Fort Valley State Alumni and Former CGTC Board Member Goes All In for Talk to Students

Warner Robins, Ga. – Dr. Vernard Hodges, a local veterinarian and entrepreneur, spoke at a session of the Raising Expectations of Achievement (REACH) program on the Warner Robins campus this week.
Sharing from his book titled, “Bet on Yourself: From Zero to Millions,” the former CGTC board of directors member, gave tips to those in attendance on how to improve their individual financial and life situations through self-assuredness. He spoke on overcoming his life’s challenges and the mentors in his life. Read More

April 5, 2018


CGTC Foundation Awards Inaugural Scholarship for Previously Incarcerated Citizens

Warner Robins, Ga. – Sometimes life requires a reset, and with that in mind, the Office of Re-entry Services, through the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation, established and awarded earlier this month, its inaugural scholarship for a previously incarcerated citizen continuing their education.
The Re-entry Scholarship for Educational Transition (RESET) awards an actively enrolled student in good academic standing who have been previously incarcerated in a Georgia public or private corrections facility and has applied within two years of release. Read More

April 5, 2018


Men Pursue Non-Traditional Health Occupations Through Programs at CGTC

Warner Robins, Ga. – A pair of male students nearing graduation in health sciences programs at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) are preparing to enter the local healthcare industry equipped with extensive hours of clinical practice and theoretical instruction, but it is their training in workplaces dominated by women that has them learning the most.
In May, Andrew Rader and David Hall will both become graduates of an Associate Degree in Nursing and Radiologic Technology program, Read More

April 3, 2018


Second CGTC-Supported Cohort Graduates From Information Technology Program in Afghanistan

Warner Robins, Ga. – Technical assistance provided by Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) to an Information Technology (IT) associate degree program at Kabul Polytechnic University (KPU) in Kabul, Afghanistan led to a second cohort’s successful graduation.
CGTC provides assistance to computer technology faculty and staff at KPU through a grant for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its University Support and Workforce Development Program (USWDP).
A feature in a newsletter on USWDP global involvement, Read More

April 2, 2018


CGTC Aviation Maintenance Technology Program Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Aviation Maintenance Technology (AVMT) program reached a new milestone this month. The program, whose graduates have formed a steady pipeline of employment for Robins Air Force Base, celebrates its twentieth year.
The AVMT program migrated from its origins at the former Corder Road location of Middle Georgia Technical College (MGTC) in Warner Robins prior to its merger with CGTC. Former program chair, Jim Lane, procured Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification for FAA Part 147 AVMT School on March 25, Read More

March 27, 2018


CGTC Office of Global Initiatives Cements Collaboration with University in United Kingdom

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Global Initiatives recently signed three Course Level Agreements (CLA) with York St. John University (YSJU), which will solidify the transition of its two-year curriculum to the four-year institution in York, United Kingdom.
These curriculum matching articulation agreements allow for smooth articulation of associate degree students of CGTC into an accelerated third year of specific undergraduate programs at YSJU. The programs include Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business Management, Read More

March 13, 2018


Hawkinsville High School Students Earn Nurse Aide Credentials in Dual Enrollment at CGTC

Hawkinsville, Ga. – The local healthcare industry just became a lot younger.
Thanks to a pioneer program at the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Hawkinsville Workforce Development Center, a group of Hawkinsville High School students passed credentialing exams in February to become Certified Nurse Aides (CNA). Jua’naye Collins, Tabias Jones, Haley Kearney, Sitara Loving, Kazavia Mobley, Belle Owens make up the first six to do so in the programs’ first dual enrollment cohort. Two additional students in the cohort are deciding to pursue other educational paths and retest in March, Read More

March 6, 2018


Special Populations Event at CGTC Offers Resources to Help Victims of Domestic Abuse

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College Technical (CGTC) and its Special Populations Office (SPO) held the last of three discussions on domestic violence last week, serving as a reminder to those who may be suffering that they are not alone.
‘Domestic Violence: Not All Wounds are Visible,’ featured guest speakers from the Salvation Army Safe House who spoke with attendees about the signs, myths, resources, and assistance for issues of domestic violence. CGTC’s Macon and Milledgeville campuses held the previous two sessions. Read More

March 5, 2018


CGTC Adult Education Division Announces 2018 Instructor of the Year

Warner Robins, Ga. – The approach to teaching for Lisa Dennis, the newly recognized 2018 Instructor of the Year for Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Adult Education Division (AED), is one that has generally been centered on students with years removed from the classroom, but even as the “adult” has changed, her focus has never deviated.
“Challenges and rewards are abundant and normal in Adult Education,” said Dennis, a 17-year veteran of adult education instruction. “Throughout my time working, Read More

February 15, 2018


CGTC Engineering Technology Students Visit Fort Valley State University

Warner Robins, Ga. – Students in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Engineering Technology program recently visited Fort Valley State University (FVSU) to explore avenues for post-graduate study.
The trip included information on job placement, participant testimonials, and demonstrations from current FVSU students on recently completed projects.
The students that participated in the trip to FVSU are a part of the pilot program offered to Engineering Technology students through the ProActive Student Success (PASS) program. PASS is a student support program that focuses on helping students immerse and engage in their major of study. Read More

February 13, 2018