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. Enjoy our traditional flip publication online or download a copy to read at your leisure. We have optimized our online platform to enhance your reading experience on any device.

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Current Issue

Fall 2022

Beloved Columbia College President Emeritus Dr. Gerald Brouder (February 3, 1943 - June 22, 2022) is remembered for his transformational impact on higher education. Also in this issue, Illustrator Jim Paillot ’82 brings popular children’s books characters to life; students travel oversees to explore the psychology of the Holocaust; and life experiences broaden teachings for Florida-based instructor Dr. Michael Stanley.

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