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..]


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..]


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." 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..]


Four Students Receive Radiology Scholarship

February 5, 2008 - Four Columbus Technical College Radiology students will be getting a helping hand with their school expenses, thanks to a special scholarship program. Each year, two seniors and two freshmen from Columbus Technical College are awarded the Aranas Scholarship for Radiology. The … [read more..]


Young ‘Mathletes’ Compete at Columbus Technical College

Updated February 11, 2008 -The 3rd annual MATHCOUNTS competition at Columbus Technical College was a huge success! Ninety-three middle school students from 12 Muscogee schools competed for trophies, graphing calculators and most of all, bragging rights. Blackmon Road Middle School was the big … [read more..]


Over 400 Job Seekers Attend KIA Job Fair

January 31, 2008 – Columbus Technical College saw a record-breaking turnout yesterday for folks hoping to land a job with KIA. Representatives from the Korean-based automaker and the Georgia Department of Labor (DOL) held a job fair at the College on Wednesday, January 30. Representatives from KIA … [read more..]