ESL Spotlight: English Language Learners Expand Knowledge Through Adult Education Programs

Warner Robins, Ga. – Whether someone chooses to improve their English language skills to find a job, earn a college degree, or industry certification at CGTC, the Adult Education English Language Program (ELP), offers a unique immersion environment and experiences with U.S. culture. ELP students spend a substantial portion of their academic time working on language acquisition and academic achievements that dramatically broaden their perspective and prepare them for their future career goals.
Ysabella Escalona was a student in the program for three months, Read More

July 24, 2018


Delta Air Lines TechOps Partners with CGTC’s Aviation Maintenance Program in Pursuit of College’s Premier Talent

Warner Robins, Ga. – Delta Air Lines TechOps now has preferred access to highly-skilled mechanics from Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Aviation Maintenance Technology program (AMT), as a recently developed partnership saw the College selected as a preferred training institution for airframe and power plant technicians. The College is one of 47 institutions nationwide to be selected.
“Partnering with Delta TechOps will drive the seriousness of the industry in our program,” said Daniel Whitehead, program chair of Aviation Maintenance. Read More

July 20, 2018


Robins Financial Credit Union Donates More than $4,000 to Georgia VECTR Center

Warner Robins, Ga. – Robins Financial Credit Union recently contributed over $132,000 to eight organizations as part of their annual Community Project, including $4,173.50 to the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition (VECTR) Center.
Robins Financial selected organizations based on their reputation and the work they do for the community. The credit union is committed to the communities they serve and give back whenever possible.
Funding from this year’s Community Project will meet the specific needs of each organization. Read More

July 20, 2018


Robert Landau Honored for Service to CGTC Board of Directors

Warner Robins, Ga. – Robert ‘Bob’ Landau of Eatonton was recently honored for his years of service to the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Board of Directors. Landau, who has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2009, completed three terms as Putnam County’s representative on the Board at the June 2018 meeting. He was recognized by the Board and current Board Chair, Danny Carpenter.
Landau’s staunch advocacy and support for technical education throughout his years of service were highlighted by Dr. Read More

July 20, 2018


SkillsUSA Competitors from CGTC Return to Campus with Gold Medal in Hand

Warner Robins, Ga. – Members of the SkillsUSA student organization at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently brought home their first gold medal in the Chapter Display category of the SkillsUSA Nationals competition.
Thomas Butler, Alison Crumb, and QaNeshia Mays earned gold by building a three-dimensional display that articulates the annual theme for the organization’s national competition, “Champions at Work, Job Ready Day One,” held in Louisville, Ky.
The team built an intricate, rotating, octagonal, three-dimensional model with two computer monitors.  Read More

July 18, 2018


CGTC’s Macon Childcare Center Undergoes Expansion, New Grant to Subsidize Tuition for Eligible Families

Macon, Ga – Expansion to Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC) on its Macon campus is bringing a three-year-old preschool childcare program to families and with the announcement of a new grant aimed at cutting tuition cost, children of students enrolled at the College will have greater access to affordable, quality childcare.
The newly renovated space provides opportunities for up to 20 children to grow, learn, and play in the
College’s Quality Rated program. Read More

July 5, 2018


CGTC Student Receives Study Abroad Scholarship, Third Student in Three Years

Warner Robins, Ga. – For the third time in three years, Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Global Initiatives will have an international study abroad scholarship winner join its summer trip.
Shasheen Kher, a student pursuing an Associates of Applied Science with the College, learned he was the recipient of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship by email during the spring semester.
“I kind of fired it off and was like; eh we’ll see what happens,” Kher said of the application submission for the scholarship which provides funding to students to participate in study abroad programs. Read More

July 2, 2018


CGTC’s Adult Education Division to Hold Live-Remote Event in Peach County with V101.7’s Mamma Mia

Fort Valley, Ga. – Tune in to V101.7 and stop by the Fort Valley Festival State Park Saturday, June 30, 2018 as Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Adult Education Division (AED) partners with local radio host Mamma Mia for its second free, summer recruitment event.
The Adult Education Recruitment Fair, held in collaboration with the Middle Georgia Consortium, will bring fun and music to the park, June 30, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
A new, Read More

June 29, 2018


Central Georgia Technical College Announces Spring Semester 2018 President’s Honor Roll

Warner Robins, Ga. – Dr. Ivan Allen, president of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), announced recently students named to the Central Georgia Technical College President’s Honor Roll for Spring Semester 2018.
To qualify, students must be in Academic Good Standing, earn a semester-based grade point average of 4.0 with an earned course load of at least 12 credit hours for the semester, and a work ethics grade of “2” or higher for each course completed.
More than 1,600 students across 52 counties in Georgia earned recognition. Read More

June 29, 2018


CGTC Instructor Named Finalist for Georgia Department of Corrections Vocational Instructor of the Year

Warner Robins, Ga. – In June, the Georgia Department of Corrections named John S. Harvey, Business Customer Service and Technology instructor, a finalist for its 2017 Vocational Instructor of the Year. Harvey, a nine-year veteran of correction education, works in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Re-entry Services at Johnson State Prison – an unexpected teaching environment – living out his passion to help others find their way in life.
“I never imagined myself working in the prison environment,” he said. Read More

June 28, 2018