• Columbia State Breaks Ground on Williamson Campus

    Columbia State Breaks Ground on Williamson Campus

    Columbia State Community College faculty and staff, state and local officials, and community members gathered Friday, July 18 to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Williamson Campus.

    Speakers for the event included Dr. Janet F. Smith, Columbia State president; John Morgan, chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents; Rogers Anderson, Williamson county mayor; Rep. Charles Sargent; and Dr. Ken Moore, Franklin mayor. Tom Lawrence of WAKM emceed the event.

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  •  Columbia State Accepting Applications for Fall Semester

    Columbia State Accepting Applications for Fall Semester

    Columbia State Community College’s fall semester begins Aug. 25, and important application deadlines are fast approaching.

    New students must complete and submit an application prior to the Aug. 8 deadline. Returning students who have missed one or more semesters have until Aug. 18 to reapply for admission.


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  •  Columbia State Receives Grant to Expand Distance Learning

    Columbia State Receives Grant to Expand Distance Learning

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development, in conjunction with Columbia State Community College, hosted a press conference July 8 to announce Columbia State as the recipient of the Rural Utilities Service Distance Learning and Telemedicine program grant. The RUS-DLT grant program is designed to meet the educational and health care needs of rural communities in southern Middle Tennessee through the use of advanced telecommunications technologies.

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  • Educational Leaders Summit Focuses on Tennessee Promise

    Educational Leaders Summit Focuses on Tennessee Promise

    Columbia State Community College recently hosted its second South Central Tennessee Educational Leaders Summit to discuss the state of education in Middle Tennessee and how the Tennessee Promise will impact students and educational institutions.

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  • Community Art Exhibit at Columbia State

    Community Art Exhibit at Columbia State's Pryor Gallery

    Columbia State Community College’s Pryor Art Gallery, in partnership with Arts in Action, announces a call for submissions to the second annual “From the HeArt,” a Tri-Star Bank-sponsored exhibit. “From the HeART” is a community-wide, juried art competition and is open to all artists in Middle Tennessee.  

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  • Columbia State, Williamson County Schools Partner for WIT Center of Excellence

    Columbia State, Williamson County Schools Partner for WIT Center of Excellence

    Columbia State Community College held a press conference Tuesday, June 17 to announce its new partnership with Williamson County Schools for plans to develop Williamson’s Information Technology Center of Excellence at Centennial High School.

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  • Foundation Announces Chancellor

    Foundation Announces Chancellor's Award Recipients

    Constantine and Mary Vrailas were honored at the Columbia State Community College Foundation’s annual award luncheon today as recipients of the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy.  

    Recognized for their significant impact on the growth and support of education at Columbia State and its surrounding communities, David Gregory, vice chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents, presented the award to the Vrailas’, pointing out that they have provided many needed opportunities for students working toward degrees.

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  • Foundation Announces Distinguished Alumni

    Foundation Announces Distinguished Alumni

    Dr. Barry Gidcomb was honored at the Columbia State Community College Foundation’s annual award luncheon today, receiving the highest honor bestowed upon alumni.

    Selected by Dr. Janet F. Smith, Columbia State president, Gidcomb was awarded the 2014 President’s Award of Honor for Distinguished Alumni for his outstanding service to Columbia State.

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  • Foundation Announces Alumnus of the Year

    Foundation Announces Alumnus of the Year

    Dana Henry Salters was honored at the Columbia State Community College Foundation’s annual award luncheon today, receiving the 2014 Alumnus of the Year award.

    The Lynnville resident is a 1988 graduate of Columbia State who earned an Associate of Applied Science degree in radiologic technology. Twenty years after she graduated from Columbia State, Salters decided to further her education by enrolling at Trevecca Nazarene University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in management and human relations and a master’s degree business administration.

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  • J.R. Moon Golf Tournament Winners Announced

    J.R. Moon Golf Tournament Winners Announced

    Columbia State Community College hosted the Rogers Group, Inc. 18th Annual J.R. Moon Golf Classic June 5 at the Saddle Creek Golf Club in Lewisburg.

    1st Place Winners: Team Roy Haislip – Pictured, left to right: Jeremy Horton, Rodney Haislip, Roy Haislip and Jonathan Irizarry.

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