Warner Robins, Ga – At the end of what has been an unprecedented semester for students nationwide, those in the military, completing technical education programs at the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center, have persevered through a unique set of challenges.
When Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) transitioned courses online in March, VECTR Center students adjusted and began completing assignments digitally. That was until they received word from their respective branches that they must return to their active duty stations, Read More
May 8, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) designated Larry Jackson, 42, a student in the Clinical Laboratory Technology program, as the winner of the Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership (GOAL) at the College’s Awards Day ceremony earlier this month. Jackson will now move on to the regional and state GOAL competitions in the spring of 2020.
Jackson, a part-time lab assistant with the Health Sciences Division, is grateful for the opportunities that have come to him. Read More
December 16, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – DKMS, an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the fight against blood cancer and disorders, recently announced Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Nursing Division students as one of only six student groups nationwide to earn a $1,300 grant for their involvement in hosting a donor drive.
The nursing students, inspired by the donor story of their own instructor, Ashley Rivers, took on the challenge in March to register over 260 donors for DKMS, Read More
October 8, 2019
Macon, Ga.—The Charles H. Jones Family Foundation is investing in high-quality, technical training and equipment at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) by awarding a workforce development grant of $250,000. This gift will support local employer and workforce needs in high-demand career training 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
June 13, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – Student nurses at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) put their final hours of clinicals behind them last week, and now look ahead to graduation as the College’s first Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree cohort.
“We all learned a lot through this, and we maintain high hopes that each of these students will continue on to be the great nurses we know they are,” said program chair, Jessica Willcox, whom the College hired in 2014 along with a small group of instructors to see the Registered Nursing (RN) program hit the ground. Read More
May 3, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – A pair of male students nearing graduation in health sciences programs at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) are preparing to enter the local healthcare industry equipped with extensive hours of clinical practice and theoretical instruction, but it is their training in workplaces dominated by women that has them learning the most.
In May, Andrew Rader and David Hall will both become graduates of an Associate Degree in Nursing and Radiologic Technology program, Read More
April 3, 2018
Macon, Ga. – The clear message from leadership at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) speaking to members of OneMacon, the city’s strategic community improvement project which held a monthly meeting this week on the College’s Macon campus, was this; addressing Macon’s workforce needs starts with technical education.
CGTC President, Dr. Ivan Allen, Andrea Griner, vice president of Economic Development, Dr. Amy Holloway, vice president of Academic Affairs, and Brenda Brown, vice president of Adult Education, each shared how CGTC’s mission bolsters the educational and workforce pillars of the OneMacon strategy. Read More
January 12, 2018
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) designated, Wykesia Stafford, a second-year Construction Management student, as the winner of the Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership (GOAL) at the College’s Awards Day ceremony earlier this month. Stafford will now move on to the regional and state GOAL competitions in the spring of 2018.
“From the very beginning I have stated that it is an honor whenever there are others who can see something in you,” Stafford said, Read More
December 20, 2017
Warner Robins, Ga. – Dr. Ivan Allen, president of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), announced recently that the following area students were named to the Central Georgia Technical College President’s Honor Roll for Summer Semester 2017.
To qualify, students must be in Academic Good Standing, earn a semester-based grade point average of 4.0 with an earned course load of at least 12 credit hours for the semester, with a work ethics grade of “2” or higher for each course completed. Read More
September 18, 2017
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently announced the selection of Linda Smith, as the new director of Child Development Centers. She brings to her appointment over 30 years of childcare experience and a commitment to fostering strong relationships.
“Truthfully, building relationships with children, family and the staff excites me most about this position,” Smith said. “I am committed to helping parents and children have a successful beginning to education and solidifying trust with my staff by learning about them, Read More
July 27, 2017