Columbia College Affinity Magazine: Summer 2020

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FEATURES IN EVERY ISSUE 6 | Inside the Gate Columbia College opens a new location in North Dakota; the Dillingham family carries on a musical and philanthropic legacy.

48 | Cougar Sports Zone

20 | Persistence in a Pandemic “We’re in this together.” What has become a global catchphrase as the world adapts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 rings especially true in the Columbia College community.

30 | A Stroll Down Memory Lane Nearly 40 years since their college days, Columbia College graduates from the late ’70s and early ’80s found their way back to campus for a highly anticipated reunion weekend.

Behind the scenes with Athletic Director James Arnold; baseball looks back on a four-year legacy with its senior class; Celebration of Excellence honors top student-athletes and supporters.

54 | My CCAA Greetings from the CCAA Advisory Board; meet the 2020 alumni award recipients; alumni take advantage of several regional events before the national shutdown.

62 | CC Notes

42 | Full Speed Ahead Meet the nine students awarded $1,000 scholarships for 2020-21 through the Columbia College Alumni Association Scholars Program.

Alumni share personal and professional updates in Class Notes; In Memoriam remembers those who have passed.