CTC Announces Students and Instructor of the Year for 2014

The students and faculty of Columbus Technical College are the best around but on occasion a few of them will rise above the rest. That was the case Thursday as the winners for the annual GOAL (Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership), Rick Perkins/Tim Justice Faculty Award, and the college’s … [Read more...]

Retired President Earns Emeritus Status

Recently-retired president of Columbus Technical College, J. Robert “Bob” Jones, is now considered a President Emeritus. At its October meeting in Atlanta, the State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) unanimously approved the motion made by Third District representative … [Read more...]

‘Summer Release’ Provides Fun Break While Helping Others

Sometimes college students can get bogged down with studying, studying, and more studying so when someone gives you free food and a chance to decompress, all while helping others, you jump on it! That's exactly what the Student Leadership Council at Columbus Technical College did at the end of … [Read more...]

Dental Assisting takes part in Huge Clinic for Needy Patients

Six Columbus Technical College dental assisting students and their instructors recently got an up-close and personal look at how many citizens desperately need dental care in the Peach State. The Georgia Mission of Mercy (GMOM) was a free dental clinic held in metro Atlanta this June. It is part of … [Read more...]

Community Bids Bon Voyage to Retiring CTC President

May 17, 2013:  The lawn at the Wright Health Sciences Center at Columbus Technical College was packed with well-wishers on Friday, May 17 for a grand send-off event for retiring college President Bob Jones. Community leaders, elected officials, friends, family, co-workers, and even members of the … [Read more...]

Columbus Tech Honors Outgoing President with Surprise Naming Ceremony

If you find yourself in Columbus Technical College's Carl Patrick Hall any time soon, be sure to check out the latest addition honoring retiring President Bob Jones. The college's hi-tech conference and technology center now bears the name "J. Robert Jones." During a recent surprise ceremony, … [Read more...]

Both Student and Instructor of the Year for CTC Hail from Health Sciences

For as long as she can remember, 22-year-old Columbus Technical College student of the year Jordan Buckelew has enjoyed a loving rivalry between herself and her two sisters. Being a success at college and in her future career was a “must do.” She tried the traditional four-year university route … [Read more...]

Columbus Tech Recognizes Top Four GOAL Students

The competition is on! Columbus Technical College, and its sister schools in the Technical College System of Georgia, are searching for the best of the best for 2013. Each year, top students are recommended by instructors for possibly earning bragging rights as the GOAL (Georgia Occupational Award … [Read more...]

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...]

First Back 2 School BASH a Huge Success!

August 16, 2012   The Robert L. Wright, Jr. Health Sciences Center at Columbus Technical College was the place to be on August 9th. The first Back 2 School BASH hosted by the college drew a huge crowd of potential students, friends, families, and kids of all ages. An estimated 400 people attended … [Read more...]