CGTC Nursing Students Vaccinate over 600 against COVID-19 alongside Taylor Regional Hospital Professionals

Hawkinsville, Ga. – A call to respond to new and vital medical situations is nothing surprising for Registered Nursing (RN) students and faculty at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC). So, when Taylor Regional Hospital (TRH) in Hawkinsville came calling for help vaccinating the public against COVID-19, they went.
On January 13, TRH began its administration of COVID-19 vaccinations at no cost to the public, including healthcare workers, first responders, and community members ages 65 and older. Read More

January 20, 2021

CGTC Welcomes Bluestem Brands to Putnam County Center for Hiring Event January 23

Eatonton, Ga. – Following the announcement of its job-creating distribution expansion in Putnam County, Bluestem Brands will host a job fair at the Putnam County Center of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) on Saturday, January 23, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
On January 13, Gov. Brian Kemp announced the $1 million investment by Bluestem Brands to expand its current Eatonton distribution center. The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) worked in partnership with CGTC, Read More

January 14, 2021

Experienced Nurses Needed: CGTC Economic Development Offers Accelerated Nursing Re-entry Programs

Macon, Ga. – A new initiative to help nurses re-enter the healthcare industry is set to begin in January through the Economic Development Division of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC).  
As high demand for nurses continues for the nation and region, and unprecedented healthcare challenges await, the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), with the support of the Georgia Board of Nursing (GBON), developed two pathways to re-enter the high-demand field of nursing in the state of Georgia, Read More

January 6, 2021

MGA and CGTC Sign RN to BSN Bridge Program Agreement, Eases Transition for High School Students to Begin Nursing Studies Early

Warner Robins, Ga. – Another nursing bridge program is on the horizon for Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) students thanks to a recent articulation agreement signing with Middle Georgia State University (MGA), and its existence means developing nurses from high school to college.
“I am excited about this agreement with Middle Georgia State University,” said CGTC dean of Health Sciences, Dr. Alvin Harmon. “The opportunity and pathway it provides for students, illustrates the collaborative effort between the institutions, Read More

December 17, 2020

GSW and CGTC Sign Agreement to Allow Nursing Students to Earn Bachelor’s Degree

Warner Robins, Ga. – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) and Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) signed an articulation agreement this week that will aid transition for students in the College’s nursing programs into an online bachelor’s degree with GSW.
CGTC President Dr. Ivan H. Allen and GSW president Dr. Neal Weaver signed the agreement alongside leadership from both institutions.
The signing makes official a partnership to enhance enrollment flexibility to Nursing students. Through the agreement, qualifying students in the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program can apply to an online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree pathway or bridge. Read More

December 2, 2020

CGTC Physical Therapist Assistant Program Earns Accreditation, Pins First Class December 3

Warner Robins, Ga. – Two years ago, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) opened enrollment for the Physical Therapist Assistant program, one of its most innovative and state-of-the-art associate degree programs. Recently, the program successfully completed all requirements and has received accreditation.
The program will celebrate its accreditation and its charter cohort of students in a socially distanced on-campus pinning ceremony, Thursday, December 3, 2020, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the W-Building, room 113 on the Warner Robins campus.   Read More

December 2, 2020

Georgia VECTR Center Distributes Food to More Than 300 Veterans

Warner Robins, Ga. – As volunteers from Robins Air Force Base (Robins AFB) joined staff from the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center to pack and distribute bags of food and other goods, Center leadership was leading the charge.
“The line is forming down the road as far as we can see,” shouted, Ret. Col. Patricia Ross, the VECTR Center’s chief executive officer, making note of the early turnout for their Veterans Appreciation Event. Read More

November 13, 2020

CGTC Now Enrolling for New Sustainable Farming Certificate to Begin January 2021

Milledgeville, Ga. – Soon veterans will be able to take their service from farm to table, as Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) in collaboration with STAG Vets, Inc. in Baldwin County, and Fort Valley State University (FVSU) received grant funding to create a sustainable foods technical certificate program. 
The Sustainable Small Farm and Agriculture Technician Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) is a 17-hour short-term, specialized TCC which will allow for an immersive curriculum of study that includes hands-on training in the production, Read More

October 26, 2020

Hutchings College and Career Academy, CGTC, Perdue Foods Celebrate Work-Ready Students

Macon, Ga – William S. Hutchings College and Career Academy (HCCA), Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and Perdue Foods Perry Cook Facility (Perdue Foods) celebrated the full-time employment of two recent graduates with a signing ceremony on Friday, October 9, at 1 p.m. The event was held at the Robert J. Williams Complex, 1780 Anthony Road in Macon.
The two graduates, James Jordan of Westside High School and Maurice Woodford of Howard High School, were among the first students to participate in the Industrial Systems Technology (IST) Pathway that launched last summer. Read More

October 9, 2020

CGTC Adult Education and Bibb County Schools to Serve International Communities with Curbside Food Drive October 16

Macon, Ga. – The Adult Education Division (AED) of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is partnering with the Bibb County School District (BCSD) to host a curbside food drive event to include the international community.
The International Curbside Food Event and Festival: Food, Information, and Services organized by CGTC and BCSD will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., on October 16, 2020, at the Macon Campus Building-K of CGTC.
Event organizers hope to provide much needed goods and key information about adult education and community programs to middle Georgia’s international community. Read More

October 8, 2020