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..]


College Named a Favorite by Ledger Readers

June 25, 2008 – Columbus Technical College has been named "Favorite College" by the annual Readers' Choice Awards program sponsored by the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer newspaper. This is a distinct honor as the selection process is based on a survey by readers of the Ledger. In other … [read more..]


Local Board Member C.P. Redding Honored for Years of Service

June 23, 2008 - Columbus Technical College President J. Robert "Bob" Jones (right) and Director of the Technical College Directors' Association, Adie Shimandle (center), presented out-going Trustee, C.P. Redding with a certificate honoring his years of service. Mr. Redding is stepping … [read more..]


SkillsUSA Team to Compete in Kansas City

June 23, 2008 - Columbus Technical College's 2008 SkillsUSA team has left for Kansas City, Missouri to vie for national titles. Ten students and four advisors have made the trip. Competition begins Tuesday, June 24 and ends with an awards ceremony on Friday, June 27. All students battling … [read more..]


First Class of Respiratory Care Students Boasts 100 Percent Graduation Rate

June 17, 2008 - Every member of Columbus Technical College's first class of Respiratory Care students can now call themselves Respiratory Care Practitioners. That's because 100% of the students who started the new program in winter of 2006 have graduated! Besides meeting the classroom and clinical … [read more..]


Columbus Technical College Names “Instructor of the Year”

June 16, 2008 - Surgical Technology Instructor and Lead Advisor for the School of Health Sciences, Donna Emmons, has been named the "Rick Perkins Instructor of the Year" for Columbus Technical College for 2008-2009. The Rick Perkins Award for Excellence in Technical Instruction honors the Technical … [read more..]