Affinity Magazine

Affinity magazine keeps you in the loop with your alma mater. Each issue shares news from the Columbia College, highlights alumni activities and profiles faculty, staff and alumni who exemplify Cougar Pride.

Beginning with the Summer 2020 edition, Affinity has moved to an all-digital format. We have optimized our online platform to enhance your reading experience on any device. From your desktop, you will see our traditional flip publication has undergone a makeover to bring you engaging content with a fresh design and convenient web links. On small screens, the new Stories feature breaks out individual articles in a scrolling mobile view.

How can you contribute to the magazine? You are encouraged to submit Class Notes, share story ideas and provide feedback with the magazine production team. Please email the editor at

Current Issue

Summer 2020: Persistence in a Pandemic

Fall 2020
Our cover story takes you inside High-Flex, the college's latest educational innovation that empowers students to choose their best way to learn. Also, catch up with CC educators who have left a lasting impression on our alumni and alumna Joan Pata talks about her brush with Congress. In every issue, you will find out what's happening Inside the Gate, catch up with Cougar Athletics and celebrate classmates' accomplishments in Class Notes.

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Previous Issues

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