Friday, April 25, 2014

Springing Forward!

The sun is shining on campus and the students have been enjoying the beautiful weather.

Over the past few weeks we have been busy helping students prepare for the end of the semester! Counseling Services recently offered two Test Anxiety Workshops and are helping students learn new ways to change their stress level.

Student Activities Commission recently hosted their annual Easter Egg Hunt where students searched for eggs all over campus with prize tickets inside. The SAC team handed three students grand prize baskets as well as a lot of candy!

Forever Plaid: The Musical is open to the public! The Department of Visual Arts and Music is offering three more performances in Launer Auditorium. Tickets are $10 at the door or you can pay through

The Student Affairs staff is now preparing for Late Night Breakfast which will occur on Monday, May 5th at 10pm. All students are welcome to come eat some free breakfast while taking a small study break!

Monday, March 10, 2014

What's New?

Good afternoon, parents!

Your students have been busy with their classes as well as participating in activities throughout campus! On February 22nd we took a group to Kansas City, MO to visit the WW1 Museum, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Jazz Museum, and to eat famous BBQ at Smokin' Guns. The students had a blast and truly enjoyed every moment.

New Community Consultants and Resident Assistants have also been chosen for the 2014-2015 school year! Below is a picture with some of the class with their Conversation Partners at their bowling adventure.

We would love for you to keep up with our adventures through our Facebook page. Feel free to like our page for the latest updates: CC Student Affairs

Friday, January 24, 2014

Spring is in the Air!

Welcome Back!  It is easy to get excited for the adventures that await us in the spring at Columbia College. While the weather may be a tad bit chilly, students, staff and faculty are equally active trying to get everything in place for a great semester. 

Are you wondering what your student is up to on campus?  Below is a list of some major events that are happening in the next couple of months.  Ask your student for more information or check out CougarLink

-All Night Stand - January 31st 

-Super Bowl Party - February 2nd 
-Graduate School Preparation - February 11th 
-Business Etiquette Dinner - February 12th 
-Sailesh the Hypnotist Extraordinare - February 19th 
-Day Trip to Kansas City - February 22nd 

-Career Fair - March 5th
-Women's History Month Keynote Speaker Stephanie Koontz - March 5th 
-Schiffman Ethics in Society Lecture - March 12th 
-Movie Nite with SAC & SAC @ Nite - March 14th 

Additional upcoming events: 
-Ivy Chain
-Less Stress Fest
-One World Week 

Thursday, October 31, 2013


It's that time of year where sickness runs rampant, and college is no exception to that! As the seasons change and the weather gets colder, your student will want to pay Health Services a visit to stay healthy.

Student Health Services is here to make sure that your student is happy and healthy. There are a variety of things available through Student Health Services such as:

  • Physical exams
  • Annual exams and pap tests
  • Urgent care visits for diagnosis or follow-up
  • Rapid Strep A throat swabs
  • Blood glucose testing
  • Allergy injections
  • And....FLU SHOTS!

Student Health Services offers FREE flu shots for all day students, no appointment necessary. For interested evening students, those shots are $15. Just come in during regular hours, Monday-Friday, 8:30-11:30AM, and 1-4PM.

Remember: sneeze on your arm, not your hands; wash those hands; and drink plenty of fluids!

Questions? Contact our nurse practitioner at 573-875-7432.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Homecoming Week is Here!

Have you heard about all of the wonderful events that are happening on campus?


The pictures above were from our Service Day at The Food Bank on Sunday, September 29th! Columbia College had a total of 86 volunteers which consisted of students, staff, and faculty members. As a team we completed 7,000 bags of cereal and filled 2,880 buddy packs for the city of Columbia! 


We had a blast at the Pep Rally on Monday, September 30th! The drumline made an appearance and gave the audience some great spirit before announcing the Homecoming Court. The court (last picture) includes Michael Brown, Josh Dains, Logan Rackers, Annalise Morrison, Cherrelle Woods, and Alyssa Johnson. 


Ten teams battled each other through their culinary skills on Tuesday, October 1st! Logan Moore and Alex Bopp (Team Pillsbury Dough Boys) won over the judges with their spin on the traditional grilled cheese sandwich. The recipe included raisin toast, bacon, cheddar, pepper jack, provolone, and mozzarella. 

The rest of the activities for the week include: Battle of the Halls, S'morror Stories, and the Blacklight Party! We hope to see you at Homecoming/Family Day on Saturday, October 5th. Please click here for more information: Homecoming/Family Day details

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Classes have started and orientation has been phenomenal! 

What a great start to this school year! Our students are adjusting to their class schedules and are starting to find their fit in different college organizations as well as in the community. We wanted to personally invite you to our next huge event...

One of our fun-filled traditions is coming up soon! Join students, alum, families, and friends to celebrate our annual FAMILY DAY AND HOMECOMING, October 4th-5th!

Each Homecoming/Family Day is jam packed with activities, crafts, entertainment, and sports for everyone! Come cheer on the cougars at the mens soccer game. The Norm Ruebling Band will be playing in the morning, with a Elysium Players Performance in the afternoon! Or if you're interested in seeing the new Brouder Science Center, the open house will last from 1:00pm-2:30pm. 

There's no better place to be this October! Join us, won't you? 
For more information, contact, or call (573)875-7400. 

Don't know where to stay? Check out this page for more information on local hotels. 

We can't wait to see you! Check out this link for a full list of all of the Homecoming and Family Day activities.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Storm the Gate!

Help us welcome our new students to CC! Join us for Storm the Gate on Sunday, August 18 from 6:30-8:00pm on Bass Commons.

New day students will gather in the 10th Street lot, then follow Scooter through Rogers Gate and onto Bass Commons where they will be greeted by the cheers of faculty, staff and returning students. The festivities will include opportunities to mix and mingle, music, and best of all…FREE ICE CREAM! 

•When: Sunday, August 18th, 2013 at 6:30pm
•Where: Bass Commons (Front Circle Drive)
•Who’s Invited: All Columbia College Students, Faculty, Staff, Alumni, and Family
•What to Wear: Your Favorite Columbia College Navy & Silver Attire (Casual)

Help us make the start of school unforgettable for our new students!