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..]


CTC’s Medical Assisting, Coding Instructor also an Author and Pageant Winner!

In these days of doing less with more, almost everyone is used to wearing a lot of hats but when one of your hats is a crown, that's when things can get really interesting. The program director for Columbus Technical College's Medical Assisting, Medical Coding, and Medical Front Office Assisting … [read more..]

Columbus Technical College President Lorette M. Hoover congratulates Grainger Foundation scholarship winner James Woodworth. Looking on is Gloria Dodds, director of institutional advancement and Brian Brock, Grianger branch manager.

Grainger Foundation Scholarship Provides Much-Needed Boost for 5 CTC Students

Five Columbus Technical College students are adding some education-based dollars to their bank accounts these days. James Woodworth, Lonnie Cleveland, and Kyle Schramm are all enrolled in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning (HVAC) program at the college; Roger Chaney is studying welding and … [read more..]

Debbie Saylor shows off her Columbus Technical College plaque of appreciation for  five years of service as a local board member .

Saylor says Good-Bye to CTC Board; Retires from St. Francis Hospital

After five years of dedicated service as a member of the Columbus Technical College Local Board, Deborah "Debbie" Saylor is calling it a day. As of June 30, 2014, Saylor is now considered a retiree of St. Francis hospital and a former board member for the college. Since 2009, Debbie has provided … [read more..]

Left to right: CTC President Lorette M. Hoover, TCSG Commissioner Ron Jackson, Dr. Melanie Thornton, Tara Askew and TCSG Deputy Commissioner Dr. Josephine Reed-Taylor.

CTC Administrators Complete Leadership Academy

Columbus Technical College’s vice presidents of academic affairs and student affairs are now graduates of the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) Executive Leadership Academy. Dr. Melanie Thornton and Tara Askew were among 27 technical college executives from throughout Georgia that … [read more..]