Category: Alumni

A Welcomed Journey

For a young Francie Dittrich, her dreams of college were precarious at best. It was the early 1960s, and she wasn’t ready to be on her own at a large university in her home state of Michigan.

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Columbia College hosts virtual alumni awards gala

The Columbia College Alumni Association (CCAA) hosted its annual awards gala virtually on Thursday, June 24. Columbia College alumni excel not only as supporters of their alma mater, but also as professionals in their careers and as citizens committed to bettering their communities. Each year, a select few of these inspiring representatives are recognized for their accomplishments.

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Miss Congeniality: Alumna surprised with gift of a lifetime

Diane Herman Hill ’70 had spent the day in Columbia with her husband, Greg, their two daughters and four of their six grandkids when Greg said he had something to show her. Her first reaction was, “Oh geez, what is he doing?,” and much to Diane’s surprise, Greg pulled into a parking lot at Columbia College.

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