Grainger Foundation Helps HVAC, Automotive Students

Three students enrolled in the HVAC (heating, ventilation, air-conditioning) program at Columbus Technical College and one Automotive Technology student have an extra spring in their step, thanks to the generosity of the Grainger Foundation. The Grainger Foundation provides 625 dollars to four … [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...]

Grainger Foundation Scholarship Helps Four CTC Students

Four students enrolled in the automotive technology, HVAC (heating, ventilation, air-conditioning), and welding programs at Columbus Tech have an additional 625 dollars to help pay for college. The money is part of a scholarship donated by the Grainger Foundation to Columbus Technical College  in … [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...]

Grainger Scholarship Helps Welding, HVAC Students Move Forward

July 26, 2012: Four students in Columbus Technical College's School of Professional & Technical Services are greatly benefiting from the generosity of  a major industrial supply company. The Grainger Foundation provides a total $7500 in scholarship funds each year for qualified students … [Read more...]

HVAC Grads Now Have Easier Path to Alabama Licensing

June 25, 2012:    Graduates from Columbus Technical College's Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) diploma program are now more readily able to apply for a license to practice in the State of Alabama. This is according to a statement issued by the Alabama Board of Heating, Air … [Read more...]

Cosmetology Students Offer Free Haircuts for Homeless

Students from Columbus Technical College’s cosmetology program put their experience and knowledge to work for the homeless and working poor in our community on Thursday. The students provided free haircuts and beard trims at the annual Employment Expo for the Homeless at the Open Door Community … [Read more...]