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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..]

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Nursing Students Provide Health Screenings for Local Boy Scouts

Columbus Technical College nursing students got some real life medical experience recently while helping area Boy Scouts stay healthy. Members of the Student Nurses' Association, along with four physicians and one medical student from The Medical Center volunteered their time Tuesday night (April … [read more..]

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BRAC Grant to Help Columbus Technical College with Workforce Development

April 16, 2008 - Thanks to a multi-million dollar grant from the Federal government, Columbus Technical College will be able to prepare more students for the area workforce. A check for $3 million was presented to the Valley Partnership at a news conference Wednesday. That money is earmarked for … [read more..]

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PBL Students Excel at State Competition

Congratulations to the Columbus Technical College Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) team! They did an outstanding job at the State competition in Atlanta over the weekend. Students on the CTC team competed against 34 colleges, universities and technical colleges from across Georgia. Management student, … [read more..]

Instructor’s Son in the News

Bud Allen, the son of PT Columbus Technical College cabinetry instructor, Bob Allen, has been reaching new heights lately. On the Job: Bud Allen. Ledger-Enquirer.com, April 10, 2008, archive (pdf). … [read more..]

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Student Organizations Hold Membership Drive

The Student Organization Awareness and Membership Drive on Thursday, April 10 was a huge success.  Six student organizations from Columbus Technical College were on hand to answer questions and, in many cases, sign up new members.  There was even a special table co-sponsored by the … [read more..]

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Kellogg’s Snacks Wins Manufacturer of the Year

April 4, 2008 - For the second consecutive year, Kellogg's Snacks of Columbus has won Columbus Technical College's Regional Manufacturer of the Year award. Kellogg's Snacks won in the “Medium” category (151 – 750 employees). Kellogg's will compete against other regional winners … [read more..]

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Dental Hygiene Student Earns $1,000 Scholarship

April 4, 2008 - Columbus Technical College Dental Hygiene student, Dawn Hunsinger, now has $1,000 to help fund her education. Hunsinger, 28, was awarded a scholarship from the American Dental Association Foundation (ADAF) in March. She is one of only 15 students nationwide who won a scholarship for … [read more..]

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Columbus Tech & Skills USA Team Up to Recycle

Columbus Technical College is going green. Students involved in the SkillsUSA program (a national vocational-technical education advocacy organization) are spearheading a campus-wide recycling effort. A kick-off event was held on April 10th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM in the Student Center of Patrick … [read more..]

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CTC Rad Tech Students Shine in Atlanta

Radiologic Technology students from Columbus Technical College did their home school proud at a recent competition in Atlanta. Radiology students from across the country competed in a Student Bee contest held during the Atlanta Society of Radiologic Technologists/Educators Seminar March 1-4, 2008. … [read more..]