CTC Graduation Enjoys Plenty of ‘Firsts’

December 13, 2012: From watching the first students with Associate of Science degrees in Biology (2) and Paralegal Associate degrees (6)  walk across the stage, to listening to the first black mayor of Phenix City deliver the commencement address to enjoying words from a visiting delegate from … [Read more...]

CTC Foundation Grant Helps Make Dreams of Faculty, Staff Come True

The requests ranged from helping fund doctorates, masters, bachelors degrees, and beyond. Thanks to Columbus Technical College Foundation's donors, seven Columbus Tech faculty and staff members will be able to use more than ten thousand dollars to help them realize their dreams. The money is … [Read more...]

Carpentry, Cabinetmaking, Welding Students Build Holiday Cheer

There's already been a Santa sleigh sighting in our area! That's because students and faculty from Columbus Technical College's carpentry, cabinetmaking, and welding programs took it upon themselves to build some holiday cheer in the form of a life size sleigh and reindeer. If you drive by the … [Read more...]

Former Addict Overcomes Odds to Graduate from CTC

Cynthia Jenkins’ story reads like a movie script about a scrappy woman who overcomes insurmountable odds. But her story is real. The smile radiating from this 51-year-old always shines bright. But as she's walking across the Trade Center stage at Columbus Technical College's graduation ceremony … [Read more...]

CTC Sends Nearly 1,000 Cards to Hospitalized Soldiers

When Columbus Technical College chemistry instructor Alicia Anderson saw a story online about Georgia State University collecting 2,000 postcards to deliver to soldiers wounded in action, she thought "we can do that!" So she set the idea in motion. In just a few short days, Columbus Tech designed … [Read more...]

With Healthcare Careers, the Sky’s the Limit

Columbus Technical College respiratory care technology got a special treat Wednesday when a medical helicopter made its way to their back door. In an effort to teach his students about the virtually countless areas where healthcare professionals may be employed, Program Director Matt Dennis called … [Read more...]

Dental Scholarship Means VERY Happy B’day for CTC Student/Mom

Columbus Technical College dental hygiene student Cheyenne Forbes celebrated her birthday in grand fashion on September 19. That's because late that afternoon, her name was called as the winner of the 2012 Emile T. Fisher Dental Scholarship. This additional $400 will be a welcomed addition to her … [Read more...]

Machining Student Overcomes Odds to Excel

Fifty-year-old Marie Johnson is a machine tool technology student at Columbus Technical College. While that may not seem amazing in and of itself, this dream seemed unattainable for the Valley, Alabama native. Marie came from a large family of five children; all of whom dropped out of high school. … [Read more...]

9-11 Anniversary Holds Special Meaning for Criminal Justice Director

September 11, 2012  The anniversary of the deadly 9-11 terrorist attack will always be a somber "where were you when?.." topic of conversation. But for thousands of first responders and volunteers, the eleventh of September is much more; it's a time for old friends to come together and pause, … [Read more...]

Columbus Tech Helps Train Columbus Regional Medical Personnel

August 14, 2012        Columbus Technical College is working with healthcare partner Columbus Regional in an effort to help alleviate a potentially life-threatening childbirth complication known as shoulder dystocia. This dangerous situation takes place when the anterior shoulder of an infant … [Read more...]