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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.

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.

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 institutionís military partnerships.

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 CollegeĖOrlando. 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 CollegeĖHancock 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 bachelorís 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 CollegeóSalt 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 collegeís 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.

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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 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 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.

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.

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.

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 institutionís military partnerships.

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.

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.

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 bachelorís degrees to African-American students in business management, marketing and related support services.

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 collegeís course for the next three to five years.

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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 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 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.

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.

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.

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 institutionís military partnerships.

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.

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.

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 bachelorís degrees to African-American students in business management, marketing and related support services.

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 collegeís course for the next three to five years.

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