Cindy del Rosario-Tapan
Executive Director of Communications and Media Relations
Posted in Alumni
Columbia College and Columbia Engineering to offer same admissions and financial aid policies for undocumented applicants as U.S. citizens
Undocumented students applying to Columbia College and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science will now be eligible for the same need-blind admissions and financial aid policies as U.S. Citizens and permanent residents.
Harrison Hong, a professor in the Department of Economics, has been named as the first John R. Eckel Jr. Professor in Financial Economics.
Former Columbia College Dean and Columbia Law School Emeritus Professor Jack Greenberg CC’45, LAW’48, the legendary attorney who successfully argued many of the nation’s landmark civil rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court, forming the legal basis for desegregation in America, died on October 12, 2016. He was 91.
University Professor Ronald Breslow, the DeWitt Clinton Professor of History Eric Foner CC’63, GSAS’69 and the Jacques Barzun Professor of History Kenneth T. Jackson will be presented the 2016 Alexander Hamilton Medal on Thursday, November 17.
Kellie Jones, associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Art History and Archaeology, was named as a 2016 fellow of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. She joins a distinguished group of 23 talented people in a variety of fields who received fellowships this year for creative work that demonstrates notable originality, dedication and self-direction.
Columbia College is sponsoring campus membership to TurboVote, an online application that makes voting easier by allowing users to register to vote, request absentee ballots for their home states, and get text reminders about upcoming elections.
Robert M. Rosencrans CC’49, BUS’52, a cable TV pioneer and dedicated alumnus, died on August 3, 2016, in Greenwich, Conn.
Columbia College welcomes the new faculty members who will be teaching in the Core Curriculum during the 2016-2017 academic year. These faculty join approximately 50 returning faculty members already teaching in the Core Curriculum.