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.", August 5, 2008, archive … [read more..]


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..]


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..]


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..]


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..]


Instructor Sharron Cook to present at National Dental Assisting conference

July 15, 2008 - Sharon Cook, Columbus Technical College Dental Assisting Instructor, will present at the National Conference on “Using BlackBoard for Board Review” in August. The is quite an honor! Dental Assisting instructor Sharron Cook Since the Technical College … [read more..]

Online Learning is an Attractive Alternative to High Gas Prices

Online learning at several Georgia colleges, including Columbus Technical College, was recently highlighted in Georgia Public Broadcasting's news show, Georgia Gazette. Online classes are just one way students are dealing with the high price of driving. The story features comments from Ray Mercer, … [read more..]

Two-Year Colleges in the Spotlight

Two-year colleges are being recognized as a fast way to a job. Columbus Technical College's Dean of Health Sciences, Linn Storey, was recently interviewed by Fox 54 reporter Jason Dennis for a story on two-year programs. As the article points out, Columbus Technical College programs prepare … [read more..]


Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Students Receive Stipends

July 2, 2008 - Columbus Technical College Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) students were greeted with a big surprise when they came to campus Wednesday morning. Each student was awarded a stipend worth $680 to help offset the cost of their education. The stipend originated from the generosity of late … [read more..]


Students Attend SkillsUSA Competition, Bring Home Honors

Updated July 3, 2008 - June 23-27, 2008, was the National SkillsUSA Competition in Kansas City, MO. Advisors worked hard to prepare their students for this conference, and played a big part by inspiring them. A special thanks to Mr. John Lipham, Mr. Mike Meadows, Mrs. Amy Sandy and Mr. Carl … [read more..]