Mar 25, 2014

Columbia State to Hold Agribusiness Open Houses

(COLUMBIA, Tenn. - March 25, 2014) - - - Columbia State is hosting open houses in April for those who want to learn more about the agribusiness 2+2 program and how to complete an Associate of Science degree in agricultural business at Columbia State then continue studies toward a Bachelor of Science degree in agribusiness from MTSU.

Visit one of the following open houses:

  • April 3 Lewisburg Campus 1-5:30 p.m.
  • April 9 Columbia Campus 1-5:30 p.m.
  • April 16 Williamson County Campus 1-5:30 p.m.

The program begins this fall and targets students who seek to gain knowledge and experience to open a new agricultural business, grow their current business, or explore additional agricultural opportunities. The program provides the opportunity for students, who may already have job and family obligations, to remain close to home while pursuing their educational goals.

Questions about the program can be directed to Dearl Lampley, dean of the Science, Technology and Math division, at (931) 540-2678 or, or Elizabeth McDow, director of the Lewisburg campus, at (931) 270-0119 or

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

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

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