Columbia State Community College’s fall semester begins Aug. 25, and important application deadlines are fast approaching.
students must complete and submit an application prior to the Aug. 8
deadline. Returning students who have missed one or more semesters have
until Aug. 18 to reapply for admission.
Columbia State Community College announces its 2014-2015 First Farmers
Performance Series season with some of the country’s best entertainers.
October 2 - Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky ThunderNovember 6 - Evening in the RoundDecember 14 - Blue Sky RidersFebruary 12 - Mac McAnallyMarch 12 - Annie Moses BandApril 23 - Columbia State Spring Musical
Season ticket sales begin July 31 and individual tickets go on sale Aug. 19.
The veterinary technology students at Columbia State Community College
invite all dogs to enjoy a spa day Aug. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
the dogs relax into their spa experience, they will be treated to a
variety of services. The doggie shampoo service is priced to the size of
the individual pooch, and all baths include wash, blow dry and good
brushing. Pricing is:
Columbia State Community College faculty and staff, state and local officials, and community members gathered Friday, July 18 to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new Williamson Campus.
Speakers for the event included Dr. Janet F. Smith, Columbia State president; John Morgan, chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents; Rogers Anderson, Williamson county mayor; Rep. Charles Sargent; and Dr. Ken Moore, Franklin mayor. Tom Lawrence of WAKM emceed the event.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development, in conjunction
with Columbia State Community College, hosted a press conference July 8
to announce Columbia State as the recipient of the Rural Utilities
Service Distance Learning and Telemedicine program grant. The RUS-DLT
grant program is designed to meet the educational and health care needs
of rural communities in southern Middle Tennessee through the use of
advanced telecommunications technologies.
Columbia State Community College recently hosted its second South
Central Tennessee Educational Leaders Summit to discuss the state of
education in Middle Tennessee and how the Tennessee Promise will impact
students and educational institutions.
Columbia State Community College’s Pryor Art Gallery, in partnership
with Arts in Action, announces a call for submissions to the second
annual “From the HeArt,” a Tri-Star Bank-sponsored exhibit. “From the
HeART” is a community-wide, juried art competition and is open to all
artists in Middle Tennessee.
Columbia State Community College held a press conference Tuesday, June
17 to announce its new partnership with Williamson County Schools for
plans to develop Williamson’s Information Technology Center of
Excellence at Centennial High School.
Columbia State Community College was represented at the Tennessee Region Phi Theta Kappa Convention and the annual convention in Orlando, Fla. this spring.
Among those attending were students Rebecca Parsons (Spring Hill), Kara Wessels (Spring Hill), James Pegler (Columbia), Kaitlyn Owens (Mt. Pleasant) and Nathan Smith (Antioch), joined by sponsors Greg Mewbourn and Karen Roush.
Sigma Kappa Delta, the English honor society for two-year colleges, has just completed its first full year at Columbia State Community College under the sponsorship of English instructor, Brittany Hall. The new Eta Beta chapter has inducted 27 new members, won a national award in writing, held fundraising events, and gone on field trips.
“I see this club as an excellent opportunity to get some of our talented, studious students recognized within a national organization,” Hall explained. “I encourage my students to take advantage of this chance to display their academic success and represent their college and community.”
Columbia State Community College softball players Mandy Bunnell, Becca Curtis, Ashley Price and Carmen Whitfield graduated this spring and have plans in place for a bright future.
Bunnell is a graduate of Priceville High School in Decatur, Ala. Earning an Associate degree, her achievements at Columbia State also include being a TCCAA Distinguished Scholar-Athlete, making the dean’s list and being a member of the 2nd team all-conference as well as the all-tournament team in 2013. In the fall, Bunnell will continue her education Wallace State Community College in Hanceville, Ala.
Recent Columbia State Community College graduate, Colleen Conway received the Jo L. Hutton Outstanding Student Award at the 2014 Student Honors Convocation. The award is the highest honor given to a student of the college. Nominees for the award are selected and voted on by the faculty based on their grade point average and their service to the school and the community, and Conway’s record in and out of the classroom more than qualifies her for the award. The Jo L. Hutton award also includes a monetary award made possible by the Columbia State Foundation.
Columbia State Community College was represented at the Tennessee Society for Respiratory Care Annual State Convention and Exhibition this spring. First and second year students attended sessions concerning patient safety and the role of the respiratory therapist in the emergency department and during transport, as well as other topics.
For the second year the TSRC sponsored a student poster presentation with cash awards for the first, second and third place finishers, with awards of $300, $200 and $100 respectively. Columbia State students won all three awards, competing against Baptist College of Health Sciences in Memphis.
The Civil War Trust recently held their annual conference in Nashville and invited Columbia State Assistant Professor of History Thomas Flagel to give the keynote address at their annual dinner. Flagel’s talk was titled “Finding Our Collective Appomattox: The Search for Peace at the End of the American Civil War,” an examination of how preserved battlefields became sites of solace for veterans and civilians searching for peace and belonging, a role that he sees continuing to this day. The presentation went so well that the Civil War Trust is having Flagel write an article for their periodical Hallowed Ground.
Columbia State Community College recently held its 17th annual Employees’ Honors and Awards Convocation, recognizing those who have excelled in their service to the school as well as those who are retiring. The most prestigious awards include those given to members of the faculty, the professional staff and the support staff. The final award of the event was the President’s Medal, which was presented by Smith to David Ogden, recently retired director of recruitment and admissions, in recognition of his many years of dedication to the school.
1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia TN 38401 | 931-540-2722
Content © 1996-2013 Columbia State - All Rights Reserved. Columbia State Community
College, a Tennessee Board of Regents institution,
is an equal opportunity, affirmative action