CGTC Nursing Students Continue to Aid Vaccination Efforts

Warner Robins, Ga. – Last week Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Registered Nursing (RN) students once again stepped in to meet the needs of local health systems in administering vaccines to the public. 
As a part of Houston Healthcare’s Phase 1A+ of vaccination allocation which includes doses designated for healthcare workers, long-term care staff and residents, adults over the age of 65, their caregivers, and first responders, CGTC’s nursing students registered and assisted with vaccine administration. Read More

February 9, 2021


Experienced Nurses Needed: CGTC Economic Development Offers Accelerated Nursing Re-entry Programs

Macon, Ga. – A new initiative to help nurses re-enter the healthcare industry is set to begin in January through the Economic Development Division of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC).  
As high demand for nurses continues for the nation and region, and unprecedented healthcare challenges await, the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG), with the support of the Georgia Board of Nursing (GBON), developed two pathways to re-enter the high-demand field of nursing in the state of Georgia, Read More

January 6, 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


GSW and CGTC Sign Agreement to Allow Nursing Students to Earn Bachelor’s Degree

Warner Robins, Ga. – Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) and Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) signed an articulation agreement this week that will aid transition for students in the College’s nursing programs into an online bachelor’s degree with GSW.
CGTC President Dr. Ivan H. Allen and GSW president Dr. Neal Weaver signed the agreement alongside leadership from both institutions.
The signing makes official a partnership to enhance enrollment flexibility to Nursing students. Through the agreement, qualifying students in the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program can apply to an online Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree pathway or bridge. Read More

December 2, 2020


CGTC GOAL and RPA Winners Named Finalists in State Competitions

Warner Robins, Ga. – The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) recently announced each of the nine finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership (GOAL) and Rick Perkins Award (RPA) from the 22 College winners in its system: Larry Jackson, the College’s GOAL Winner , and Jessica Willcox, its RPA Winner, are among the finalists.
The announcement came live from TCSG commissioner, Greg Dozier, via social media channels in August, Read More

August 21, 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


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