• Columbia State to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

    Columbia State to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

    Columbia State Community College will celebrate its 50th Anniversary during the 2015-2016 academic year. This golden anniversary also marks a half century of community colleges in Tennessee.

    This yearlong celebration will include special events and activities at all five campuses, including a historical display and film, a commemorative 50th Anniversary book that will be available for purchase, and much more.

    Read More About the 50th Anniversary

  • Columbia State Hires Winston Neal as Men

    Columbia State Hires Winston Neal as Men's Basketball Coach

    Former Division I coach and student-athlete, Winston Neal joins Columbia State Community College's athletic department as the head coach for the men's basketball team. 

    "I am excited to take on the responsibilities as head coach of the Chargers," Neal said. "Thanks to my experience as both a former student-athlete and Division I coach, I feel as though I could not be more prepared to take on this position."

    Read more about Winston Neal

  • Pryor Gallery to Host Watercolor Workshop by Wilkison

    Pryor Gallery to Host Watercolor Workshop by Wilkison

    By popular demand, Columbia State Community College's Pryor Gallery will be hosting a second watercolor workshop with award winning artist, John Wilkison on October 17-18 from 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    The cost of the workshop is $285 and is limited to 20 students. The workshop will take place in the Waymon L. Hickman Building, and emphasis will be on color, composition and texture. 

    Read more about the workshop

  • Columbia State Hosts Tennessee Board of Regents

    Columbia State Hosts Tennessee Board of Regents

    Columbia State Community College hosted the Tennessee Board of Regents quarterly meeting at its Columbia Campus Thursday and Friday, bring regents, community college and university leadership, Tennessee College of Applied Technology leaders, legislators, and other guests to the campus.

    "We are proud to show off Columbia State to our guests," said Janet F. Smith, Columbia State president. "Columbia State is about people working together to make things happen, whether it's in the classroom or outside the classroom, and it's a pleasure to share our campus with all of these great people."

    Read more about the TBR meeting

  • Columbia State Foundation Announces Chancellor

    Columbia State Foundation Announces Chancellor's Award Recipient

    Dr. Veena Anand was honored at the Columbia State Community College Foundation's annual award luncheon Wednesday, June 10 as the recipient of the 2015 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. 

    Recognized for her contributions to Columbia State, Dr. Warren Nichols, vice chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents, presented the award to Anand, pointing out that she understands the important role Columbia State plays in the lives of its students and communities. 

    Read more about the Chancellor's Award

  • Columbia State Accepting Applications for Fall Semester

    Columbia State Accepting Applications for Fall Semester

    Columbia State Community College’s fall semester begins Aug. 24, and important application deadlines are fast approaching for new and returning students.

    New students must complete and submit an application by the Aug. 7 deadline. Returning students who have missed one or more semesters must reapply for admission by Aug. 14. Fall registration closes Aug. 18.

    Learn More about Applying to Columbia State.


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