highly-skilled workers to meet the demands of a skilled American workforce; a unique, flexible system combines job-related technical instruction with structured on-the-job learning experiences.
CGTC is a Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor with the Georgia Department of Labor, Read More

January 31, 2020


CGTC Announces Dr. Alvin Harmon as New Dean of Health Sciences Division

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently announced its newest dean of its Heath Sciences Division, Dr. Alvin Harmon.
Dr. Harmon joins the College following service as the interim Dean for Science, Mathematics and Health Professions at Atlanta Metropolitan State College.
While at Atlanta Metropolitan, Dr. Harmon also served as division head and as an assistant professor of Biology. During that time, he served as the principal or co-principal administrator on several grant projects, Read More

January 22, 2020


CGTC Announces Adjunct Instructor of the Year

Warner Robins, Ga – Susana Zody, an English as a Second Language (ESL) instructor from the Adult Education Division, received recognition from Academic Affairs as the 2020 Adjunct Instructor of the Year for Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC).
Zody, a native of Peru, said her job is rewarding because it changes lives and helps many immigrants learn to navigate themselves through American society.
“I try to use all possible means for them to learn. I use my psychology knowledge to help them because I know they are frightened, Read More

January 21, 2020