Nursing Student-Led Bone Marrow Drive Earns $1300 Grant from DKMS

Warner Robins, Ga. – DKMS, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the fight against blood cancer and disorders, recently announced Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Nursing Division students as one of only six student groups nationwide to earn a $1,300 grant for their involvement in hosting a donor drive.
The nursing students, inspired by the donor story of their own instructor, Ashley Rivers, took on the challenge in March to register over 260 donors for DKMS, Read More

October 8, 2019


Robins AFB Reports on Military Spouses Earning Certificate, License with CGTC Economic Development

Warner Robins, Ga. – Robins Air Force Base recently reported that seven military spouses at the base graduated with their Certified Nursing Assistant licenses from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) through the grant-based program.
Classes are delivered out of the College’s Economic Development Division.
Read the full story here: https://www.robins.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1979104/afas-helps-military-spouses-earn-certificate-license-for-portable-careers/
 
 
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October 7, 2019


The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Awards $100,000 to Georgia VECTR Center

Warner Robins, Ga. – The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation’s Overwatch Fund announced a $100,000 grant to the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center to create veteran employment opportunities through the establishment of the VECTR Center’s Electrical Construction Lab (ECL).
With the award, the VECTR Center will be able to offer an electrical technician accelerated training program at the Center, where construction is ongoing for an additional 11,000sq. ft. in Phase 2 expansion on the property set to open in January 2020. Read More

October 2, 2019


Heather Williams at CGTC Child Development Center Named State Pre-K Teacher of the Year

Warner Robins, Ga. – Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) recently named Heather Williams of Central Georgia Technical College’s Larry O’Neal Child Development Center (CDC) the 2019-2020 Georgia Pre-K Program Teacher of the Year for a private childcare center.
Representatives from DECAL surprised Williams with a visit to her classroom where they recognized her for outstanding abilities as an educator and awarded $7,500 to be divided for classroom needs and personal use. Read More

September 18, 2019


Johnson and Shaw: Two Leading Ladies Learn Big Trucks in CGTC’s Diesel Maintenance Program in Fort Valley

Fort Valley, Ga. – Brittany Shaw walked into the Peach County Workforce Development Center (PCWDC) on the first day of her Diesel Equipment Technology class with Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) scared that she would be the only woman in the class. As fate would have it, another woman, Tameka Johnson, grabbed her hand and directed her to their classroom.
“I’ll take you to the diesel mechanic classroom,” Johnson recalled telling Shaw on their first day, Read More

September 9, 2019


CGTC’s Radiologic Technology Students Earn 100 Percent Certification Exam Pass Rate

Warner Robins, Ga. – The Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Warner Robins Radiologic Technology program graduating class of 2019 achieved 100% pass rate on the radiography certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist earlier this summer.
The nationwide certification exam is composed of 200 questions from eight content areas that students have covered in their courses over the past four semesters.  Passing this certification exam permits them to work in all 50 states, Read More

September 5, 2019


CGTC and Wesleyan College Sign First Articulation Agreement

Macon, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) continued its stride for associate degree credit transfer this week by signing its first articulation agreement with Wesleyan College. The agreement designates pathways for CGTC’s new General Studies associate degree into four-year programs at Wesleyan.
Articulation agreements allow students to benefit from the seamless transfer of credit earned at one institution into programs at another, often reducing cost and encouraging further pursuit of higher education, personal growth, and career advancement. Read More

August 28, 2019


Manse Jennings of SunMark Bank Hawkinsville Named to CGTC Board of Directors

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Board of Directors recently welcomed its newest member, Manse Jennings, of Hawkinsville, Ga.
Jennings, chairman of SunMark Community Bank, joins the Board with an established reputation in Hawkinsville, the service area his position represents.
During the early 80s, following graduation from Georgia Southern with a Bachelor’s of Science in Physics, Jennings began work with his family’s business, Hawkinsville Telephone Company, and propelled his career into the next pair of decades in telecommunications and networking. Read More

August 21, 2019


CGTC Foundation Calls for Runners, Volunteers, and Sponsors of Its 10th Annual Race for Education

Warner Robins, Ga. – The tenth installment of the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation’s Race for Education 5k and Fun Run presented by BB&T on Saturday, September 7, 2019, plans to be athletically challenging and exciting, but its organizers know that its longevity is a sole reflection of strong community support.
“We are so thankful for each donor, runner, volunteer and committee member who has put so much time and effort into this event over the last ten years,” said Mary Kathryn Borland, Read More

August 16, 2019


Peach County High School Students Receive Scholarships from SunMark to Study at CGTC

Fort Valley, Ga. – Four Peach County High School students enrolled in Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) for the fall 2019 semester will head into their studies with scholarships from the Fort Valley branch of SunMark Community Bank.
Roman Galan, Elisa Rodriguez, Austin James Smith and Malik Taylor all received the Claybon J. Edwards Memorial Scholarship presented in May by Mike Jackson, commercial loan officer, and Andrew Taunton, commercial lender, on behalf of SunMark. SunMark worked with the CGTC Foundation to establish the Claybon J. Read More

August 9, 2019