Cindy del Rosario-Tapan
Executive Director of Communications and Media Relations
Posted in Alumni
Columbia College mourns the loss of alumnus, leader and friend Alex Navab CC’87, a University Trustee and former chair of the Columbia College Board of Visitors who passed away on July 7.
More than 1,200 students from the Columbia College Class of 2019 took part in the Class Day ceremony held on May 21, celebrating their accomplishments with family and friends from across the globe, as well as faculty and alumni from 1954 to 2018, who returned to campus to process in the annual Alumni Parade of Classes.
Columbia College is pleased to announce that actor and producer Brandon Victor Dixon CC’03 will deliver the keynote address for its 2019 Class Day ceremony. The annual event — held this year on the South Lawn on Tuesday, May 21 — honors graduating College seniors.
Aspiring astrophysicist Shreyas Vissapragada CC’17 has received the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a $90,000 award designated to provide opportunities for immigrants and children of immigrants to become leaders in their chosen fields.
Five alumni are honored for their professional and civic dedication.
Roger Lehecka CC’67, GSAS’74 returns to DDC as new Board of Friends chair.