CGTC Barbering Students Cut Hair for Back-to-School Event

Warner Robins, Ga. – With an art classroom as a make-do barber shop, Barbering program students from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) cut hair for kids at the Houston County Board of Education’s (HCBOE) 8th annual Back2School Bash last Friday at C.B. Watson Primary School.
“This is a win-win all around for these students,” said CGTC barbering instructor, Leon Towles, who said being involved with the community is part of what a barber is all about. Read More

July 27, 2017

CGTC Instructor Earns Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year Honors

Macon, Ga. –  More than 20 years of work in graphic design helped Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and Hutchings College and Career Academy (HCCA) instructor, Paige Welch, transition into a teaching career, but it was innumerable conversations with mentors that helped her get her stride.
“People who know me in and outside of teaching say that it was what I was supposed to be doing all along,” Welch said. “I had teacher mentors throughout. Having them helped me come to this place.”
In July, Read More

July 27, 2017

CGTC Opens Its Doors to Regional Apprenticeship Opportunities

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently hosted the inaugural Georgia Regional Apprenticeship Development Symposium on the Warner Robins campus, an event geared toward current and continued engagement with local employers on apprenticeship opportunities.
“In outreach efforts to local business and industries, CGTC has heard a consistent interest from companies wanting to explore more formal apprenticeship programs,” said Andrea Griner, vice president for economic development at CGTC. “We are excited that Central Georgia Technical College has recently been approved as a Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor by the U.S. Read More

July 27, 2017

New Student Veterans Organization at CGTC Plans for Community Involvement

Warner Robins, Ga. – A new student organization designed to meet the needs of veterans just held its first meeting last month at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), and it already has plans for getting involved in the community.

The Student Veterans of America (SVA) chapter at CGTC is part of the national organization of the same name that broadly works to aid student veterans and their families in achieving educational goals, civilian transition, promote accessible benefits, Read More

July 27, 2017

Two CGTC Students Earn Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference Honors

Warner Robins, Ga. – More than 1,800 of the nation’s best and brightest college students traveled to Southern California to establish their own Legacy of Leadership as they competed for the opportunity to win more than $95,000 in cash awards; two of them went as Titans.

Sondra Jeffries, a Business Management student, and Jarvis Jackson, a Metrology student and first-year member, represented Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter’s participation in PBL National Leadership Conference titled, Read More

July 27, 2017

Radiologic Technology Students Earn Perfect Pass Rate Once Again

Warner Robins, Ga. –  For the second consecutive year, students in the Radiologic Technology program on the Warner Robins campus of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) earned a 100 percent pass rate for national certification.
Thirteen graduates are now registered technologists in Radiography after passing the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certification Examination. The ARRT is the largest credentialing organization that seeks to ensure high-quality patient care in radiologic technology.
The examination consists of 220 questions and has a three-hour time limit.  Read More

July 7, 2017

First Cohort Graduates from CGTC-Supported Program at Technical College in Afghanistan

Warner Robins, Ga. – Kabul Polytechnic University (KPU) in Kabul, Afghanistan recently graduated its first cohort of the Internet Technology (IT) associate degree program, one that saw significant instructional contributions from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Computer Technology faculty and staff.
“We are particularly proud to make possible the graduation of Kabul Polytechnic University’s first cohort of students in its two-year associate degree Information Technology program,” said Rick Hutto, the director for Global Initiatives at CGTC. Read More

June 12, 2017

CGTC Hemodialysis Student Targets Archery Gold at 2017 NatWest Island Games

Milledgeville, Ga. – Tiffany Slaton, a first-year student at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), will put-off her start in the Hemodialysis Technology program to compete in archery competitions at the 2017 NatWest Island Games, June 24-30 in Gotland, Sweden, representing Bermuda as one of 24 island nations present.Slaton, who attends classes on the Milledgeville campus, received the invitation to compete in the games from the Bermuda Archery Association the day before she found out she had been accepted into the competitive Hemodialysis Technology program at CGTC. Read More

June 12, 2017

Bibb County MAGIC Campers to Visit CGTC for Welding Day

Macon, Ga. – Local girls participating in the Mentoring a Girl in Construction (MAGIC) Camp, put on by the Bibb County School District (BCSD), will once again be instructed on welding techniques at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) on Thursday, June 8, 2017.
Their trip to the CGTC Macon campus is part of the camp’s itinerary, sandwiched in between days focused on Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Training, Construction, and Electrical fields. The girls will be learning about safety, Read More

June 1, 2017

CGTC Ranked High in Associate Degrees for Minorities

Warner Robins, Ga. – Recent rankings from newsmagazine, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, placed Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) in the Top-50 in associate degree awards for five categories among minority students, achieving as high as second for African American males in Business Operations and Support Service related degrees.
In Diverse’s article entitled, Top 100 Minority Degree Producers 2016, the publication ranked schools according to the total number of degrees awarded to minority students, specifically and generally, Read More

May 31, 2017