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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." WTVM.com. 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..]

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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..]

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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..]

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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..]