Cindy del Rosario-Tapan
Executive Director of Communications and Media Relations
Posted in Alumni
Katie Meili CC’13 wins gold at Pan American Games, registers second-fastest 100-meter breast stroke time in the world
Katie Meili CC’13, a former member of the Columbia Women’s Swimming and Diving Team, registered the second-fastest time in the world in the 100-meter breast stroke during the prelims at the Pan American Games, held July 10–26 in Toronto. Her time of 1:05.64 was a Pan American Games record. Meili went on to win the gold medal in the finals with a time of 1:06.26.
For 50 years, the Double Discovery Center has worked to increase high school graduation, college enrollment and completion of high school education by low-income and first-generation college-bound youth from low performing schools in northern Manhattan.
The Center for the Core Curriculum has announced a new Literature Humanities syllabus for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Eight recently graduated seniors and alumni/ae have been awarded 2015-16 Fulbright U.S. Student grants.
Columbia’s Center for Student Advising has been renamed the James H. and Christine Turk Berick Center for Student Advising in recognition of the couple’s dedication to and support for the University.
The Columbia College Class of 2015 celebrated Class Day on May 19 and Commencement on May 20.
The Columbia College Alumni Association has launched a newly formed brand.
Katherine Jin CC’16, Kevin Tyan CC’16 and Jason Kang SEAS’16, the student team behind Highlight, a pigmented bleach solution that improves decontamination of infectious diseases, has won the USAID Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge.
Mark Minghao Xue CC’06 has been awarded one of the prestigious Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans.
On April 20, more than 125 alumnae and female students gathered at Casa Italiana to celebrate the relaunch of Columbia College Women.