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Birthday Celebration Sept. 30

studentIt’s our birthday, so we’re throwing a party! Join us Sept. 30 for a day of music, contests and fun.

Monday, September 30

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Columbus Campus courtyard

A lot has happened in 50 years, and we’d like to take some time to celebrate with our history makers—students, faculty, and staff. But it’s not all about the past. Let’s celebrate how we ALL make history every day!

  • Sign the College Completion Pledge (and get a prize!)
  • Hear live music and student talent performances
  • Hear from our President, Dr. David Harrison
  • Watch the 50th Anniversary Cupcake Competition judging (and eat the results!)
  • Participate in “50 Minutes of Wellness” activities
  • Join in the “50 Acts of Kindness” and a food donation drive
  • Have your 50th Anniversary photo taken, grab some
  • Giveaways
  • And much more!


11 a.m. – Noon: Enjoy student performances from winners of the Columbus State Has Talent competition.

Join us at the main stage near Union Hall to hear from our President, Dr. David Harrison, and other state and local officials.

12:20-1 p.m. Stay for the cake cutting (and enjoy a slice!) and be sure to sign the Community College Completion Corps banner to pledge your commitment to student success.
1-2 p.m. Participate in our 50th anniversary activity fair—including 50 minutes of wellness, more student performances, and a culinary cupcake competition!

Delaware Celebration

Festivities will take place in Moeller Hall at the center lobby near the main staircase. From 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., students, faculty, and staff can enjoy a slice of birthday cake or a cupcake, have a 50th anniversary picture taken in the photo booth, sign the Columbus State Memory book, enter a raffle for a basket of Columbus State gear from the bookstore, gather some must-have birthday giveaways, and compete in a Delaware Campus scavenger hunt for gift certificates from the bookstore. Winners of the raffle drawing and scavenger hunt will be announced at 2:00 p.m.