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Tippet Receives Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholarship

Anna Mae Tippett, a student at Columbia College, has been named an Oberndorf Scholar by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and has received a $1,000 scholarship.

The Oberndorf Lifeline to Completion Scholarship helps Phi Theta Kappa members overcome unanticipated financial barriers preventing the completion of their first college credential, associate degree, or certificate. Anna is one of nine students selected internationally to receive the award.  See attached press release for more details.  2021 Oberndorf Press Release

Columbia College Automotive Tech Students get Tour of Tesla EV Plant

Students from the automotive technology program at Columbia College who toured parts of Tesla’s 5.3-million-square-foot electric vehicle factory and offices in Fremont on Friday,  April 15, shared their perspectives this week on advanced robotics they saw on assembly lines, as well as how the innovations they witnessed are motivating them in their career paths in a changing industry.






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