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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..]

Columbus Technical College's 2014 EAGLE winner, Carrie Freeman

Adult Ed Student of the Year Competed at State level

Columbus Technical College's EAGLE (Exceptional Adult Georgian in Literacy Education) winner Carrie Freeman has seen her share of big life changes over the last year or so. And when she realized that without a GED (General Equivalency Diploma), she couldn't find work, she  set out to get her … [read more..]

Chris Washington, David Lawrence, Nicholas Burns, Deshondre Davis and Bethany Winebrenner show off their hardware.

SkillsUSA Team Earns 17 Medals at State; Gets Ready for Nationals

CONGRATULATIONS to our SkillsUSA Team! The hard work from these students and their faculty advisors netted Columbus Technical College seven (7) Gold medals, six (6) Silver, and four (4) Bronze at the statewide competition in Atlanta March 13-15th. Our school advisor, John Lipham was even named the … [read more..]

Jim Trott

CTC Welcomes Newest Board Member

Columbus Technical College is pleased to welcome its newest Local Board Member, representing Harris County, Pine Mountain Mayor Jim Trott. The nomination of Mayor Trott was unanimously approved by the Board of Trustees on February 6, 2014. Jim Trott is a retired educator, with much of his … [read more..]

Columbus Technical College dental hygiene students apply dental sealants for a Fox Elementary student.

Local Elementary Students Get Free Dental Treatment

Eight area elementary school students have healthier teeth thanks to the students, faculty, and assisting dentists with Columbus Technical College's dental hygiene program. Several 2nd and 3rd graders from Fox Elementary School on 38th Street in Columbus were given a free assessment last week by … [read more..]

Denitra Hardnett

CTC Announces Students and Instructor of the Year for 2014

The students and faculty of Columbus Technical College are the best around but on occasion a few of them will rise above the rest. That was the case Thursday as the winners for the annual GOAL (Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership), Rick Perkins/Tim Justice Faculty Award, and the college’s first … [read more..]

Mother and daughter Tracey Evans and Kaitlin Elsey will be graduating from Columbus Technical College's nursing degree program together.

Mother & Daughter Graduate from Nursing Program Together

Fifty-one year old Tracey Evans and her 22-year-old daughter Kaitlin Elsey have always been close. When they qualified at the same time for the associate degree in nursing program at Columbus Technical College, that bond became even stronger -- but not before being tested. Thursday night at 7:30, … [read more..]

CTC is Finalist for College of the Year

CTC Named Finalist for College of the Year

The State Board of the Technical College System of Georgia announced Thursday that its members have chosen Savannah Technical College as their 2013 college of the year, presenting it with the “Perdue Award”. The board also recognized Augusta Technical College, Columbus Technical College, Gwinnett … [read more..]

Lorette Hoover

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..]

Adult_Ed_billboard

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..]