Macon, Ga. – Earlier this year, the Georgia Educators Advancement Council (GEAC) announced Tonya McClure, Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) assistant vice president for Advancement, as its newest president.
With a background in public relations, marketing and development, McClure began her tenure with the College in 2008 and where she oversees the advancement efforts of one of the largest technical colleges in the state. With over $6 million in assets, the CGTC Foundation provides financial support for initiatives at CGTC. Read More
Eatonton Ga. –Interest in creating a scholarship to support Adult Education students at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) grew over the last few months for the Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties, and on Friday, it became official.
Lu Byrd, president of the Rotary Club, and Donna O’neal, previous president, presented CGTC’s Carmen Davis, advancement specialist, Carrie Dietrich, Putnam County Center director, and Kimberly Hicks-Grable Adult Education site manager and regional lead for Baldwin and Putnam County from CGTC a check for $320 to the CGTC Foundation to begin funding literacy initiatives. Read More
Macon, Ga. – The Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation invites the public to “go all in” at its 2020 edition of Pomp and Circumstance: A Casino Night Fundraiser sponsored by Parrish Construction. The classic evening of casino games will take place Friday, January 31, 2020 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Charles H. Jones Advanced Technology Center.
The stakes are the same every year: grow Foundation funding for CGTC’s students. However, the event’s organizer and CGTC Foundation advancement coordinator, Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – Ronald Greene, a Business Management student with Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), has a lengthy record.
As a formerly incarcerated citizen, one might presume that to be the case, but it is his post-incarceration list of accolades that have earned Greene the award of the fall 2019 Re-Entry Scholarship for Educational Transition (RESET).
Greene, president of the Georgia and CGTC Phi Beta Lambda Chapters, motivational speaker, pastor, and youth mentor made it out of a life of addiction, Read More
Fort Valley, Ga. – Four Peach County High School students enrolled in Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) for the fall 2019 semester will head into their studies with scholarships from the Fort Valley branch of SunMark Community Bank.
Roman Galan, Elisa Rodriguez, Austin James Smith and Malik Taylor all received the Claybon J. Edwards Memorial Scholarship presented in May by Mike Jackson, commercial loan officer, and Andrew Taunton, commercial lender, on behalf of SunMark. SunMark worked with the CGTC Foundation to establish the Claybon J. Read More
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
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
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation recently announced a new scholarship fund named in honor of Parker Killian Moore, the 23-year-old Barberitos employee killed in a shooting on Watson Boulevard in January.
The Parker Killian Moore Memorial Scholarship (PKMMS) will be awarded to one deserving student who meets qualifications, which include, being a single parent, receiving little or no financial assistance, and acceptance into the Associate of Science in Nursing program at the College. Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – Sometimes life requires a reset, and with that in mind, the Office of Re-entry Services, through the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Foundation, established and awarded earlier this month, its inaugural scholarship for a previously incarcerated citizen continuing their education.
The Re-entry Scholarship for Educational Transition (RESET) awards an actively enrolled student in good academic standing who have been previously incarcerated in a Georgia public or private corrections facility and has applied within two years of release. Read More