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Mourning the Loss of a Towering Columbia Figure

July 19, 2017

Columbia College mourns the loss of Wm. Theodore de Bary CC’41, GSAS’53, who entered Columbia College as a scholarship student in 1937 and spent close to 70 years at Columbia, having become a professor and also having served as provost.

Director Lucia Aniello CC’04 makes big-screen debut with “Rough Night”

July 11, 2017

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.

From the Columbia College Fund: Oh, What a Year!

July 11, 2017

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.

Michael Behringer CC’89 new CCAA president

July 11, 2017

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.  

CCT: Alumni in the News - July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017

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.

Rep. Beto O'Rourke CC’95 to Challenge Ted Cruz for Senate Seat

June 13, 2017

All eyes are on Rep. Beto O’Rourke CC95 (D-Texas)  who is from El Paso and trying to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz (R). Having earned an English literature degree from the College, O’Rourke is noted for already pulling off two upsets, the first to become a city councilman, and the second, and more important, in his 2012 congressional victory against Silvestre Reyes (D-Texas), a 16-year incumbent.

A Rollicking Good Time at Reunion 2017

June 9, 2017

More than 5,000 alumni and friends from across Columbia’s four undergraduate schools — including 1,600 Columbia College alumni — returned to Morningside Heights for Reunion 2017 held June 1-4. Attendees joined from near and far … as far away as Switzerland, Pakistan and Japan!  

CCT: Alumni in the News - June 5, 2017

June 5, 2017

Updates on Collegians making headlines

Class Day Speakers Implore Class of 2017 To Take Action

May 17, 2017

Class of 2017 Class Day speaker Sheena Wright CC’90, LAW’94 drew cheers from the 1,172 members of the graduating class, as well as from their family and friends, and alumni, with her advice on how to navigate what lies ahead.