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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hawkinsville, Ga. – The local healthcare industry just became a lot younger.
Thanks to a pioneer program at the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Hawkinsville Workforce Development Center, a group of Hawkinsville High School students passed credentialing exams in February to become Certified Nurse Aides (CNA). Jua’naye Collins, Tabias Jones, Haley Kearney, Sitara Loving, Kazavia Mobley, Belle Owens make up the first six to do so in the programs’ first dual enrollment cohort. Jones, the only male in the cohort, Read More
March 6, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently named Shawna Early, a Business and Computer Technologies program chair for computer skills, and Rabon Hewell, an adjunct instructor in health sciences, the Rick Perkins Award Winner and Adjunct Instructor of the Year for 2018, respectively.
Early, who received the local Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction during the fall semester Awards Day, will now move on to the regional competition.
“As the winner of the Rick Perkins Award, Read More
January 12, 2018