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...]

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...]

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...]

Columbus Tech Now Has its own Police Dept.

In an effort to provide students, faculty, staff, and visitors with the safest environment possible, Columbus Technical College now has its own men in blue to serve and protect everyone on the campus. Serving alongside seven security personnel are three sworn/certified police officers and each has … [Read more...]

Community Service Team Brings Home National Silver Medal

July 10, 2012:    Congratulations are in order for the Columbus Technical College SkillsUSA Community Service team! Students Lourdes Mayo, Lindy Moore, and Kelly Wells brought home the silver medal in the national SkillsUSA competition held in Kansas City June 25-27. According to the SkillsUSA … [Read more...]

Columbus Tech Graduation Means a Fresh Start

 May 2, 2012: If you asked Kimberly Zapata in late 2009 where she’d be in three years, you might be met with tears and uncertainty. That’s when she and her husband lost their jobs with an Opelika tire plant; Kimberly had been drawing a paycheck there for some 17 years and the future looked … [Read more...]

First CTC Foundation Annual Campaign Exceeds Goal!

Columbus Technical College Foundation, Inc. is proud to announce its first annual campaign has been a huge success! The goal for the 2011 CTC WORKS annual campaign endeavor was two-fold. First, the campaign served as an important public awareness tool for Columbus Technical College and all it has to … [Read more...]

CTC Dental Hygiene Students Set Record with 100% Pass Rate

The 2011 senior class of dental hygiene students at Columbus Technical College has made history. For the first time since this program has been offered, these particular students have earned a 100% pass rate on the first attempt of their national board exams! The brutal eight-hour exam is a … [Read more...]

Recycling Importance/Effort Part of CTC Class

In an effort to incorporate an important social issue into her class’ curriculum, Columbus Technical College speech instructor Sherrie Gilbert decided to have her students put their recycling where their mouths are. As part of their “Class Speech Day,” Gilbert had the 18 … [Read more...]