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Columbia College lights up campus
Friday, December 03, 2010
Columbia College will illuminate more than 4,500 white lights along the exterior of the Columbia College campus during its 14th annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony.

Former Saturday Night Live writer, Tom Davis, to speak at Columbia College
Thursday, April 22, 2010
Davis will show video footage and discuss the early days of SNL

Columbia College-Rolla to hold commencement April 17
Thursday, April 22, 2010
Columbia College will confer undergraduate degrees at the Rolla campus commencement ceremony on Saturday, April 17.

Columbia College writes letters to Gov. Jay Nixon
Wednesday, April 07, 2010
Students voice concerns about proposed scholarship funding cuts

Columbia College SGA Sponsors 5K Run/Walk at Stephens Lake Park for Dream Factory Saturday April 10
Wednesday, April 07, 2010
The Columbia College Student Government Association (SGA) is sponsoring a 5K run/walk at Stephens Lake Park on Saturday, April 10, 2010 in Columbia, Mo.

Six Columbia College online degrees named best buys
Tuesday, March 09, 2010
Columbia College once again has been nationally recognized for outstanding academic quality and value.

Columbia College alumnus delivers generous gift
Wednesday, January 20, 2010
Columbia College is proud to announce the receipt of a $250,000 gift for its science initiative from Web Bixby, president of Old American Insurance Company and a 1982 Columbia College graduate.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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
Geteducated.com 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 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.

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.

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).

Columbia College holds winter commencement ceremony
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Dr. Martin (Marty) Nemko, one of the nations' most sought-after experts on career and education issues, addressed graduates at the Columbia College winter commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 20 in Southwell Complex on the college's historic campus.

COLUMBIA COLLEGE EVENING CAMPUS IS IN SESSION
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Evening classes will be held tonight, Dec. 16, 2008.

Columbia College employees crush cancer
Friday, December 12, 2008
The Columbia College Relay for Life team has added a "Crush CANcer" campaign to this year's fundraising efforts. The team hopes to reach its 10-year goal of $100,000 raised in the fight against cancer.

Columbia College supports military spouses
Tuesday, December 09, 2008
Columbia College was recently named one of America's "Top 20 Military Friendly Colleges and Universities" by Military Advanced Education. Now, the college has extended that support to military spouses.

Columbia College in top 20 of military-friendly colleges
Monday, December 08, 2008
Columbia College recently was named one of the nation's top 20 military-friendly institutions by Military Advanced Education magazine.

Columbia College named an institution of character
Thursday, December 04, 2008
Columbia College has been recognized as a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Champions of Character Institution for 2007-08.

Columbia College honors Stafford with trustee emeritus status
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
Long-time Columbia resident J.W. "Stan" Stafford has retired from the Columbia College Board of Trustees after 23 years of service. After a unanimous vote, the board named him trustee emeritus.

Kateman receives outstanding fundraising executive award
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
Michael Kateman, executive director of Development, Alumni and Public Relations at Columbia College, received the 2008 Outstanding Fundraising Executive award from the Central Missouri Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.

Socket Internet's owner, VP of research to speak at Columbia College open house
Monday, November 24, 2008
Columbia College will hold an open house from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2 for students interested in the college's Evening or Online campuses.

Columbia College announces holiday lighting ceremony
Friday, November 21, 2008
Columbia College will kick off the holiday season with its annual holiday lighting ceremony at 4:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5 in Bass Commons.

Columbia College honors Peggy Price with trustee emeritus status
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Peggy Lamke Price, a 1943 graduate of Christian (Columbia) College, has retired from the board of trustees after 33 years of service. After a unanimous vote, the college named her trustee emeritus.

Redstone Arsenal campus to hold commencement ceremony Nov. 1
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Columbia College will confer 110 associate, bachelor's and master's degrees upon graduates from the Redstone Arsenal campus at a commencement ceremony Saturday, Nov. 1.

Freeport campus to hold commencement ceremony Nov. 2
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Columbia College will confer 27 bachelor's and master's degrees upon graduates from the Freeport campus at a commencement ceremony Sunday, Nov. 2.

Columbia College benefits from scholarship grant
Thursday, October 09, 2008
The Citi Foundation recently provided a grant of $50,000 to the Missouri Colleges Fund (MCF), of which Columbia College is a member school.

Hinkel is director of development for major and planned gifts
Thursday, October 09, 2008
Myles Hinkel has joined Columbia College as the director of development for major and planned gifts.

Columbia College benefits from scholarship grant
Tuesday, October 07, 2008
The Citi Foundation recently provided a grant of $50,000 to the Missouri Colleges Fund (MCF), of which Columbia College is a member school.

Columbia College announces new assistant dean for military and federal programs
Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Ramona McAfee has been named assistant dean for military and federal programs for Columbia College. She will serve as the primary contact for the institution’s military partnerships.

Stephen Stephany receives Frazier Moon award
Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Stephen Stephany, director of Columbia College-Lake County and the northern region, has been named Frazier Moon Administrator of the Year.

New director at Columbia College-Freeport
Friday, October 03, 2008
Elizabeth Koeller has been named director of Columbia College-Freeport.

New nursing coordinator at the Lake of the Ozarks campus
Friday, October 03, 2008
Georgia Jernigan has joined Columbia College as the nursing program coordinator the Lake of the Ozarks campus.

Columbia College employees give $1.2 million to the college
Monday, September 29, 2008
Columbia College employees have long been generous, with recent employee contributions reaching record highs. Hundreds of dedicated staff and faculty have given $1.2 million to the college since 1993.

Columbia College adopts innovative model to recognize financial contributions
Monday, September 29, 2008
Columbia College unveiled a new philanthropic model Sept. 26 at a "Tradition meets Tomorrow" event for benefactors and friends of the college.

Best-selling author Susan Jacoby to speak at Columbia College
Friday, September 19, 2008
Susan Jacoby, author of "The Age of American Unreason," will deliver the 2008 Schiffman Lecture in Religious Studies at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28 in Launer Auditorium.

Columbia College announces organizational changes
Friday, September 19, 2008
Columbia College announced a new structure for several departments, including Public Relations and Marketing (PRM) and Development and Alumni Services (DAS). Public relations and marketing functions have been separated to better serve the college.

Columbia College to hold commencement ceremony Sept. 20
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Columbia College will confer 169 associate and bachelor's degrees upon graduates from the Rolla and Fort Leonard Wood campuses at a commencement ceremony Saturday, Sept. 20. The ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. at Baker Theater in Fort Leonard Wood.

New director at Columbia College-Orlando
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
Dr. Alan Hilliard is the new director of Columbia College–Orlando. In his new position, Hilliard is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the Orlando campus, including class scheduling and student and faculty recruitment and retention.

Donelson is assistant vice president for enrollment management
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
Tery Donelson has been appointed to the newly created position of assistant vice president for enrollment management. He will oversee and coordinate the efforts of admissions, financial aid, evaluations, records and transcripts.

New director at Columbia College-Hancock Field
Tuesday, September 02, 2008
John Hammill is the new director of Columbia College–Hancock Field. In his new position, Hammill is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the Hancock Field campus, including class scheduling and student and faculty recruitment and retention.

Columbia College receives national recognition for quality and value
Friday, August 22, 2008
Columbia College once again has been nationally recognized for academic quality and value by U.S.News & World Report, The Princeton Review and GetEducated.com.

More minority students complete degrees at Columbia College
Saturday, August 02, 2008
Columbia College recently advanced six places to No. 16 of the top 50 institutions nationwide granting bachelor’s degrees to African-American students in business management, marketing and related support services.

World War II exhibit on display at Columbia College
Friday, August 01, 2008
A collection of letters and photos from World War II are on display at the Columbia College Stafford Library

Columbia College-Crystal Lake to hold open house
Friday, August 01, 2008
The public is invited to attend an open house at the new facility of Columbia College-Crystal Lake from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, at 446 N. Rte. 31 in Crystal Lake, Ill.

Columbia College opens campus at Naval Weapon Station Charleston
Friday, August 01, 2008
Columbia College entered into a partnership with the U.S. Navy in May to open a new campus at Naval Weapon Station Charleston in South Carolina.

Columbia College—Salt Lake to hold commencement ceremony Aug. 9
Friday, August 01, 2008
Columbia College will confer 58 associate and bachelor's degrees upon graduates from the Salt Lake campus at a commencement ceremony Saturday, Aug. 9.

Columbia College-Lake County to hold open house
Friday, August 01, 2008
The public is invited to attend an open house at the new facility of Columbia College-Lake County from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6, at 1225 Tri-State Pkwy., Ste. 560, in Gurnee, Ill.

Columbia College to hold commencement ceremony July 24
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Columbia College will confer 248 associate and bachelor's degrees upon graduates from the Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield campuses at a commencement ceremony Thursday, July 24.

Columbia College-St. Louis to hold commencement ceremony July 26
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Columbia College will confer 81 associate and bachelor's degrees upon graduates from the St. Louis campus at a commencement ceremony Saturday, July 26.

New director appointed at Columbia College-Salt Lake
Thursday, June 26, 2008
Jewly Harris has been selected as the new director of Columbia College-Salt Lake. In her new position, Harris is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the Salt Lake campus.

Einhorn is new director of Columbia College-Guantanamo Bay
Friday, June 13, 2008
Jeffrey Einhorn has been selected as the director of Columbia College-Guantanamo Bay.

Columbia College-Lemoore to hold commencement ceremony May 22
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Columbia College-Lemoore will confer 17 associate and bachelor's degrees upon students at a commencement ceremony at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 22, in the Station Theater on Naval Air Station Lemoore.

High-flying Columbia College flag goes to Iraq and back
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Columbia College graduate U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Cortez Pree will present Dr. Gerald Brouder, college president, with a U.S. flag and a Columbia College flag that flew over Pree's military installation during his recent tour of duty in Iraq.

Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks to hold commencement ceremony May 18
Monday, May 12, 2008
Columbia College will confer 85 associate and bachelor's degrees upon graduates from the Lake of the Ozarks campus at a commencement ceremony Sunday, May 18.

Columbia College to hold commencement May 10
Wednesday, May 07, 2008
Dacia Luck, 24, a native of Columbia, Mo., is blind. That will not prevent her from accepting a bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary studies degree at the Columbia College main campus Saturday, May 10 in the Southwell Complex Gymnasium.

Columbia College-Fort Drum and Columbia College-Hancock Field to hold commencement ceremony April 27
Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Columbia College will confer 46 associate, 135 bachelor's and 28 master's degrees upon graduates from the Fort Drum and Hancock Field campuses at a commencement ceremony Sunday, April 27.

Transformational plan charts college's course for next three to five years
Tuesday, April 01, 2008
In April, the Columbia College Board of Trustees approved an update to the College Transformational Plan, a strategic document charting the college’s course for the next three to five years.

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee to speak at Columbia College
Friday, February 15, 2008
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee will deliver the 2008 Schiffman Ethics in Society Lecture.

Columbia College-Crystal Lake relocates
Thursday, February 14, 2008
In order to improve accessibility and increase visibility, Columbia College-Crystal Lake has relocated to a more convenient location just two blocks north of the Route 31 and Route 176 intersection.

Columbia College to host the 29th Annual Paper in Particular national art competition
Thursday, January 31, 2008
The 29th Annual Paper in Particular, a national art competition featuring compositions on paper or composed of paper, will be open for exhibition Sunday, Feb. 3, at the Larson Gallery on the Columbia College campus.

Columbia College-Freeport announces high test scores
Wednesday, January 09, 2008
Columbia College-Freeport business administration majors scored in the 90th percentile nationwide on the Major Field Test (MFT) in Business.

Stephens College president to address Columbia College graduates Dec. 15
Thursday, December 13, 2007
Dr. Wendy Libby, president of Stephens College, will address Columbia College graduates at the winter commencement ceremony at noon on Saturday, Dec. 15, in Southwell Gymnasium on the Columbia College campus.

Columbia College to open campus at Fort Sill
Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Columbia College, a private, not-for-profit institution based out of Columbia, Mo., announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. Army to begin offering classes in March 2008 at Fort Sill, located near Lawton, Okla.

Boone County Lumber provides generous donation to Columbia College
Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Boone County Lumber recently shared the success of its business with its Rogers Street neighbor, Columbia College, by donating to the Columbia College Boone County Endowed Scholarship Fund.

Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks to admit new nursing class for spring session
Monday, November 26, 2007
Columbia College has announced that in January 2008 it will admit a new nursing class to its Lake of the Ozarks nursing program for the 2008 March Session. The deadline for applications is Jan. 2, 2008.

Columbia College professor to appear on Jeopardy! Tournament of Champions
Monday, November 05, 2007
On Nov. 5, Dr. Chris Mazurek, a psychology professor at Columbia College, will make an encore appearance on the game show, Jeopardy!, for the first episode of the show’s Tournament of Champions. The show airs at 5 p.m. on KMIZ-TV.

Columbia College-Freeport to hold commencement ceremony Nov. 4
Friday, October 26, 2007
Columbia College-Freeport will confer 43 bachelor's degrees upon graduates at a commencement ceremony at 2 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Highland Community College Student Conference Center in Freeport, Ill.

Columbia College-Redstone Arsenal to hold commencement ceremony Oct. 27
Thursday, October 25, 2007
Columbia College-Redstone Arsenal will confer 118 associate, bachelor's and master's degrees upon students at a commencement ceremony at 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, in the Bob Jones Auditorium at the Sparkman Center.

Columbia College-Salt Lake City to hold commencement ceremony Oct. 13
Friday, October 12, 2007
Columbia College-Salt Lake City will confer 82 associate and bachelor's degrees upon graduates at a commencement ceremony at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in Salt Lake City.

Dr. Stephen J. Patterson to deliver Schiffman Lecture in Religious Studies at Columbia College
Wednesday, October 03, 2007
Dr. Stephen J. Patterson, professor of the New Testament at Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis, will deliver the 2007 Schiffman Lecture in Religious Studies.

Columbia College ranks in top tier of America's Best Colleges by U.S.News & World Report
Monday, August 27, 2007
Columbia College again ranked in the top tier of America's Best Colleges by U.S.News & World Report in its annual ranking of colleges and universities.

Columbia College-Lake County to hold commencement ceremony Aug. 25
Friday, August 17, 2007
Columbia College of Missouri-Lake County will confer 177 associate and bachelor's degrees upon graduates at a commencement ceremony at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 25, at College of Lake County’s James Lumber Center for Performing Arts in Grayslake, Ill.

Dr. William J. Carner joins Columbia College as associate dean of Graduate Studies
Tuesday, August 14, 2007
William J. "Bill" Carner, Ph.D., has joined Columbia College as associate dean of Graduate Studies.

Columbia College-St. Louis to hold commencement ceremony July 28
Wednesday, July 25, 2007
Columbia College-St. Louis will confer 59 associate and bachelor's degrees upon graduates at a commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 28, at the Machinists Hall in St. Louis, Mo.

Columbia College-Patrick Air Force Base to hold commencement ceremony July 21
Friday, July 20, 2007
Columbia College-Patrick Air Force Base will confer 43 associate and bachelor's degrees upon graduates at a commencement ceremony at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 21, at the Satellite High School Fine Arts Theater in Satellite Beach, Fla.

Columbia College-Moberly student named as recipient of two scholarships
Tuesday, July 03, 2007
Soon to be a senior at Columbia College-Moberly, Rachael Grime was awarded two $500 scholarships for her academic excellence and community service.

Columbia College's Jane Froman Singers invited to travel to China for concert tour
Tuesday, July 03, 2007
For decades, Columbia College's Jane Froman Singers have delighted audiences throughout the world. Now, listeners in China will be singing their praises as well.

Columbia College-Freeport announces high test scores
Tuesday, July 03, 2007
Columbia College-Freeport business administration majors scored in the 90th percentile nationwide on the Major Field Test (MFT) in Business.

Columbia College-Crystal Lake and Elgin to hold joint commencement ceremony June 23
Friday, June 22, 2007
Columbia College–Crystal Lake and Elgin campuses will confer 153 associate and bachelor’s degrees upon graduates at a joint commencement ceremony at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, June 23.

Columbia College-Coast Guard Island to hold commencement ceremony June 2
Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Columbia College-Coast Guard Island will confer 41 associate and bachelor's degrees upon graduates at a commencement ceremony at 2 p.m., Saturday, June 2 at Gresham Hall on Coast Guard Island in Alameda.

Columbia College-San Luis Obispo to hold commencement ceremony June 1
Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Columbia College-San Luis Obispo will confer 40 bachelor's degrees upon graduates at a commencement ceremony at 6 p.m., Friday, June 1 at the Student Center Conference Room at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

Columbia College-Lemoore to hold commencement ceremony May 23
Monday, May 21, 2007
Columbia College-Lemoore will confer 57 associate and bachelor's degrees upon students at a commencement ceremony at 2 p.m., Wednesday, May 23, in the Base Theater on Naval Air Station Lemoore.

Columbia College-Whidbey Island to hold commencement ceremony May 18
Monday, May 14, 2007
Columbia College-Whidbey Island will confer 85 associate, bachelor's and master's degrees upon graduates at a commencement ceremony at 2 p.m., Friday, May 18, at the CPO Club, located in Oak Harbor, Wash. at 1080 W. Ault Field Road.

Columbia College to hold commencement ceremony May 18
Monday, May 14, 2007
Columbia College will confer 131 associate and bachelor's degrees upon graduates at a commencement ceremony at 6 p.m., Friday, May 18 at the All Saints Chapel, 750 Birmingham Road at Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville.

Columbia College-Marysville/Everett to hold commencement ceremony May 19
Sunday, May 13, 2007
Columbia College-Marysville/Everett will confer 54 associate, bachelor's and master's degrees upon graduates at a commencement ceremony at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 19 at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., in Everett, Wash.

Columbia College-Fort Worth to hold commencement ceremony May 20
Saturday, May 12, 2007
Columbia College-Fort Worth will confer 211 associate, bachelor's and master's degrees upon graduates at a commencement ceremony at 2 p.m., Sunday, May 20 at the Main Ballroom at the Fort Worth Convention Center, 1201 Houston St., in Fort Worth, Texas.

Columbia College to hold commencement Saturday, May 5
Thursday, May 03, 2007
Dr. Gerald Brouder, president of Columbia College, will address graduates at the Columbia College main campus commencement ceremonies at noon and 3:30 p.m., on Saturday, May 5 in Southwell Complex (700 Range Line Road) in Columbia.

Columbia College students assist with renovation project at McCambridge Center
Thursday, March 15, 2007
Student participants of Columbia College's Emerging Leaders Institute (ELI) partnered with their peers from the University of Missouri and Stephens College for an adopt-a-room project at the McCambridge Center.

Author and historian David McCullough to speak at Columbia College
Wednesday, February 28, 2007
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian David McCullough will participate in a Question-and-Answer session at 3:30-4:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 6 in Dorsey Chapel, and a lecture at 7:30 p.m. in Launer Auditorium on the Columbia College campus.

Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks building design receives national recognition
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
"American School and University" magazine recently recognized Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks for outstanding post-secondary design in its 2006 Architectural Portfolio.

Kateman to serve Columbia College as executive director of Development and Alumni Services
Monday, November 06, 2006
Michael Kateman has joined Columbia College as executive director of Development and Alumni Services.

Columbia College launches online MBA in January 2007
Monday, October 16, 2006
Columbia College launched its online Master of Business Administration in January 2007, making it the first online graduate degree offered by the college.

Columbia College to launch online MBA in January 2007
Monday, October 16, 2006
Columbia College will launch its online Master of Business Administration in January 2007, making it the first online graduate degree offered by the college.

Columbia College ranked among "America's Best Colleges"
Wednesday, October 04, 2006
Columbia College earned a top-tier ranking for the third consecutive year in U.S.News & World Report's 2007 edition of "America's Best Colleges."

Columbia College psychology professor competes on
Wednesday, October 04, 2006
Dr. Chris Mazurek, assistant professor of psychology at Columbia College, recently competed on the television game show "Jeopardy."

New director appointed at Columbia College of Missouri-Crystal Lake
Monday, October 02, 2006
Melissa Stutz has been selected as the director of Columbia College of Missouri-Crystal Lake.

Stanowski to serve Columbia College as deputy CIO and director
Thursday, September 28, 2006
Gary Stanowski has joined Columbia College as the deputy chief information officer and director of technology services.

Columbia College-Fort Leonard Wood to hold commencement ceremony Sept. 23
Thursday, September 21, 2006
Columbia College will confer 21 associate and 33 bachelor's degrees on students from the Fort Leonard Wood and Rolla campuses at a commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23 at Baker Theater on Fort Leonard Wood.

Experience Italy in May 2007
Tuesday, September 19, 2006
The Sistine Chapel ... the Leaning Tower of Pisa ... the Colosseum. These are just a few of the sights Columbia College alumni, students, faculty and staff will see when they embark on the 2007 11-day study tour to Italy.

Tom Bass donates $100,000 to Columbia College
Monday, September 18, 2006
Donation creates the Andrew J. Bass Jr. Admissions Center and establishes endowment for Missouri Hall building fund

Columbia College-Rolla to host Community Appreciation Day Picnic
Monday, August 21, 2006
-Columbia College-Rolla will host a Community Appreciation Day Picnic from noon - 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26 at the Columbia College-Rolla campus.

Lake of the Ozarks campus confers first nursing degrees
Monday, August 07, 2006
Fifteen students became the first graduates of the nursing program July 29 at Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks.

Columbia College-St. Louis to hold commencement ceremony July 29
Wednesday, July 26, 2006
Columbia College-St. Louis will confer five associate and 42 bachelor’s degrees on students at a commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 29.

Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks to hold first nursing pinning ceremony July 29
Wednesday, July 26, 2006
Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks will hold its first nursing program pinning ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 29.

New director appointed at Columbia College-St. Louis
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Debra Shrout has been selected as the director of Columbia College-St. Louis.

Columbia College-Kansas City begins operation in new location
Wednesday, June 14, 2006
Columbia College-Kansas City has recently moved into a 4,713-square-foot facility located in Suite 400 of the Blue Ridge Tower, 4240 Blue Ridge Blvd.

Columbia College-Marysville/Everett to hold commencement ceremony June 16
Tuesday, June 13, 2006
Columbia College-Marysville/Everett will confer 30 associate, 36 bachelor’s and seven master’s degrees to students at a commencement ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 16.

Columbia College opens second campus in Jacksonville
Tuesday, June 13, 2006
Columbia College has opened a second campus in Jacksonville, Fla., to serve the needs of working adults in the area. The campus will be in addition to the Columbia College campus located on Naval Air Station Jacksonville.

Columbia College-Rolla students receive national distinction
Tuesday, June 13, 2006
Four Columbia College-Rolla students recently were named to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.

Columbia College-Los Alamitos to hold commencement ceremony June 9
Tuesday, June 06, 2006
Columbia College-Los Alamitos will confer two associate and seven bachelor's degrees to students at a commencement ceremony at 6:15 p.m. Friday, June 9.

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

Columbia College-Coast Guard Island to hold commencement ceremony June 3
Thursday, June 01, 2006
Columbia College-Coast Guard Island will confer seven associate and six bachelor's degrees to students at a commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 3.

Columbia College-San Luis Obispo to hold commencement ceremony May 26
Monday, May 22, 2006
Columbia College-San Luis Obispo will confer 52 bachelor's degrees to students at a commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday, May 26 in the Student Conference Center located on the Cuesta College campus.

Columbia College-Fort Worth to hold commencement ceremony May 27
Monday, May 22, 2006
Columbia College-Fort Worth will confer 26 associate, 75 bachelor's and 19 master's degrees to students at a commencement ceremony at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 27 at the Fort Worth Convention Center, 1201 Houston St., Fort Worth.

Columbia College-Lemoore to hold commencement ceremony May 25
Monday, May 22, 2006
Columbia College-Lemoore will confer 28 associate and 23 bachelor's degrees to students at a commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 25 in the Base Theater on Naval Air Station Lemoore.

Columbia College's Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield campuses to hold commencement ceremony May 18
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Columbia College campuses on Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield will confer 72 associate and 123 bachelor's degrees to students at a commencement ceremony at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 18.

Columbia College-Jacksonville to hold commencement ceremony May 19
Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Columbia College-Jacksonville will confer nine associate and 55 bachelor's degrees to students at a commencement ceremony at 6:00 p.m. Friday, May 19.

Columbia College-Fort Drum and Jefferson Community College sign articulation agreement
Friday, May 12, 2006
Columbia College-Fort Drum and Jefferson Community College will make it easier for students in Watertown, N.Y., and the surrounding area to earn a four-year college degree.

Columbia College-Hancock Field to hold reception and commencement during 30-year anniversary celebration weekend
Tuesday, May 09, 2006
Columbia College-Hancock Field is celebrating 30 years of meeting the higher education needs of civilians, military personnel and their families in Syracuse and surrounding communities.

Columbia College offers courses to sailors onboard Navy vessels
Tuesday, May 09, 2006
Sailors aboard Navy vessels now have the opportunity to attend Columbia College classes without leaving the ship.

Columbia College to hold commencement Saturday, May 6
Graduates representing six Missouri campuses to attend

Friday, May 05, 2006
U.S. Rep. Kenny Hulshof will address graduates at the Columbia College main campus commencement ceremony at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 6 in Southwell Complex (700 Range Line Road) in Columbia.

New director appointed at Columbia College-Los Alamitos
Tuesday, April 18, 2006
Deborah Marconda has been selected as the new director of Columbia College-Los Alamitos.

The Columbia College Elysium Players present
Monday, April 17, 2006
"Dimly Perceived Threats to the System" by Jon Klein is a dark comedy about the complexities of the American family intertwined between moments of reality and fantasy.

Thirteen people injured after tornadic winds strike Columbia College bus
Monday, March 13, 2006
Around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12, a Columbia College bus traveling south on Highway 63 approximately seven miles south of Moberly, Mo., near Renick, Mo., was struck by tornadic winds and overturned, injuring all 13 passengers...

Soledad O'Brien to speak at Columbia College: Thursday, March 9, 2006
Friday, February 24, 2006
Soledad O'Brien, television journalist and CNN co-anchor, will speak on "Creating Trust: the Media, Ethics and Its Viewers" at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 9 in Launer Auditorium on the Columbia College campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Missouri Hall on Columbia College campus closes for renovations
Friday, February 17, 2006
Missouri Hall on the Columbia College campus will close beginning Thursday, Jan. 19 as it is renovated to house a new one-stop student services center. Renovations are expected to be complete in 2007.

Columbia College-Kansas City named one of the best colleges in the area
Thursday, February 16, 2006
Columbia College-Kansas City, one of Columbia College's 30 Nationwide Campuses, recently was selected by the "Kansas City Business Journal" as one of the top 25 colleges and universities in the Kansas City area for 2005.

Columbia College to open campus at Fort Drum
Monday, February 06, 2006
Columbia College will soon open a new military campus to serve Fort Drum located outside of Watertown, N.Y.

Missouri Hall offices relocate
Thursday, January 12, 2006
Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 17, offices in Missouri Hall will move to temporary locations to accommodate the building’s renovation.

Columbia College to hold winter commencement Saturday, Dec. 17
Friday, December 16, 2005
More than 50 Nationwide campus graduates expected to attend

Thomas family presents check for $5,000 to Columbia College
Wednesday, December 07, 2005
Funds for Molly S. Thomas Bowden Memorial Scholarship

Bowden family presents check for $5,000 to Columbia College
Wednesday, December 07, 2005
Funds for Molly S. Thomas Bowden Memorial Scholarship

Lookingbill to publish War Dance at Fort Marion: Plains Indian War Prisoners
Tuesday, November 15, 2005
Dr. Brad Lookingbill, associate professor of history will publish "War Dance at Fort Marion: Plains Indian War Prisoners" in early 2006.

CNN's Anderson Cooper to be Schiffman Lecture speaker
Wednesday, November 02, 2005
Anderson Cooper, host of CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360°" a daily news program, will be the Schiffman Lecture Series speaker on March 6, 2006.

Whidbey Island campus director receives Frazier Moon award
Wednesday, October 26, 2005
Directors at the home campus in Columbia, Mo., recognized Knokey's accomplishments on Sept. 13 with the Frazier Moon Administrator of the Year Award.

NAIA Selects Columbia College to host 2006 and 2007 Volleyball National Championships
Friday, October 14, 2005
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has selected the Columbia College Athletic Department to host the Volleyball National Championships in 2006 and 2007.

207 Sisters present check for $5,000 to Columbia College
Thursday, October 06, 2005
Funds raised for Molly S. Thomas Bowden Memorial Scholarship

Columbia College offers assistance to students displaced by hurricane
Friday, September 09, 2005
In response to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Dr. Gerald T. Brouder, Columbia College president, announced that the college will offer free tuition to assist interested students displaced from Gulf Coast colleges and universities.

Columbia College earns high marks from U.S. News & World Report
Tuesday, August 30, 2005
Columbia College earned a top-tier ranking for the second consecutive year in U.S. News & World Report's annual edition of America's Best Colleges.

Columbia College of Missouri, College of Lake County sign transfer agreement
Monday, August 29, 2005
Columbia College of Missouri-Lake County and College of Lake County recently signed a transfer agreement that will make it easier for associate-degree students at College of Lake County to transfer to Columbia College for their bachelor's degree.

Columbia College-Hancock Field offers new human resource management major
Wednesday, August 10, 2005
Columbia College-Hancock Field is now offering an additional major in the business administration sequence: human resource management.

Columbia College-Hunter Army Airfield offers new human resource management major
Wednesday, August 10, 2005
Columbia College-Hunter Army Airfield is now offering an additional major in the business administration sequence: human resource management.

Columbia College-Christian County relocation provides students with enhanced educational space
Monday, August 08, 2005
Columbia College-Christian County has relocated to 741 N. 20th St. in the Diamond Shopping Center.

Daisy Grossnickle Named Chair of Board of Trustees
Friday, August 05, 2005
The Columbia College Board of Trustees announced in June that Daisy Grossnickle of Columbia, Mo., has been elected the new chair of the board.

Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks welcomes new nursing instructors
Friday, August 05, 2005
Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks welcomes seven new nursing instructors for the campus' new Associate in Science in Nursing degree program.

Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks nursing students receive $80,000 in scholarships from Lake Regional Health System
Friday, August 05, 2005
Eight nursing students at Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks received $10,000 each from Lake Regional Health System to help further their nursing education.

Burchard Appointed to USA Basketball Collegiate Committee
Friday, August 05, 2005
Columbia College Men's Basketball Head Coach Bob Burchard was recently appointed to represent the NAIA on the USA Basketball Collegiate Committee for the 2005-2008 quadrennium.

Thirteen Confirmed For USA Basketball Men's World University Games Trials
Wednesday, August 03, 2005
Columbia College's Bob Burchard to help select team

Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks opens new building
Wednesday, August 03, 2005
Students at Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks are attending classes in their new building at 150 College Blvd., adjacent to their previous location on Highway D. Classes began June 6.

Burchard Appointed to USA Basketball Collegiate Committee
Wednesday, August 03, 2005
Columbia College Men's Basketball Head Coach Bob Burchard was recently appointed to represent the NAIA on the USA Basketball Collegiate Committee for the 2005-2008 quadrennium.

Columbia College-Salt Lake City awards scholarships
Monday, July 25, 2005
Columbia College-Salt Lake City awarded $500 scholarships to Scott Nesbitt of West Jordan and Eric R. Hill of Layton in honor of Frank S. Westling.

Columbia College-Freeport awards scholarships
Monday, July 25, 2005
Columbia College-Freeport awarded $500 scholarships to Cynthia A. Martin of Freeport and Rhonda Schwarze of Monroe, Wis., in honor of Frank S. Westling.

Columbia College-Lake Ozark awards scholarship
Monday, July 25, 2005
Columbia College-Lake Ozark awarded a $500 scholarship to Lisa Kilpack of Camdenton in honor of Frank S. Westling.

Columbia College-Fort Worth awards scholarship
Friday, July 15, 2005
Columbia College-Fort Worth awarded a $500 scholarship to Marc A. Mayfield of Keller in honor of Frank S. Westling. Westling was a former dean of the college's Extended Studies Division, which serves adult learners and military personnel nationwide.

Columbia College-Elgin awards scholarship
Friday, July 15, 2005
Columbia College-Elgin awarded a $500 scholarship to Margaret Grundmeier of South Elgin in honor of Frank S. Westling. Westling was a former dean of the college's Extended Studies Division, which serves adult learners and military personnel nationwide.

Columbia College-Whidbey Island awards scholarship
Friday, July 15, 2005
Columbia College-Whidbey Island awarded a $500 scholarship to Paulette Ferris of Oak Harbor in honor of Frank S. Westling.

Columbia College-St. Louis awards scholarship
Friday, July 15, 2005
Columbia College-St. Louis awarded a $500 scholarship to Jeffery J. Goetter of St. Louis in honor of Frank S. Westling.

Columbia College-San Luis Obispo awards scholarship
Friday, July 15, 2005
Columbia College-San Luis Obispo awarded a $500 scholarship to Lara Rapcinski of Morro Bay in honor of Frank S. Westling.

Columbia College-Orlando awards scholarships
Friday, July 15, 2005
Columbia College-Orlando awarded $500 scholarships to David J. Gross of Oviedo and Kevin P. Christian of Orlando in honor of Frank S. Westling.

Columbia College-Moberly awards scholarship
Wednesday, July 13, 2005
Columbia College-Moberly awarded a $500 scholarship to Andrew Snyder of Paris, Mo., in honor of Frank S. Westling. Westling was a former dean of the college's Extended Studies Division, which serves adult learners and military personnel nationwide.

Columbia College-Redstone Arsenal awards scholarship
Monday, July 11, 2005
Columbia College-Redstone Arsenal awarded a $500 scholarship to Billy R. Gravitt of Decatur in honor of Frank S. Westling.

Columbia College-Fort Leonard Wood awards scholarship
Monday, July 11, 2005
Columbia College-Fort Leonard Wood awarded a $500 scholarship to Darrin Lee Cowher of Fort Leonard Wood in honor of Frank S. Westling.

Columbia College-Fort Stewart awards scholarship
Monday, July 11, 2005
Columbia College-Fort Stewart awarded a $500 scholarship to Beverly A. Carradine-Gilmore of Hinesville in honor of Frank S. Westling.

Columbia College-Marysville/Everett awards scholarship
Monday, July 11, 2005
Columbia College-Marysville/Everett awarded a $500 scholarship to Jacquelyn A. Malone of Burlington in honor of Frank S. Westling.

Columbia College-Los Alamitos awards scholarships
Monday, July 11, 2005
Columbia College-Los Alamitos awarded $500 scholarships to David Marquez of Chino Hills and Carol Biri of Los Alamitos in honor of Frank S. Westling.

Columbia College-Hancock Field awards scholarships
Monday, July 11, 2005
Columbia College-Hancock Field awarded $500 scholarships to Jeanne Susan McKee of Cicero and Maureen Tricase of North Syracuse in honor of Frank S. Westling.

Columbia College-Jefferson City to award scholarships
Tuesday, June 21, 2005
Columbia College-Jefferson City will award $3,000 in scholarships to deserving students at its third annual Alumni Scholarship Banquet June 24.

Columbia College, MACC enhance teacher education program
Thursday, June 16, 2005
Columbia College and Moberly Area Community College (MACC) enhance teacher education programs in Mid-Missouri through 2-Plus-2 program

New director appointed at Columbia College-Aurora
Monday, June 06, 2005
David Mull has been selected as the new director of Columbia College-Aurora.

Columbia College-Aurora to dedicate new building
Tuesday, May 24, 2005
Columbia College-Aurora will dedicate a new campus facility at 4 p.m. June 1 at 14241 E. Fourth Ave., Aurora. The campus relocated from its previous location in April.

New director appointed at Columbia College-Los Alamitos
Monday, May 23, 2005
AnneMarie Koerin has been selected as the new director of Columbia College-Los Alamitos.

Columbia College receives $1.3 million from alumna Genevieve Koontz Buchanan
Monday, May 23, 2005
Columbia College has received a $1.3 million gift from Genevieve Koontz Buchanan.

Columbia College-San Luis Obispo to award degree to
85-year-old graduate

Monday, May 23, 2005
Columbia College-San Luis Obispo at Cuesta College will award a bachelor's degree in general studies to the oldest known Columbia College graduate.

Columbia College Announces Molly Bowden Memorial Scholarship
Thursday, May 12, 2005
Dr. Gerald Brouder, president of Columbia College, today announced that a memorial scholarship has been established to honor Columbia Police Officer Molly Bowden.

Columbia College to hold commencement on Saturday, May 7
Friday, May 06, 2005
Rep. Judy Baker will address more than 400 graduates at the Columbia College main campus commencement ceremony on May 7 in Columbia, Mo.

Jane Froman Singers embark on concert tour
Wednesday, May 04, 2005
The Jane Froman Singers will begin a 12-day concert tour on Monday, May 10, 2005.

New director appointed at Columbia College-Jacksonville
Tuesday, March 15, 2005
Pete Baker has been selected as the new director of Columbia College-Jacksonville.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to speak on environmental ethics at Columbia College
Tuesday, March 08, 2005
The Columbia College Schiffman Lecture Series will present Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 9 in Launer Auditorium.

CC receives $3.1 million from alumna
Wednesday, January 26, 2005
Columbia College has received its largest-ever gift -- $3.1 million -- from a 1949 graduate of the school.

CC receives $3.1 million from alumna
Wednesday, January 26, 2005
Columbia College has received its largest-ever gift -- $3.1 million -- from a 1949 graduate of the school.

Main campus commencement
Monday, December 13, 2004
Navy Capt. Kathryn M. Hobbs will address graduates at the Columbia College main campus commencement ceremony at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 18 in Southwell Complex.

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Columbia College names Musgrove as vice president for Adult Higher Education
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Columbia College is pleased to announce Dr. Jeff Musgrove has been named vice president for Adult Higher Education.

Columbia College to defer tuition costs for veterans affected by government shutdown
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Columbia College recently announced it will expand tuition deferment for the term that begins Oct. 21 to veterans whose benefits have been suspended or delayed as a result of the federal government shutdown.

Columbia College to defer tuition costs for military service members affected by government shutdown
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
In light of the federal government shutdown that began Oct. 1, Columbia College will defer tuition charges for the term that begins Oct. 21 while military students seek other funding.

Columbia College named to the 2014 Military Friendly Schools list
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Columbia College was recently named to the 2014 Military Friendly Schools list. With this recognition, Columbia College is ranked in the top 20 percent of colleges nationwide for being military friendly.

Columbia College names interim president, search committee
Friday, January 18, 2013
Daisy Grossnickle, chair of the Columbia College Board of Trustees, has announced the presidential search timeline for the college, including members of the search committee and the interim president

Columbia College recognized in U.S.News & World Report's Top Online Education Programs
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Columbia College’s online bachelor’s degree programs and the MBA program were recognized in the second edition of Top Online Education Programs by U.S.News & World Report.

Columbia College president announces retirement
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Dr. Gerald T. Brouder, president of Columbia College, announced his retirement as the 16th president of Columbia College.

Athletic scholarship endowed to recognize Bob Burchard
Friday, October 19, 2012
Surprise announcement recognizes Burchard’s work at Columbia College

Columbia College’s Tevlin wins NAIA award
Monday, July 11, 2011

Columbia College to recognize Gene & Fran Koepke Oct. 16
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
The Columbia College fitness center will be dedicated and named the Gene and Fran Koepke Fitness Center

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Palmer named vice president of Enrollment and Marketing
Monday, August 04, 2014
Kevin Palmer has been named vice president of Enrollment and Marketing at Columbia College.

Columbia College launches bachelor of nursing degree program
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Fully online program allows students to earn their degree while they work as an RN

Columbia College executive director of Administrative Services announces retirement
Monday, June 23, 2014
Bob Hutton, executive director for Administrative Services at Columbia College announced his retirement effective September 26, 2014.

Preul named associate director of Alumni Relations
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Columbia College is pleased to announce the hiring of Carolyn Preul as associate director of Alumni Relations.

Columbia College names Musgrove as vice president for Adult Higher Education
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Columbia College is pleased to announce Dr. Jeff Musgrove has been named vice president for Adult Higher Education.

Columbia College to hold commencement ceremony May 10
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Columbia College will hold two commencement ceremonies at noon and 3:30 p.m., Saturday, May 10.

Columbia College employees make transformational gift to Tradition Meets Tomorrow campaign
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Columbia College is pleased to announce an $111,000 gift from Barry Langford, assistant professor of criminal justice.

Columbia College professor helps fight hunger
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Columbia College assistant professor Bo Bedilion is partnering with local artists and art students from Missouri Valley College and Columbia College to host “Empty Bowls,” an event to help curb hunger.

Compton elected regional president of Alpha Chi
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Dr. Tonia Compton, assistant professor of history at Columbia College, was elected president of Region IV for Alpha Chi National College Honor Society.

Columbia College’s alumni magazine wins two Marcom awards
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Columbia College is pleased to announce that Affinity, the college’s alumni magazine, has won two Marcom awards.

Columbia College recognized by Military Times as a military-friendly school
Monday, November 11, 2013
Columbia College was recently named to Military Times’ “Best for Vets: Colleges 2014” list. This is the second year the college has received this ranking in the online and nontraditional category.

Columbia College to defer tuition costs for veterans affected by government shutdown
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Columbia College recently announced it will expand tuition deferment for the term that begins Oct. 21 to veterans whose benefits have been suspended or delayed as a result of the federal government shutdown.

Columbia College to defer tuition costs for military service members affected by government shutdown
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
In light of the federal government shutdown that began Oct. 1, Columbia College will defer tuition charges for the term that begins Oct. 21 while military students seek other funding.

Columbia College named to the 2014 Military Friendly Schools list
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Columbia College was recently named to the 2014 Military Friendly Schools list. With this recognition, Columbia College is ranked in the top 20 percent of colleges nationwide for being military friendly.

Columbia College's Adult Higher Education division celebrates 40th anniversary
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Columbia College will celebrate the 40th anniversary of its Adult Higher Education program Aug. 29, which coincides with the anniversary of the college’s first Nationwide Campus location, based in St. Louis

Columbia College vice president announces retirement after 18-year 'illustrious career'
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
COLUMBIA, Mo., Aug. 21 -- David “Mike” Randerson, vice president for adult higher education at Columbia College announced his retirement effective Jan. 31, 2014.

Columbia College recognized by Forbes
Monday, August 12, 2013
Columbia College recently was recognized as a “financially sound” institution by Forbes, based on a study that evaluated more than 900 four-year, private, nonprofit institutions across the country.

Columbia College announces name of new science building
Thursday, February 28, 2013
As construction on a state-of-the-art science center nears completion, the Columbia College Board of Trustees recently announced the building will be named the Gerald T. and Bonnie M. Brouder Science Center.

Columbia College names interim president, search committee
Friday, January 18, 2013
Daisy Grossnickle, chair of the Columbia College Board of Trustees, has announced the presidential search timeline for the college, including members of the search committee and the interim president

Columbia College recognized in U.S.News & World Report's Top Online Education Programs
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Columbia College’s online bachelor’s degree programs and the MBA program were recognized in the second edition of Top Online Education Programs by U.S.News & World Report.

Columbia College president announces retirement
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Dr. Gerald T. Brouder, president of Columbia College, announced his retirement as the 16th president of Columbia College.

Columbia College plays host to community leaders
Friday, November 16, 2012
Columbia College held a community leadership briefing breakfast Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Dulany Hall.

Columbia College named one of fastest-growing campuses in the nation
Monday, October 29, 2012
Columbia College earned the No. 17 spot as one of the fastest-growing private nonprofit master’s institutions in the nation by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Athletic scholarship endowed to recognize Bob Burchard
Friday, October 19, 2012
Surprise announcement recognizes Burchard’s work at Columbia College

Columbia College honors four alumni with awards
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
The Columbia College Alumni Association (CCAA) honored four alumni at the college’s annual Reunion Weekend celebration in late April:

Columbia College's alumni magazine, affinity, wins three awards
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
The summer 2011 issue of Columbia College’s alumni magazine, affinity, has won three awards:

Columbia College chosen for Obama-backed Project Win-Win
Monday, March 26, 2012
College part of nationwide effort to help more Americans obtain college degrees

Columbia College to recognize Gene & Fran Koepke Oct. 16
Wednesday, October 13, 2010
The Columbia College fitness center will be dedicated and named the Gene and Fran Koepke Fitness Center

Columbia College's Family Day and Homecoming schedule of events
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
A complete list of the Columbia College Family Day and Homecoming events can be found online http://www.ccis.edu/campuslife/familyday/events.asp.

Columbia College Athletic Hall of Fame inducts new members
Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Two outstanding female athletes and one outstanding team will be inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame at 7:45 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15, in Dulany Hall’s banquet room on the Columbia College campus.

Schiffman Lecture Series to feature noted neurological, Zen authority
Monday, October 11, 2010
Columbia College's Schiffman Lecture in Religious Studies will feature Dr. James Austin, clinical neurologist, researcher and Zen practitioner.

Columbia College welcomes women's and small business guru Susan Wilson Solovic '80
Monday, August 16, 2010
Small business journalist and expert, award-winning entrepreneur, best-selling author, media personality and attorney Susan Wilson Solovic ’80, will speak with faculty and students at Columbia College.

College launches new television campaign in Missouri
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
View the latest television ads for Columbia College.

Columbia College's Relay for Life team raises more than $18,000
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Throughout the past year, the Columbia College Relay for Life team raised $18,645 for the fight against cancer.

Students graduate from Summer Expeditions program at Columbia College June 25
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Local Fourth and Fifth grade students will graduate from the Summer Expeditions program, held this week at Columbia College.

Columbia College-Aurora to hold commencement May 1
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Columbia College will confer undergraduate and graduate degrees upon graduates at the Aurora campus commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 1. The ceremony will take place at 2:30 p.m. at the Red Lion Hotel, 3200 South Parker Road, Aurora, Colo.

Columbia College recognizes Boone County National Bank for generous gift
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Columbia College is hosting a special gift ceremony on Thursday, April 29 at 1:30 p.m. in Dorsey Chapel to recognize Boone County National Bank for their science initiative gift.

Columbia College grad, Wayne Nero, hired as Georgetown, Texas police chief
Thursday, April 29, 2010
Wayne Nero was sworn in as the new chief of police for Georgetown, Texas on April 13. Nero graduated from Columbia College–Fort Worth in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

Columbia College hires new director for Fort Sill
Thursday, April 22, 2010
Oklahoma campus welcomes Robert Pine

Columbia College recognizes employees of the year
Thursday, April 22, 2010
During the annual employee appreciation luncheon on April 6, Columbia College awarded Rebecca Bennett, administrative assistant, and Brian Whitlow, HVAC/mechanical specialist with the Harold E. Nichols Plant and Facilities Employee of the Year award.

Columbia College-Fort Drum to hold commencement April 23
Thursday, April 22, 2010
Columbia College will confer undergraduate and graduate degrees at the Fort Drum campus commencement ceremony on Friday, April 23.

Columbia College-Lake Ozark graduates record number of students during commencement April 25
Thursday, April 22, 2010
Columbia College-Lake Ozark will graduate a record number of students during its commencement ceremony on Sunday, April 25, conferring a total of 76 degrees upon 90 graduates.

Columbia College recognizes Debra Shrout with Frazier Moon Administrator of the Year award
Thursday, April 22, 2010
Columbia College honored Debra Shrout, director of the St. Louis campus, with the Frazier Moon Administrator of the Year award.

Columbia College-Marysville/Everett adds two new degree programs
Thursday, April 22, 2010
Columbia College-Marysville/Everett recently added two new programs to its degree offerings: an associate and a bachelor's degree in human services.

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