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Autism Hope Center Holds Open House

Updated March 11 , 2008 - The first phase of the Autism Hope Center in Columbus is finally a reality. About 30 community members were on hand at the Open House for the Autism Hope Center Thursday at Columbus Technical College. After a brief program and some words of thanks, the guests and the media … [read more..]

Dental Assisting Students Pass National Board Exam

March 6, 2008 - Students in the Dental Assisting program at Columbus Technical College recently took the National Board exam. 100% of the students passed. More information: Dental Assisting Diploma program … [read more..]

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College Enrollment Professionals Recognized

March 5, 2008 - Columbus Technical College would like to congratulate our Director of Admissions, Nichole Kennedy, our Registrar, Kermelle Hensley and our Recruitment Manager, Tara Askew. All three women have earned the distinction of being recognized in the charter class as a Registered Enrollment … [read more..]

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Dual Enrollment Students and Their ‘Businesses’ Honored with Reception

February 29, 2008 - High school students enrolled in classes at Columbus Technical College were the belles of the ball at a reception in their honor on Friday, February 29, 2008. The 29 students, representing nine area high schools, comprise the first group of students to enroll in a new program … [read more..]

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Four GOAL Finalists Announced

Updated February 29, 2008 - The process to choose a top student for Columbus Technical College for 2008 continues. On February 28, the top four GOAL (Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership) finalists were announced: Stacie Kimbell / BOT-Legal Office Specialist Cody Starnes / … [read more..]

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New Award Honors Dr. Edith Thompson

Updated February 25, 2008 - Dr. Edith "Edie" Thompson, a longtime representative of Columbus Technical College and tireless advocate for technical education, now has an award in her honor. Representatives from the Lighthouse State Planning Committee with the Technical College System of Georgia … [read more..]

Students Ace Professional Exams

February 21, 2008 - Several Columbus Technical College students recently passed professional exams: 11 cosmetology students took the state board exam, and all 11 students passed (100% success rate) 14 Automotive students took the ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) test, and all 14 students … [read more..]

SkillsUSA and Career Expo 2008 Help Students Prepare for the Future

Updated February 25, 2008 - Columbus Technical College was bustling with activity Friday, February 22nd. Two big events on campus helped young people learn about future educational and career opportunities. The College hosted over 100 area high school students in the annual SkillsUSA … [read more..]

Campus Security in the News

Campus security is on everyone's mind. Columbus Technical College's Chief of Security, Mr. Jeffrey LaMar, was interviewed recently by WTVM for a story on campus security. Local Media: "Local Colleges Evaluate Their Security Practices." WTVM.com. February 15, 2008, archive (pdf). … [read more..]

HERO Scholarship Winners

February 11, 2008 - Four Columbus Technical College students have been awarded the HERO (Helping Educate Reservists and their Offspring) Scholarship for Winter quarter 2008. It is the second time that students Monty Eller (Internet Specialist Degree) and Roberto Martinez (Management Supervisory … [read more..]