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Celebration of the Core Centennial — Opening Event

Friday, September 27, 2019 9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Low Library, 535 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 Rotunda
Celebration of the Core Centennial — Opening Event
Event Type: 
Reception
Community
Open To: 
Alumni
Columbia College
Topic: 
Core Curriculum
Location: 
Morningside

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Columbia College Core Curriculum Centennial

Be part of this historic celebration as we kick off the Centennial Year at the Opening Event with President Lee C. Bollinger, Dean James J. Valentini, faculty, students and alumni.

This event kicks off a yearlong celebration, and we invite you to come for part or all of the opening event. Enjoy a festive morning with refreshments, talks and commemorative goodies as we honor the Core and its enduring relevance in today’s society.

9:00–9:30 a.m. Opening remarks
President Lee C. Bollinger and Dean James J. Valentini. Breakfast will be served.

9:30–10:30 a.m. Core Stories panel
Esteemed College alumni and Core faculty will reflect on their Core experiences. Includes a historical exhibit and the opportunity to take photos or videos at the Core Storytelling booth.

11:15–12:30 p.m. Enduring Core panel
Current Core faculty chairs will discuss the Core’s timeless relevance across 10 decades and its distinction from other undergraduate approaches to education. Includes midday refreshments.

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