CC - Salt Lake Cold Commencement October 12
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 10- Columbia College-Salt Lake will recognize graduates at a commencement ceremony Saturday, Oct. 12 at 2 p.m. at the Murray High School Auditorium.
Dr. Michael Polley, associate professor of history at Columbia College, will give the commencement address. Kim Bonine, assistant dean for Adult Higher Education, will provide remarks and confer degrees. Kent Griffiths 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."
Columbia College-Salt Lake was established in 1975 at Fort Douglas Army Education Center and originally served military personnel at Fort Douglas and the Army National Guard units in the area. The campus moved off the post in 1989 and to its present location near Interstate 15 and 5300 South in Murray, Utah, in 2008.
Columbia College-Salt Lake offers four associate and six 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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