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CTC Hosts Employment Law and Legislative Update for GDOL

Columbus Technical College and its Economic Development division played host to the Georgia Department of Labor's Employment Law and Legislative Issues Update on August 16; Labor Commissioner Mark Butler was the keynote speaker. The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) teamed up with the State … [read more..]

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‘Summer Release’ Provides Fun Break While Helping Others

Sometimes college students can get bogged down with studying, studying, and more studying so when someone gives you free food and a chance to decompress, all while helping others, you jump on it! That's exactly what the Student Leadership Council at Columbus Technical College did at the end of … [read more..]

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Dental Assisting takes part in Huge Clinic for Needy Patients

Six Columbus Technical College dental assisting students and their instructors recently got an up-close and personal look at how many citizens desperately need dental care in the Peach State. The Georgia Mission of Mercy (GMOM) was a free dental clinic held in metro Atlanta this June. It is part of … [read more..]

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Former Archaeologist, Small Business Owner among Big Winners of Scholarship

Like millions of Americans, the economy forced Kenny Mayo to start over. His drywall business in Florida dried up. “I began to see a decline in business when builders began using people who would work for lower wages,” Mayo remembered. Despite working part-time jobs and eventually moving to Columbus … [read more..]

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CTC SkillsUSA Community Service Team Brings Home Medal

Congratulations to Columbus Technical College's community service team for placing third nationwide at the recent SkillsUSA competition, earning a bronze medal! The College was well-represented on the national stage in Kansas City in late June. That's because 13 gold medal winners and their advisors … [read more..]

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Surg Tech Student Earns $750 Scholarship

By being observant, patient, and clicking a mouse a few extra times, 23-year-old Columbus Tech Surgical Technology student Brittany Hudson found herself 750 dollars richer. Brittany was given an assignment by her instructors that included registering online to become a member of the Association for … [read more..]

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State Board Names Lorette Hoover as New CTC President

Atlanta & Columbus, GA – Columbus Technical College will soon have a new leader.  Commissioner Ron Jackson today informed the state board that oversees the Technical College System of Georgia that Lorette Hoover, who is currently the president of Altamaha Technical College in Jesup, Georgia, is … [read more..]

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Columbus Technical College Picks Up Adult Ed Program

(updated July 11, 2013) Adults from Muscogee, Harris, Stewart, Quitman, Chattahoochee, and  Talbot counties looking to get a fresh educational start can do so through Columbus Technical College and the newly-formed A.C.E. (Adult and Community Education) Team. The Technical College System of … [read more..]

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Community Bids Bon Voyage to Retiring CTC President

May 17, 2013:  The lawn at the Wright Health Sciences Center at Columbus Technical College was packed with well-wishers on Friday, May 17 for a grand send-off event for retiring college President Bob Jones. Community leaders, elected officials, friends, family, co-workers, and even members of the … [read more..]

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Columbus Rotary Honors Students with $500 Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of the Rotary Club of Columbus, two deserving Columbus Technical College students have 500 more dollars to help them finish school. Brittaney Carter and Brittney Edwards are both enjoying their last semester as college students and when their instructors emailed them about a … [read more..]