CGTC President Dr. Ivan H. Allen Elected as SACSCOC Chairman

Warner Robins, GA – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) president, Dr. Ivan H. Allen, has been elected to serve as the Chairman of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Board of Trustees. Dr. Allen was elected by the members of the Board of Trustees at the SACSCOC annual meeting in December 2020. With his election, Dr. Allen became the first college president from the state of Georgia to serve as SACSCOC board chair since 1999, Read More

March 3, 2021

Central Georgia Technical College Earns 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School Designation

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) announced today that it has earned the 2021-2022 Military Friendly® School designation. 
Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Over 1,200 schools participated in the 2021-2022 survey with 747 earning the designation. 
The 2021-2022 Military Friendly® Schools list will be published in the May issue of G.I. Jobs magazine and can be found at www.militaryfriendly.comRead More

February 23, 2021

CGTC Reaches Global Agreement with Trinity Medical Sciences University to Advance Healthcare in Region

Warner Robins, Ga. – With an eye on positioning healthcare students for continued education with premier medical institutions, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) reached an agreement with Trinity Medical Sciences University to develop an infrastructure that will sustain the capacity of the two institutions to promote educational opportunities and to foster a lasting community partnership.
CGTC president, Dr. Ivan H. Allen, signed the agreement alongside Trinity president and CEO, Steven R. Wilson, inside the Roy H. Read More

February 19, 2021

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Magazine Ranks CGTC No. 1 for Award of Associate Degrees in Business to African Americans

Macon, Ga. – As a part of its most recent rankings, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, a news magazine which chronicles a full range of issues concerning diversity in American higher education, named CGTC among its Top-100 Producers of Associate Degrees to African-Americans in 2020, including the No. 1 ranking for Business Technology.
Additionally, CGTC earned a No. 2 ranking for African American graduates of Associate Degrees in Mechanic and Repair Technologies/ Technicians, No. 5 nationally for Total Minority graduates of Associate Degrees in Business Operations Support and Assistant Services,  Read More

February 17, 2021

U.S. Department Of Labor Awards TCSG $4.85 Million in Strengthening Community College Training Grants

From the Technical College System of Georgia 
ATLANTA, GA—The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) announced the award of $4.85 million to a consortium of Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) colleges to help meet labor market demands for a skilled workforce. The “Strengthening Community Colleges Training Grants” aim to address the skill development needs of employers and to support workers in gaining skills and transition quickly from unemployment to employment. The grants also build the capacity of community and technical colleges to address challenges associated with the Coronavirus pandemic, Read More

February 12, 2021

CGTC REACH Organization is Collecting Donations for Macon Warming Center

Macon, Ga. – Throughout February, the College’s Raising Expectations of Achievement (REACH) program is collecting coats, socks, blankets and other warm apparel for donation to the Brookdale Warming Center in Macon.
This year’s donation drive is in partnership with the Macon-Bibb 4-H program and its Sock Across America initiative. 
The CGTC REACH Organization, a minority-serving program predominately geared for male students of color, regularly takes an active role in volunteering and community service. As a part of each student’s membership in the organization,  Read More

February 9, 2021

CGTC Nursing Students Continue to Aid Vaccination Efforts

Warner Robins, Ga. – Last week Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Registered Nursing (RN) students once again stepped in to meet the needs of local health systems in administering vaccines to the public. 
As a part of Houston Healthcare’s Phase 1A+ of vaccination allocation which includes doses designated for healthcare workers, long-term care staff and residents, adults over the age of 65, their caregivers, and first responders, CGTC’s nursing students registered and assisted with vaccine administration. Read More

February 9, 2021

Carl Vinson VAMC Collaborates with Georgia VECTR Center to Distribute COVID-19 Vaccine

From the Carl Vinson VAMC Office of Public Affairs
DUBLIN, Ga.— The Carl Vinson VA Medical Center is collaborating with the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center, located in Warner Robins, Georgia, to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to Veterans 65 and older who are currently enrolled at the Dublin VAMC.
“Making the COVID-19 vaccine available to as many Veterans as possible is one of our highest priorities as we continue to fight this pandemic,” Carl Vinson VA Medical Center Director David L. Read More

February 5, 2021

Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties Establishes Adult Ed Scholarship at CGTC

Eatonton Ga. –Interest in creating a scholarship to support Adult Education students at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) grew over the last few months for the Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties, and on Friday, it became official.
Lu Byrd, president of the Rotary Club, and Donna O’neal, previous president, presented CGTC’s Carmen Davis, advancement specialist, Carrie Dietrich, Putnam County Center director, and Kimberly Hicks-Grable Adult Education site manager and regional lead for Baldwin and Putnam County from CGTC a check for $320 to the CGTC Foundation to begin funding literacy initiatives.  Read More

January 29, 2021

CGTC Nursing Students Vaccinate over 600 against COVID-19 alongside Taylor Regional Hospital Professionals

Hawkinsville, Ga. – A call to respond to new and vital medical situations is nothing surprising for Registered Nursing (RN) students and faculty at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC). So, when Taylor Regional Hospital (TRH) in Hawkinsville came calling for help vaccinating the public against COVID-19, they went.
On January 13, TRH began its administration of COVID-19 vaccinations at no cost to the public, including healthcare workers, first responders, and community members ages 65 and older. Read More

January 20, 2021