Columbia College Free Financial Aid Workshop Community Cash For College

The Columbia College Financial Aid Office invites the community to a free financial aid workshop on Saturday, February 28, 2015 between 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Starbucks located in the Junction shopping Center. No appointment necessary.  Financial Aid professionals will be available to answer questions and provide one-on-one assistance to complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application online. Undocumented students are welcome and will receive assistance completing the Dream Act Application. Both applications have a deadline of March 2, 2015. To complete the application online, current and prospective students will need to bring the…

April 19th – 39th Annual Columbia Wine Tasting To Benefit Columbia College Culinary Arts Program

On Sunday, April 19th, 2015, one of California’s premier wine tastings will take place in the historic Gold Rush town of Columbia: the 39th Annual Columbia Wine Tasting. Sponsored by the Columbia College Foundation, the event last year attracted over 80 wineries and food vendors who set up shop in the State Park’s historic buildings, making it one of the most unique tastings in the West. Guests enjoy a tempting array of hors d’oeuvres prepared by students of the Columbia College culinary program and guest food vendors, and can sample premium wines from invited vintners such as Duckhorn, Jordan, Rombauer…

Columbia College’s Symphony of the Sierra – December 13th

Columbia College’s Symphony of the Sierra is excited to be performing Franz Schubert’s Unfinished Symphony at their winter concert. Conductor, Mic Harper, feels confident about the upcoming free concert at Columbia College, which will be held in the Dogwood Theatre at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 13th. “The orchestra has improved greatly and it is so satisfying to take on scores that are not simplified or edited,” reports Harper. “I found it a daunting task at first to even consider performing classical scores,” says Harper, “but daring to do so have resulted in our ensemble attaining a higher bar. The…

39th Annual Columbia Wine Tasting To Benefit Columbia College Culinary Arts Program

On Sunday, April 19th, 2015, one of California’s premier wine tastings will take place in the historic Gold Rush town of Columbia: the 39th Annual Columbia Wine Tasting. Sponsored by the Columbia College Foundation, the event last year attracted over 80 wineries and food vendors who set up shop in the State Park’s historic buildings, making it one of the most unique tastings in the West. Guests enjoy a tempting array of hors d’oeuvres prepared by students of the Columbia College culinary program and guest food vendors, and can sample premium wines from invited vintners such as Duckhorn, Jordan, Rombauer…

Wait-list Specifics

When a course section (class) fills, students can place themselves on a wait list as long as they have satisfied any prerequisites. Students cannot be enrolled in a class section and also be on a wait list for the same course that meets at a different time, so students must choose their course sections carefully. Students are not guaranteed a seat in the class when they are on a wait list; the process is not automatic. If a seat becomes available during registration, wait-listed students will be notified via their student email. Students will have 5 days to register for…

Columbia College Community Chorus – December 5-7

The Columbia Community Chorus with a twenty-member orchestra will inspire and delight audiences with their annual Sounds of the Season concert at the Opera Hall in Sonora, CA. Concerts are December 5, 6, and 7, Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. This year’s program includes pieces familiar, unique and classical with ever-popular caroling with the audience and ending with Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus. Highlighted at this year’s performance will be three renditions of Mary’s Song, also known as the Magnificent. Mary sings praises to God for the gift of the Messiah she will bear….

Attention Students – “Panic Room” Open Lab Hours – Monday, Nov. 24th

Are you panicking about completing your university transfer applications by the Nov 30th deadline? We can help get it done once and for all! Are you worried you won’t be able to get your scholarship application done by the Dec. 5th deadline? We can help you rest easy with 7 hours of staff assistance available. Not transferring just yet? Don’t worry, it’s never too early to start looking at the process…come check out the helpful handouts and see how to make that dream a reality! Monday Nov 24th, 2014 from 12 PM- 7:30 PM in the Library. Free refreshments provided to sustain you during…