Warner Robins, GA – Andrea Griner, vice president of Economic Development at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), has been recognized as the 2022 Workforce Champion by the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce for her contributions to Macon’s economic success. Griner was acknowledged for her community engagement, commitment to the mission of the Greater Macon Chamber to advance business success in the region, and her personal impact on the community.
“It is such an honor to be recognized as the 2022 Workforce Champion by the Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce,” said Griner. Read More
December 16, 2022
Warner Robins, Georgia— Central Georgia Technical College was recognized in the November 25 edition of Newsweek magazine as one of America’s Best Online Learning Schools for 2023. The ranking list of 200 colleges and universities shows CGTC at number 41 with a five-star award for an above average total score. Additionally, CGTC is the highest ranked two-year college in the nation on the list, and the third highest ranked institution of higher education in Georgia.
As a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), Read More
December 16, 2022
Funding covers the cost of GED® exam
ATLANTA, GA–The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) today announced that eligible Georgians can now earn their high school equivalency (HSE) diploma for free. Earlier this year, the Georgia General Assembly passed, and Governor Brian P. Kemp signed into law, a bill establishing the HOPE High School Equivalency Examination Grant Program. Eligible Georgians will receive an award of up to $200 to cover exam fees for the GED® exam. Read More
December 6, 2022
Warner Robins, Ga. – Governor Brian P. Kemp has announced that the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) approved grants totaling $6 million in bond funds to establish two new College and Career Academies (CCA) in the middle Georgia area. Both new academies will partner with Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) to offer career readiness training to high school students to support a qualified and greater workforce pipeline. Grant recipients are the Dooly County School System and Monroe County Schools.
December 1, 2022
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Office of Global Initiatives is inviting students of underrepresented ethnicities in study abroad (e.g. American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander) to apply for a unique fellowship opportunity honoring the legacy of Frederick Douglass.
The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship award covers the full program cost, airfare, and most meals for a four-week, 3-credit study abroad sponsored by CIEE.
During the four-week summer program, Read More
December 1, 2022
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Adult Education Division (AED) recently announced, Dooly County resident, Bethany Merck, as its 2023 Dinah Culbreth Wayne Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) delegate.
Nominated by her instructor, Ethel Ross, and having participated in the College’s judging process, Merck will now represent CGTC and the AED at the EAGLE Leadership Institute in Atlanta, March 1-2, 2023. The Leadership Institute recognizes and honors the state’s adult education students who have demonstrated superior achievement in their classes and programs.
November 29, 2022
Warner Robins, Ga. – Five Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) instructors have been selected as the College’s semi-finalists for the Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction and will move on to the next round of judging on November 29.
Chosen as semi-finalists for the award of being named as Instructor of the Year, are:
Jaqueline Farms, Instructor, Computer Information System, Business & Computer Technologies Division
Deryk Stoops, Instructor, Electronics Technology
Eli Walker, Instructor, Computer Skills Business & Read More
November 23, 2022
The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) celebrates this year’s National Apprenticeship Week and Georgia Apprenticeship Week by hosting the state’s first-ever Georgia Apprenticeship Summit to highlight the importance of apprenticeships in building a skilled, industry-leading workforce in Georgia.
At the event on Thursday, workforce leaders, Georgia businesses, and community stakeholders gathered to learn about how apprenticeships can expand the state’s workforce, and how employers and communities can access funding and resources provided by TCSG and local technical colleges, Read More
November 17, 2022
Warner Robins, Ga. – Four Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) students have been selected as the college’s semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), and will move on to the next round of judging November 29.
Chosen as semi-finalists are Brandon Hammonds, a Cybersecurity program student from Monroe County, Gillian Warstler, a Criminal Justice student from Houston County, Donald Ochieng, a Sports and Fitness Management student from Houston County, and Corinthian Quarterman, an Automotive Technology student from Dooly County. GOAL, Read More
November 7, 2022
Warner Robins, GA – The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program at Central Georgia Technical College has been ranked as the number one program of its kind in the state by Careers Wiki, an online career guidance tool founded by education professionals in 2014. Led by Mary Walker, division head for Health Sciences, the CGTC PTA program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) and culminates in an associate degree for graduates.
November 2, 2022