Mary Walker of Houston County Named CGTC Rick Perkins Award Winner as Instructor of the Year

Mary Walker of Houston County Named CGTC Rick Perkins Award Winner as Instructor of the Year
 Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently announced its 2021 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence (RPA) winner, the College’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program director, Mary Walker of Houston County.
Walker became program director in September 2016 to help develop the PTA program on the College’s Warner Robins campus. In November 2018, the College announced the Health Sciences Division’s newest and most-state-of-the-art program, Read More

March 26, 2021

Rachel Brown of Monroe County is Chosen as CGTC’s GOAL Winner

Macon, Ga. – Rachel Brown, a Dental Hygiene student at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), from Jackson, has been named as the College’s winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL).
The announcement was made during a special Facebook Live presentation on the College’s social media page as recognition for Brown and fellow finalists. Brown was chosen by a panel of local leaders over four other nominees for the award.
Brown, a wife, and mother of two children came to the College looking to add further value to her life and family, Read More

March 22, 2021

Ahead of Leaving Service, Female Welding Students at VECTR Center Share One-of-a-Kind Experience

Warner Robins, Ga. – Female welding students past and present, civilian, active duty, or a veteran at any Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) campus or those who take fast-tracked courses with the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center know all too well that their gender’s position in the career is rare.  
They don’t have to look very far beyond the welding helmet to know the program and career are male-dominated. 
And while the VECTR Center doesn’t go out of its way to feminize traditionally male-dominated programs, Read More

March 11, 2021

CGTC President Dr. Ivan H. Allen Elected as SACSCOC Chairman

Warner Robins, GA – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) president, Dr. Ivan H. Allen, has been elected to serve as the Chairman of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees. Dr. Allen was elected by the members of the Board of Trustees at the SACSCOC annual meeting in December 2020. With his election, Dr. Allen became the first college president from the state of Georgia to serve as SACSCOC board chair since 1999, Read More

March 3, 2021

Central Georgia Technical College Earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) announced today that it has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation. 
Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey with 747 earning the designation. 
The 2021-2022 Military Friendly® Schools list will be published in the May issue of G.I. Jobs magazine and can be found at www.militaryfriendly.comRead More

February 23, 2021

CGTC Reaches Global Agreement with Trinity Medical Sciences University to Advance Healthcare in Region

Warner Robins, Ga. – With an eye on positioning healthcare students for continued education with premier medical institutions, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) reached an agreement with Trinity Medical Sciences University to develop an infrastructure that will sustain the capacity of the two institutions to promote educational opportunities and to foster a lasting community partnership.
CGTC president, Dr. Ivan H. Allen, signed the agreement alongside Trinity president and CEO, Steven R. Wilson, inside the Roy H. Read More

February 19, 2021

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Magazine Ranks CGTC No. 1 for Award of Associate Degrees in Business to African Americans

Macon, Ga. – As a part of its most recent rankings, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a news magazine which chronicles a full range of issues concerning diversity in American higher education, named CGTC among its Top-100 Producers of Associate Degrees to African-Americans in 2020, including the No. 1 ranking for Business Technology.
Additionally, CGTC earned a No. 2 ranking for African American graduates of Associate Degrees in Mechanic and Repair Technologies/ Technicians, No. 5 nationally for Total Minority graduates of Associate Degrees in Business Operations Support and Assistant Services,  Read More

February 17, 2021

U.S. Department Of Labor Awards TCSG $4.85 Million in Strengthening Community College Training Grants

From the Technical College System of Georgia 
ATLANTA, GA—The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) announced the award of $4.85 million to a consortium of Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) colleges to help meet labor market demands for a skilled workforce. The “Strengthening Community Colleges Training Grants” aim to address the skill development needs of employers and to support workers in gaining skills and transition quickly from unemployment to employment. The grants also build the capacity of community and technical colleges to address challenges associated with the Coronavirus pandemic, Read More

February 12, 2021

CGTC REACH Organization is Collecting Donations for Macon Warming Center

Macon, Ga. – Throughout February, the College’s Raising Expectations of Achievement (REACH) program is collecting coats, socks, blankets and other warm apparel for donation to the Brookdale Warming Center in Macon.
This year’s donation drive is in partnership with the Macon-Bibb 4-H program and its Sock Across America initiative. 
The CGTC REACH Organization, a minority-serving program predominately geared for male students of color, regularly takes an active role in volunteering and community service. As a part of each student’s membership in the organization,  Read More

February 9, 2021