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…

Student Success Workshops

Student Success Workshops 2014 Schedule Held in Sequoia 109 (The Counseling Career/Transfer Center)   Wednesday Oct 29th 3- 4 PM How to Maximize Your Financial Aid Be prepared to meet all the new Financial Aid rules/regulations to maximize your options.   Marnie Monday Nov 3rd 12:30-1:30 PM How to Transfer to a CSU (California State University) Designed for both new students and transfer ready students: Learn what classes to take, how to research different campuses, how to submit your CSU application and next steps once your application has been received. Application Deadline 11/30/14 Kirsten Wednesday Nov 5th 12- 1 PM How…

Scholarships Available!

General scholarships – Apply by Friday, December 5 Opportunities for all Columbia College students, in all fields of study. GPA requirements vary Most awards paid in Spring semester The process is easier than ever. Go to the scholarship webpage at www.gocolumbia.edu/scholarships and fill out a single online application. All are offered by the Columbia College Foundation and dozens of community donors. For drop-in assistance,students can stop by the Career & Transfer Center in Sequoia 109 or the Information Technology Center (ITC) in Tamarack 134, or contact the Columbia College Foundation for more information at ccfscholarships@yosemite.edu or 588-5065  

Columbia College Foundation Hosts Lecture on Outlook for Rim Fire Recovery

The public is invited to learn about cooperative restoration efforts underway one year after the devastating Rim Fire on Thursday, October 16, when the Columbia College Foundation      hosts the next installment of its community lecture series. “Looking Forward: Rim Fire Recovery,” a two-hour evening program at the Sonora High School Auditorium, will be moderated by Columbia College Natural Resources professor Dr. Tom Hofstra, and features leading experts from the timber, ranching, environmental  groups and public agencies for wildlife and land management. Leading the panel discussion will be Yosemite-Stanislaus Collaborative Co-Chairs, Mike Albrecht of Sierra Resource Management and John Buckley…

Columbia College Foundation Hosts Lecture on Outlook for Rim Fire Recovery

The public is invited to learn about cooperative restoration efforts underway one year after the devastating Rim Fire on Thursday, October 16, when the Columbia College Foundation hosts the next installment of its community lecture series. “Looking Forward: Rim Fire Recovery,” a two-hour evening program at the Sonora High School Auditorium, will be moderated by Columbia College Natural Resources professor Dr. Tom Hofstra, and features leading experts from the timber, ranching, environmental groups and public agencies for wildlife and land management. Leading the panel discussion will be Yosemite-Stanislaus Collaborative Co-Chairs, Mike Albrecht of Sierra Resource Management and John Buckley of…