Columbia College-Fort Leonard Wood to hold commencement Oct. 5
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo., Oct. 3 - Columbia College-Fort Leonard Wood will recognize graduates at a commencement ceremony Saturday, Oct. 5 at 1 p.m. at the Nutter Fieldhouse.
Dr. Suzanne Discenza, associate professor and director the master's of health care administration program at Park University, will give the commencement address. Mike Randerson, vice president for Adult Higher Education at Columbia College, will also provide remarks and confer degrees.
"We are exceptionally proud of our students' achievements," said Randerson. "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."
Columbia College-Fort Leonard Wood was established in 1972 to serve the military population and their families on the base and in the surrounding communities.
Columbia College-Fort Leonard Wood offers six associate and eight bachelor's degree programs in-seat; additional associate, bachelor's and master's degrees also are available online.
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 80,000 alumni worldwide. For more information, visit www.ccis.edu.
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