CGTC’s Newest Study Abroad Takes Off with First Gilman-McCain Scholarship Winner 

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


Study in Ireland and South Africa: Fredrick Douglass Global Programs Fellowship Welcomes CGTC Applicants 

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


Health Sciences Study Abroad Coming Soon as CGTC and Trinity School of Medicine Assess Healthcare Needs in St. Vincent and the Grenadines 

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


Dual Enrollment Study Abroad Program at CGTC Returns to Ireland

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


Georgia High School Students Prep for CGTC’s Inaugural Dual Enrollment Study Abroad Trip to Ireland

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


Consul General of Ireland Meets with CGTC Dual Enrollment Students Ahead of Inaugural Summer Study Abroad

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


CGTC Student Receives Study Abroad Scholarship, Third Student in Three Years

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


CGTC Office of Global Initiatives Cements Collaboration with University in United Kingdom

Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Global Initiatives recently signed three Course Level Agreements (CLA) with York St. John University (YSJU), which will solidify the transition of its two-year curriculum to the four-year institution in York, United Kingdom.
These curriculum matching articulation agreements allow for smooth articulation of associate degree students of CGTC into an accelerated third year of specific undergraduate programs at YSJU. The programs include Bachelor of Arts degrees in Business Management, Read More

March 13, 2018


Agreement Signing Could See CGTC Students Earn Degrees in Great Britain

Warner Robins, Ga. – An agreement has been signed between Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) and York St John University (YSJU) in York, England that may see students expand their learning overseas.
“This agreement expands opportunities for our Associates of Applied Sciences (AAS) graduates to earn a bachelor’s degree in Great Britain.,” said Dr. Amy Holloway, vice president for Academic Affairs at CGTC, who visited the university last week along with Rick Hutto, executive director of Global Initiatives at CGTC to sign the agreement. Read More

September 18, 2017