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

Spring 2021

Spring is a time of hope, renewal and excitement. The Columbia College Alumni Association represents a diverse and dynamic group, and our members are proud to rally around Columbia College.

Inside this issue, meet Computer Science alumna Julia Collins ’14 and fellow classmates who are making an impact in the world, and find out how Linda Hayles ’11 motivates high-performing entrepreneurs to crush their business goals. You will also hear from Interim President Dr. David Russell as he shares his thoughts on the college’s future.

Members of the CCAA are invited to share personal and professional updates.

Read the digital issue.

Previous Issues

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