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Blake Fortin (left), Kendall McDermott (center) and Ashley Cairns three students from Columbia College who took first place at the National Retail Foundation competition in New York. Each of the members of the winning team recieved $5,000 scolarships. Photo taken on Jan. 30.

Students take home national retail competition scholarships

February 5, 2018

Two Columbia student teams won first and second place in the National Retail Federation student competition, receiving thousands of dollars in scholarships. The NRF collaborates with STORY, a retail company in Manhattan that likens itself to a magazine, continually reinventing it...

US of CC President and engineer in the Radio Department Nick Hoeppner said the union is working with college administrators to categorize the large number of job titles currently used to denote full-time staff positions.

US of CC, administration bargain to simplify job titles

May 1, 2017

A committee of full-time staff members will work with college administrators to reclassify staff positions based on information gathered in a long-awaited job titles study. The study produced a job classification structure that will help administration and individuals assess career m...

Stan Wearden, current dean of the College of Communication and Information at Kent State University, will begin his new job as Columbia’s senior vice president and provost on July 1.

Wearden named new provost

February 28, 2014

Stan Wearden will take over as Columbia’s new senior vice president and provost starting July 1, according to a Feb. 26 emailed announcement from President Kwang-Wu Kim. After carefully considering W...

Instructor talks about new book, future plans

By The Columbia Chronicle

October 22, 2012

by Jack Reese, Copy EditorAdam McOmber, an adjunct faculty member in the English Department, has always had a passion for literature. He published a book of short stories, “This New & Poisonous Air,” in June 2011, and is also the managing editor of Hotel Amerika, the department’s literary magazine. Like most writers, he juggles numerous jobs but retains his expert passion for the strange and morbid.McOmber’s d...

Provost/Senior Vice President Steven Kapelke leaves Columbia

By Brianna Wellen

June 3, 2011

In a startling development, Provost/Senior Vice President Steven Kapelke parted ways with Columbia on May 31 after 10 years of service. An official statement from President Warrick Carter said Kapelke left to “pursue other opportunities,” though the conditions surrounding his departure are still unclear. Dr. Carter is on sabbatical until July 31 and unavailable for further comment until then, though in his official stat...

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