January 10, 2014
Columbia College and York Technical College Partner
To Offer Baccalaureate Degree Completion Program
Columbia College and York Technical College announced a new
partnership today to better serve students pursuing four-year degrees.
Columbia College President Elizabeth A. Dinndorf and York Technical
College President Greg F. Rutherford signed an agreement allowing York
Technical College students to build on their two-year degree and
obtain a bachelor’s degree from the Columbia College.
Faculty from Columbia College will teach the courses on the York Tech
campus beginning in the fall of 2014. Degree programs will be offered
in leadership and professional communication as well as health
communication. The program will be offered in a hybrid format (online
and traditional classes) to make the program convenient for working
“Columbia College is proud to partner with
York Technical College to offer students a pathway to continue their
education and complete a bachelor’s degree from Columbia College,”
said President Beth Dinndorf. “The partnership provides a convenient
opportunity for adult students to advance in their careers.”
Technical College and Columbia College both share a strong commitment
to student success and providing avenues for the citizens of our state
to cultivate the skills needed to enter and thrive in the workforce.
Being able to offer adults in the York, Chester and Lancaster Counties
access to the Columbia College program is a win-win for our students,
employers, and the community,” President Dr. Greg F. Rutherford said.
For more information,
interested students should contact Hope Bursac at 803-786-3955 or via
Visit www.columbiasc.edu/evening to learn more about the Columbia
College’s degree programs for working adults.
About Columbia College:
College is a women’s liberal arts college affiliated with the United
Methodist Church. The College focuses on providing students with
academically challenging programs, experiential learning, and
intellectual and professional competencies. For more than 150 years,
Columbia College has transformed young women into leaders. Columbia
College encompasses the Women's College, established in 1854, and the
Evening and Graduate programs serving both women and men. Learn more
at columbiasc.edu or connect with @columbiakoalas.
About York Technical College:
York Technical College, is a public, two-year institution of higher
education that offers a variety of associate degrees, diplomas, and
certificates. York Technical College’s mission is: Building Our
Community Through Maximizing Student Success.
York Technical College / 452
South Anderson Road / Rock Hill, SC 29730