Macon, Ga. – Fall Semester at Central Georgia Technical College saw double the enrollment growth in dual enrollment students from Bibb County, leading to the College’s largest number from the county in recent years.
The CGTC Office of High School Initiatives recently reported these numbers to College leadership to recognize the impact the tuition-free program is having on youth in the community.
High school students have the opportunity to earn college course credit through a variety of options at CGTC. Read More
Macon, Ga – William S. Hutchings College and Career Academy (HCCA), Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and Perdue Foods Perry Cook Facility (Perdue Foods) celebrated the full-time employment of two recent graduates with a signing ceremony on Friday, October 9, at 1 p.m. The event was held at the Robert J. Williams Complex, 1780 Anthony Road in Macon.
The two graduates, James Jordan of Westside High School and Maurice Woodford of Howard High School, were among the first students to participate in the Industrial Systems Technology (IST) Pathway that launched last summer. Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – In just one year Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Global Initiatives (OGI) has pulled together the unthinkable; plan, price and promote a first-of-its-kind dual enrollment study abroad trip for the entire Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
Now, as a group of 37 students, chaperones, faculty, and staff from around the state prepare for their trip to County Donegal, Ireland, leadership can see how much commitment was at play to pull it off. Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – As Generation Z makes their way through college in the years ahead, they may discover there is no clear handbook for how they should go about building their futures.
Perhaps they thumb through an abridged version of the millennial manual or as Generation Y likes to call it, “a student loan receipts folder stored in the cloud”. On the other hand, maybe they go back further into a chapter on the booming days when part-time jobs and full-time parents could afford a young adult an education. Read More
Milledgeville, Ga. – It’s electric! Well, at least that is certainly the excitement Appleton Boone, an 18-year-old homeschool student from Wilkinson County, feels as he heads into his apprenticeship with GE Healthcare later this spring following his graduation from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) with an Electronics Technology diploma.
Boone, a homeschool student since seventh grade, enrolled at CGTC’s Milledgeville campus because of the hands-on approach, pace, and rigor of the academic courses.
“I like being a homeschool student and college student with CGTC because I am going after two things at once,” he said. Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Consul General of Ireland for the southeastern United States, Hon. Shane Stephens, visited the Warner Robins campus of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) on Thursday to speak with high school dual enrollment students who will be studying abroad this June in Bundoran, County Donegal, Ireland.
Stephens, a guest of the Office of Global Initiatives and it’s executive director, Rick Hutto, came to celebrate the first cohort of high school dual enrollment students in the State of Georgia to earn academic college credit while studying abroad through a technical or community college. Read More
Eatonton, Ga. – Putnam County High School (PCHS) dual enrollment student, Annabell Sapp, put new-fashioned welding skills to the test for the 80th Annual Senior Beta Convention held in January for Georgia’s high school Beta clubs, winning 1st place in a competition for a technical subject largely dominated by her male counterparts.
Sapp assembled metal roses for her submission to the Sculpture Division 1 competition, a skill learned in her Welding Studies course at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC). Read More
Atlanta, Ga. – Lt. Governor Casey Cagle, along with the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), recently presented Jones County High School College and Career Academy with a grant of $3 million to build a workforce engine for Jones County Schools.
Lt. Governor Cagle praised the partnership between local school systems, technical colleges, and industry, which has proven effective in increasing student achievement and workforce development across our state. Because of Lt. Governor Cagle’s initiative, Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – Harbor Freight Tools for Schools, an initiative of the California-based company’s foundation, recently named three instructors in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Aerospace, Trade and Industry Division as finalists for its 2018 Prize for Teaching Excellence.
As part of a team of trade instructors for the Houston County Career Academy (HCCA), the selection places the three CGTC instructors in the running for a share of $1 million in cash prizes amongst a field of six in Georgia and 52 nationwide. Read More