Warner Robins, Ga. – As online education becomes more valuable to students amid the recent COVID-19 pandemic, Optimal, a website devoted to higher education review, recently ranked community colleges in Georgia for sustained quality, placing Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) at No. 6.
According to Optimal’s press release spotlighting affordable community colleges with online degrees, CGTC and other institutions offer a unique entry point into higher education amid the circumstances.
“Online community colleges offer an affordable option for students who want to begin their education path at home and bypass the unpredictability of what the fall semester may bring,” Optimal wrote. Read More
June 15, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) SkillsUSA Chapter recently earned recognition as a Level One Quality Chapter from the national organization’s Chapter Excellence Program (CEP).
The award recognizes the CGTC Chapter’s commitment to a yearly plan of activities, scheduled meetings, and involvement in framework components of the organization.
CGTC Chapter advisor, Melissa Williams, said, “Receiving this award is a great accomplishment for our students, advisors, and college by showing that the CGTC chapter of SkillsUSA fosters personal and workplace skill development, Read More
April 20, 2020
Fort Valley, Ga. – Four Peach County High School students enrolled in Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) for the fall 2019 semester will head into their studies with scholarships from the Fort Valley branch of SunMark Community Bank.
Roman Galan, Elisa Rodriguez, Austin James Smith and Malik Taylor all received the Claybon J. Edwards Memorial Scholarship presented in May by Mike Jackson, commercial loan officer, and Andrew Taunton, commercial lender, on behalf of SunMark. SunMark worked with the CGTC Foundation to establish the Claybon J. Read More
August 9, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) named 2019 Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education (EAGLE) delegate from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), Virginia Scott, its Spirit and Social Media Award Winner for her enthusiasm amongst her fellow delegates during its recent adult education conference.
Scott, 32, earned her GED® from the College’s Adult Education Division in 2017, and represented CGTC as a delegate at the EAGLE Leadership Institute in Atlanta in March. Read More
March 21, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – Students and faculty from the Radiologic Technology program at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently returned from a radiology education conference where they saw one student capture first place in an academic knowledge competition.
The College’s students participated in seminars, a mock registry examination, and the Student Bee competition at the West Coast Educators Council Educator, Student and Radiographer Conference in Orlando in February.
Seniors, Daniel Ham, Sarah Robinson, and Jessica Flynn, Read More
March 7, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) designated Heather Williamson, 32, an Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) student, as the winner of the Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership (GOAL) at the College’s Awards Day ceremony earlier this month. Williamson will now move on to the regional and state GOAL competitions in the spring of 2019.
“So many candidates were equally capable of representing the College,” Williamson said, “I heard a couple of the finalists speak, Read More
December 12, 2018
Warner Robins – Sixty-eight years old is better late than never to start telling the truth; that’s why, Thomas Shepler, of Vienna, Ga., pursued his GED® and now represents Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) as one of two 2018 Golden GED® Graduates of the Year for Georgia.
“I have been lying on job applications for 50 years and I finally wanted to be truthful on one of those things,” Shepler said, to a roar of laughs by the audience after the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) named him the winner at the 2018 Adult Education Fall Conference and GED® Awards in September. Read More
October 4, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – The CHSGa Practical Nursing Scholarship is a new scholarship that became available this summer to students in the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) thanks to a fund created by CHSGa. CHSGa, a non-profit healthcare system, presented the College’s Foundation with a $6,000 check to provide scholarships to qualified students enrolled in the LPN program.
CHSGA established their Practical Nursing Scholarship in support of students in the diploma program in pursuit of entry-level careers. Read More
August 2, 2018
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
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