Warner Robins, Ga. – Military Friendly® released its rank of large community colleges this week and Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) earned the 2023-2024 Military Friendly® School Top-10 designation, ranking No. 7 in the large community college category.
Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey. Thousands of schools participate to earn the designation for their service to veterans and their families.
“We consider the Military Friendly designation to be one of the most important designations the College can receive,” said Dr. Read More
CGTC Director of Nursing, Jessica Willcox, was named the Community Colleges for International Development 2023 Faculty innovation in Global Education Award winner during the organization’s 47th Annual Conference in February.
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC), director of Nursing, Jessica Willcox had never been on a plane when she traveled to St. Vincent and the Grenadines to assess the need for faculty-led service learning in May 2022. Now, less than a year later she’s been named the 2023 Faculty Innovation in Global Education Award winner for the Community Colleges of International Development (CCID). Read More
13 students from CGTC represent their school with pride atop a lookout for the Mesopotamia Valley in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Warner Robins, Ga. – For healthcare students and faculty in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) first service-learning, technical-focused study abroad program to St. Vincent and the Grenadines in January, every turn around a mountain or look outside a window offered an incredible view of the Caribbean paradise.
Picture the clear blue-green water crashing against the beaches and boats of hardworking Vincentians or the hazy sunsets across a lagoon to historic Fort Duvernette and the cascades of palms and plantain trees filling the island’s fertile, Read More
by Tyler Meister
WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — From 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, students and staff at Central Georgia Technical College had the opportunity to take part in a “Wellness Expo,” an event focused not solely on their academic growth, but on their mental, physical and emotional health.
CGTC’s Executive Director for Counseling Services Tonja Simmons Lee told The Journal that the purpose of the event was to give those attending the opportunity to “be whole.”
“We don’t just want good students, Read More
A group of international business students from FAE poses with a CGTC flag in Ilha do Mel, Brazil.
Warner Robins, Ga. – Leadership from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), and FAE Centro Universitario in Curitiba, Brazil recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to explore collaboration in international education, global student mobility, cross-cultural learning, and internationalization. Under this agreement, both institutions can maximize international learning opportunities for students and staff. Specifically, CGTC and FAE have created a formal pipeline to invite students from Brazil to apply and enroll into credit certificate, Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – Precision Machining and Manufacturing program chair Scott Selph was recently named Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Rick Perkins Award (RPA) Winner for Excellence in Technical Instruction for 2023. Selph, who also serves as a division chair in the Aerospace, Trade, and Industry division of the College, was selected as the College’s Instructor of the Year through a multi-step interview process after being nominated by his peers for the award.
Selph is a Cochran-Bleckley County resident and graduated from Macon Technical College in 1990. Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program recently awarded Hilary Bretz, a Registered Nursing student at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), with a $5,000 Gilman-McCain scholarship for participation in the College’s Health Sciences Study Abroad to St. Vincent and the Grenadines January 7-18, 2023.
Named after the late U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona, the John S. McCain International Scholarship for Military Families provides awards for child and spousal dependents of active military personnel to study or intern abroad in credit-bearing programs. Read More
Macon, Ga. – Fall Semester at Central Georgia Technical College saw double the enrollment growth in dual enrollment students from Bibb County, leading to the College’s largest number from the county in recent years.
The CGTC Office of High School Initiatives recently reported these numbers to College leadership to recognize the impact the tuition-free program is having on youth in the community.
High school students have the opportunity to earn college course credit through a variety of options at CGTC. Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – Donald Ochieng of Bonaire, a Sports and Fitness Management student at Central Georgia Technical College, has been named the College’s winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) for 2023. The announcement was made at the college’s GOAL Awards Banquet in December. As the winner, Ochieng receives a monetary award from the CGTC Foundation and its Board of Trustees, as well as a coveted reserved parking space on campus.
After a series of interviews to determine finalists, Read More