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Technical Colleges Play Vital Role in Kia Expansion

Ledger-Enquirer reporter Tony Adams speaks with Tommy Wilson, Dean of the School of Professional and Technical Services, along with representatives from West Georgia Technical College, about the new Kia plant and similar manufacturing growth in our area. Local Media Coverage: "Wanted: Eager … [read more..]

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CTC Health Sciences Instructors Visit Harris County H.S.

September 20, 2007 - As part of their continued effort to keep in touch with the community and with future students, Columbus Technical College Surgical Technology Program Manager Kellie Byrd and Respiratory Therapy Instructor Mark Thorne recently visited students at Harris County High School. Armed … [read more..]

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Surgical Technology Week Honors Professionals and Instructors

The week of September 16, 2007 was celebrated as Surgical Technology Week across the country. To honor those who are in this field and the teachers who help educate and train students to be Surgical Technologists, Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue presented a special proclamation on September 26, … [read more..]

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Commissioner of Georgia’s Technical Colleges to Visit CTC

September 20, 2007 - In his statewide effort to be more in tune with Georgia's technical colleges and their needs, the Commissioner of the Technical College System of Georgia, Mr. Ron Jackson, will visit Columbus Technical College on Tuesday, September 25, 2007. Mr. Jackson will address Columbus … [read more..]

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Partnership Benefits Children with Autism

Columbus Technical College is partnering with a local autism support group (Muscogee County Autism Support Group [MCASG]), the Muscogee County School District, and the future Autism Hope Center in an initiative to train caregivers who work with autistic children. In a nutshell, the program will … [read more..]

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Columbus Tech and Quick Start in the news

Columbus Technical College's ability to provide tailor-fit job training opportunities was a big reason why aerospace giant, Cessna, decided to expand its Columbus operations. The company announced its $25 million investment at a groundbreaking ceremony at the new Muscogee Technology Park in Columbus … [read more..]

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‘Lighthouse’ Event Showcases Best of the Best

September 18, 2007 - Columbus Technical College was well-represented at the annual Lighthouse conference last week in Augusta. Part of the Lighthouse Professional Development Conference for the Technical College System of Georgia is the naming of the Rick Perkins Teacher of the Year for the … [read more..]

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Former Army Ranger Earns Nursing Scholarship

September 12, 2007 - Columbus Technical College nursing student, Sergio Arce, has been named the proud and deserving recipient of the W.G. Hartline Scholarship. The $500 scholarship will help offset the cost of tuition and fees for the former Army Ranger. September 12, 2007 - Columbus Technical … [read more..]

Technical Colleges and Quick Start Partnership

The partnership between Columbus Technical College and the Georgia Quick Start program was recently featured in the local news: "Georgia Named Number One In U.S. For Workforce Training." WTVM.com September 7, 2007 (archive, pdf). … [read more..]

Technical Colleges’ State Board Approves Budget

September 6, 2007 - The state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) today approved a $385.7 million budget that includes a $5 per credit hour increase in student tuition. The board’s approval came during its monthly meeting, which was held at Coosa Valley Technical … [read more..]