Warner Robins, Ga. – The Diesel Equipment Technology program at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently received a donation of new Navistar diesel engines, toolboxes, and an electronic system trainer from Rush Truck Centers in Macon to help grow the program and meet industry standards.
“This is for the students to get their hands working on new equipment and gain experience on new truck series engines,” said program chair, Lance Teele. “Partnerships like this let us get outside the confines of these walls, Read More
September 13, 2021
Warner Robins, Ga. – With an eye on positioning healthcare students for continued education with premier medical institutions, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) reached an agreement with Trinity Medical Sciences University to develop an infrastructure that will sustain the capacity of the two institutions to promote educational opportunities and to foster a lasting community partnership.
CGTC president, Dr. Ivan H. Allen, signed the agreement alongside Trinity president and CEO, Steven R. Wilson, inside the Roy H. Read More
February 19, 2021
Macon, Ga – Just over one year has passed since Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) joined Robins Air Force Base (Robins AFB) and the Macon-Bibb County Development Authority in the Central Georgia Aviation Partnership, in which, among being prime to launch economic growth in Georgia’s aviation sector, also gave the College’s Aviation programs a boost.
CGTC’s Aviation Maintenance Technology (AVMT) and Aircraft Structural Technology (AST) programs benefitted from the partnership by securing lab and office space adjacent to Robins AFB operations. Read More
June 11, 2020
Macon, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) continued its stride for associate degree credit transfer this week by signing its first articulation agreement with Wesleyan College. The agreement designates pathways for CGTC’s new General Studies associate degree into four-year programs at Wesleyan.
Articulation agreements allow students to benefit from the seamless transfer of credit earned at one institution into programs at another, often reducing cost and encouraging further pursuit of higher education, personal growth, and career advancement. Read More
August 28, 2019
Macon, Ga. – Lt. Gen. Donald E. “Gene” Kirkland recently met with leaders from Robins Air Force Base (Robins AFB), the Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority (MBCIA), and Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) to get a firsthand look at the transformation of the former Boeing building into the new aviation workforce training and sustainment center. Lt. Gen. Kirkland is the Commander, Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC), Air Force Materiel Command. As the AFSC Commander, he leads 43,000 Total Force U.S. Read More
July 16, 2019
Macon, Ga. – The Peyton Anderson Foundation recently announced an award of $630,000 to Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) to support local employer and workforce needs in high-demand career training programs. This grant, which will be distributed over a four year period, will specifically support the expansion of CGTC’s Aviation Maintenance Technology (AMT) and Aircraft Structural Technology (AST) programs.
In April, state and local leaders and Robins Air Force Base (RAFB) officials joined CGTC in announcing the relocation of aerospace training programs and a portion of the RAFB commodities workload to the former Boeing facility at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport in Macon. Read More
July 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. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) signed an articulation agreement with Fort Valley State University (FVSU) this week for associate degree coursework, adding more transferability options as the College implements its newest degree program this fall.
CGTC’s new Associate of Science (AS) degree in General Studies is mapped to the University System of Georgia’s (USG) core curriculum to allow students the flexibility to transfer into multiple baccalaureate programs at a four-year college or university. Read More
April 24, 2019
Macon, Ga. – Reaching a livable income without a high school education often requires adults to advance gradually through adult education programs, job training, and then into a career, a process the BB&T Foundation aims to accelerate with its recent $50,000 award to the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation.
Working alongside the College’s Foundation, Economic Development, and Adult Education Divisions, BB&T is funding the BB&T Workforce Investment Program, a collaborative opportunity focused on impacting individuals through short-term education and training programs designed to quickly move participants toward securing and sustaining a livable wage. Read More
January 25, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – Students at Walker State Prison in the Welding program of Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Re-entry Services recently sent Gov. Nathan Deal and first lady Sandra Deal handcrafted gifts. The items are a token of appreciation to the couple for their commitment to the state’s prison reform, as the two students discussed in reflection notes shared with the College.
Gov. Deal’s tenure included early and sustained efforts to combat recidivism through criminal justice reform allowing inmates at Walker State Prison, Read More
December 27, 2018