Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) will continue its impact on the local healthcare workforce, as the Georgia Board of Nursing recently gave official approval of its highly anticipated Nursing Bridge Program. This achievement marks a new era of opportunity and collaboration for CGTC, its students, the community, and healthcare partners.
The Nursing Bridge Program at CGTC offers an accelerated pathway for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and Paramedics to advance their nursing knowledge and scope of practice, Read More
August 2, 2023
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Division of Health Sciences and CGTC Police are partnering with the Warner Robins, Perry, and Centerville Fire and Police Departments, Houston Healthcare, Houston County Emergency Management, Houston County Fire Department, Houston County Sheriff’s Office, Houston County 911, Region-5 Trauma and Air Evac, and other regional emergency response personnel to create a joint field training exercise designed to simulate a real-world, on-campus, active shooter incident.
Multi-agency community training is critical for enhancing the work done by each agency. Read More
March 27, 2023
CGTC Director of Nursing, Jessica Willcox, was named the Community Colleges for International Development 2023 Faculty innovation in Global Education Award winner during the organization’s 47th Annual Conference in February.
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC), director of Nursing, Jessica Willcox had never been on a plane when she traveled to St. Vincent and the Grenadines to assess the need for faculty-led service learning in May 2022. Now, less than a year later she’s been named the 2023 Faculty Innovation in Global Education Award winner for the Community Colleges of International Development (CCID). Read More
March 3, 2023
13 students from CGTC represent their school with pride atop a lookout for the Mesopotamia Valley in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Warner Robins, Ga. – For healthcare students and faculty in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) first service-learning, technical-focused study abroad program to St. Vincent and the Grenadines in January, every turn around a mountain or look outside a window offered an incredible view of the Caribbean paradise.
Picture the clear blue-green water crashing against the beaches and boats of hardworking Vincentians or the hazy sunsets across a lagoon to historic Fort Duvernette and the cascades of palms and plantain trees filling the island’s fertile, Read More
February 16, 2023
Warner Robins, Ga. – The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program recently awarded Hilary Bretz, a Registered Nursing student at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), with a $5,000 Gilman-McCain scholarship for participation in the College’s Health Sciences Study Abroad to St. Vincent and the Grenadines January 7-18, 2023.
Named after the late U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona, the John S. McCain International Scholarship for Military Families provides awards for child and spousal dependents of active military personnel to study or intern abroad in credit-bearing programs. Read More
January 5, 2023
Warner Robins, Ga. – A group of leadership and health sciences faculty from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently visited St. Vincent and the Grenadines to explore service-learning study abroad opportunities for health sciences students in partnership with Trinity School of Medicine.
In 2021, CGTC began a partnership with Trinity School of Medicine whose main campus is located on the island. Trinity’s southeast campus is in Warner Robins, where they utilize allocated space in CGTC’s Roy H. Read More
July 18, 2022
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
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
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
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