CGTC Names Jessica Willcox as Rick Perkins Award Winner

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently announced its 2020 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence (RPA) winner, the College’s director of Nursing, Jessica Willcox, of Pulaski County.  
Willcox’s technical education story has had a substantial beginning. The arch she laid out to the judging panel for RPA spans her fulltime arrival at the College in 2014, where she was tasked to develop the Associate of Science in Nursing program (ASN) program, or Registered Nursing program (RN), Read More

December 17, 2019


CGTC Names Larry Jackson its 2020 GOAL Winner

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) designated Larry Jackson, 42, a student in the Clinical Laboratory Technology program, as the winner of the Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership (GOAL) at the College’s Awards Day ceremony earlier this month. Jackson will now move on to the regional and state GOAL competitions in the spring of 2020.
Jackson, a part-time lab assistant with the Health Sciences Division, is grateful for the opportunities that have come to him. Read More

December 16, 2019


Cherry Blossom Festival Announces 2020 Festival Chairman Dr. Ivan Allen

Macon, Georgia’s International Cherry Blossom Festival will celebrate 39 years of the Pinkest Party On Earth this spring.  Recent recipient of the Grand Pinnacle for Best Festival in the World from the International Festivals and Events Association as well as being named a Top 20 Event for March 2020 by the Southeast Tourism Society, the International Cherry Blossom Festival hopes to build on the success of the record-breaking 2019 programming.  Leading the way with President and CEO Stacy Moore and her team will be Dr. Read More

December 13, 2019


Georgia Lt. Governor Praises Winners, CGTC Dual Enrollment Student at 12th Annual Business & Education Summit

Warner Robins, Ga. – A Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Dual Enrollment student at Houston County College & Career Academy (HCCCA) was named Student of the Year for College and Career Academies across the state.
 A news release provided by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) stated that Lt. Governor Geoff Duncan celebrated College and Career Academies across Georgia by hosting the 12th Annual Business and Education Summit at Lanier Technical College in Gainesville in December. Read More

December 12, 2019


CGTC Foundation and Re-entry Services Name Ronald Greene as Newest RESET Scholarship Recipient

Warner Robins, Ga. – Ronald Greene, a Business Management student with Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), has a lengthy record.
As a formerly incarcerated citizen, one might presume that to be the case, but it is his post-incarceration list of accolades that have earned Greene the award of the fall 2019 Re-Entry Scholarship for Educational Transition (RESET).
Greene, president of the Georgia and CGTC Phi Beta Lambda Chapters, motivational speaker, pastor, and youth mentor made it out of a life of addiction, Read More

December 6, 2019


Georgia Power Foundation Awards $4,250 Grant to CGTC Adult Education Partner, Help Network Inc.

 
Warner Robins, Ga. – Literacy initiatives at the Hawkinsville Workforce Development Center (HWDC), where Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) houses Adult Education Division (AED) programs alongside its partner, Help Network Inc., recently received a boost in funding thanks to a $4,250 grant from the Georgia Power Foundation.
Help Network Inc., is a non-profit organization and is the Pulaski County Certified Literate Community Program (CLCP). CLCP’s across the College’s service area support literacy and GED® acquisition alongside the work of the AED. Read More

November 21, 2019


CGTC’s Peach County Center Develops Key Partnership as it Hosts Bluebird Event

Fort Valley, Ga. – Technicians from all over North America spent the beginning of November at Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Peach County Workforce Development Center taking part in Bluebird’s Factory Based Technician Training, set in motion by the Economic Development Division of the College.
The Economic Development division at CGTC routinely works with local industries to provide training and accommodations, as well as build customized curriculum for businesses. While this training was conducted and created by Bluebird, Read More

November 15, 2019


Georgia VECTR Center Welcomes More Room to Help Veterans

Warner Robins, Ga. – The long-term commitment to veterans never wavers for the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center, and soon the completion of its building expansion will extend new career training opportunities their way.
Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), the administrative unit for the VECTR Center, has announced that construction has progressed according to schedule and is slated to be complete in December.
Construction began in June for two industrial lab spaces attached to the current building’s east-end and one mixed use building adjacent to the Commercial Truck Driving (CTD) pad to the south of the Center. Read More

November 12, 2019


Initial Accreditation Granted to CGTC Nursing Programs

Warner Robins, Ga. – As of this month, vital signs for the associate degree and practical nursing diploma programs in the Health Sciences Division at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) are all clear, after having been awarded initial accreditation by the Board of Commissioners for the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) and Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) programs are two of the stalwart Health Sciences degrees offered by the College. Read More

October 29, 2019


New Agreement To Ease Student Transfers Between CGTC And MGA

Via Middle Georgia State University
Thanks to a new formal agreement, Central Georgia Technical College students who complete that institution’s Associate of Science in General Studies can now more easily transfer into a bachelor’s degree program at Middle Georgia State University.
Leaders at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and Middle Georgia State (MGA) signed an articulation agreement on Thursday, Oct. 24, which provides graduates of that specific program a clear pathway to a four-year degree. CGTC students who complete the associate’s degree are eligible to transfer credit provided they meet MGA’s admissions requirements. Read More

October 25, 2019