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A message from Dean James J. Valentini with an update on the 2020-2021 academic year.
A message of community and solidarity, signed by the deans of the undergraduate schools at Columbia, was sent to the undergraduate community.
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.
Sophia Ahmed CC’21 find renewed use for used goggles during the COVID-19 pandemic through their “EyeAid” initiative.
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.
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.
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.
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.