• B.I. Naddy Endows Scholarship for STEM Students

    B.I. Naddy Endows Scholarship for STEM Students

    Dr. B.I. Naddy recently endowed a scholarship for Columbia State Community College students through the Columbia State Foundation.

    “Dr. Naddy is known for his commitment to the success of students, and that commitment did not end with his retirement,” said Dr. Janet F. Smith, Columbia State president. “It is his love of students and the joy of seeing their successes that Dr. Naddy chose to establish this endowment.”

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  • Columbia State Hosts Annual High School Competition

    Columbia State Hosts Annual High School Competition

    More than 320 high school students participated in  Columbia State Community College’s annual High School Competition last month when students from 17 southern Middle Tennessee high schools competed in 18 different academic areas, including creative writing, vocal performance, algebra and sociology.

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  • ARRI Alexa Training Now Offered Through Film Crew Technology Program

    ARRI Alexa Training Now Offered Through Film Crew Technology Program

    Students in Columbia State Community College’s film crew technology program are taking their film making skills to the next level this semester now that they have acquired the ARRI Alexa camera.

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  • Columbia State Department Of Music Presents Spring Concert

    Columbia State Department Of Music Presents Spring Concert

    Columbia State Community College’s Department of Music presents the spring student concert at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 24 in the Ledbetter Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

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  • Columbia State to Present Classical Recital

    Columbia State to Present Classical Recital

    Columbia State Community College welcomes Christine Poythress to the Cherry Theater stage Monday, April 28 at 6 p.m. for a classical vocal recital that includes arias by George Frederic Handel and art songs by Robert Schumann and Claude Debussy.

    The rescheduled recital is free and open to the public and is co-sponsored by the Lyceum Committee and the Department of Music. The Cherry Theater is in the Waymon L. Hickman building on the Columbia campus located at 1665 Hampshire Pike.


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  • Columbia State Students Selected for NASA Project

    Columbia State Students Selected for NASA Project

    Columbia State Community College students, Janelle Williams and Cory Stephenson were two of 40 students chosen to participate in the National Community College Aerospace Scholars program this spring at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

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  • Pryor Gallery to Showcase Elementary School Art

    Pryor Gallery to Showcase Elementary School Art

    Columbia State Community College’s Pryor Art Gallery will feature the art of Maury County elementary school students beginning April 10, followed by an artists’ reception on April 11 from 4 – 6 p.m.

    The exhibit will run through April 28, and parents, family and friends of the students are invited to attend the reception.


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  • Columbia State Hosts South Central Tennessee Educational Leaders Summit

    Columbia State Hosts South Central Tennessee Educational Leaders Summit

    Columbia State Community College hosted the South Central Tennessee Educational Leaders Summit on March 26 to discuss current initiatives and changes at both the secondary and post-secondary level and to identify ways to increase collaboration between institutions.

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  • Columbia State Partners with Saint Thomas Health for Cardiac Training

    Columbia State Partners with Saint Thomas Health for Cardiac Training

    Columbia State Community College’s nursing department, in partnership with Saint Thomas Health Regional Network, held its first Nursing IV Cardiac Symposium Feb. 18 at the Northfield Workforce Development and Conference Center in Spring Hill.

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  • Williamson County Campus on the Horizon

    Williamson County Campus on the Horizon

    Columbia State Community College held a press conference at its Williamson County campus Feb. 4, publicly thanking Gov. Bill Haslam for including the college in his budget the night before and updating the community on the status of the new campus.

    “I am very thankful to the governor,” said Dr. Janet F. Smith, Columbia State president. “He has recognized this need for quite some time . . .

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