Movement in the Right Direction: Physical Therapy Instructor and CGTC Assistant Cross Country Coach Hits Her Professional Stride

Warner Robins, Ga. – As Physical Therapy Month in October comes to end the same week as Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Cross Country regular season schedule, the clinical coordinator for the Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) program, Elizabeth Bell, has no intention of slowing down.
The highly motivated professional, wife, mother-of-four, avid runner, and former collegiate athlete took on duties as the team’s assistant coach ahead of this season, maximizing every bit of potential she can endure. Read More

October 29, 2021


MGA and CGTC Sign RN to BSN Bridge Program Agreement, Eases Transition for High School Students to Begin Nursing Studies Early

Warner Robins, Ga. – Another nursing bridge program is on the horizon for Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) students thanks to a recent articulation agreement signing with Middle Georgia State University (MGA), and its existence means developing nurses from high school to college.
“I am excited about this agreement with Middle Georgia State University,” said CGTC dean of Health Sciences, Dr. Alvin Harmon. “The opportunity and pathway it provides for students, illustrates the collaborative effort between the institutions, Read More

December 17, 2020


New Pre-Nursing Certificate Offers Essential Courses for Essential Careers

 
Warner Robins, Ga. – Leadership at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is calling the new Pre-Nursing Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) program ‘a pathway for students into competitive nursing programs.’ But a deeper look at the program reveals that at its core, it’s essential courses for essential careers.
Competitive selection programs, such as the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree, require certain courses for admission, such as general core courses and health sciences prerequisites. Read More

May 18, 2020


Nursing Instructors at CGTC Share Their Experience from Pandemic Frontlines in NYC

Warner Robins, Ga. – On the last day of April, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) nursing instructor, Krystal Gilbert, spent her day off from the front lines of Queens Hospital considering a slice of New York style pizza as she proctored final exams, while her colleague, Ashley Rivers, boarded an afternoon flight home to a quarantine hotel.
For both of them, life as a nursing instructor during the spring semester has been anything but routine; it’s actually been a whirlwind of emotions, Read More

May 12, 2020


CGTC Announces Dr. Alvin Harmon as New Dean of Health Sciences Division

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently announced its newest dean of its Heath Sciences Division, Dr. Alvin Harmon.
Dr. Harmon joins the College following service as the interim Dean for Science, Mathematics and Health Professions at Atlanta Metropolitan State College.
While at Atlanta Metropolitan, Dr. Harmon also served as division head and as an assistant professor of Biology. During that time, he served as the principal or co-principal administrator on several grant projects, Read More

January 22, 2020


Initial Accreditation Granted to CGTC Nursing Programs

Warner Robins, Ga. – As of this month, vital signs for the associate degree and practical nursing diploma programs in the Health Sciences Division at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) are all clear, after having been awarded initial accreditation by the Board of Commissioners for the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) and Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) programs are two of the stalwart Health Sciences degrees offered by the College. Read More

October 29, 2019


Radiologic Technology Students Return from Conference with New Knowledge and a First Place Award

Warner Robins, Ga. – Students and faculty from the Radiologic Technology program at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently returned from a radiology education conference where they saw one student capture first place in an academic knowledge competition.
The College’s students participated in seminars, a mock registry examination, and the Student Bee competition at the West Coast Educators Council Educator, Student and Radiographer Conference in Orlando in February.
Seniors, Daniel Ham, Sarah Robinson, and Jessica Flynn, Read More

March 7, 2019


Nursing Students at CGTC Aim to Save Lives with First-Ever Bone Marrow Registry Drive

Warner Robins, Ga. – There are several feelings a bone marrow donor can feel after donating; sometimes it’s a sharp pain in the lower back, or a sting from a needle, other times it is a sense of accomplishment. The latter feeling, a chronic one, is precisely the reason Ashley Rivers, a Nursing instructor at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), has challenged her students to help register donors for one of healthcare’s most needed requests.
On March 12, Read More

March 5, 2019


CGTC’s New Physical Therapist Assistant Program Opens for Initial Enrollment

Warner Robins, Ga. – The Health Sciences Division of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) announced its newest and most state-of-the-art program recently.  The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program, an associate of applied science degree, on CGTC’s Warner Robins campus is now recruiting students for a fall semester 2019 program start.
The Commission on Accreditation of Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE) granted the program Candidacy for Accreditation on November 14, 2018. Candidacy for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with CAPTE that indicates that the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in technical courses.  Read More

November 26, 2018


First Cohort of Associate Degree Nursing Students Set to Graduate

Warner Robins, Ga. – Student nurses at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) put their final hours of clinicals behind them last week, and now look ahead to graduation as the College’s first Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree cohort.

“We all learned a lot through this, and we maintain high hopes that each of these students will continue on to be the great nurses we know they are,” said program chair, Jessica Willcox, whom the College hired in 2014 along with a small group of instructors to see the Registered Nursing (RN) program hit the ground. Read More

May 3, 2018