• 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."

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  • 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. 

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  • 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."

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  • 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. 

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  • Pryor Gallery to Host American Watercolor Society

    Pryor Gallery to Host American Watercolor Society

    Columbia State Community College welcomes the American Watercolor Society's 148th Annual International Exhibition Travel Show to the Pryor Gallery beginning July 1. The exhibit features 40 artists from around the country.

    "We are proud to host such great caliber of work in our community for everyone to enjoy," said Michele Wikinson, Pryor Gallery curator. "We hope that this art inspires professional and aspiring artists to explore the medium of watercolor."

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  • Commercial Entertainment Celebrates 20 Years

    Commercial Entertainment Celebrates 20 Years

    On Friday, June 5, Columbia State Community Colleges's commercial entertainment held its 20th Anniversary Reunion. The celebration featured alumni and current students performing various vocal and dance medleys from past theater performances. 

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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. 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.

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  • Christa Martin Receives Harold Love Award

    Christa Martin Receives Harold Love Award

    Columbia State Community College's Dr. Christa S. Martin was recently chosen as a recipient of the 2015 Harold Love Outstanding Community Service Award. "Christa Martin is a woman of many great accomplishments and volunteer efforts," said Dr. Janet F. Smith, Columbia State president. "It is evident through her concern with the welfare of others and shows in her life examples, work and deeds that she is a most worthy candidate for the Harold Love Award."

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    Columbia State's Professor Katz Extends Myopia Study, Second Article Published

    In an extension of her 2011 study published in the Journal of Behavioral Optometry, Dr. Louise Katz has completed a study that suggests a correlation between myopia and childhood stress, fear and abuse, which was recently published in the International Journal of Optometry and Visual Performance.

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  • Students are Urged to Check Unmet Requirements

    Students are Urged to Check Unmet Requirements

    Columbia State Community College urges students planning to attend the fall 2015 semester to check the status of their financial aid paperwork.

    “We are urging all students to log into their ChargerNet accounts to check for any additional documentation that is needed to complete all financial aid requirements,” said Cherry Johnson, director of financial aid at Columbia State. “We recommend that students submit all outstanding documentation to Columbia State between June 15 and July 1.”


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