Warner Robins, Ga. – The Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center is announcing the success of a Central Georgia pilot program, UniteUS, whose electronic referral platform connects servicemen and women with social services to assist with the transition back into civilian life. VECTR and Unite US have partnered together to support Unite Georgia, a coordinated care network of health and social care providers.
Over the last year, we’ve used this bi-directional referral platform to make connections for 2,620 veterans to community-based organizations outside of our main missions, Read More
October 4, 2021
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center will celebrate its 5th Anniversary on Monday, August 2 from 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with a celebration and information fair.
The open house event will provide information on some of the VECTR Center’s partner organizations including, VA Health, the Georgia Department of Veterans Service, Mission United, Work4Warriors, TriCare, the Retired Enlisted Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, Genesis Joy House, Read More
July 27, 2021
Warner Robins, Ga. – As volunteers from Robins Air Force Base (Robins AFB) joined staff from the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center to pack and distribute bags of food and other goods, Center leadership was leading the charge.
“The line is forming down the road as far as we can see,” shouted, Ret. Col. Patricia Ross, the VECTR Center’s chief executive officer, making note of the early turnout for their Veterans Appreciation Event. Read More
November 13, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga – At the end of what has been an unprecedented semester for students nationwide, those in the military, completing technical education programs at the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center, have persevered through a unique set of challenges.
When Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) transitioned courses online in March, VECTR Center students adjusted and began completing assignments digitally. That was until they received word from their respective branches that they must return to their active duty stations, Read More
May 8, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga. – The long-term commitment to veterans never wavers for the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center, and soon the completion of its building expansion will extend new career training opportunities their way.
Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), the administrative unit for the VECTR Center, has announced that construction has progressed according to schedule and is slated to be complete in December.
Construction began in June for two industrial lab spaces attached to the current building’s east-end and one mixed use building adjacent to the Commercial Truck Driving (CTD) pad to the south of the Center. Read More
November 12, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – Robins Air Force Base recently reported that seven military spouses at the base graduated with their Certified Nursing Assistant licenses from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) through the grant-based program.
Classes are delivered out of the College’s Economic Development Division.
Read the full story here: https://www.robins.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1979104/afas-helps-military-spouses-earn-certificate-license-for-portable-careers/
October 7, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation’s Overwatch Fund announced a $100,000 grant to the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center to create veteran employment opportunities through the establishment of the VECTR Center’s Electrical Construction Lab (ECL).
With the award, the VECTR Center will be able to offer an electrical technician accelerated training program at the Center, where construction is ongoing for an additional 11,000sq. ft. in Phase 2 expansion on the property set to open in January 2020. Read More
October 2, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Georgia District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is hitting the road to inform Georgia businesses of resources available to assist them, making a stop with its Roadshow at the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center on Thursday, May 23, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The SBA Roadshow is designed for entrepreneurs seeking to establish a business, and existing business owners looking for techniques to advance and grow their business. Read More
May 21, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga.—Georgia’s Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center has received a $100,000 grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies. Bloomberg Philanthropies works in 480 cities in more than 120 countries around the world to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. The organization, which encompasses all of Michael R. Bloomberg’s charitable activities, focuses on five key areas: Arts, Education, Environment, Government Innovation, and Public Health.
The Georgia VECTR Center is an administrative unit of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) with a statewide mission to offer educational services and training programs to aid in the transition from service member to civilian. Read More
January 8, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – The military or the country doesn’t owe Jeremy Steen anything; no express line at the Veterans Affairs office, no low-interest rate on a home, no bill for education, no free meal with proper identification.
In fact, before anyone knew about how his life spiraled downward after exiting the military in 2005, how he would lose his fiancé to cancer this year, his driver’s license to alcohol, his kids to instability and his home to his crumbling circumstance, Read More
November 13, 2018