Author: Sam Fleury

Fram named director at Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks location

Columbia College Regional Director Jeannie Simmons recently announced the promotion of Kelli Fram as location director at Columbia College-Lake of the Ozarks. Fram is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the location, including class scheduling and student and faculty recruitment, while also maintaining the location’s visibility and reputation in the community. “Kelli did an excellent job during her time as assistant director at the Lake Ozark location and we look forward to seeing her excel in this new role,” said Simmons. “Her extensive experience in the higher education, public relations and marketing realms will be invaluable to the...

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CC Employee Transitions – June 2018

In addition to our students and alumni, our employees are some of Columbia College’s biggest and best assets. Below is the list of the employees who joined the college or transitioned positions during the month of June. Welcome to the new employees and congratulations to those whose roles changed! For a complete list of employment opportunities currently availabl, visit ccis.edu/jobs. New Associates Raymond Biggerstaff started as Campus Safety Officer on June 4, 2018. Janese Heavin started as Marketing Communications Coordinator on June 18, 2018. Alyson Hurt started as Financial Aid Specialist on June 18, 2018. Kevin Fletcher started as...

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Columbia College Alumni Association recognizes 2018 award winners

by Ann Muder Photos by Kaci Smart ’09 There are people in the world who strive to make life better for others. They are educators, volunteers and leaders. They are kind, inspired and devoted. They are Columbia College alumni. This year, five outstanding award recipients were recognized for their above-and-beyond dedication to their communities at the Columbia College Alumni Association Awards Banquet on June 1. Below are the stories of each of these special individuals and the impact they make on the lives of others every day! Professional Achievement Award For attaining outstanding success in one’s chosen field Russana...

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CC Employee Transitions – May 2018

In addition to our students and alumni, our employees are some of Columbia College’s biggest and best assets. Announcements of these employees who joined the college or transitioned positions were made in May. Welcome to the new employees and congratulations to those whose roles changed! To join our team, check out the latest job openings at the college at ccis.edu/jobs. New Associates Philip Schafer started as General Maintenance Worker in Plant and Facilities Operations on May 14, 2018. Annie Glay started as Custodian in Custodial Services on May 14, 2018. Ashlie Roederer started as Student Support Assistant at the...

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Cougar eSports to compete in League of Legends Collegiate Championships

June 3, 2018 via KOMU TV and TwinGalaxies.com The best collegiate eSports student-athletes in the North America League of Legends scene will be clashing as part of the LoL College Championships starting on Thursday. Columbia College is one of the eight teams that will compete in the tournament after a grueling tournament that featured more than 300 teams. In a competition traditionally dominated by Canadian colleges, the teams from the United States are the favorites this year’s tournament. The Cougars begin play on Thursday at 5 p.m. CT vs. University of Texas-Dallas.  “Cougar eSports primed to face off with...

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