Central Georgia Technical College to Offer On-Campus COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics

Warner Robins, GA—Central Georgia Technical College will offer faculty, staff, students, and community members the opportunity to participate in on-campus COVID-19 vaccine clinics at both the Warner Robins and Macon campus. Houston Healthcare will offer two on-campus, drop-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the Warner Robins campus. The Macon campus clinic will be conducted by the Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) Response.
On-campus vaccine clinics at the Warner Robins campus, located at 80 Cohen Walker Drive, will take place May 20 and 21 and June 2 and 3 in the Larry Walker Arena (G Building Extension). Read More

May 18, 2021

CGTC Foundation Among Six Community Partnerships to Explore Race, Identity, and Belonging in the Workplace

Article courtesy of America’s Promise Alliance
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The YES Project—Young, Employed, Successful—a national youth employment initiative led by America’s Promise Alliance, announced today the selection of six community-level grantees to host Virtual Action Roundtable conversations in partnership with employers and young workers. Based on the roundtable conversations and ongoing collaboration, employers and young people will co-design meaningful strategies to improve belonging and inclusion in the workplace for employees of color. All employer partners have committed to implementing at least one co-designed strategy by the end of the year.  Read More

May 14, 2021

CGTC Announces In-Person Commencement Ceremony for June 4

Macon, Ga – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) announced Friday that its 2021 Commencement Ceremony will be held in-person on Friday, June 4, 2021. The outdoor event will take place at Brad Henderson Memorial Stadium at 9 a.m. This reverses the College’s previous decision to hold a virtual ceremony.
The College made the decision to have the ceremony outdoor and in-person following the signing of Governor Brian Kemp’s recent Executive Order regarding outdoor capacity on May 1. Read More

May 7, 2021

CGTC RN Students Introduce Robins AFB Brig. Gen. Hammerstedt to Nursing Daily Regimen

Warner Robins, Ga. – Warner Robins-Air Logistics Complex Commander Brig. Gen. Jennifer
Hammerstedtrecently visited Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Warner Robins
campus to learn about the programs CGTC has
available to her present and future industrial workforce. 
While there Brig. Gen. Hammerstedt had an opportunity to see some of the
advanced technologies CGTC embeds in
their programs.  In the Registered Nursing (RN) lab, for example, an upcoming graduate walked her through patient
care for one of the clinic’s most notorious patients. Read More

April 21, 2021

WATCH 13WMAZ REPORT: ‘I absolutely love it’: Central Georgia Technical College expands dual enrollment aerospace program

Macon, Ga. – The video below is 13WMAZ’s story on Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Parent Night for the Aircraft Structural (AST) Dual Enrollment program on April 13.
Aerospace, Trade, and Industry programs, and High School Initiatives team at CGTC  introduced parents to one of Middle Georgia’s most in-demand industries.
CGTC houses its AST program in hangar space co-occupied by Robins AFB at the Central Georgia Aerospace Training and Sustainment Center adjacent to Middle Georgia Regional Airport at 1821 Avondale Mill Road, Read More

April 14, 2021

CGTC Foundation’s Tonya McClure Named President of Georgia Educators Advancement Council

Macon, Ga. – Earlier this year, the Georgia Educators Advancement Council (GEAC) announced Tonya McClure, Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) assistant vice president for Advancement, as its newest president.
With a background in public relations, marketing and development, McClure began her tenure with the College in 2008 and where she oversees the advancement efforts of one of the largest technical colleges in the state. With over $6 million in assets, the CGTC Foundation provides financial support for initiatives at CGTC. Read More

April 12, 2021

Mary Walker of Houston County Named CGTC Rick Perkins Award Winner as Instructor of the Year

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently announced its 2021 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence (RPA) winner, the College’s Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program director, Mary Walker of Houston County.
Walker became program director in September 2016 to help develop the PTA program on the College’s Warner Robins campus. In November 2018, the College announced the Health Sciences Division’s newest and most-state-of-the-art program, an associate of an applied science degree program in a specialized and high-demand health career. Read More

March 26, 2021

Rachel Brown of Monroe County is Chosen as CGTC’s GOAL Winner

Macon, Ga. – Rachel Brown, a Dental Hygiene student at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), from Jackson, has been named as the College’s winner of the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL).
The announcement was made during a special Facebook Live presentation on the College’s social media page as recognition for Brown and fellow finalists. Brown was chosen by a panel of local leaders over four other nominees for the award.
Brown, a wife, and mother of two children came to the College looking to add further value to her life and family, Read More

March 22, 2021

Ahead of Leaving Service, Female Welding Students at VECTR Center Share One-of-a-Kind Experience

Warner Robins, Ga. – Female welding students past and present, civilian, active duty, or a veteran at any Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) campus or those who take fast-tracked courses with the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center know all too well that their gender’s position in the career is rare.  
They don’t have to look very far beyond the welding helmet to know the program and career are male-dominated. 
And while the VECTR Center doesn’t go out of its way to feminize traditionally male-dominated programs, Read More

March 11, 2021