Warner Robins, Ga. – IT certifications will soon be available to transitioning Guard, Reserves and military spouses thanks to a grant awarded to the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center.
The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Workforce Development office recently awarded the $60,000 Defense Economic Community Grant to support military communities by enhancing workforce development.
The Defense Economic Community Grant specifically awards funds to support military personnel and their families, and that’s exactly what the VECTR Center intends to do.
September 10, 2020
The Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Adult Education Division alongside event partner, Well Care Inc., recently held its Curbside Back-to-School Bash on Friday, August 28, 2020, at the Adult Education K-Building on the Macon campus.
The event and its participants gave away book bags, school supplies, masks, and more to aide Bibb County students in preparation for the school year.
The Division regularly gives back to the community. In June, it held a large food drive that served as the catalyst for a school supply drive in August. Read More
August 26, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) recently announced each of the nine finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership (GOAL) and Rick Perkins Award (RPA) from the 22 College winners in its system: Larry Jackson, the College’s GOAL Winner , and Jessica Willcox, its RPA Winner, are among the finalists.
The announcement came live from TCSG commissioner, Greg Dozier, via social media channels in August, Read More
August 21, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga. – Four new community members began service with Central Georgia Technical College’s Board of Directors this August; Samuel F. Hart, of Bibb County, Karla Redding-Andrews, of Jones County, Karen Lambert of Bibb County, and Kathy G. O’Neal, of Houston County.
Their service to the Board begins at an exciting time for the College, as it moves ahead as the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) leader in graduates, upholds and steadies enrollment and economic development growth, Read More
August 17, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga. – Google.org Impact Challenge Georgia recently selected CGTC and the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center as one of its five grant winners.
These five nonprofits are pursuing big ideas to create economic opportunity in Georgia, and each will receive $175,000 in funding to jumpstart their ideas.
But the Challenge isn’t over yet. To achieve our goal to establish and sustain training for transitioning military and veterans in high-demand advanced manufacturing and industrial equipment maintenance, Read More
August 11, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga. – The 2020 edition of the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation Race for Education 5k and 1-Mile Fun Run will take place virtually, just as many events will amid a global pandemic to ensure the safety of participants.
The 11th Annual Race for Education benefitting Adult Education Initiatives will take place over the week of September 7-12, 2020, in celebration of National Literacy Month. The race moves from its traditional post-Labor Day Saturday to accommodate a new and exciting virtual format. Read More
August 4, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga. – Northrup Grumman, a global aerospace and defense technology company, recently awarded the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center grant funding for a third consecutive year to assist the Center and its veteran students with program costs.
This year the VECTR Center will apply the $3000 grant to help students cover fees, the EPA certification for Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) programs, books and equipment.
“These funds help with program costs so that veteran students can persist to graduation without a financial barrier,” said Ret. Read More
July 23, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga. – Summer semester at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) saw quite a few changes, most notably the end of service for three long-standing members of its Board of Directors, who together, played a key part in post-merger growth.
Danny Carpenter, of Houston County, David Danzie, of Macon-Bibb County, and Marsha Buzzell, of Houston County, all served the College following the merger of Middle Georgia Technical College (MGTC) and CGTC in 2013.
They end their service having helped the College expand its commitment to veteran and active-duty personnel through the College’s administration of the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource Center (VECTR), Read More
July 17, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga. – Governor Brian Kemp recently visited the Georgia Veterans Education Transition Resource Center (VECTR) to learn about how the Center and Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) are keeping veterans and active duty personnel on-track amid COVID-19.
Governor Kemp met with College leadership members and toured classroom and lab spaces. Part of his visit included a tour of the Center’s latest addition, two industrial lab spaces attached to the current building’s east-end.
One of the lab spaces houses an Industrial Systems program that in partnership with Frito Lay serves as a pipeline for veterans into careers with the food manufacturer. Read More
July 14, 2020
Warner Robins, GA – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) has announced that the 2020 Commencement Ceremony will be held virtually on Friday, August 7 at 3:00 p.m.
After extensive deliberation, and following guidance from the Governor’s Executive Orders, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Georgia public health officials, the College’s leadership team determined that the traditional in-person ceremony, scheduled for July 24 in the Macon Coliseum, presented several potential health risks for students, Read More
July 13, 2020