Columbia College has appointed Kecia Hayes, a Teachers College alumna with more than 20 years of education experience, as the new executive director of the Roger Lehecka Double Discovery Center (DDC), a program that works to enhance higher education opportunities for local low-income and first-generation youth ages 12–27.
Arizona-based artist and photographer Lisa Robinson '90CC returns to the city of her Alma Mater this week, with the opening of her fascinating new exhibit, Terrestra.
This year’s John Jay Award honorees have made a mark on the world of entertainment, finance, public service and beyond — and Columbia College will celebrate their professional achievements on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at the 40th annual John Jay Awards Dinner, which raises funds for the John Jay National Scholars Program.
On October 5, 2017, Jodi Kantor CC’96’s seminal article in The New York Times, co-authored with Megan Twohey, about the decades of sexual harassment complaints against Harvey Weinstein was published. It helped launch the national conversation about sexual misconduct that’s dominated the news cycle this fall, from scandals involving high-powered executives and celebrities to an outpouring of stories from women and men using the hashtag #MeToo. (Go here for a full list of stories written by and featuring Kantor.)
Columbia College awarded University Trustee Jonathan S. Lavine CC’88 the Alexander Hamilton Medal on November 16 at a black-tie dinner held in Low Rotunda. The medal is the highest honor awarded to a member or members of the College community for distinguished service to the College and accomplishment in any field of endeavor.
How much power do we give giants like Facebook, Amazon, Apple and Google? All too much, according to writer Franklin Foer CC’96, whose own name has appeared online numerous times in features this fall.