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Columbia College professor recognized as Advisor of the Year

Dr. Kenneth Felts, assistant professor of mathematics at Columbia College, recently received the Advisor of the Year award at the annual Student Affairs awards banquet. The Advisor of the Year award is presented to an advisor who demonstrates outstanding commitment and dedication to advising his or her group.

Felts joined Columbia College’s teaching staff in 2008. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mathematics, master’s degree in applied mathematics and a doctorate in mathematics from the University of Missouri in Columbia, Mo.

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Founded in 1851 in Columbia, Mo., Columbia College has been helping students advance their lives through higher education for more than 160 years. As a private, nonprofit, liberal arts and sciences institution, the college takes pride in its small classes, experienced faculty and quality educational programs. With more than 30 campuses across the country, 18 of which are on military installations, students may enroll in day, evening or online classes. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Columbia College educates more than 30,000 students each year and has more than 70,000 alumni worldwide. For more information, visit