Eatonton, Ga. – Following the announcement of its job-creating distribution expansion in Putnam County, Bluestem Brands will host a job fair at the Putnam County Center of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) on Saturday, January 23, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
On January 13, Gov. Brian Kemp announced the $1 million investment by Bluestem Brands to expand its current Eatonton distribution center. The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) worked in partnership with CGTC, Read More
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
Warner Robins, Ga. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced in a recent press release the award of $9.3 million in Susan Harwood federal safety and health training grants to 74 nonprofit organizations nationwide including, Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC). The College received $163,781 in funding under the grant’s Capacity Building Developmental designation for OSHA training to small businesses.
Under the grant, CGTC – the only technical college in Georgia to receive funds – proposed to establish a Regional Safety Training Center to deliver OSHA training to small businesses in its eleven-county service area. Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – The 2017-2018 Academic Year marks the fifth consecutive year that Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) surpassed 3,000 total graduates, according to state data, becoming the only technical college in Georgia to achieve this benchmark from academic years’ 2014-2018. The College also set a record by conferring 660 associate degrees in AY 2018, the highest number since consolidating with the former Middle Georgia Technical College in 2013.
The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) recently released the Graduates and Placement Academic Year 2018 results gathered by its Data, Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – In June, the Georgia Department of Corrections named John S. Harvey, Business Customer Service and Technology instructor, a finalist for its 2017 Vocational Instructor of the Year. Harvey, a nine-year veteran of correction education, works in Central Georgia Technical College’s (CGTC) Office of Re-entry Services at Johnson State Prison – an unexpected teaching environment – living out his passion to help others find their way in life.
“I never imagined myself working in the prison environment,” he said. Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – As workforce training becomes a higher priority for companies growing in the central Georgia region, the Economic Development Division of Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) accounted for 46 percent of the customized contract training hours delivered in the state.
The Division delivered customized training for more than 330 companies in the Fiscal Year 2017, approximately 1,319,499 hours out of 2,848,638 total hours of training delivered by the 22 colleges in the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG). Read More
Warner Robins, Ga. – Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) recently hosted the inaugural Georgia Regional Apprenticeship Development Symposium on the Warner Robins campus, an event geared toward current and continued engagement with local employers on apprenticeship opportunities.
“In outreach efforts to local business and industries, CGTC has heard a consistent interest from companies wanting to explore more formal apprenticeship programs,” said Andrea Griner, vice president for economic development at CGTC. “We are excited that Central Georgia Technical College has recently been approved as a Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor by the U.S. Read More