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Columbia College - San Diego to hold commencement May 30

SAN DIEGO, May 29 - Columbia College-San Diego will recognize graduates at a commencement ceremony Friday, May 30, at 6 p.m. at the Veterans Museum and Memorial Center.

Bob Hutton, executive director of Administrative Services at Columbia College, will give the commencement address. Rene Massey, associate dean for Adult Higher Education, will confer degrees.

"We are pleased to honor our students' achievements," said Massey. "The road to higher education is not easy, and commencement is a fantastic opportunity for our students and their families to celebrate this milestone."

Columbia College-San Diego was established in 2009 at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego. Columbia College-San Diego offers one associate and one bachelor's degree program in-seat as well as associate, bachelor's and master's degrees online.

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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

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