Affinity Magazine

Whether they're writing their first book or painting their 30th canvas, these alumni share the secrets of their creativity and celebrate the same ideal: that by jumping into creativity, daring to fail, we all can achieve more than we ever imagined. Read the Winter 14-15 issue online.

Browse previous issues of Affinity magazine.

Apply for the CCAA Scholars Program

The CCAA has worked diligently to build affinity for the college and wants to pay it forward. Through the CCAA Scholars Program, the association is able to award scholarships to students of the day, evening, online and nationwide campuses. To be eligible for a 2015-2016 scholarship, a completed application must be received by February 27, 2015. Scholarships will be awarded in April 2015. Apply here.

Los Alamitos Officers Recognized For Earning Bachelor Degrees

The CCAA hosted an alumni networking social aboard the Queen Mary on January 9. Corporal Kain Gallaugher (left), Sgt. Chris Karrer and Corporal Chris Anderson stand with Los Alamitos Police Chief Todd Mattern after being recognized in a short ceremony for completing their bachelor degrees from Columbia College. Read the full story.

Membership Rewards Program

The CCAA rolled out its new Membership Rewards Program in the fall of 2014 and mailed all alumni an official membership card. Check out the alumni perks, resources and exclusive benefits available to you as alumni of Columbia College here.

To request more information about the program, email


Scooter the Cougar is always ready for an adventure! See where CC alumni, students, staff and faculty have taken Scooter in our Scootergraphs Photo Album. You can also share your Scootergraphs on social media. Posts your pictures to Twitter and Facebook with the hashtag #selfieswithscooter.

To request your very own Scooter cut-out or submit a Scootergraph photo, email the Alumni Relations office at

Scott & Tina Dalrymple's Presidential Tour

Scott and Tina Dalrymple are touring the nation, and this is your VIP All-Access Pass to join in the fun. The CCAA is hosting alumni socials across the nation to give you an opportunity to meet the college's 17th president and first lady. Join us in northern California Feb. 3-5, South Carolina on Feb. 24 or Georgia on Feb. 25. Click here to see the tour schedule and upcoming alumni events.


Find out how you can get involved with the CCAA. Work with students, connect with classmates and find opportunities in your area to support your alma mater.

Ways to Volunteer

Update Us

Update your contact information and share career moves, marriage and birth announcements and other good news with your fellow alumni.

Alumni Update Form

Alumni Gear

Whether you're looking for the perfect gift or something for yourself, the CCAA merchandise store has everything you need to show off your Cougar pride.

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