Macon, Ga.—The Charles H. Jones Family Foundation is investing in high-quality, technical training and equipment at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) by awarding a workforce development grant of $250,000. This gift will support local employer and workforce needs in high-demand career training programs.
In April, state and local leaders and Robins Air Force Base (RAFB) officials joined CGTC in announcing the relocation of aerospace training programs and a portion of the RAFB commodities workload to the former Boeing facility at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport in Macon. Read More
June 13, 2019
Milledgeville, Ga. – A new scholarship for students in Baldwin County is now available as the Milledgeville Exchange Club presented the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation last week with a $500 check for the award of two scholarships.
“We are honored to present this scholarship to Central Georgia Technical College in the amount of $500 to serve two students in the upcoming academic year,” said Jeffery Wells, the president-elect of the Milledgeville Exchange Club during the presentation on the Milledgeville campus of CGTC. Read More
April 29, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently welcomed a new member to its Board of Directors. Rev. Dr. Avis Williams joined the Board in February, representing Putnam County.
Williams, the community liaison for the Putnam County Charter School (PCCS), brings to the Board more than twenty years of education and community development experience.
“I think the mission of the College and Technical Education is to promote and provide opportunities for students to receive the necessary education, Read More
March 27, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) 2019 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence winner, Dr. Devona Bell, and Adjunct Instructor of the Year, Anita Ross, share a unique bond; Ross taught Bell in her ninth grade science class.
“Ms. Ross was very inspirational and I absolutely adored her enthusiasm for success,” said Bell, the Criminal Justice program chair, who has earned her own success as the College’s best full-time instructor.
Instruction based on personal experience is how Bell described what she best brings to the Criminal Justice program. Read More
January 8, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga.—Georgia’s Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center has received a $100,000 grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies. Bloomberg Philanthropies works in 480 cities in more than 120 countries around the world to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. The organization, which encompasses all of Michael R. Bloomberg’s charitable activities, focuses on five key areas: Arts, Education, Environment, Government Innovation, and Public Health.
The Georgia VECTR Center is an administrative unit of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) with a statewide mission to offer educational services and training programs to aid in the transition from service member to civilian. Read More
January 8, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – It is not every day that a former prisoner comes knocking on doors around campus looking for an opportunity, but that is what Larry Jackson, Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) 2019 Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership (GOAL) alternate, did when he was looking for ways to earn a living.
“The difficult part was convincing people to give me a chance,” Jackson said. “People would say, ‘Well, you just got out.’” “They wanted me to have time and experience, Read More
January 4, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Office of Institutional Effectiveness (IE) and its staff decided this holiday season it would give back to the community instead of a traditional gift exchange among staff members. The staff purchased gifts for children who are residents of or receive services from two of central Georgia’s charitable organizations, The Methodist Home for Children and Youth in Macon and the Rainbow House Children’s Resource Center (Rainbow House CRC) in Warner Robins. Read More
January 3, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – Military Times announced its Best for Vets: Colleges 2019 rankings this week and Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) once again finds itself among the nation’s top military-serving institutions.
At No. 19 on the list, CGTC moves up four spots from the 2018 rankings in the Career and Technical College category. Overall, the Military Times had roughly 500 colleges compete for the recognition, naming 208 in four categories to its ninth annual rankings. Read More
October 25, 2018
Macon, Ga. – Several of middle Georgia’s top employers met with more than 600 job seekers at Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) 2018 Fall Academic and Career Fair this week hosted on the Macon campus.
Desna Toliver, the director of Career Services, said that despite long lines forming for some employers, representatives from companies and colleges informed her they were pleased with the turnout, patience, and commitment by all involved. On behalf of Career Services, Toliver extends her gratitude for the strong participation. Read More
October 18, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Ahead of its 9th Annual Race for Education 5k and Obstacle Run on Saturday, September 8, 2018, the Central Georgia Technical College Foundation announced its sponsors for the event. BB&T and Kumho Tire are event sponsors this year and lead a strong group of community organizations and companies committed to supporting the College’s Adult Education Division (AED).
Additional sponsors at the platinum level include, Robins Financial Credit Union; the gold level includes, Read More
August 31, 2018