Alumnae Weekend 2021: April 16–18


Friday, April 16 through Sunday, April 18

  • Virtual Vendor Fair     
    Shop Columbia College Alumnae Weekend Vendors from the comfort of your own home
Vendor Fair

Sparks of Joy Co

Firefly Distillery

Pink Sorbet



Reva Rae Boutique


Java Momma

Perfectly Imperfect Designs


Columbia College Bookstore

Usborne Books & More

MLP Media

  • Virtual 5K Fun Run/Walk   
    Grab your family and enjoy your 3.1 mile Run/Walk at your convenience - in your community - anytime between April 16th and April 18th! Share your photos using #CCofSC

Saturday, April 17

Join us on Zoom! 

  • 9:00 am – Kick off for Alumnae Weekend 
    Join Dr. Bogart as he welcomes you to Alumnae Weekend from the Maxwell House.
  • 9:30 am – Coffee with current and former professors (Sponsored by Pink Sorbet) 
    Enjoy a cup of coffee with some of your faculty favorites
  • Release at 10:00 am – Fine Arts Performances
    Musical Performance
    Dance Performance
    Art Exhibit 
  • 10:00 am – Drop-In event for:
    Ariail Club
    Black Alumnae Club
    Honors Program
  • 11:00 am – Campus Tour   
    Take a tour of campus with one of our Columbia College Ambassadors    
  • 1:00 pm – Alumnae Awards Ceremony 
    Presentation and Celebration of our 2020 and 2021 alumnae award recipients and new class doll presentation
  • 3:00 pm – Paint and Pour
    Join CC Alumna Claire Giroux-Williams '97 as she leads us in a painting session of The Columns.    
  • 7:00 pm – Virtual Happy Hour (Sponsored by Firefly Distillery)
    Grab your classmates and joins us for Happy Hour. Hosted by Ann Irvin '71, Enjoy seeing how to make easy cocktails and mock tails.
  • 7:30 pm – Trivia Night
    Join us for an interactive, MC hosted, Trivia Night where the players tackle multiple forms of trivia. Prizes will be awarded.
  • Release at 7:00 pm – Storytime brought to you by Sally Plowden '81
    Listen to Sally Plowden read her book Turtle Tracks and talk about the inspiration for this story

Sunday, April 18
Worship online with fellow Koalas.

Alumnae Awards

Each year the Alumnae Association recognizes four deserving graduates for their distinguished service to Columbia College and the community at-large, as well as for any outstanding achievements in their chosen professions. All Columbia College alumnae are invited to submit nominations.

2021 Recipients

  • Career Achievement Award - Beth Roberts Baxley '84
  • Distinguished Service Award - Carol Stackhouse Hall '74
  • Outstanding Young Alumna Award - Sarah Faulds Hopkins '09
  • Wil Lou Gray Outstanding Educator Award - Tamekia Ford M '13


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