Author: Sam Fleury

Nursing Program receives $150,000 Nursing Education Incentive grant

The Missouri State Board of Nursing and the Missouri Department of Higher Education recently announced that the Columbia College Nursing Program will be the beneficiary of a $150,000 Nursing Education Incentive Grant. The program has received the grant in each of the past two years. “Nursing education continues to reorient to the needs of the workforce from a local, regional and national perspective, with a large increase in the demand for baccalaureate-trained nurses,” said Dr. Joyce Gentry, director of the Nursing Program. “This grant will play a key role in meeting that need head-on and will position our program...

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Midwest Campus Clash and Gaming Expo to feature top collegiate eSports teams in U.S.

Following the success of the 2017 edition of the event, Columbia College will once again host one of the largest eSports and gaming events in the United States, the 2018 Midwest Campus Clash and Gaming Expo on April 7 in Columbia, Missouri. The event, which is free and open to the public, will bring some of the top collegiate eSports teams in the Midwest together to compete for a $25,000 prize pool playing the world-renowned game, League of Legends. The teams participating in this year’s event are: Columbia College University of Missouri University of Kansas Miami (Ohio) University Kansas...

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Springfield CC 360 Spring Edition

Pump you up! By Kathy Gress, director, Columbia College-Springfield At Columbia College-Springfield, we are here to PUMP YOU UP! Maybe you are not even sure why you’re here … studying, attending classes, coming up with clever excuses as to why you can’t attend class, scrolling through Facebook during lecture time, checking the football scores (#gochiefs). But that’s OK, because we have your back! We are going to make sure you remember why you began the journey of obtaining a college degree. We are your coaches, and we are here to PUMP (clap) YOU UP! How are we going to...

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Rolla CC 360 Spring Edition

Keep your resolutions! By Mike Lederle, director, Columbia College-Rolla As we head into 2018, many of you have probably already made New Year’s resolutions for the coming year. In need of ideas? I’d like to propose three highly obtainable resolutions for 2018 that won’t end up as forgotten goals. The first resolution is to get started on your degree at Columbia College. If you are interested in Columbia College, don’t postpone starting. I have found the longer you postpone something, the less likely you will accomplish it. Give me a call, and I will guide you through the initial...

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