Columbia College Commencement

Courtesy of the Columbia Daily Tribune

Columbia College celebrated graduation at the main campus this past weekend with a commencement ceremony, nurses’ pinning ceremony and the traditional Ivy Chain ceremony. Approximately 2,200 students graduate this semester from the college, and 539 participated in the ceremonies. It was the first commencement presided over by President Scott Dalrymple. Several students were interviewed by reporters and had the opportunity to tell their stories.

To watch the May 10, 3:30 p.m. commencement ceremony, including Dr. Dalrymple’s remarks, visit, and select the On Demand tab.

“College graduation events start tonight” – Columbia Daily Tribune
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“Columbia College, new president celebrate graduates” – Columbia Missourian