Governor Perdue Makes Technical College System Name Change Official

May 23, 2008 - At a ceremonial bill signing ceremony Thursday night, May 22, Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue officially changed the name of the governing body of Georgia's technical colleges. What is now the Technical College System of Georgia used to be known as the Department of Technical and … [read more..]


Columbus Tech Students Contribute to Local Pamper Me Seminar

May 21, 2008 - Columbus Technical College Cosmetology students were on hand at a special event aimed at pampering female employees of Columbus-based Aflac, Inc. and Communicorp, Inc. The "Pamper Me" seminar was sponsored by Aflac's Diversity Council and featured jewelry vendors, hair and … [read more..]


Columbus Technical College grads continue their education with four-year degrees from Emory

Columbus Technical College prides itself in preparing students for the workforce and for giving them the tools needed to further their education. Three primary examples are shown here. They are graduates of the 2006 Columbus Technical College Radiologic Technology program and have just completed … [read more..]

CTC to Welcome Governor, State Officials for Health Sciences Groundbreaking Ceremony

A dream that has been about six years in the making is about to come true at Columbus Technical College. The College will be breaking ground for the Dr. Robert L. Wright, Jr. Health Sciences Center on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. at the site of the future campus on River Road. Georgia … [read more..]


Career Launch a Success

Columbus Technical College's Career Development week and annual Career Launch job fair were huge successes! The events were coordinated by the Career Connections Center and the Economic Development Division at Columbus Technical College. The Career Week and Career Launch activities wrapped up … [read more..]

Nursing Shortage, Schools in the News

Linn Storey, Dean of the School of Health Sciences, contributed to WTVM's recent feature on nurse recruiting. The story highlighted the critical shortage of nurses nationwide and upcoming job fairs. Local Media Coverage: "Nursing Shortage Prompting More Job Fairs." May 6, 2008, … [read more..]

SkillsUSA Competition : Columbus Technical College

Winners from the state competition of SkillsUSA will take their skills and competitive edge to Kansas City for the National competition. That competition will be held June 24 – 27. More than 5,000 outstanding career and technical education students will compete hands-on in 93 different trade, … [read more..]


College GOAL Winner Honored by City Council

April 22, 2008 - Columbus Technical College's 2008 GOAL (Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership) winner and Legal Office Specialist student, Stacie Kimbell, was honored by the Columbus Consolidated Government Tuesday morning. During a regularly-scheduled City Council meeting, Councilor Berry … [read more..]


Students Shine at SkillsUSA

Columbus Technical College students won several medals at the regional SkillsUSA competition in Dublin, Georgia.The students put in many extra hours in preparing for the competition. Advisors also worked very hard preparing and motivating students. Place Contestant … [read more..]

More Students See two-year Colleges as an Affordable Option

With rising prices everywhere, more students are checking out technical and community colleges for value and affordability. Columbus Technical College's Director of Financial Aid, Debbie Henshaw, was interviewed recently by WTVM reporter Laurie Bernstein for a story on rising college costs: "Vote … [read more..]