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. – Students at Walker State Prison in the Welding program of Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Re-entry Services recently sent Gov. Nathan Deal and first lady Sandra Deal handcrafted gifts. The items are a token of appreciation to the couple for their commitment to the state’s prison reform, as the two students discussed in reflection notes shared with the College.
Gov. Deal’s tenure included early and sustained efforts to combat recidivism through criminal justice reform allowing inmates at Walker State Prison, Read More
December 27, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Technical assistance provided by Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) to an Information Technology (IT) associate degree program at Kabul Polytechnic University (KPU) in Kabul, Afghanistan led to a second cohort’s successful graduation.
CGTC provides assistance to computer technology faculty and staff at KPU through a grant for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and its University Support and Workforce Development Program (USWDP).
A feature in a newsletter on USWDP global involvement, Read More
April 2, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors, one with a special link to the College and another representing one of the region’s largest employers.
Mayor Eric S. Wilson of the city of Forsyth, Ga., and Gina Keadle, chief human resources officer at Navicent Health, joined the group which oversees the growth of the College for its 11-county service area.
The residents of Forsyth elected Wilson in November of 2015 and he took office in January the following year. Read More
October 10, 2017
MILLEDGEVILLE, GA– Warner Robins native, Evan Haslund, makes history as Georgia Military College’s (GMC) first online graduate for its Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) Degree Program in Business Management! He completed his classes on September 22, 2017. It’s an accomplishment he’s proud of.
“It feels really good,” said Evan Haslund, GMC BAS Graduate. “I like to challenge myself in any way that I can.”
Haslund obtained his Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Business Management at Central Georgia Technical College. Read More
October 4, 2017
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently announced the selection of Linda Smith, as the new director of Child Development Centers. She brings to her appointment over 30 years of childcare experience and a commitment to fostering strong relationships.
“Truthfully, building relationships with children, family and the staff excites me most about this position,” Smith said. “I am committed to helping parents and children have a successful beginning to education and solidifying trust with my staff by learning about them, Read More
July 27, 2017
Warner Robins, Ga. – With an art classroom as a make-do barber shop, Barbering program students from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) cut hair for kids at the Houston County Board of Education’s (HCBOE) 8th annual Back2School Bash last Friday at C.B. Watson Primary School.
“This is a win-win all around for these students,” said CGTC barbering instructor, Leon Towles, who said being involved with the community is part of what a barber is all about. Read More
July 27, 2017
Warner Robins, Ga. – Recent rankings from newsmagazine, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, placed Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) in the Top-50 in associate degree awards for five categories among minority students, achieving as high as second for African American males in Business Operations and Support Service related degrees.
In Diverse’s article entitled, Top 100 Minority Degree Producers 2016, the publication ranked schools according to the total number of degrees awarded to minority students, specifically and generally, Read More
May 31, 2017