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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..]

Columbus Tech Featured on Recent business Break

August 29, 2008 - Columbus Technical College Director of Communications, Cheryl Myers, appeared on the “Business Break” segment of a local TV show recently. The Columbus ABC affiliate, WTVM, airs Business Break during its 6:00 a.m. newscast. The segment is taped in advance … [read more..]

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College Celebrates Constitution Day with Program, Voter Drive

September 8, 2008 - Columbus Technical College celebrated Constitution Day a little differently and a little early this year. To honor our founding fathers who signed the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787, paving the way for U.S. citizens to have the right to vote, the Columbus Technical … [read more..]

Cost-Saving Measures at CTC to Include 4-Day Work Week

August 27, 2008 - In an effort to save on utility costs and help offset the soaring prices of fuel and other services, Columbus Technical College will begin a four-day work and class schedule starting October 1, 2008. This Monday-Thursday week will continue through summer of 2009 and will be … [read more..]

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CTC and Flint River Nursing Students Receive Hartline Scholarship

August 25, 2008 - Columbus Technical College Associate Degree Nursing students, Sarah Scoggins and Lori Rigby have each been named the proud and deserving recipients of the W.G. Hartline Scholarship. The $500 scholarship will help offset the cost of tuition and fees for these … [read more..]

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Surgical Tech Instructor Donna Emmons Named a Finalist for Rick Perkins Award

Updated September 22, 2008: While she didn't take home honors as the Rick Perkins Teacher of the Year for 2008, Columbus Technical College Surgical Technology Instructor Donna Emmons sure did her home school and the entire Chattahoochee Valley proud. Donna was one of six state … [read more..]