Author: Kevin Fletcher

A Degree to Succeed

A 27-year veteran of the St. Louis Fire Department, Derrick Phillips ’17 has been in charge of training and homeland security at the second-oldest career firefighting department in America for the past eight years. Last summer, he set a new career milestone with a promotion from battalion chief to deputy chief for the department.

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Columbia College elected to Boone County Hall of Fame

Columbia College has been part of the fabric of Boone County, Missouri, for nearly all of its existence. On Thursday, the college received special and permanent recognition, earning election into the Boone County Historical Society’s Hall of Fame. The college will be enshrined and celebrated during the Boone County “History Makers” Gala on Friday, October 14, 2022.

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