President's Welcome

Welcome to Columbia State Community College. We encourage you to visit us any time - in person or through this site.

The faculty, staff, and I are committed to student success both in and out of the classroom, as well as economic and community development in our nine-county service area.

Welcome to Columbia State Community College. We encourage you to visit us any time - in person or through this site.

The faculty, staff, and I are committed to student success both in and out of the classroom, as well as economic and community development in our nine-county service area.

Our goal is to help students achieve success. You are encouraged to seek out personnel in the Admissions office, Financial Aid office, other college offices, or your assigned advisor for assistance. We are here to assist you in reaching your educational goals and to provide an outstanding college experience.

Dr. Janet F. Smith
Columbia State President

Dr. Janet F. Smith

Dr. Janet F. Smith was named president of Columbia State Community College in late November 2007, and officially took over the presidency on February 18, 2008.

Smith, the fourth president of Columbia State, returned to her native Tennessee following a distinguished career which has taken her to North Carolina, Tennessee, New York, Kentucky, and Arkansas.

Read more about Dr. Smith
President Smith at Williamson Campus