Columbia College to host reading and book signing by Edward P. Jones
WHO: Pulitzer Prize winning fiction writer, Edward P. Jones.
Jones is the author of “The Known World,” a novel that follows the story of a black slaveowner in antebellum Virginia.
WHAT: Reading and book signing
WHEN: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18
WHERE: Newly renovated Dorsey Gym, Columbia College, 1001 Rogers St.
Founded in 1851 in Columbia, Mo., Columbia College has been helping students advance their lives through higher education for more than 160 years. As a private, nonprofit, liberal arts and sciences institution, the college takes pride in its small classes, experienced faculty and quality educational programs. With more than 30 campuses across the country, 18 of which are on military installations, students may enroll in day, evening or online classes. The college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Columbia College educates more than 30,000 students each year and has more than 74,000 alumni worldwide. For more information, visit www.ccis.edu.
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