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Columbia State plays an integral role in our communities through education; workforce development; and by offering entertainment, enrichment courses, cultural events and art exhibits on campus.

On this page you will find upcoming events and links to other important information. We hope that you join us for an evening at the Performance Series, take a special interest course, stop by an artist reception or attend an athletic event. We have lots of activities on campus that are open to the public!

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Pryor Art Gallery

The Pryor Art Gallery brings multi-disciplinary fine art exhibits that are curated to engage students, faculty, artists and community at-large. Exhibits range from national juried touring exhibits to featuring local artists and artisans. The Gallery is free and open to the public.


Performance Series

Columbia State brings a wide array of concerts, plays and performances to the Cherry Theater through the  partnership with First Farmers Bank. We invite you to explore this season's lineup.

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The Lecture Series

Columbia State offers a variety of Lecture Series to engage students and broadened their knowledge base. Subject areas include History, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Humanities and Social Sciences to name a few.
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The Lyceum

The faculty-driven Lyceum events are designed to bring wide ranging and provocative lectures and performances to the student body and area communities. Topics tend to reflect the events of the day and commemorate events in popular culture. Lyceum events are free and open to the public.
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Adult Learners

Looking to get ahead in your career or perhaps even change careers? Columbia State has many flexible course options to meet your needs. Whether you are interested in taking a full course load, or just a class, Columbia State can help you reach your educational goals. Check out our resources for Adult Learners and see how you can find success at Columbia State.


Workforce Training

Columbia State has established a proven record of supporting the needs that employers have for training and for a trained workforce! AND, we also understand the changing needs of today's workforce. Whether you are an employer needing to support your team or whether you are someone who needs to re-tool your skills to stay competitive in the workplace, your solution is Workforce Training.

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