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Welcome to the Office of Institutional Advancement

The Office of Institutional Advancement exists to advance the college’s mission, achievements, programs and strategic goals to key constituent groups through the development of strategic communication media, materials, and activities. The office works in collaboration with all CPTC departments and programs to enhance the image of the college and engagement of support. The office focuses on increasing the visibility and standing of CPTC as the number one provider of a highly skilled, well educated workforce for Southeast Georgia.

Public Information and Media Relations

The Office of Institutional Advancement is the primary point-of-contact for all media inquiries and the official channel for dissemination of public information. In addition to creating press releases and feature storiesfor the CPTC website, the staff shares newsworthy ideas with local and regional media outlets and coordinates interviews and photo shoots for media to publicize college news and events.


The advancement office produces a variety of publications and assists college departments and divisions with printed resources for distribution (internally and externally). The office also produces an annual report and other college-wide publications.

CPTC Office of Institutional Advancement

Melinda Laager
Director of Institutional Advancement
(912) 427-5835

Shaylyn Johnson
Project Assistant
(912) 287-6598

Joel Rozier
Graphic Designer & Marketing Specialist
(912) 285-6068

Telephone numbers are accessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing through the Georgia Relay by dialing 711 or 1-800-255-0056 from a TTY/TDD.

Los números de teléfono son accesibles a las personas que son sordos o con pérdida de la audición a través de Georgia Relay marcando 711 o 1-800-255-0056 de TTY/TDD.


Waycross Alma Baxley
1701 Carswell Ave 101 West 17th St 1334 Golden Isles Pkwy, W
Waycross, Georgia 31503 Alma, Georgia 31510 Baxley, Georgia 31513
912.287.6584 912.632.0951 912.367.1700
  Camden Golden Isles
  8001 The Lakes Blvd 3700 Glynco Pkwy
  Kingsland, Georgia 31548 Brunswick, Georgia 31525
  912.510.3327 912.262.4999
  Hazlehurst Jesup
  677 Douglas Hwy 1777 West Cherry St
  Hazlehurst, Georgia 31539 Jesup, Georgia 31545
  912.379.0041 912.427.5800


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