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It may not be the conventional walk across the stage and receiving a diploma in front family and friends, but Columbia State is creating an avenue for graduates to have a version of commencement. Columbia State will celebrate the Spring 2020 graduates by hosting a “Drive-Through” Parade. Graduates will receiveContinue Reading

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Recent Columbia State Community College nursing graduate, Garrett Miller, received a full scholarship to Lipscomb University.   “When I found out I was the recipient of the scholarship I honestly couldn’t believe it,” Miller said. “My wife and I just hugged each other and got a little misty eyed. ItContinue Reading

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More than 100 Columbia State Community College students received honors for excellence in academics, leadership and service for the 2019-2020 academic year.   Maury County: William Alley (Columbia) was recognized as a TRiO graduate; Macy Andrews (Columbia) received a TCCAA All-Academic Athletic Women’s Soccer Award; Andrew Bannister (Columbia) received theContinue Reading

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Columbia State Community College will host virtual Tennessee Reconnect information sessions during the months of June and July.   Tennessee Reconnect is a last-dollar scholarship that provides free tuition for adults to attend a community college. The initiative is designed to help adults enter college to gain new skills, advanceContinue Reading

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Board of Regents has called a special meeting to discuss the appointment of a new president for Jackson State Community College. The board that oversees Tennessee’s community colleges and applied technology colleges said in a news release that the online meeting is scheduled forContinue Reading

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Columbia State Community College named Abigail Haney the 2019-2020 Carolyn Allred/Lewis Moore Outstanding Student during a virtual presentation May 12.   “Today is a change in presentation but not in distinction,” said Dr. Janet F. Smith, Columbia State president. “Today we honor five students who have been nominated for theContinue Reading

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Columbia State Community College hosted a virtual orientation event via Zoom for Giles County students May 6 to provide important information for incoming freshmen.   “This event had originally been scheduled as a fun-filled day at the Lawrence Campus with student activities and information sessions,” said Molly Rogers, Columbia StateContinue Reading

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Columbia State Community College hosted One Generation Away’s mobile food pantry Saturday, May 2 which distributed an estimated 33,000 pounds of food to more than 400 families.   Chris Whitney, founder and director of One Generation Away, reached out to Columbia State to see if there was an opportunity toContinue Reading

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Columbia State Community College alumna, Ximena Leon, was recently awarded the Barry Goldwater Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year.   “I was thrilled to hear that I am a 2020 recipient for the Barry Goldwater Scholarship,” Leon said. “After years of hard work, it feels like everything is finally payingContinue Reading

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Columbia State Community College’s Office of Workforce and Continuing Education is offering 10 free growth and development courses for you and/or your organization and $49 bundles.   Free courses include Creating Web Pages, Creating WordPress Websites, Fundamentals of Supervision and Management, Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search, Keys toContinue Reading

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Columbia State Community College is pleased to announce that Tractor Supply Company has been awarded the Tennessee Board of Regents’ 2020 Chancellor’s Award of Excellence in Philanthropy.   The Tennessee Board of Regents’ Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Philanthropy awards individuals, companies and organizations who go “above and beyond” toContinue Reading