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Columbia College to hold commencement ceremony Dec. 18

WHO: Dr. Bob McDavid, mayor of Columbia, Mo., will be the commencement speaker, addressing graduates from the Day, Evening, Nationwide and Online campuses.

WHAT: Columbia College will hold its winter commencement ceremony.

WHEN: Noon, Saturday, Dec. 18

WHERE: Columbia College Southwell Complex, 700 Rangeline Road, just north of Rogers Street


Graduate numbers - 409 total graduates

- 43 Day Campus graduates

- 129 Evening Campus graduates

- 237 graduates from Nationwide campuses (92 from Online Campus)

Degree numbers

- 74 associate degrees (33 in nursing)

- 274 bachelor's degrees

- 61 master's degrees conferred

- 14 Master of Arts in Teaching

- 38 Master of Business Administration

- 9 Master of Science in Criminal Justice

NOTE: Construction is ongoing on Rangeline Street at this time, blocking traffic to vehicles. Updates about the accessibility of Rangeline Street will be posted on the Columbia College website.

Columbia College, a private, regionally accredited, nonprofit institution founded in 1851 in Columbia, Mo., educates more than 29,000 students each year and has more than 67,000 alumni worldwide. For more information, visit