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Columbia College celebrates the Class of 2020

May 21, 2020

Columbia College held its first-ever Virtual Class Day to celebrate the Class of 2020.

Virtual Columbia College Class Day Ceremony

May 16, 2020

Columbia College will be hosting their Virtual Class Day on Tuesday, May 19, beginning at 10:00 a.m.

Students, families, faculty and staff are invited to tune-in to support and celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2020.

Dean's Update on Summer and Fall

May 15, 2020

Columbia University announced plans to expand next year’s academic calendar to take advantage of three terms of equal length (fall, spring and summer), in order to offer flexible opportunities for students to attain their educational goals and to increase the likelihood of in-person classes.

Two Columbia College alumni named Knight-Hennessy Scholars

May 4, 2020

Kara Schechtman CC’19 and Hamed Nilforoshan CC’19 have been selected to be a part of the 2020 cohort of Knight-Hennessy Scholars, a premier scholars program at Stanford University.

Columbia College announces 2020 valedictorian and salutatorian

May 4, 2020

Georgia Essig CC’20, a computer science major with a concentration in Russian language and culture, and Ariana Mao CC’20, a double major in sociology and economics, have been named valedictorian and salutatorian respectively, the top academic honors for the Columbia College Class of 2020.

Trustee and Judge Rolando T. Acosta CC'79, LAW'82 named Class Day speaker

April 24, 2020

Columbia College is pleased to announce that Hon. Rolando T. Acosta CC’79, LAW’82 will deliver the keynote remarks for its first-ever virtual Class Day ceremony. Class Day will take place Tuesday, May 19 and is an annual event that honors the achievements of the graduating class. The keynote speaker is selected from a list of recommendations from the Columbia College Senior Class Council.

Columbia College mourns the loss of Terrence McNally CC’60

March 25, 2020

Columbia College mourns the loss of Terrence McNally CC’60, a Tony Award-winning playwright and screenwriter.

Donors and students connect at the 2020 Dean's Scholarship Reception

February 26, 2020

Dean James J. Valentini, Carlos Cuevas CC’05, PH’12, SIPA’12 and Patricia Granda-Malaver CC’20 made remarks at the 2020 Dean’s Scholarship Reception about the impact of financial aid in the lives of Columbia College students.

Multicultural Affairs dedicates the new Audre Lorde Community Space

February 14, 2020

Mulitcultural Affairs, of Undergraduate Student Life, to name space after Audre Lorde, establishing a home for identity-conscious community building.

Columbia named top-producing Fulbright institution

February 12, 2020

Columbia University has once again been named a top institution for producing Fulbright U.S. Students, coming in fifth position with 29 awardees in 2019-2020.