COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus Technical College held the grand opening of its new Adult Education Department on Thursday, Aug.20.
The new home of adult education will serve current and future students in six counties.
The Adult Education Program is designed to enable adult learners to acquire the necessary skills in reading, writing, computation, speaking, listening and technology to compete successfully in today's global workplace.
"Adult education has always been around in this community but it's haven't had it's permanent home for a while and we're happy to call Columbus Technical College and it's campus our permanent home," April Hopson said, Director of Adult Education.
The program also helps prepare students to obtain their GED. Columbus Technical College offers free day and evening classes to eligible adults over the age of 16 in Chattahoochee, Harris, Muscogee, Quitman, Stewart and Talbot counties.
The grand opening ceremony was held at 11 a.m. in Room 600 of the Library Building.