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Sophia Ahmed CC’21 find renewed use for used goggles during the COVID-19 pandemic through their “EyeAid” initiative.
The Academic Awards Committee of Columbia College recently awarded professors Saidiya Hartman and Audra Simpson the Lionel Trilling Book Award and Mark Van Doren Award for Teaching, respectively.
Columbia College held its first-ever Virtual Class Day to celebrate the Class of 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.
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.
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 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, a Tony Award-winning playwright and screenwriter.
Mulitcultural Affairs, of Undergraduate Student Life, to name space after Audre Lorde, establishing a home for identity-conscious community building.
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.