For Tom Strickler, serving as Columbia Borough School District’s lame duck superintendent just wouldn’t work. The school board earlier this month hired Ashley Mercado, principal of Wickersham Elementary School in Lancaster, to replace Strickler. Instead of sticking it out until the end of the year when his contract expired, Strickler […]

Roger McKinney   | Columbia Daily Tribune Columbia students and parents struggling with online learning offered heartfelt testimony during a Friday hearing of the Joint Committee on Education held at the Columbia Activity and Recreation Center. In Columbia, elementary students returned to classrooms four days a week on Monday, with Wednesdays […]

Pasco, WA When Anthony Owens accepted the the men’s head basketball coaching job at Columbia Basin College earlier this year, he was unaware that it came with a bonus: a new gymnasium in a few years. “I found out about it after the fact,” said Owens. “(CBC athletic director) Scott […]

Two more iconic events in Columbia have been canceled because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. What was supposed to be the city’s 42nd annual Veterans’ Day parade was called off Monday by the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department. Shortly after that announcement an even older event, the Carolina Carillon, was […]

Columbia Business School If you want to get into Columbia Business School’s MBA program, you might want to highlight your leadership potential and any engagement you’ve had with the CBS community. Elizabeth Kiefer, of Business Insider, recently spoke to Columbia alumni and admissions officers about what the b-school seeks in […]