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Columbia College recognized for ‘dedication to service members’ around the world

June 27, 2018 – Columbia Business Times The criminal justice program is what first attracted Landon Miller ’18 to Columbia College. Miller, the recent recipient of an honorable medical discharge after more than four years of service with the Marine Corps Reserve, wanted to pursue a career in law enforcement. After doing some research, Miller decided that Columbia College’s price and prestige profile seemed to make the most sense. And that was even before someone from Ousley Family Veterans Service Center emailed Miller to let him know that Columbia College would go ahead and take care of applying the...

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Columbia College celebrates 11th annual Military Recognition Day

By Kelsey Lyman On May 24 in Columbia College’s packed Bixby Lecture Hall, current student and veteran Robert Canine relayed his three keys to success. “Disciplining yourself, giving to others and when times get tough, don’t do it for you, do it for someone else,” he said. Canine served in the Army and was deployed to Iraq in 2008. On May 17, 2009, he was severely injured by an Explosive Formed Projectile (EFP) and lost both legs from the knee down. After hearing about his story, the Homes for Our Troops organization selected him to receive a wheelchair accessible...

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