CTC SkillsUSA Team Brings Home Gold, Silver, and Bronze

Nineteen Columbus Technical College students and their 14 faculty advisors found themselves big winners last weekend in Atlanta! Thousands of technical college students from across the State convened at the Georgia International Convention Center to compete in the 2013 SkillsUSA competition March … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

CTC + ATD = Track 2 Success!

Columbus Technical College (CTC) is now an official Achieving The Dream institution. Achieving The Dream (ATD) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping more community college students, particularly low-income students and students of color, stay in school and earn a college … [Read more...]

Scholarship Named for Late Radiologist Helps Four Students

A scholarship honoring a late radiologist is helping secure the success of current students studying radiologic technology. The Aranas Scholarship is named after Columbus radiologist, Dr. Fred Aranas. Dr. Aranas died in a car accident in the late 1980's but the scholarship ensures his memory has … [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...]