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College Honored for Extraordinary Support of Georgia National Guard and Reserve

Columbus Technical College Honored by Department of Defense for Extraordinary Support of Employees Who Serve in the Georgia National Guard and Reserve August 21, 2008 - The Georgia Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the Department … [read more..]

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First Diagnostic Medical Sonography Class Ready to Graduate

August 15, 2008 - Columbus Technical College would like to congratulate its first graduating class of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. The students will officially finish this Associate Degree program at the end of this quarter (Summer, 2008). Program Manager, Gail Malatich, … [read more..]

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Carpentry Class Lends a Hand to Repair Playground

Columbus Technical College carpentry students and instructor Jaime Fernandez were glad to lend a hand after a local Salvation Army playground was damaged by vandalism. The Columbus Tech crew repaired the damage as a service to Salvation Army officials and local kids who use the … [read more..]

Respiratory Professionals Come to Columbus Technical College

August 6, 2008 - An estimated 100 professionals from the area's respiratory care field will be honing their skills at an annual conference at Columbus Technical College next week. The Greater Chattahoochee Respiratory Conference will provide an opportunity for participants to … [read more..]

Mandated Budget Cuts in the News

WLTZ reporter Julie Bercik interviewed Columbus Technical College President Bob Jones and other administrators to learn how the college is addressing the recently mandated state budget cuts. WTVM also ran a news segment covering the budget shortfall. "Budget Cuts Hit Columbus Tech." WLTZ.com. … [read more..]

Columbus Tech Prepares for Budget Cutbacks

The projected $1.6 billion shortfall in the state's budget is causing Columbus Technical College and others to implement cost-cutting measures. "Perdue orders severe budget cuts. Columbus Tech, Columbus State and public schools will take financial hits." Ledger-enquirer.com, August 5, 2008, archive … [read more..]

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Nursing Students Provide Hearing Screenings for Local Children

Saturday, July 26, 2008 - Students from Columbus Technical College’s Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing programs were on hand at the Frank D. Chester Community Center last Saturday to help children get ready for school through the Kits for Kids program. Seven CTC … [read more..]

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Virtual Learning in the News

Columbus Technical College's Director of Virtual Learning, Mr. Ray Mercer, was featured in a recent On the Job section of the Ledger-Enquirer. Reporter Andrea Hernandez spoke with Mercer about the benefits of online learning and Columbus Tech's use of online, hybrid and web-enhanced classes. Mercer … [read more..]

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Columbus Technical College Helps Disabled Students with School, Work Experience

July 16, 2008 - Twenty-year-old Megan Garcia wants to be a child psychologist. Thirty-one-year old Martha Brandt would like to be a computer specialist. While their career goals are very different, the two Columbus Technical College students share special bonds. Both are visually impaired and … [read more..]

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Janice Williams and Nicole Brown

July 16, 2008 - Columbus Technical College would like to congratulate Janice Williams and Nicole Brown upon their completion and graduation from the Dental Hygiene program in June. This is particularly notable because ever since the implementation of the Dental Assisting diploma program there has … [read more..]