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K-9 Units Visit CTC Criminal Justice Class

As part of their coursework on securing perimeters and working with other departments, students in Felix Davila's Criminal Justice class on Monday were treated to a live demonstration by some special guests. Muscogee County Deputies Eric Stinson and Chris Shanafelt are trained K-9 … [read more..]

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Columbus Technical College, Aflac and Quick Start Announce Training Initiative Expansion

October 17, 2008 - During a signing ceremony at Aflac's Paul Amos campus in Columbus Thursday afternoon, Columbus Technical College, Aflac and Georgia Quick Start agreed to a workforce development partnership expansion. This means Columbus Technical College and Quick Start will provide training to … [read more..]

College Performance Accountability Review a Success

October 13, 2008 - Faculty and staff at Columbus Technical College are breathing a collective sigh of relief now that the PAR (Performance Accountability Review) visit is over and our school passed with flying colors. The Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) requires the PAR … [read more..]

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Columbus Tech Holds Welcome Week Activities

October 6-9, 2008, was Welcome Week for new and returning students at Columbus Technical Colleges. Events included a concert by Rapper Bohagon, the opportunity to take a spin in a NASCAR simulator, a college blood drive, and a student organizations fair. Welcome Week was sponsored by Student … [read more..]

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Voter Drive Registers 87 New Voters

Thanks to a voter registration drive at Columbus Technical College, there are now 87 more people from Georgia and Alabama eligible to vote in upcoming elections. A voter registration drive was held on October 2nd at the Patrick Hall Student Center on the Columbus Technical College … [read more..]

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Instructor Jaime Fernandez Rescues passenger from a burning vehicle

Columbus Technical College Carpentry Instructor Jaime Fernandez got more than he bargained for while visiting relatives in New York during his annual leave. Jaime risked his own life to save a woman he’d never met. He and his nephew were on their way back to Georgia when their trip took a very … [read more..]

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Fall Quarter Kicks off with New Student Orientation and Voter Drive

More than 300 new Columbus Technical College students enjoyed two orientation sessions sponsored by the Department of Student Affairs on Thursday, September 25, 2008. The students listened to presentations by different representatives of the College including the CARE Center, … [read more..]

Nursing Students Lend a Hand for Vote and Vax Flu Vaccine Drive

Columbus Technical College will be joining forces with the Columbus Department of Public Health, the Consolidated Government and Columbus State University to give early voters a shot in the arm – literally. The national “Vote & Vax” program encourages people who … [read more..]

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Radiologic Technology Students Receive Pease Scholarship

September 10, 2008 - A scholarship in honor of Mary Ann Pease, who established The Medical Center’s Auxiliary and Youth Volunteer program, will help fund the education of two Columbus Technical College Radiologic Technology students. Both Margaret Vega-Jones and James Wooldridge … [read more..]

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Dental Hygiene Students Receive Fisher Scholarship

Thanks to the Emile T. Fisher Foundation for Dental Education in Georgia, Columbus Technical College dental hygiene students Dawn Catallo and Jamaila Brooks have each received $500 in scholarship money to help pay for their education. The Fisher Scholarship awards two dental hygiene scholarships for … [read more..]