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Columbia College of Missouri to hold commencement ceremony June 10
Tuesday, June 06, 2006

(CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.)-Columbia College campuses in Elgin, Crystal Lake and Lake County will confer four associate and 72 bachelor's degrees to students at a commencement ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10 at the Evangelical Free Church of Crystal Lake, 575 East Crystal Lake Ave.

Dr. Gerald Brouder, Columbia College president, will be the featured speaker and will confer degrees.

"Columbia College is committed to helping working adults and others earn college degrees, and we are proud to celebrate each student's accomplishment at this commencement ceremony," Brouder said.

Columbia College of Missouri has served northern Illinois for more than 30 years. Columbia College-Lake County was established in 1973. The Crystal Lake campus followed in 1989, and a campus at Elgin Community College opened in 1997.

Columbia College serves nearly 25,000 students each year at its Day Campus, Evening Campus, Online Campus, Graduate Studies Program and its more than 30 Nationwide Campuses.