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
Warner Robins, Ga. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced in a recent press release the award of $9.3 million in Susan Harwood federal safety and health training grants to 74 nonprofit organizations nationwide including, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC). The College received $163,781 in funding under the grant’s Capacity Building Developmental designation for OSHA training to small businesses.
Under the grant, CGTC – the only technical college in Georgia to receive funds – proposed to establish a Regional Safety Training Center to deliver OSHA training to small businesses in its eleven-county service area. Read More
October 16, 2018
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
Warner Robins, Ga. – Adding financial resources for education to its one-stop-shop for veterans, the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center presented its first-ever scholarship last week to a former Army officer.
In a brief ceremony, the Center awarded the General Alfred G. Hansen Scholarship to James Harris, a Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program student for his exhibition of leadership, academic achievement, and adherence to military core values.
“His instructor nominated Mr. Read More
September 17, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Ahead of its 9th Annual Race for Education 5k and Obstacle Run on Saturday, September 8, 2018, the Central Georgia Technical College Foundation announced its sponsors for the event. BB&T and Kumho Tire are event sponsors this year and lead a strong group of community organizations and companies committed to supporting the College’s Adult Education Division (AED).
Additional sponsors at the platinum level include, Robins Financial Credit Union; the gold level includes, Read More
August 31, 2018