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


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