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November 27, 2019 aRéfiOIter Page 55 2019 ANNUAL REPORT CENTRAL GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE Central Georgia Technical College is steadfast in its mission to provide quality and affordable higher education to the citizens of Georgia, as well as to our national and international partners. Over the past seven years, the‘ College has continued to grow and reach milestones, establishing itself as a leader in enhancing Georgia’s workforce. CGTC continues to set the standard for graduates in the Technical College System ofGeorgia as the first college in the system-to produce over 4,000 unduplicated gradUates. Once again, CGTC produced the most graduates in the System and awarded the most degrees, diplomas, and certificates to stUdents. Our Economic Development team delivered over two million training E 0 hours and supported local business and industry partners in bringing job opportunities to the region. Our faculty continually excel at preparing students for success in education and thejob market. Whether you are a business leader, a high school student, or a person seeking a career transition or a GED®, come see us! We invite you to review the evidence .of our progress below. 32,425 Individuals Served 4,194 Total Graduates CGTC had the highest number of graduates among Technical College System, of Georgia (TCSG) institutions. through credit instruction, adult education, economic development, and military and veteran services. ‘ 12,048 2,410 Credit Students Dual Enrollment Enrolled students earned dual credit for high school and college simultaneously, including programs at five career academies. (unduplicated) 9 2,241 Adult Education CGTC’s retention rate students for FY19 is 69.9%, which Enrolled is approximately a 2% increase over the last year. o . General Education u CGTC’s students find jobs! D'pIoma (GED) 979% f t d t h d t 3 Graduates . o s u en 5 w o gra ua e g from CGTC are employed or choose to enter the military or continue their education. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GLOBAL INITIATIVES 313 Companies Served through customized training and other programs such as Georgia QuickStart. 13,025 Georgia Workers were able to enhance their skills through continuing education and training programs for small businesses, large corporations, and the US. Department of Defense. CGTC delivered more than half of TCSG’s total training hours to incumbent workers throughout the state. The Georgia VECTR Center sewed 4,931 unique veterans and awarded .647 credentials to veterans and/or , their dependents. The Center tarot/idea a total of. 15,074 unique services to veterans , and their dependents. ‘ 1:: TECHNICAL COLLEGE CENTRAL GEORGIA ==r Source: Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) Scorecard 2,207,122 Trainee Contact Hours strengthen the skills of both new and GEORGIA VECTR CENTER CGTC became the first technical college in Georgia to offer a study abroad program for high school students. 29 dual enrollment students from across the region participated in CGTC’s study abroad program in Ireland. Ten CGTC college students participated and earned credit in our study abroad program in York, England. CGTC has signed an articulation agreement with York St. John University in England to offer substantial scholarships to CGTC students who choose to earn their baccalaureate degree after completing their associate degree at CGTC. O CGTC awarded 978 technical certificates of credit to Re-entry students ——a 22.5% increase from FY2018. Issued 5,877 On-the—Job Training (OJT) ‘2 Program awards to Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) re—entry and pre— release students. A...- Two RESET Scholarships awarded to currently enrolled CGTC students who were previously incarcerated in a Georgia Department of Corrections facility. Warner Robins Campus Macon Campus 80 Cohen Walker Drive Warner Robins, GA 31088 (478) 988—6800 Macon, GA 31206 (478) 757—3400 3300 Macon Tech Drive HIGHLIGHTS ACCOMPLISHMENTS SYSTEM STATISTICS First and only TCSG college to exceed 4,000 graduates Led the System in total graduates for the past six years 2,000 HOPE Career Grant High—Demand Program graduates Over 1,000 dual enrollment graduates in a single year WINNING STUDENTS Heather Williamson, CGTC Early Childhood Care Education student, earned the Technical College System of Georgia’s top honor as the Georgia Occupational Award for Leadership (GOAL) Student of the Year for 2019. MAJOR MOVES Transitioned Aerospace Technoiogy programs to the Middle Georgia Regional Airport, providing students the opportunity to work alongside industry professionals from Robins Air Force Base. MILITARY EXCELLENCE Ranked as a top 20 college in the Military Times’ Best for Vets Career Technical Colleges 2019 for service to military and veterans PARTNERSHIPS With the support of the Susan Harwood Grant through the US. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), ‘ CGTC established a new Regional Safety Training Center to support small business in the targeted industries of manufacturing, construction, warehousing and transportation. ATHLETICS Back-to-Back Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA) Division I Men’s Basketball Champion in 2018 and 2019. Ten student-athletes earned associate degrees and continued their academic and athletic endeavors at four-year institutions. CGTC FOUNDATION $101K in Scholarships Awarded The CGTC Foundation awarded 483 scholarships to students, totaling $101,121. Over $1M Raised I The CGTC Foundation raised w $1,196,144 in gifts, grants, and donations. 1i Milledgeville Campus 54 Highway 22 West Milledgeville, GA 31061 (478) 445—2300 Centers in Crawford. Dooly, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski. Putnam, and Twiggs counties. A Unit of the Technical College System of Georgia - Equal Opportunity Institution