Columbia —-Three Cheraw women were awarded their bachelor’s degree from Columbia College during commencement ceremonies at Township Auditorium in Columbia, May 7. Cheraw graduates In the Columbia College’s Class of 2011 included Ashley Renee Chapman of Cheraw, receiving her bachelor of arts in social work; Nancy Eleanor McKnight of Cheraw, receiving her bachelor of science in biology; and Sarah Elizabeth Miles of Cheraw, receiving her bachelor of arts in psychology and English.
Stephanie Kelley, Dean of Students at Columbia college, gave the undergraduate commencement address.
Columbia College is a private liberal arts woman’s college related to the United Methodist Church with a legacy of developing women leaders possessing the courage, commitment, confidence and competence to built a better world. In addition to the Woman’s College, coeducational evening and graduate programs are offered. Enrollment is 1,500 students from 23 states and 20 countries.
Columbia College is also home to the Leadership Institute and the Alliance for Women, a network of colleges, universities, government agencies, non-profit organizations, corporations, and individuals dedicated to working together to bring about positive changes that will improve the lives of all South Carolinian’s. For more information about Columbia College visit www.columbiasc.edu.