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CGTC Board of Directors Chair elected

CGTC Board of Directors Chair elected

Houston County retired superintendent was also elected to the vice chair position for 2014-2015.

Twiggs County resident and retired educator, Sarah Hawthorne, was named as the chair of CGTC's Board of Directors.

According to a release, she also served as the vice chair of the Board in the past year, when CGTC and MGTC merged.

She'll serve a one-year term.

CGTC's board of directors is comprised of a group of business leaders from the eleven counties CGTC serves in Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Dooly, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam and Twiggs counties.

 

CGTC Titans hosting camp for Twiggs County youth

CGTC Titans hosting camp for Twiggs County youth

50 Twiggs County kids will participate in a week-long basketball camp at the Macon Promise Center.

Central Georgia Technical College Titans put on the camp and kids will also hear speeches from retired FVSU coach Lonnie Brantley as well as a former NBA player Sharone Wright, according to a release.

Students who attend will also get to tour the CGTC campus.

Board of Directors determined for new Central Georgia Technical College

Board of Directors determined for new Central Georgia Technical College

With the official merger date of July 1 quickly approaching, members of the Middle Georgia Technical College and Central Georgia Technical College Boards of Directors held a joint meeting at the Macon campus Wednesday, June 12 to appoint officers for the NEW Central Georgia Technical College Board of Directors... Read More

Two Mercer athletes selected in MLB Draft

Two Mercer athletes selected in MLB Draft

Day three of the MLB Draft saw two Mercer Bears get selected by big league franchises.

The Chicago Cubs picked junior third baseman Chesny Young in the 14th round. Two rounds later, Young's teammate and senior pitcher Brandon Barker was drafted by the Atlanta Braves.

The Cubs get a hot bat in Chesny Young. He had a .401 average and 105 hits as a sophomore, before leading the team with a .348 average as a junior. Young also finished second on the team in hits with 71 this season.

MGSC invited to join Southern States Athletic Conference

MGSC invited to join Southern States Athletic Conference

Middle Georgia State College announced Tuesday they had received an invitation to join the Southern States Athletic Conference.  The invitation was extended from the SSAC Council of Presidents meeting held in Montgomery, Ala. that day.   It's the second part of the college's transition to four-year athletics, having joined the NAIA in April.

Said MGSC Athletic Director Charles Mullis in a statement "I am very excited by this news and what it will mean for our student-athletes and our coaches.  We will be playing against the best teams the NAIA has to offer and it is a testament to the strength of our athletic program and its storied past that such a prestigious conference wants us to join. " 

To learn more about the Southern States Athletic Conference, visit their website.

Georgia College names new dean of College of Business

Georgia College names new dean of College of Business

Georgia College welcomes a new member to the academic leadership team.

Dr. James E. Payne will be the new dean of the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business.

Central High senior selected for Mercer's Griffith Scholars Program

Central High senior selected for Mercer's Griffith Scholars Program

Central High art student and honor graduate Leslie Gabrielle Carter is on her way to becoming a medical student through the help of Mercer University trustee, alumnus and Macon business man Benjamin W. Griffith III, who funds the Griffith Scholarship. The Griffith Scholars Program enables gifted graduates from Bibb County high schools who demonstrate financial need to obtain the premier education available at Mercer. The scholarship is offered each year to 6 to 10 seniors who plan to attend Mercer.