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Vice President of Economic Development, Jamie Loyd, shows off his hard-earned CEcD certificate.

VP Earns National Economic Developer Certification

Vice President Economic Development at Columbus Technical College, Jamie Loyd, recently earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD). This national recognition denotes a mastery of principal skills in economic development, professional attainment, and a commitment to personal and … [read more..]

Paulie Battle is all smiles when she opens her check for $500!

Nat’l Winner Earns Financial Recognition from CTC Foundation

The Columbus Technical College Foundation wanted Pauline Battle to know how much she is valued and in doing so, Battle was able to add a nice check to her bank account. The medical assisting student was called to a recent meeting of the Foundation Board of Trustees thinking she was just going to … [read more..]

Columbus Technical College Associate Vice President of Adult Education Dr. Sarah Beecham (center) shows off her division's statewide award. Also pictured are TCSG (Technical College System of Georgia) Deputy Commissioner Dr. Josephine-Reed Taylor and Assistant Commissioner for Adult Education Beverly Smith.

Adult Ed Program Earns State Recognition

Congratulations to Columbus Technical College's Adult Education division for earning high accolades at the recent Fall Literacy Conference in Atlanta. Our Adult Education division was one of just four in the technical college system to be recognized for its efforts in improving literacy rates in our … [read more..]

Criminal Justice student Linda Lewis shows off her brand new Samsung tablet  with Linx, the CTC "mousecot."

Criminal Justice Student Wins E-Tablet in Prize Drawing

Around lunchtime on September 22, 55-year old Linda Lewis got the call she had been dreading. A family member let her know her brother in New Jersey had taken a turn for the worse in his battle against cancer. She dropped her punch card in a box, left the Columbus Technical College party and got in … [read more..]

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Jordan HS Students Earn College Credit through Accel and CTC

Approximately 60 juniors and seniors at Jordan High School in Columbus are getting a big head start on college – at no charge! Columbus Technical College’s Accel program allows students to take college level classes while still in high school. Jordan High seniors who successfully complete the … [read more..]

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CTC offers Free GED Practice Tests

September 29, 2014 Columbus Technical College is providing free GED practice tests through October 2nd to all current or potential students who come into one of the participating Adult Education Learning Centers in the College’s six county (Muscogee, Harris, Talbot, Stewart, Quitman, and … [read more..]

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CTC Named Military Friendly School for 2015

Columbus Technical College has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School. Now in its sixth year, the Military Friendly® Schools designation and list is a trusted resource for post-military success. Military Friendly® provides service members transparent, data-driven ratings about … [read more..]

1.	Dental Hygiene student and scholarship winner Rebecca “Becky” Kline and Director of Institutional Advancement for Columbus Technical College, Gloria Dodds, show off Becky’s scholarship certificate.

Former Restaurant Worker Earns Dental Hygiene Scholarship

Thirty-six-year old Rebecca “Becky” Kline of Harris County spent most of her working life in the food and beverage industry. “I didn’t think I was smart enough to do anything science-related,” Kline said. Fortunately, she found out she was mistaken and is now earning accolades as a top dog in her … [read more..]

Columbus Technical College faculty, students, and staff celebrate the arrival of their "new" Kia Optima.

Kia Donates 2013 Optima to CTC

Columbus Technical College's automotive department is the proud owner of a 2013 Kia Optima and it didn't cost them a dime. That's because Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) in West Point donated the vehicle as part of its community service efforts. Technical colleges and high schools with … [read more..]

The latest Nurse Aide class of Columbus Technical College. Left to right are: CTC President Lorette M. Hoover, Giselle Chase, Nichole Bair, Yolonda Scott, Anastasia Travers, Elizabeth Barboza, Stephanie Madera, Mary Nunn, instructor Donna Ballard, instructor Cheryl Lary, Tamara Hoy, and Chrystal Peterson.

Nurse Aide Classes Celebrate Success; 100% Pass Rate

Being a nurse aide or assistant is tough work. These men and women are on the front line of caring for the sick and elderly. Choosing to enter this field takes a lot of training, knowledge, and most of all, compassion. Knowing the collective heart of these individuals made the celebration of the … [read more..]