Warner Robins, Ga. – Female welding students past and present, civilian, active duty, or a veteran at any Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) campus or those who take fast-tracked courses with the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center know all too well that their gender’s position in the career is rare.
They don’t have to look very far beyond the welding helmet to know the program and career are male-dominated.
And while the VECTR Center doesn’t go out of its way to feminize traditionally male-dominated programs, Read More
March 11, 2021
From the Carl Vinson VAMC Office of Public Affairs
DUBLIN, Ga.— The Carl Vinson VA Medical Center is collaborating with the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center, located in Warner Robins, Georgia, to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to Veterans 65 and older who are currently enrolled at the Dublin VAMC.
“Making the COVID-19 vaccine available to as many Veterans as possible is one of our highest priorities as we continue to fight this pandemic,” Carl Vinson VA Medical Center Director David L. Read More
February 5, 2021
Milledgeville, Ga. – Soon veterans will be able to take their service from farm to table, as Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) in collaboration with STAG Vets, Inc. in Baldwin County, and Fort Valley State University (FVSU) received grant funding to create a sustainable foods technical certificate program.
The Sustainable Small Farm and Agriculture Technician Technical Certificate of Credit (TCC) is a 17-hour short-term, specialized TCC which will allow for an immersive curriculum of study that includes hands-on training in the production, Read More
October 26, 2020
Warner Robins, Ga. – Governor Brian Kemp recently visited the Georgia Veterans Education Transition Resource Center (VECTR) to learn about how the Center and Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) are keeping veterans and active duty personnel on-track amid COVID-19.
Governor Kemp met with College leadership members and toured classroom and lab spaces. Part of his visit included a tour of the Center’s latest addition, two industrial lab spaces attached to the current building’s east-end.
One of the lab spaces houses an Industrial Systems program that in partnership with Frito Lay serves as a pipeline for veterans into careers with the food manufacturer. Read More
July 14, 2020
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. – The long-term commitment to veterans never wavers for the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center, and soon the completion of its building expansion will extend new career training opportunities their way.
Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC), the administrative unit for the VECTR Center, has announced that construction has progressed according to schedule and is slated to be complete in December.
Construction began in June for two industrial lab spaces attached to the current building’s east-end and one mixed use building adjacent to the Commercial Truck Driving (CTD) pad to the south of the Center. Read More
November 12, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation’s Overwatch Fund announced a $100,000 grant to the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center to create veteran employment opportunities through the establishment of the VECTR Center’s Electrical Construction Lab (ECL).
With the award, the VECTR Center will be able to offer an electrical technician accelerated training program at the Center, where construction is ongoing for an additional 11,000sq. ft. in Phase 2 expansion on the property set to open in January 2020. Read More
October 2, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – The Georgia District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is hitting the road to inform Georgia businesses of resources available to assist them, making a stop with its Roadshow at the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center on Thursday, May 23, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The SBA Roadshow is designed for entrepreneurs seeking to establish a business, and existing business owners looking for techniques to advance and grow their business. Read More
May 21, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga.—Georgia’s Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center has received a $100,000 grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies. Bloomberg Philanthropies works in 480 cities in more than 120 countries around the world to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people. The organization, which encompasses all of Michael R. Bloomberg’s charitable activities, focuses on five key areas: Arts, Education, Environment, Government Innovation, and Public Health.
The Georgia VECTR Center is an administrative unit of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) with a statewide mission to offer educational services and training programs to aid in the transition from service member to civilian. Read More
January 8, 2019
Warner Robins, Ga. – Randy Wynn enlisted in the Marines at the cut-off age of 29, responding to an urge following attacks on 9/11 to serve and fight for his country. Now, the purple heart combat wounded medal recipient is the subject of a recent profile by local news outlet 13WMAZ.
Wynn is enrolled in the Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) program housed at the Georgia Veterans Education Career Transition Resource (VECTR) Center. Read More
November 8, 2018