Former Columbia Fencing team members Nicole Ross CC’13, Nzingha Prescod CC’15 and Margaret Lu CC’17 made history when they — together with fencer Lee Kiefer — won a silver medal in the team foil event at the 2017 FIE World Championships in Fencing, the best result in a team foil event for U.S. women in world championships history.
Wm. Theodore de Bary ’41, GSAS’53 passed away on July 14, 2017; President Trump nominated former Treasury Department official Randal K. Quarles ’81 for a new position overseeing Wall Street banks; and more.
Rough Night marks the first big studio R-rated comedy directed by a woman in nearly 20 years – and that woman is Lucia Aniello CC’04.
Columbia’s Fiscal Year 2017 closed on June 30, we took a moment to recognize the thousands of College alumni, parents, students and friends who played a role in sustaining the future of alma mater.
On July 1, 2017, the Columbia College Alumni Association (CCAA) welcomed its new president, Michael Behringer CC’89. Behringer steps into the role held for three years by Doug Wolf CC’88.
College alumnae featured on Crain’s New York list of the Most Powerful Women 2017; Lucia Aniello CC’04 made her film directorial debut with Rough Night, a comedy starring Scarlett Johansson and Kate McKinnon CC’06; and more.