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Professor Louis Silverstein raised questions at the fourth roundtable discussion Nov. 17 at Stage Two in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building.

Retooling curricula for the 21st century

November 24, 2014

The idea of creating a curriculum for the 21st century took center stage Nov. 17 at the fourth roundtable discussion hosted by the college during the drafting process of its Strategic Plan.Students and staf...

Students, faculty and administrators contributed opinions on Nov. 5 at Ferguson Auditorium in the 600 S. Michigan Ave. Building at the first of six roundtable discussions.

Strategic Plan sessions kick off at Columbia

November 10, 2014

A series of roundtable discussions designed to attract input from students, staff and faculty kicked off Nov. 5 when attendees began weighing in on issues the college faces as it drafts its strategic plan. More faculty and staff members than students filled Ferguson Auditorium ...

President Kwang-Wu Kim spoke with students about success after graduation on Oct. 16 at a forum hosted by the Student Government Association. 

Kim addresses student success

October 20, 2014

More than 100 members of the college community filled Hokin Hall in the Wabash Campus Building, 623 S. Wabash Ave., Oct. 16 to munch on pizza and talk with President Kwang-Wu Kim with one broad topic in ...

Earth, worms, rats feed off compost

By Lisa Schulz

November 14, 2011

Earth wasn’t the only consumer benefiting from Columbia’s compost project launch in August 2011. Rats were also curious to explore the mix of fresh sandwich scraps, apple cores, leaves, soil and coffee grounds. But as winter arrives, critters shouldn’t.The Recycling Outreach Program’s new compost project was first put into action at Columbia events, like new student Convocation. College cafes were added to the food wa...

Columbia confronts financial reality, redirects for 2016

By Katy Nielsen

October 4, 2010

President Warrick L. Carter introduced Columbia’s new strategic plan, Focus 2016, on Sept. 27, aimed at improving student learning, increasing enrollment and strengthening the college’s finances.The plan was unveiled at Stage Two, in the 618 S. Michigan Ave. Building.Though it was Monday afternoon, the room was filled with more faculty, staff and administration than was expected.Focus 2016 seeks to improve the quality o...

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