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
Warner Robins, Ga. – Criminal Justice instructor, Dr. Cheronie Blunt, recently garnered a pair of awards being named Houston County’s 2018 General Educator of the Year by the Council for Exceptional Children, for her instruction in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Dual Enrollment program at the Houston County Career Academy (HCCA), and HCCA’s 2018 Teacher of the Year.
Regarded by HCCA principal Sabrina Phelps, to be a believer in the importance of instructing her students on career planning and value of understanding all people, Read More
April 27, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently named Shawna Early, a Business and Computer Technologies program chair for computer skills, and Rabon Hewell, an adjunct instructor in health sciences, the Rick Perkins Award Winner and Adjunct Instructor of the Year for 2018, respectively.
Early, who received the local Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction during the fall semester Awards Day, will now move on to the regional competition.
“As the winner of the Rick Perkins Award, Read More
January 12, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Dr. Ivan Allen, president of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), announced recently that the following area students were named to the Central Georgia Technical College President’s Honor Roll for Summer Semester 2017.
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, with a work ethics grade of “2” or higher for each course completed. Read More
September 18, 2017
Macon, Ga. – More than 20 years of work in graphic design helped Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and Hutchings College and Career Academy (HCCA) instructor, Paige Welch, transition into a teaching career, but it was innumerable conversations with mentors that helped her get her stride.
“People who know me in and outside of teaching say that it was what I was supposed to be doing all along,” Welch said. “I had teacher mentors throughout. Having them helped me come to this place.”
In July, Read More
July 27, 2017