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Faculty Senate discuss faculty surveys, reaccreditation

Faculty Senate discuss faculty surveys, reaccreditation

September 14, 2017

At its Sept. 8 session, Columbia's Faculty Senate discussed recent survey results showing 38 full-time faculty members expressing they were actively looking for academic positions elsewhere from the college. During the meeting, held at Stage Two, 618 S. Michigan Ave., Associate P...

Columbia-owned dorm for sale

Columbia-owned dorm for sale

September 11, 2017

The 731 S. Plymouth Court Building, the first Columbia-owned dorm—and now the last—has been put up for sale. Colliers International, a realty group with a Chicago office, has been hired by Columbia to sell the building, according to Columbia spokeswoman Cara Birch. The building’...

Summer enrollment drops from internal and external factors

Summer enrollment drops from internal and external factors

September 5, 2017

Columbia's summer enrollment dropped 26 percent compared with last year, but the college administrators say the decrease may be in part, the result of the college's effort to be more selective and other external factors. Nine hundred thirty four students enrolled in classes this ...

Inauguration spurs citywide reaction

Inauguration spurs citywide reaction

January 23, 2017

Racism, Islamophobia and anti-public schools rhetoric were some of the criticisms Chicagoans voiced against Donald Trump Jan. 20 as he was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States.Just as th...

Suburb ‘Parties On’ for ‘Wayne’s World’ celebration

Suburb ‘Parties On’ for ‘Wayne’s World’ celebration

January 23, 2017

“Schwing!” In honor of the “Saturday Night Live” sketch-turned-movie “Wayne’s World’s” 25th anniversary, Chicagoland suburb and Wayne’s hometown Aurora, Illinois is throwing a six-month long celebr...

Digital Learning progresses in college’s online advancements

Digital Learning progresses in college’s online advancements

November 28, 2016

Columbia’s Digital Learning Office recently contracted a new online platform to replace Moodle in the Fall 2017 Semester and filled five new positions to continue development of  online education courses and improve technology throughout the college campus. Robert ...

Edgewater punches back  with ‘Brianna and Jaelin Walking Tour’

Edgewater punches back with ‘Brianna and Jaelin Walking Tour’

September 12, 2016

More than 100 people marched in Edgewater Sept. 6  to mock famous YouTube couple Brianna and Jaelin White’s day-long residency there in late July.The 18- and 19-year-old husband-and-wife duo posted a 1...

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