‘Lighthouse’ Event Showcases Best of the Best

September 18, 2007 - Columbus Technical College was well-represented at the annual Lighthouse conference last week in Augusta. Part of the Lighthouse Professional Development Conference for the Technical College System of Georgia is the naming of the Rick Perkins Teacher of the Year for the … [Read more...]

Columbus Tech and Quick Start in the news

Columbus Technical College's ability to provide tailor-fit job training opportunities was a big reason why aerospace giant, Cessna, decided to expand its Columbus operations. The company announced its $25 million investment at a groundbreaking ceremony at the new Muscogee Technology Park in Columbus … [Read more...]

Partnership Benefits Children with Autism

Columbus Technical College is partnering with a local autism support group (Muscogee County Autism Support Group [MCASG]), the Muscogee County School District, and the future Autism Hope Center in an initiative to train caregivers who work with autistic children. In a nutshell, the program will … [Read more...]

Commissioner of Georgia’s Technical Colleges to Visit CTC

September 20, 2007 - In his statewide effort to be more in tune with Georgia's technical colleges and their needs, the Commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia, Mr. Ron Jackson, will visit Columbus Technical College on Tuesday, September 25, 2007. Mr. Jackson will address Columbus … [Read more...]

Surgical Technology Week Honors Professionals and Instructors

The week of September 16, 2007 was celebrated as Surgical Technology Week across the country. To honor those who are in this field and the teachers who help educate and train students to be Surgical Technologists, Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue presented a special proclamation on September 26, … [Read more...]

CTC Health Sciences Instructors Visit Harris County H.S.

September 20, 2007 - As part of their continued effort to keep in touch with the community and with future students, Columbus Technical College Surgical Technology Program Manager Kellie Byrd and Respiratory Therapy Instructor Mark Thorne recently visited students at Harris County High School. Armed … [Read more...]

Technical Colleges Play Vital Role in Kia Expansion

Ledger-Enquirer reporter Tony Adams speaks with Tommy Wilson, Dean of the School of Professional and Technical Services, along with representatives from West Georgia Technical College, about the new Kia plant and similar manufacturing growth in our area. Local Media Coverage: "Wanted: Eager … [Read more...]

Technical Colleges and Quick Start Partnership

The partnership between Columbus Technical College and the Georgia Quick Start program was recently featured in the local news: "Georgia Named Number One In U.S. For Workforce Training." WTVM.com September 7, 2007 (archive, pdf). … [Read more...]

News: Columbus Technical College Student Wins National Competition : Columbus Technical College

July 24, 2007 - Columbus Technical College Management Student, Christa Stephens, beat out the rest of the country at the National Phi Beta Lambda Institute for Leaders and Leadership recently. The Competition and Conference was held June 23– 26 in Chicago. Christa represented Georgia and … [Read more...]

News: Stay-in-School Grant Awarded to CTC : Columbus Technical College

July 25, 2007 - Columbus Technical College (CTC) has been awarded a $53,207 grant aimed at helping young people stay in school. The "Stay in School" grant is a competitive grant, totaling $1 million; it is funded through Georgia's Stay in School program. Columbus Technical College was one of nine … [Read more...]