Columbia State Invites Public To Williamson Campus Grand Opening

(COLUMBIA, Tenn. – June 13, 2016) - - - Columbia State Community College is set to celebrate the official grand opening of its new Williamson Campus June 22 at 10:30 a.m. and would like to welcome the community to be a part of the celebration.

“This is a great day for Columbia State,” said Dr. Janet F. Smith, Columbia State president. “The beautiful new campus will be a venue of great learning while also being a welcoming, efficient and technologically advanced space for our students and the entire community to enjoy.”

The community will get a first-hand look at the new, high-efficiency green campus which features state-of-the-art science laboratories, nursing simulation labs, information technology center, professional sound stage and editing studios, and performing arts training facility with professional recording studio and songwriting lab.

Along with ample parking, the facility houses four electric vehicle charging stations and access to the Franklin Transit trolley system.

The grand opening celebration will take place in front of the Administration Building. The new Williamson Campus is located at 1228 Liberty Pike in Franklin.

For more information about the Williamson Campus or how to get involved with the project, visit www.ColumbiaState.edu/WilliamsonCampus, or contact the Columbia State Foundation by email at Foundation@ColumbiaState.edu or call 615.591.4067.

Columbia State is a two-year college, serving a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with locations in Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg, Lewisburg and Clifton. As Tennessee’s first community college, Columbia State is committed to increasing access and enhancing diversity at all five campuses. Columbia State is a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, one of the largest higher education systems in the nation. For more information, please visit www.columbiastate.edu.

Tennessee’s Community Colleges is a system of 13 colleges offering a high-quality, affordable, convenient and personal education to prepare students to achieve their educational and career goals in two years or less. We offer associate degree and certificate programs, workforce development programs and transfer pathways to four-year degrees. For more information, please visit us online at tncommunitycolleges.org.

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