• Columbia State Named as One of Top 150 in the Country

    Columbia State Named as One of Top 150 in the Country

    Highlighting the critical importance of improving student success in America’s community colleges, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program recently named Columbia State Community College as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges eligible to compete for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence and $1 million dollars in prize funds, as well as Siemens Technical Scholars Program student scholarships.

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  • Columbia State to Host FAFSA Frenzy Event

    Columbia State to Host FAFSA Frenzy Event

    Columbia State Community College is offering free on-site assistance to help students and families fill out the 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid during the “FAFSA Frenzy” event.

    Financial aid professionals and other enrollment services staff will be available to assist students and families with filing the 2016-2017 FAFSA online prior to the Tennessee Student Assistance Award and Tennessee Promise deadlines. Applying early increases opportunities to receive state funds.

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  • Women of Wisdom Provides Scholarships for Columbia State Students

    Women of Wisdom Provides Scholarships for Columbia State Students

    During a recent meeting at The Lakes of Columbia, the Women of Wisdom of Maury County presented Columbia State Community College with a check to support scholarships. Columbia State is appreciative of the impact “WOW” has made over the last several years to provide scholarship opportunities in our community. Pictured, left to right: Judy Musgrave, Kara Huckaby, Chris Henson, Columbia State development officer; and Gail Ferguson.

  • Workforce Development Offers Pharmacy Tech Course

    Workforce Development Offers Pharmacy Tech Course

    The Center for Workforce Development is offering the “Pharmacy Technician Program” at Columbia State Community College’s Columbia Campus beginning March 15

    The comprehensive 50-hour program prepares students to work as a pharmacy technician in retail or other pharmacy settings and to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board’s national exam.

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  • CWD Offers QuickBooks 2013 Course

    CWD Offers QuickBooks 2013 Course

    On March 16, Columbia State Community College’s Center for Workforce Development is offering QuickBooks 2013.

    The one-day course is ideal for those who want to learn to quickly and efficiently gain control over the financial aspects of a small business or organization.

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  • Columbia State Hosts HOSA Regional Conference

    Columbia State Hosts HOSA Regional Conference

    On Friday, Jan. 15, Columbia State Community College hosted the 2016 HOSA: Future Health Professionals Regional Conference. Approximately 30 high schools were represented with more than 800 students in attendance.

    “It was an honor to have some of the region’s best and brightest future health care professionals on campus,” said Dr. Kae Fleming, Columbia State dean of health sciences and professor of radiologic technology. “These students demonstrate professionalism, dedication and commitment to excellence, and we look forward to having some of these students in our health care programs as they graduate from high school and move into post-secondary education.”

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  • Williamson Co. Principals Tour New Williamson Campus

    Williamson Co. Principals Tour New Williamson Campus

    On Thursday, Jan. 21, high school principals and representatives from Williamson County Schools for a sneak peek of the new Williamson Campus.

    Dr. Janet F. Smith, Columbia State president, presented an overview of the programs, services and enrollment trends at the existing Williamson Campus. Smith also shared an overview of new programs and services being made available because of the new campus. 

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  • Columbia State Announces Manuscript Submission Deadline for Upcoming Writer

    Columbia State Announces Manuscript Submission Deadline for Upcoming Writer's Conference

    Columbia State Community College announces a manuscript submission deadline for the upcoming spring Duck River Writer’s Conference. Writers are encouraged to submit poetry, short stories, excerpts from novels, and teen poetry and fiction by March 18.

    Manuscripts will be reviewed by a panel of judges prior to the conference and a workshop will be held during the conference to provide professional feedback for all submissions.

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  • Pryor Art Gallery Announces January Exhibit

    Pryor Art Gallery Announces January Exhibit

    From Jan. 6 through Feb. 11, the Pryor Art Gallery will host the highlights of the “Columbia State Community College Permanent Art Collection” exhibit.

    "Columbia State has so many lovely pieces of art work created by significant artists that are tucked away and scattered throughout the different buildings and campuses,” said Michele Wilkinson, Pryor Art Gallery curator. “They are only seen by those that pass them in their daily routine. What a pleasure it will be to offer a collection of these works for all to enjoy in one room for this exhibit."

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