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


CGTC Names Jessica Willcox as Rick Perkins Award Winner

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently announced its 2020 Rick Perkins Award for Excellence (RPA) winner, the College’s director of Nursing, Jessica Willcox, of Pulaski County.  
Willcox’s technical education story has had a substantial beginning. The arch she laid out to the judging panel for RPA spans her fulltime arrival at the College in 2014, where she was tasked to develop the Associate of Science in Nursing program (ASN) program, or Registered Nursing program (RN), Read More

December 17, 2019


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


Nursing Student-Led Bone Marrow Drive Earns $1300 Grant from DKMS

Warner Robins, Ga. – DKMS, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the fight against blood cancer and disorders, recently announced Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Nursing Division students as one of only six student groups nationwide to earn a $1,300 grant for their involvement in hosting a donor drive.
The nursing students, inspired by the donor story of their own instructor, Ashley Rivers, took on the challenge in March to register over 260 donors for DKMS, Read More

October 8, 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 Announces Public Meeting for Initial Accreditation for Nursing Programs

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Division of Nursing will host a public meeting as a part of a site review for initial accreditation of its associate degree and practical nursing degree programs on February 27, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. on the College’s Warner Robins campus auditorium in Building-A.
The Division welcomes the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) who will conduct the meeting and site review. ACEN and the College encourage members of the public to speak in-person and comment on the scope of each program’s development and impact. Read More

February 15, 2019


CGTC Leads Technical College System in Graduates for Fifth Year

Warner Robins, Ga. – The 2017-2018 Academic Year marks the fifth consecutive year that Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) surpassed 3,000 total graduates, according to state data, becoming the only technical college in Georgia to achieve this benchmark from academic years’ 2014-2018. The College also set a record by conferring 660 associate degrees in AY 2018, the highest number since consolidating with the former Middle Georgia Technical College in 2013.
The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) recently released the Graduates and Placement Academic Year 2018 results gathered by its Data, Read More

September 27, 2018


CHSGa Establishes a New Scholarship Fund for Nursing Students at CGTC

Warner Robins, Ga. – The CHSGa Practical Nursing Scholarship is a new scholarship that became available this summer to students in the Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) thanks to a fund created by CHSGa. CHSGa, a non-profit healthcare system, presented the College’s Foundation with a $6,000 check to provide scholarships to qualified students enrolled in the LPN program.
CHSGA established their Practical Nursing Scholarship in support of students in the diploma program in pursuit of entry-level careers. Read More

August 2, 2018