Midstate high schoolers get their hands dirty in head-to-head construction competition

by BRANDON MCGOUIRK | WGXA News Thursday, October 27th 2022

MACON, Ga. (WGXA) — Students for 19 high schools across the Midstate are gathering for the Associated General Contractors of Georgia’s Central Georgia Workforce Development Alliance Skills Challenge at the Macon State Farmers’ Market.
AGC Georgia and Sheridan Construction are partnering for the event, one of seven regional events held throughout Georgia, hosting 95 schools and more than 2,000 students.
“As the host contractor, our team understands the importance of the AGC Georgia Skills Challenge series to our construction industry,” Sheridan Construction President Christy Kovac said. Read More

November 2, 2022

‘Weird how fear and fun go hand in hand’: The science behind being scared

Halloween is a fun holiday– but of course there is a spooky side– full of frights. Have you ever wondered what exactly happens when we get scared?

Author: Raime Cohen Published: 6:57 AM EDT October 31, 2022 Updated: 3:09 PM EDT October 31, 2022
JONES COUNTY, Ga. — Halloween is a fun holiday– but of course there is a spooky side– full of frights. 
But have you ever wondered what exactly happens when we get scared?
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November 2, 2022

Central Georgia Technical College Student Becomes First Dual Achievement Program Completer in the State

Warner Robins, Ga. – Aurmoni Robertson, a Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Academy student, has become the first completer of the newly established Dual Achievement Program (DAP) Pathway in the state. Robertson, who enrolled in the program in June 2022, has completed requirements to earn his credential, making CGTC the first college in the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) to award a high school diploma.
“I’m really proud to be the first graduate in the state for the Dual Achievement Program,” said Aurmoni Robertson. Read More

September 24, 2022

Central Georgia Business Donates $1,000 to Benefit Local Student

Warner Robins, GA – A Central Georgia Technical College student receives a $1,000 scholarship donation from high-speed fiber internet provider Kinetic to offset the cost of education. Ethan Griggs, a student in the Business Management program on the Warner Robins campus, was awarded the scholarship in early September. The scholarship comes as part of Kinetic’s efforts to support a local student within their service delivery area.  
“Kinetic is not only committed to investing in its broadband infrastructure, Read More

September 13, 2022

Collaborative Effort Brings Millions of Dollars to Central Georgia for Artificial Intelligence Manufacturing

Warner Robins, GA – Millions in federal grant money is headed to Central Georgia to support a statewide initiative combining artificial intelligence and manufacturing innovations with transformational workforce and outreach programs. The grant, totaling $65 million through the Biden Administration’s Build Back Better Regional Challenge and state-matched funding, is awarded by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to the Georgia Institute of Technology, includes financial contributions to Central Georgia Technical College, the Houston County Development Authority, Read More

September 8, 2022

Health Sciences Study Abroad Coming Soon as CGTC and Trinity School of Medicine Assess Healthcare Needs in St. Vincent and the Grenadines 

Warner Robins, Ga. – A group of leadership and health sciences faculty from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently visited St. Vincent and the Grenadines to explore service-learning study abroad opportunities for health sciences students in partnership with Trinity School of Medicine. 
In 2021, CGTC began a partnership with Trinity School of Medicine whose main campus is located on the island. Trinity’s southeast campus is in Warner Robins, where they utilize allocated space in CGTC’s Roy H. Read More

July 18, 2022

Lofts at Houston Central are Taking Student Inquiries

Warner Robins, Ga. – The Lofts at Houston Central, recently announced to the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) student body that they are now accepting student inquiries for its housing development on Sutherlin Drive adjacent to the Warner Robins Campus. 
CGTC along with Trinity School of Medicine (TSOM), announced the construction of a 265-bed student housing complex on Sutherlin Drive off Highway 96 in Warner Robins to support students at both institutions. This private development is a result of community partnerships between Houston Healthcare, Read More

July 14, 2022

CGTC Academy Earns Accreditation for High School Program  

Warner Robins, GA – The Central Georgia Technical College Academy has been awarded high school accreditation from COGNIA, the high school accrediting agency in the state of Georgia. This makes the CGTC Academy the first high school program within the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) to earn the accreditation.  
The CGTC Academy offers two pathways to a traditional high school diploma. The Career Plus High School (CPH) Equivalency pathway offers high school coursework for students over the age of 21. Read More

June 30, 2022

Dual Enrollment Study Abroad Program at CGTC Returns to Ireland

Warner Robins, Ga. – Eleven students at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) made their journey to Ireland this June, officially bringing back Georgia’s only dual enrollment study abroad program.
Partnering with the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland (ISAI), CGTC and its Office of Global Initiatives has been planning the 2022 trip since 2020, monitoring travel guidance from the state department in response to the global pandemic.
In 2019, CGTC’s Ireland Dual Enrollment Study Abroad program sent students from its 11-county service area on its inaugural trip and made plans for annual ones. Read More

June 28, 2022

Central Georgia Technical College Names New Club Football Support Staff

Warner Robins, GA – Beginning fall 2022, Central Georgia Technical College  (CGTC) will join the National Club Football Association (NCFA), officially adding club football. The College is also adding cheer and club soccer to its campus activities.
“It is important for us to bring these activities to the CGTC campus,“ said Dr. Bruce Foster, Executive Director for Student Support Services at CGTC. “We want to give our students every opportunity to advance themselves, both inside and outside of the classroom. Read More

June 9, 2022