Warner Robins, Ga. – While a walk through a hill, a forest, or a small town can be done in any number of cities where the 13 students who took part in this summer’s Ireland Dual Enrollment Study Abroad Trip through Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) come from, something about the fresh Irish air and a trek through history and culture, bring it new life.
“More than anything, this study abroad program and the format it has taken on, Read More
August 7, 2023
Warner Robins, Ga – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) is one of 34 U.S. colleges and universities in 28 U.S. states to be awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students (IDEAS) Program, which aims to develop and expand study abroad programs around the world. Of the 34 U.S. colleges and universities, eight are community colleges and 13 are minority-serving institutions. The selected proposals will develop new international partnerships, Read More
July 13, 2023
13 students from CGTC represent their school with pride atop a lookout for the Mesopotamia Valley in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Warner Robins, Ga. – For healthcare students and faculty in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) first service-learning, technical-focused study abroad program to St. Vincent and the Grenadines in January, every turn around a mountain or look outside a window offered an incredible view of the Caribbean paradise.
Picture the clear blue-green water crashing against the beaches and boats of hardworking Vincentians or the hazy sunsets across a lagoon to historic Fort Duvernette and the cascades of palms and plantain trees filling the island’s fertile, Read More
February 16, 2023
Warner Robins, Ga. – The U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program recently awarded Hilary Bretz, a Registered Nursing student at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), with a $5,000 Gilman-McCain scholarship for participation in the College’s Health Sciences Study Abroad to St. Vincent and the Grenadines January 7-18, 2023.
Named after the late U.S. Senator John McCain of Arizona, the John S. McCain International Scholarship for Military Families provides awards for child and spousal dependents of active military personnel to study or intern abroad in credit-bearing programs. Read More
January 5, 2023
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Office of Global Initiatives is inviting students of underrepresented ethnicities in study abroad (e.g. American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino or Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander) to apply for a unique fellowship opportunity honoring the legacy of Frederick Douglass.
The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship award covers the full program cost, airfare, and most meals for a four-week, 3-credit study abroad sponsored by CIEE.
During the four-week summer program, Read More
December 1, 2022
Warner Robins, Ga. – A group of leadership and health sciences faculty from Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently visited St. Vincent and the Grenadines to explore service-learning study abroad opportunities for health sciences students in partnership with Trinity School of Medicine.
In 2021, CGTC began a partnership with Trinity School of Medicine whose main campus is located on the island. Trinity’s southeast campus is in Warner Robins, where they utilize allocated space in CGTC’s Roy H. Read More
July 18, 2022
Warner Robins, Ga. – Eleven students at Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) made their journey to Ireland this June, officially bringing back Georgia’s only dual enrollment study abroad program.
Partnering with the Institute of Study Abroad Ireland (ISAI), CGTC and its Office of Global Initiatives has been planning the 2022 trip since 2020, monitoring travel guidance from the state department in response to the global pandemic.
In 2019, CGTC’s Ireland Dual Enrollment Study Abroad program sent students from its 11-county service area on its inaugural trip and made plans for annual ones. Read More
June 28, 2022
Warner Robins, Ga. – In just one year Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Global Initiatives (OGI) has pulled together the unthinkable; plan, price and promote a first-of-its-kind dual enrollment study abroad trip for the entire Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG).
Now, as a group of 37 students, chaperones, faculty, and staff from around the state prepare for their trip to County Donegal, Ireland, leadership can see how much commitment was at play to pull it off. Read More
June 6, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Consul General of Ireland for the southeastern United States, Hon. Shane Stephens, visited the Warner Robins campus of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) on Thursday to speak with high school dual enrollment students who will be studying abroad this June in Bundoran, County Donegal, Ireland.
Stephens, a guest of the Office of Global Initiatives and it’s executive director, Rick Hutto, came to celebrate the first cohort of high school dual enrollment students in the State of Georgia to earn academic college credit while studying abroad through a technical or community college. Read More
April 12, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – For the third time in three years, Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Global Initiatives will have an international study abroad scholarship winner join its summer trip.
Shasheen Kher, a student pursuing an Associates of Applied Science with the College, learned he was the recipient of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship by email during the spring semester.
“I kind of fired it off and was like; eh we’ll see what happens,” Kher said of the application submission for the scholarship which provides funding to students to participate in study abroad programs. Read More
July 2, 2018