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Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Students Receive Stipends

July 2, 2008 - Columbus Technical College Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) students were greeted with a big surprise when they came to campus Wednesday morning. Each student was awarded a stipend worth $680 to help offset the cost of their education. The stipend originated from the generosity of late … [read more..]

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Students Attend SkillsUSA Competition, Bring Home Honors

Updated July 3, 2008 - June 23-27, 2008, was the National SkillsUSA Competition in Kansas City, MO. Advisors worked hard to prepare their students for this conference, and played a big part by inspiring them. A special thanks to Mr. John Lipham, Mr. Mike Meadows, Mrs. Amy Sandy and Mr. Carl … [read more..]

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College Named a Favorite by Ledger Readers

June 25, 2008 – Columbus Technical College has been named "Favorite College" by the annual Readers' Choice Awards program sponsored by the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer newspaper. This is a distinct honor as the selection process is based on a survey by readers of the Ledger. In other … [read more..]

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Local Board Member C.P. Redding Honored for Years of Service

June 23, 2008 - Columbus Technical College President J. Robert "Bob" Jones (right) and Director of the Technical College Directors' Association, Adie Shimandle (center), presented out-going Trustee, C.P. Redding with a certificate honoring his years of service. Mr. Redding is stepping … [read more..]

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SkillsUSA Team to Compete in Kansas City

June 23, 2008 - Columbus Technical College's 2008 SkillsUSA team has left for Kansas City, Missouri to vie for national titles. Ten students and four advisors have made the trip. Competition begins Tuesday, June 24 and ends with an awards ceremony on Friday, June 27. All students battling … [read more..]

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First Class of Respiratory Care Students Boasts 100 Percent Graduation Rate

June 17, 2008 - Every member of Columbus Technical College's first class of Respiratory Care students can now call themselves Respiratory Care Practitioners. That's because 100% of the students who started the new program in winter of 2006 have graduated! Besides meeting the classroom and clinical … [read more..]

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Columbus Technical College Names “Instructor of the Year”

June 16, 2008 - Surgical Technology Instructor and Lead Advisor for the School of Health Sciences, Donna Emmons, has been named the "Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year" for Columbus Technical College for 2008-2009. The Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction honors the Technical … [read more..]

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Summer Graduates Honored at June Commencement

June 11, 2008 - It was a packed house at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center Tuesday night as an estimated 1,500 people filled the ballroom, showing their support for their loved ones graduating from Columbus Technical College. About 150 students walked across the stage to accept their … [read more..]

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Columbus Exchange Club Members Enjoy College Presentation

Columbus Technical College Director of Communications, Cheryl Myers, and the Director of Creative Services, Scott Gossard, addressed about 25 members of the Columbus Exchange Club at their monthly meeting at the St. Luke Ministry Center on May 29, 2008. Cheryl Myers delivers a power point … [read more..]

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Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

Twenty-five Columbus Technical College students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society on May 29, 2008. In order to qualify for NTHS, a student must have completed at least 40 credit hours of study and hold a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Congratulations to our newest inductees! … [read more..]