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Jan. 28, 2012: Dr. Gary Dawson of River City Rehabilitation & Spine in Columbus addresses the crowd at the Columbus Tech Student Success Center kick-off breakfast.

CTC Celebrates New Center with kick-off Breakfast

An under-served population at Columbus Technical College has a set of powerful new tools to make ensure their educational and vocational dreams come to fruition. Thanks to a grant provided by a division of the department of education, the Student Success Center at Columbus Tech is up and running. … [read more..]

Columbus Technical College cosmetology student Chandi Saunders gives a complimentary haircut to Roger Hanes at the Employment Expo for the Homeless on January 26, 2012.

Cosmetology Students Offer Free Haircuts for Homeless

Students from Columbus Technical College’s cosmetology program put their experience and knowledge to work for the homeless and working poor in our community on Thursday. The students provided free haircuts and beard trims at the annual Employment Expo for the Homeless at the Open Door Community … [read more..]

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CTC Names Top Four Students

Columbus Technical College would like to congratulate its top four students in the annual GOAL (Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership) competition! This is the highest student honor in the Technical College System of Georgia. The Columbus Tech students will be interviewed this Monday and a winner … [read more..]

Columbus Technical College nursing students Ashton Allen and Jennifer Digby show off their 2012 scholarship certificates. Ashton (left) won the Klayder scholarship while Digby won the Hartline scholarship. Each award is worth $500.

Nursing Students Earn $1000 total from Hartline, Klayder Scholarships

Two freshmen Columbus Technical College nursing students will be adding some much-needed money to their education fund thanks to special scholarships. Twenty-three-year-old Ashton Allen boasts a 4.0 grade point average and earned $500 thanks to the Klayder Scholarship for 2012. In her scholarship … [read more..]

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CTC Introduces new Dean of Health Sciences

Columbus Technical College has named a former Fort Benning pathologist its new Dean of the School of Health Sciences. Robert Wilkeson, D.O., officially starts his duties as Dean on January 3, 2012. Dr. Wilkeson is originally from the Pittsburgh area. His background in medicine developed over years … [read more..]

Columbus Technical College paralegal students, an instructor, and the program’s manager visit Georgia Governor Nathan Deal. The students were in Atlanta as part of a special tour of and mock trial at the Georgia Supreme Court. Pictured are (left to right): Anna Warren, Roberta James, Wanda Morris, William Edwards (instructor), Jessica Smith, Sarah Aeverman, Torri Taylor, Reuben Hensley, Tammy Norris, Gov. Deal, Kathryn White, April Hopson (program manager) Kathy Komendantov, Jessica Sanders, Jennifer Gregory, Jennifer Carter, and Brandi Waldrup.

Paralegal Students Visit GA Supreme Court, Meet Governor

Students enrolled in the paralegal program at Columbus Technical College were treated to a special trip on Tuesday as part of their real world learning experience. Fourteen students, the program manager, and an adjunct instructor traveled to the Georgia Supreme Court in Atlanta where they toured the … [read more..]

Wife and mother of seven, Linda Hollist, dons her cap and gown after earning her associate degree in nursing from Columbus Technical College. She hopes to use her new skills and educational background to work in a labor and delivery environment.

CTC Grads Set Examples, Break Records

Attendees of this Monday’s Columbus Technical College graduation ceremony will be treated to the school’s largest commencement yet!  About 600 students met the requirements to qualify for graduation and nearly 400 of them will be walking across the Trade Center ballroom stage on December 19 at … [read more..]

Nov. 5, 2011: Sias International University hosted a colorful ceremony for the signing of agreements between themselves and Columbus Technical College. Dr. Ian Bond (left) with Sias President Li Haijun, founder/chairman Dr. Shawn Chen (r. behind Pres. Li), and Dr. Robert George (l. behind Dr. Bond).

CTC Trip to China Yields Three Major Agreements

Columbus Technical College Director of International Education and Outreach, Dr. Ian Bond, embarked on a trip to the People’s Republic of China recently and before he returned to the states, three major Chinese institutions of higher learning had signed agreements with Columbus Tech. Dr. Bond and … [read more..]

Mr. Mac’s McCaulley Auditorium.

CTC Auditorium Named in Honor of ‘Mr. Mac’

To celebrate the early birthday of special longtime friend and lead custodian, Charles “Mr. Mac” McCaulley, Columbus Technical College has renamed its main auditorium in his honor. The naming announcement came as a surprise Monday morning to the one hundred or so faculty and staff members, … [read more..]

Dr. Linda Campbell, Director of Academic Support at the Columbus campus of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, and Bob Jones, President of Columbus Technical College, sign a partnership agreement on December 1, 2011.

CTC Signs Partnership Agreement with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

In a continuing effort to make the obtainment of a college education easier on its students, Columbus Technical College and the Columbus campus of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) at Pratt & Whitney have entered into a partnership agreement. The agreement allows students to transfer … [read more..]