Columbia College Affinity Magazine: Spring 2021

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MLK Awards Honor Community Service The Columbia College Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee awarded two Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Awards to recognize members of the college community who serve others in the spirit of Dr. King. As a member of the D, E & I committee and last year’s inaugural award recipient, Director of Alumni Development Keith McIver presented the virtual announcement.

CC TEACH Club, a chapter of the Missouri State Teacher’s Association, partnered with Inclusion+ to host a food drive for students at Douglass High School in Columbia, Missouri. The club offers personal and professional growth for education students through community service and leadership training. –CP

Spring Commencement to be held in-person Thanks to a generous offer from officials at the University of Missouri, Columbia College will host two in-seat commencement ceremonies at Mizzou Arena on Saturday, May 1. The ceremonies will feature graduates from the Spring 2021 Class and will be live-streamed for family and friends unable to attend. –SF >> Click here to read more.

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Allen Butler ’07 leads community outreach as a board member of Annie’s Table in serving over 200 families and individuals in the Greater Chicagoland area who are at the highest risk of facing food shortage and food insecurities. Butler graduated from Columbia College-Lake County and is an active member of the CCAA Advisory Board.