…that Columbia College has 17 satellite campuses on military bases? They even have one in Guantanamo Bay! They serve a large military population.
While researching for this article, I had the opportunity to speak with Senior Chief John Hermandorfer, an active duty student at the Whidbey Island campus in Oak Harbor, Washington. He enrolled at Columbia College because of their bachelor of arts general studies degree. Hermandorfer, who said he can come in on a day off to make up course work missed because of service duties, also appreciates the program’s versatility.
“I like the flexibility in the weekly course scheduling,” Hermandorfer said. “I can miss a class or two and its understandable based on our operational commitments.”
To read more about it, check out this article.