Columbia College-Kansas City to hold commencement Sept. 21
KANSAS CITY, Sept. 18 - Columbia College-Kansas City will recognize graduates at a commencement ceremony Sept. 21 at 3 p.m. at the Holiday Inn CoCo Key Water Resort.
Michael Kateman, executive director for Development, Alumni and Public Relations at Columbia College, will give the commencement address. Kim Bonine, assistant dean for Adult Higher Education, will provide remarks and confer degrees. Norris Tanner will provide the alumni charge.
"We are exceptionally proud of our students' achievements," said Bonine. "Many people have helped our students along their academic journey, and commencement is a perfect opportunity for those individuals to participate in the honor as well."
Established in 1988 in Blue Springs, Columbia College-Kansas City moved to Independence in 1993. The campus relocated to the Blue Ridge Tower site in order to provide enhanced educational facilities and opportunities to the Kansas City area communities. Today, it continues to serve civilian and military adult learners in the Kansas City area.
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 31,000 students each year and has more than 74,000 alumni worldwide. For more information, visit www.ccis.edu.
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