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
Warner Robins, Ga. – Harbor Freight Tools for Schools, an initiative of the California-based company’s foundation, recently named three instructors in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Aerospace, Trade and Industry Division as finalists for its 2018 Prize for Teaching Excellence.
As part of a team of trade instructors for the Houston County Career Academy (HCCA), the selection places the three CGTC instructors in the running for a share of $1 million in cash prizes amongst a field of six in Georgia and 52 nationwide. Read More
August 23, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – What came about as nothing more than a woman’s mechanical intuition, sparked a 17-year career in the male-dominated field of aviation maintenance (AVMT) for Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC)’s first female program instructor, Deanne Corbin.
Corbin, a former student at the College, started her journey through the Aerospace, Trade and Industry program in the late 90’s at CGTC in Macon. This happened just as the then, pre-merger, Middle Georgia Technical College Aviation Maintenance program in Warner Robins got off the ground. Read More
August 22, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – In June, the Georgia Department of Corrections named John S. Harvey, Business Customer Service and Technology instructor, a finalist for its 2017 Vocational Instructor of the Year. Harvey, a nine-year veteran of correction education, works in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Re-entry Services at Johnson State Prison – an unexpected teaching environment – living out his passion to help others find their way in life.
“I never imagined myself working in the prison environment,” he said. Read More
June 28, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Students in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Engineering Technology program recently visited Fort Valley State University (FVSU) to explore avenues for post-graduate study.
The trip included information on job placement, participant testimonials, and demonstrations from current FVSU students on recently completed projects.
The students that participated in the trip to FVSU are a part of the pilot program offered to Engineering Technology students through the ProActive Student Success (PASS) program. PASS is a student support program that focuses on helping students immerse and engage in their major of study. Read More
February 13, 2018
Hawkinsville, Ga. – The circle of most students’ academic lives is not even much of a circle at all, but the actual shapes do reveal wonderful insights. It was for that very reason why two adult education students at Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Hawkinsville Workforce Development Center found themselves taking in a matinee of The Lion King at Atlanta’s Fox Theatre at the end of January.
Sharon McGhee and Zachary Williams participated in this cultural experience facilitated by the Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) at Mercer University. Read More
February 8, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Last week the Bibb County School District (BCSD) and MidSouth Community Federal Credit Union (MCFCU) held a ribbon cutting for the opening of MCFCU’s student-run branch at the William H. Hutchings College and Career Academy (HCCA), whose part-time student-employees feature three Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) dual enrollment students.
To celebrate the opening, the credit union held a Community Day on Saturday, February 3, 2018 featuring a CGTC Athletics Ticket Giveaway at the career academy located at 1780 Anthony Road in Macon. Read More
February 6, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Students in the clinical portion of the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program at Central Georgia Technical College have completed the inaugural semester of a first-of-its-kind program at the Houston Medical Center.
The Dedicated Education Nurses (DEN) program combines the clinical work of students with the supervision and mentoring of professionals in the hospital environment. Through the program, students will complete 180 hours of clinical time over two-semester period.
It’s a program designed to see professional nurses volunteer to take students under their wing as described by Mindy Hartley, Read More
January 11, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently hosted the inaugural Georgia Regional Apprenticeship Development Symposium on the Warner Robins campus, an event geared toward current and continued engagement with local employers on apprenticeship opportunities.
“In outreach efforts to local business and industries, CGTC has heard a consistent interest from companies wanting to explore more formal apprenticeship programs,” said Andrea Griner, vice president for economic development at CGTC. “We are excited that Central Georgia Technical College has recently been approved as a Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor by the U.S. Read More
July 27, 2017