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
June 6, 2019
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
April 12, 2019
In July, the Global Initiatives Office at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) saw their first cohort of students study abroad in York, England. Students took part in business and humanities courses at York St. John University’s (YSJU) Global Campus.
The trip followed an agreement signed in March which served to solidify the transition of its two-year curriculum to the four-year institution in York, United Kingdom. The July trip is the initial step in the partnership, which hopes to see students pursue other articulation routes into YSJU undergraduate programs that are currently under development. Read More
July 31, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – For the third time in three years, Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Global Initiatives will have an international study abroad scholarship winner join its summer trip.
Shasheen Kher, a student pursuing an Associates of Applied Science with the College, learned he was the recipient of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship by email during the spring semester.
“I kind of fired it off and was like; eh we’ll see what happens,” Kher said of the application submission for the scholarship which provides funding to students to participate in study abroad programs. Read More
July 2, 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’s (CGTC) Office of Global Initiatives recently signed three Course Level Agreements (CLA) with York St. John University (YSJU), which will solidify the transition of its two-year curriculum to the four-year institution in York, United Kingdom.
These curriculum matching articulation agreements allow for smooth articulation of associate degree students of CGTC into an accelerated third year of specific undergraduate programs at YSJU. The programs include Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business Management, Read More
March 13, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – A delegation of officials from Guangzhou, China recently visited Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), signing an agreement that is likely to springboard the implementation of occupational programs for Guangzhou Information Engineering Vocational School (GIEVS).
“They are particularly interested in our work with the two, area high school career academies with whom we collaborate closely,” said Rick Hutto, the executive director of Global Initiatives at CGTC. “We officially signed a memorandum of understanding that will allow CGTC to share Occupational Qualification Standards of Information Technology, Read More
January 31, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – An agreement has been signed between Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and York St John University (YSJU) in York, England that may see students expand their learning overseas.
“This agreement expands opportunities for our Associates of Applied Sciences (AAS) graduates to earn a bachelor’s degree in Great Britain.,” said Dr. Amy Holloway, vice president for Academic Affairs at CGTC, who visited the university last week along with Rick Hutto, executive director of Global Initiatives at CGTC to sign the agreement. Read More
September 18, 2017
Warner Robins, Ga. – Kabul Polytechnic University (KPU) in Kabul, Afghanistan recently graduated its first cohort of the Internet Technology (IT) associate degree program, one that saw significant instructional contributions from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Computer Technology faculty and staff.
“We are particularly proud to make possible the graduation of Kabul Polytechnic University’s first cohort of students in its two-year associate degree Information Technology program,” said Rick Hutto, the director for Global Initiatives at CGTC. Read More
June 12, 2017