Eatonton, Ga. – Following the announcement of its job-creating distribution expansion in Putnam County, Bluestem Brands will host a job fair at the Putnam County Center of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) on Saturday, January 23, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
On January 13, Gov. Brian Kemp announced the $1 million investment by Bluestem Brands to expand its current Eatonton distribution center. The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) worked in partnership with CGTC, Read More
January 14, 2021
Macon, Ga. – A new initiative to help nurses re-enter the healthcare industry is set to begin in January through the Economic Development Division of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC).
As high demand for nurses continues for the nation and region, and unprecedented healthcare challenges await, the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), with the support of the Georgia Board of Nursing (GBON), developed two pathways to re-enter the high-demand field of nursing in the state of Georgia, Read More
January 6, 2021
Fort Valley, Ga. – Technicians from all over North America spent the beginning of November at Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Peach County Workforce Development Center taking part in Bluebird’s Factory Based Technician Training, set in motion by the Economic Development Division of the College.
The Economic Development division at CGTC routinely works with local industries to provide training and accommodations, as well as build customized curriculum for businesses. While this training was conducted and created by Bluebird, Read More
November 15, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – Robins Air Force Base recently reported that seven military spouses at the base graduated with their Certified Nursing Assistant licenses from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) through the grant-based program.
Classes are delivered out of the College’s Economic Development Division.
Read the full story here: https://www.robins.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1979104/afas-helps-military-spouses-earn-certificate-license-for-portable-careers/
October 7, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is unpacking its newest program just in time for its Mini-Mester Session 2. Enrollment is currently open for courses that will begin on March 7, 2019, in the College’s Warehousing & Distribution Specialist program on its Macon campus, a program designed to meet the growth of the distribution industry in central Georgia.
The Certified Warehousing and Distribution Specialist Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) provides instruction that will allow graduates to function safely in the warehouse environment. Read More
February 21, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently awarded $136,500 from its Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) Grant Program to Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), positioning the College to be a part of USDA’s $39.6 million investment into more than 4.5 million rural Americans in 40 states, beginning with nearby Jones County.
Several rural-serving institutions nationwide, including CGTC, will use the grant funding to increase access to education, workforce training, and health care opportunities for their communities. Read More
November 28, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – The 2017-2018 Academic Year marks the fifth consecutive year that Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) surpassed 3,000 total graduates, according to state data, becoming the only technical college in Georgia to achieve this benchmark from academic years’ 2014-2018. The College also set a record by conferring 660 associate degrees in AY 2018, the highest number since consolidating with the former Middle Georgia Technical College in 2013.
The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) recently released the Graduates and Placement Academic Year 2018 results gathered by its Data, Read More
September 27, 2018
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
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Aerospace, Trade and Industry program recently completed an agreement with Perdue Farms to offer an industrial systems apprenticeship program, and now the search is on to fill these positions with qualified candidates in middle Georgia.
On June 7 and 8, 2018 Perdue Farms and CGTC will host two, pre-screening events for qualified candidates on the Macon and Warner Robins campuses, respectively. Perdue Farms representatives are seeking qualified individuals with prior mechanical capabilities. Read More
May 9, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – A Northside High School student earned honorable mention recognition in the 2018 Manufacturing Appreciation Week (MAW) student art design contest. Governor Nathan Deal and the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) recognized Eagles senior, Michael Busselle, during the MAW Governor’s Awards Luncheon on April 12, 2018 at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta.
Alongside other Georgia primary and secondary school winners and, Busselle and his peers learned about the impact of manufacturing on the state’s economy, Read More
April 19, 2018