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Columbia College to hold commencement ceremony Dec. 19
Friday, December 18, 2009
Graduates to include Navy petty officer from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Columbia College and Eugene Field Elementary School commemorate partnership
Friday, December 18, 2009
Columbia College is presenting Eugene Field Elementary School with a plaque celebrating more than 22 years as Partners In Education.

Columbia College professor receives historical society distinguished teaching award
Wednesday, December 02, 2009
The American Historical Association recognizes Dr. Lookingbill

Columbia College hires new director; Fort Stewart, Ga. campus welcomes Richard Conroy
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Columbia College would like to announce Richard Conroy as director of Columbia College—Fort Stewart.

Columbia College students place in Landmark Bank photography contest
Friday, November 20, 2009
Four Columbia College photography students received awards in the 14th annual Visions photography contest sponsored by Landmark Bank.

Public relations department at Columbia College hires graphic designer, public relations associate
Thursday, November 05, 2009

Columbia College hires associate director of marketing
Thursday, November 05, 2009
After spending ten months as the interim senior director of public relations at Columbia College, Jennifer Jolls has accepted a position as the associate director of marketing for the college.

Columbia College Awarded LEED(R) Green Building Certification --First Silver Certification in Columbia, Mo.--
Tuesday, November 03, 2009
Columbia College (located in Columbia, Mo), has received LEED(R) Silver certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for the renovation of Missouri Hall, located at 1011 Rogers Street.

Columbia College announces 50 percent tuition support for spouses of Coast Guard servicemembers
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Columbia College is proud to announce the Coast Guard Spouse Grant, a new program that offers a 50 percent tuition reduction to spouses of Coast Guard servicemembers.

Columbia College-Fort Drum, NY Opens Testing Site
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Columbia College-Fort Drum campus is proud to announce the upcoming opening of its national testing center on October 20.

U.S. News & World Report names Columbia College one of America's best colleges
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
For the sixth year in a row, Columbia College has been ranked in the top tier of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report.

Ingram’s ranks Columbia College its No. 2 private college
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Ingram’s, Kansas City's leading business magazine, ranked Columbia College its No. 2 of “Top Private Colleges & Universities” in the September 2009 issue.

Columbia College named top military-friendly school
Tuesday, October 20, 2009
G.I. Jobs magazine named Columbia College as one of its top schools for educating military learners.

Yellow Ribbon Program will allow veterans to attend Columbia College tuition free
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
College anticipates surge in military enrollment

Two Columbia College executives win prestigious awards
Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Dr. Gerald T. Brouder, Columbia College president, wins Titan Award; Lindsay Young Lopez, senior director of Development, named a top 20 professional under 40

Columbia College-Lake County campus to hold commencement Saturday, August 15
Thursday, August 06, 2009
Commencement speaker is Ruth Purschwitz Meissen '79, 2007-08 Illinois Teacher of the Year; Mike Randerson, vice president for Adult Higher Education, will confer degrees

Four Columbia College online degrees dubbed best buys
Thursday, August 06, 2009 ranked the college's online MBA and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Administration No. 5 best buys, a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology a No. 10 best buy and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration a No. 12 best buy.

College partners with Columbia Public Schools
Friday, July 24, 2009
On July 23, Dr. Chris Belcher, Columbia School District superintendent, and Dr. Gerald Brouder, Columbia College president, signed an agreement partnering Columbia public schools and the college.

Columbia College announces new funding resource for military spouses
Friday, July 17, 2009
The Department of Defense (DoD) has established a tuition assistance program for spouses of active duty personnel serving in the regular forces and for spouses of activated National Guard and Reserve members.

City of Columbia honors Cougar Athletics
Friday, June 05, 2009
On June 1, Mayor Darwin Hindman and the Columbia, Mo., City Council unanimously passed Resolution No. 124 honoring the successes of Columbia College men’s and women’s athletic teams.

College announces new mission, values and vision statement
Friday, June 05, 2009
During the 2008-2009 academic year, a task force composed of Columbia College faculty, staff, students, alumni and administrators met to formulate a new mission, values and vision statement to update one written in 1996.

Alumni honored for career achievements, community service
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
Five exceptional Columbia College alumni were honored at an awards ceremony Saturday, April 25, during alumni reunion weekend.

More than 500 students participate in commencement
Friday, May 08, 2009
Dr. Gerald Brouder, president of Columbia College, addressed graduates at two commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 9 in Southwell Gymnasium on the Columbia College campus.

More than 500 students to participate in commencement
Friday, May 08, 2009
Dr. Gerald Brouder, president of Columbia College, will address graduates at two commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 9 in Southwell Gymnasium on the Columbia College campus.

Columbia College honors military servicemembers with flag raising
Tuesday, May 05, 2009
Columbia College held its second Military Recognition Day on Thursday, May 21, beginning with an 11 a.m. flag raising ceremony featuring an American flag from Naval Air Station Lemoore in California.

Scholar Kenneth W. Stein to speak at Columbia College
Friday, April 24, 2009
Emory University Middle Eastern scholar Dr. Kenneth W. Stein will deliver the 2009 Schiffman Lecture in Religious Studies at 1 p.m. Friday, May 1 in Dorsey Chapel.

Bookstore manager honored for service to campus
Thursday, April 09, 2009
Sarah Steeno '04, manager of the Columbia College Bookstore in the Atkins-Holman Student Commons, received the Campus Outreach Award from Barnes & Noble College Booksellers.

College to host soprano voice recital April 18
Thursday, April 09, 2009
Dr. Susan Quigley-Duggan will present a soprano voice recital at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 18 in Dorsey Chapel at Columbia College.

Lindsay Young Lopez is named one of Columbia's
Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Lindsay Young Lopez, senior director of development for Columbia College, was named one of Columbia's "20 under 40" for 2009.

Columbia College business students earn top awards at statewide competition
Friday, March 27, 2009
Six Columbia College business administration students participated in the Delta Epsilon Chi (DEX) Statewide Competition last month at the Lodge of the Four Seasons. They competed among 120 students from several colleges and universities in Missouri.

Childress named interim director of admissions
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Lacey Childress has been named interim director of admissions for Columbia College.

Poole named executive director of marketing
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
Lana Poole has been named executive director of marketing. She will be responsible for all aspects of the marketing department and serve on the administrative council.

Columbia College produces video of former Tuskegee Airman
Monday, March 23, 2009
In conjunction with Black History Month, Columbia College has produced a video chronicling the life of Colonel Charles McGee ’78, USAF (retired), a former Tuskegee Airman.

San Diego campus to hold open house
Sunday, March 22, 2009
Columbia College's San Diego campus will hold an open house Monday, March 23 to welcome the first class at the college's newest campus.

Cougars and Lady Cougars head to nationals
Monday, March 16, 2009
Columbia College's men's and women's basketball teams both advanced to the NAIA Division 1 National Basketball Tournament, according to the official bracket released by the NAIA national office.

Columbia College opens campus in San Diego
Tuesday, March 03, 2009
Columbia College is pleased to announce the opening of a new campus at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) in San Diego, Calif.

Fort Leonard Wood campus opens 100th military test center
Friday, February 27, 2009
Columbia College's Fort Leonard Wood campus has opened the 100th DANTES test center in the nation, reports Dr. David L. King, director of Columbia College-Fort Leonard Wood.

Actor Edward James Olmos to speak at Columbia College
Friday, February 20, 2009
Actor Edward James Olmos will deliver the 2009 Schiffman Ethics in Society Lecture Tuesday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Launer Auditorium on the Columbia College campus.

Columbia College to host Preview Day Feb. 16
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
The next Columbia College Preview Day will be held Monday, Feb. 16 on the college's historic campus in Columbia, Mo. This is an opportunity for students to tour the campus, visit with faculty members and even sit in on a model class.

Former child soldier and storyteller to speak at college
Friday, February 06, 2009
Ishmael Beah, former child soldier and New York Times best-selling author, and Laura Simms, award-winning storyteller and human rights activist, will be on campus Feb. 19 to 21.

St. Clair Hall selected as a notable historic property
Thursday, February 05, 2009
Columbia's Historic Preservation Commission has selected St. Clair Hall as one of Columbia's 10 Notable Historic properties - the third Columbia College building to receive this honor.

College Goal Sunday helps students finance college
Friday, January 30, 2009
On Feb. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m., students and parents can meet one-on-one with financial aid advisors at the College Goal Sunday in Dulany Hall on the Columbia College campus.

Former child soldier Ishmael Beah to speak at college Feb. 19
Thursday, January 29, 2009
The Columbia College student development office and the Unity in the Community program are pleased to welcome Ishmael Beah, former child soldier and New York Times best-selling author, to campus Thursday, Feb. 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Columbia College to hold Salute to Security Day
Friday, January 16, 2009
The Columbia College Athletic Department will host a Salute to Security Day on Saturday, Jan. 24. All fire, police and military members are invited to attend Cougar and City of Columbia Fire vs. Police Department basketball games and festivities for free.

Relay for Life team to host used book sale Jan. 30-31
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Columbia College's Relay for Life team will host a used book sale Friday, Jan. 30 and Saturday, Jan. 31 in Dulany Hall on the college's Columbia campus.

Boyer appointed to committee for chief business officers
Monday, January 12, 2009
Bruce Boyer, controller and CFO for Columbia College, has been appointed to the Annual Meeting Program Committee of the Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO).

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