May 2012 Mayor Tomlinson

Columbus Mayor Addresses CTC Graduates

May 10, 2012:  About 200 students from Columbus Technical College walked across the stage at the Columbus Convention and Trade Center Monday night with their heads held high, knowing they were now college graduates. Melissa Simpson even found herself making history with those few steps. That's … [read more..]

Kimberly Zapata

Columbus Tech Graduation Means a Fresh Start

 May 2, 2012: If you asked Kimberly Zapata in late 2009 where she’d be in three years, you might be met with tears and uncertainty. That’s when she and her husband lost their jobs with an Opelika tire plant; Kimberly had been drawing a paycheck there for some 17 years and the future looked dim. Fast … [read more..]

Hinman Scholar 2012

Dental Assisting Student Earns $500 Boost from Scholarship

May 2, 2012:  Dental assisting student Madelene “Summer” Hale still has a little bit of time to go before she graduates from Columbus Technical College in December. But those few months will fly by a little quicker thanks to an extra $500 in her pocket. That’s because Hale is the winner of the 2012 … [read more..]

CTC welding student Daniel Cooper

Welding Students Add Personal Touch to Wright Stage

April 17, 2012: If you haven't been by Columbus Technical College's Robert L. Wright, Jr. Health Sciences Center lately, you're in for a treat! Not only is the property greening up by the minute with new sod and lush surroundings but the stage on the front lawn is getting some customized touches as … [read more..]

Stephanie's special cake!

CTC Dean of Library Services Honored

April 12, 2012: The Columbus Area Library Association (CALA) has named Columbus Technical College Dean of Library Services, Stephanie Middleton, as this year's LIBRA Award winner. Middleton took center stage on April 12 at an awards presentation in her honor in the Columbus Technical College Library … [read more..]

SkillsUSA gold medal

Columbus Tech Students Take Home 28 Medals in Statewide Competition

March 22, 2012:      Columbus Technical College has dozens more reasons to be proud of its students these days. That’s because at the state level competition for SkillsUSA® last weekend, the students brought home 28 medals! Those who earned first place gold medals in Georgia will compete on the … [read more..]

Grainger Scholarship Winners, March 2012

Grainger Scholarship Helps Four HVAC Students

March 19, 2012:  Thanks to a well-known industrial supply company, four students enrolled in the HVAC (heating, ventilation, air-conditioning) program at Columbus Technical College have an extra $625 to help fund their education. The Grainger Foundation provides a total $7500 in scholarship funds … [read more..]

Mayor Tomlinson and CTC students.

Mayor Addresses Students in Honor of Women’s History

March 19, 2012: Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson shared some words of wisdom and experience Wednesday with students from Columbus Technical College’s history and leadership classes. The mayor was asked by instructor Tamika McKenzie to address the students to help commemorate March being Women’s … [read more..]

Chemistry and math instructor Alicia Anderson is Columbus Tech’s instructor of the year. With her is CTC President Bob Jones.

Columbus Technical College Names Student, Teacher of the Year

A 28-year-old military wife has been named Columbus Technical College’s Student of the Year for 2012. Sarah Aeverman is enrolled in the paralegal studies program at Columbus Tech. She will be graduating in December with an associate degree and hopes to use her education and experience to pay tribute … [read more..]

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..]