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Columbus Technical College faculty, students, and staff celebrate the arrival of their "new" Kia Optima.

Kia Donates 2013 Optima to CTC

Columbus Technical College's automotive department is the proud owner of a 2013 Kia Optima and it didn't cost them a dime. That's because Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc. (KMMG) in West Point donated the vehicle as part of its community service efforts. Technical colleges and high schools with … [read more..]

Columbus Technical College President Lorette M. Hoover congratulates Grainger Foundation scholarship winner James Woodworth. Looking on is Gloria Dodds, director of institutional advancement and Brian Brock, Grianger branch manager.

Grainger Foundation Scholarship Provides Much-Needed Boost for 5 CTC Students

Five Columbus Technical College students are adding some education-based dollars to their bank accounts these days. James Woodworth, Lonnie Cleveland, and Kyle Schramm are all enrolled in the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning (HVAC) program at the college; Roger Chaney is studying welding and … [read more..]

Left to right: CTC President Lorette M. Hoover, TCSG Commissioner Ron Jackson, Dr. Melanie Thornton, Tara Askew and TCSG Deputy Commissioner Dr. Josephine Reed-Taylor.

CTC Administrators Complete Leadership Academy

Columbus Technical College’s vice presidents of academic affairs and student affairs are now graduates of the Technical College System of Georgia’s (TCSG) Executive Leadership Academy. Dr. Melanie Thornton and Tara Askew were among 27 technical college executives from throughout Georgia that … [read more..]

Community service team advisor Alicia Anderson (front and students Shaunte Scott and Jarod Bolin strike a pose before heading to Kansas City.

SkillsUSA Team & Nat’l Competition

UPDATE: Medical Assisting student Pauline Battle came  home to Columbus sporting some new hardware - a bronze medal! Way to go Pauline and congratulations to her faculty advisor Leslie Noles. Columbus Technical College was well-represented at the national SkillsUSA competition in Kansas … [read more..]

Practical Nursing students Jackia Flack and Sierra Jiles took a "selfie" before the ceremony.

Ceremony Marks a Big First for Columbus Tech

June 12, 2014 was  a history-making day in the life of Columbus Technical College. That's because that evening's graduation ceremony was the first time GED graduates shard the stage with Columbus Tech college grads. About 200 GED and 370 college students qualified for graduation. The hope is that … [read more..]

The crowd applauses Markeis being named the region's middle school art winner.

Manufacturers, Art Winner Honored at Chamber Breakfast

Columbus Technical College and the Greater Columbus Chamber of Commerce came together Thursday to honor our region's manufacturers and two special young artists. The 2014 Manufacturing Appreciation Breakfast was held on May 8th to recognize the winners of our region's Manufacturer(s) of the Year in … [read more..]

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CTC GOAL Student in Top 9

Early childhood care and education student Denitra Hardnett of Columbus Technical College was named as a top nine finalist for the best technical education student in the State of Georgia. The announcement was made at the annual Technical College System of Georgia's GOAL/Rick Perkins/Leadership … [read more..]

Dental hygiene students (l to r) Anne Appler, Chezleigh Lackey, and Ashley Snider are winners of the 2014 Hinman Scholarship. They are scheduled to graduate in 2015.

Hinman Dental Society Names 4 CTC Students as Scholars

Three dental hygiene students and one dental assisting student from Columbus Technical College were awarded $2,750 in total scholarship money at the 102nd Hinman Dental Meeting held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta March 27 - 29.  Approximately 21,000 people were in attendance … [read more..]

Winners of the Klayder and Hartline nursing scholarships show off their certificates as CTC faculty and staff stand in support. Seated are (l to r) Hartline winners Christy Foster and Leslie Redmond and Hartline winners Pam Jones and Shanna Peterson. Standing (l to r) are Dir. of Institutional Advancement Gloria Dodds, Interim Dean of Health Sciences Mark Thorne, nursing instructors Babbs McKnight, Kristin Hinton, Sherry Lifsey, Tammy Shelley, Berthenia Smith, and Maketa Smith, and Exec. Dir. of Community & College Relations Cheryl Myers.

Four Nursing Students Earn Scholarships Totaling $2000

Four Columbus Technical College nursing students are the recipients of scholarships valued at $500 each and they will go a long way in helping pay for their education and/or future program-related needs. Winners of the Klayder Scholarship are Pam Jones and Shanna Peterson. This award was named in … [read more..]

Scholarship winner Royzell Smith and Director of Institutional Advancement Gloria Dodds share a laugh while fellow scholar Antonio Mack looks on.

Grainger Foundation Provides Huge Help to CTC Students

Five Columbus Technical College students have an extra $525 to use toward their program-related expenses thanks to a scholarship provided through the Grainger Foundation.  Brian Brock, Local Branch Manager of Grainger in Columbus, was on hand recently to encourage the students in the HVAC, Welding … [read more..]