Cindy del Rosario-Tapan
Executive Director of Communications and Media Relations
Posted in Alumni
Jonathan D. Schiller CC ’69, LW ’73, a managing partner and co-founder of the law firm Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, and one of the country’s most well-known and respected lawyers, has been elected as co-chair of the Columbia University Board of Trustees. He will serve along current board chairman William V. Campbell CC ’62, TC ’64.
The Columbia University community came together on December 5 to celebrate the holiday season at the annual Tree Lighting and Yule Log ceremonies.
Columbia College’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter will welcome 22 new members in an initiation ceremony on January 31.
Lillian Jin CC ’13 is one of twelve recipients of the 2015 class of George J. Mitchell Scholarship.
Joel I. Klein CC ’67 was presented the 2013 Alexander Hamilton Medal on November 14 at the Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner, an annual black-tie event in Low Rotunda.
More than 1,200 alumni, students, parents and friends gathered on October 19 at the Baker Athletics Complex on West 218th Street for Homecoming 2013.
Columbia College and Columbia Engineering welcomed students in the Class of 2017 and their families at a Convocation ceremony on South Field on August 26. Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger, Columbia College Dean James J. Valentini and Mary C. Boyce, dean of The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, addressed students, along with Interim Dean of Student Affairs Terry Martinez, New Students Orientation Program Coordinator Emma Kim Morimoto Chaves CC’14 and Hitoshi Tanaka EN ’63, MS’65, EngScD’76, president of the Columbia Engineering Alumni Association.
Columbia College celebrated the accomplishments of the Class of 2013 at a Ceremony on South Lawn on Tuesday, May 21. Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally CC ’60 was the Class Day keynote speaker.
The 2013 Senior Fund raised nearly $26,000, the most of any senior class in Columbia College history. More than 750 students contributed to the campaign.
Professor Nicholas Dames and Boris Gasparov were honored with the 2013 Mark Van Doren Award for Teaching and the 2013 Lionel Trilling Book Award at a ceremony on May 8 at Low Library. The honorees are selected annually by a student committee to honor faculty members for their contributions in the classroom and in print.