Author: Sam Fleury

Columbia College hosts groundbreaking ceremony for new Academic and Residence Hall

Click here to view more photos from the celebration! On May 17, more than 250 members of the Columbia College campus community and many friends from mid-Missouri gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new Academic and Residence Hall on the north end of the main campus. This facility will reinforce the spirit of innovation and collaboration the college has been known for since its founding in 1851. The 60,000-square foot building will be four stories tall. The main floor will house the School of Business, featuring a large lobby, faculty offices, innovation stations for study groups, classrooms and...

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Congratulations to the following students who were named to the Columbia College dean’s list for the Spring Semester (January-April 2018)! To be named to the dean’s list, a student must have completed 12 semester hours in a 16-week period and achieved a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0-point scale. First Name Last Name Coast Guard Island – California Nicole Watson Conor Heelan Katherine George Jenny Beushausen Jared Greene Sasha Martin Crystal Lake – Illinois Krista Smith Matthew Barber Mitzie West Ariel Seubert Jim O’Donnell Katelyn Beeksma Lisa Wuest Julie Johnsey Lisa Buechel Lisa Davidson Maria Silva Cheryl Mitchell-Thomas Andrea...

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Elfrink named director at Columbia College-Rolla location

Columbia College Regional Director Debra Hartman recently announced the hiring of Cory Elfrink as location director at Columbia College-Rolla. Elfrink is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the campus, including class scheduling and student and faculty recruitment. His first day with the college was May 7, 2018. “Cory brings several years of experience in higher education administration to the position and has been a leader at every stop of his career,” said Hartman. “We are pleased to have him as part of the Columbia College team and look forward to his leadership at our Rolla location.” Prior to...

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Columbia College-Freeport, Highland Community College partner for nursing degree program

May 15, 2018 via Freeport Journal Standard and WREX TV A new transfer agreement between Highland Community College and Columbia College will allow nursing students to complete their bachelor’s degree from the comfort of their own homes. Students who earn registered nursing degrees (RN) through Highland will be able to complete their bachelor’s degree (BSN) through online classes offered by Columbia College. The agreement was signed Tuesday. Through the program, students will be able to work in their field, while furthering their education. “Because we’re all online, they can start and stop – they have flexibility,” Columbia College Freeport...

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CC Employee Transitions – April 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 April. Welcome to the new employees and congratulations to those whose roles changed! New Associates Bonnie Roberts started as English Tutor at the Redstone Arsenal location on April 5, 2018. Christina Carter started as Online Test Proctor at Ft. Sill, Oklahoma location on April 9, 2018. Daniel Klote will start as Marketing Communications Coordinator on April 9, 2018 Rebekah Cate started as Student Support Assistant at the...

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