• Inclement Weather Update for Wednesday, Feb. 10

    Inclement Weather Update for Wednesday, Feb. 10

    Due to weather conditions, the Williamson Campus will be closed today. All credit and noncredit classes and other events at the Williamson Campus have been cancelled for Wednesday, Feb. 10. Students and employees should not report to the Williamson Campus.

    All other campuses will open at 9:30 a.m. Classes scheduled to start at or after 9:30 a.m. will meet as scheduled. Classes scheduled to start before 9:30 a.m. are cancelled. Block classes/labs/clinicals with more than an hour remaining will begin at 9:30 a.m.

    Please keep in mind that students and employees should use their own judgement during inclement weather and hazardous conditions. If a student does not attend a class when the college is open, he or she is subject to the attendance policy defined by each instructor.

    Updated: Wednesday, Feb. 10, 8:15 a.m.

  • Writers

    Writers' Conference Announced

    Registration is now open for the Columbia State Community College Duck River Writers’ Conference on April 16. The conference will feature craft talks, workshops and a juried reading. 

    “Historically, Middle Tennessee has produced a wealth of literary talent,” said Judith Westley, conference chair and Columbia State assistant professor of English. “We have profound depth to our literary culture, and Columbia State is excited to bring so many great writers to our college and our community.” 

    Learn more about the conference.

  • 8Th Annual Lungs of Steel 5K Run/Walk

    8Th Annual Lungs of Steel 5K Run/Walk

    Columbia State Community College’s Respiratory Care Club, in conjunction with Maury County Parks and Recreation, will host their 8th Annual Lungs of Steel 5K Run/Walk on March 5.

    “Each year, it’s exciting to see the 5K continue,” said R. David Johnson, program director and associate professor of respiratory care. “These students all work toward the same goal, so it’s a great bonding experience for everyone involved.” 

    Learn more about the 5K

  • Maury Co. Elementary School Art on Exhibit in Pryor Art Gallery

    Maury Co. Elementary School Art on Exhibit in Pryor Art Gallery

    Columbia State Community College’s Pryor Art Gallery will feature the artwork of Maury County elementary school students beginning Feb. 16. An artists’ reception takes place that evening from 5 – 7 p.m.

    “Children and creativity blossom when supported and encouraged. What better way to support the arts but where creativity begins – in childhood,” said Michele Wilkinson, Pryor Art Gallery curator. “The exhibits are gatherings to celebrate our children and the beautiful work they have created with the support of their teachers, parents and community.” 


    Learn more about the elementary school exhibit

  • Workforce Development OffersMicrosoft  Excel Courses

    Workforce Development OffersMicrosoft Excel Courses

    Columbia State Community College’s Center for Workforce Development is offering Microsoft Excel 2013 courses at its Lewisburg and Lawrenceburg Campuses. 

    These hands-on introductory courses will center on basic Excel activities. After successful completion of each session, participants can expect to have the skills required to work efficiently in an existing spreadsheet and to also create new worksheets from a template and from scratch. 

    To learn more, click on the campus name below.

    Lawrenceburg

    Lewisburg


  • 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.

    Learn More About the Aspen Prize

  • 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.

    Read More About the FAFSA Frenzy

  • 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.

    Learm More About This Course

  • 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.

    Read More About This Class

  • 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.”

    Learn more about the HOSA Conference

  • 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. 

    Learn more about the tour


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