Cindy del Rosario-Tapan
Executive Director of Communications and Media Relations
Posted in Alumni
As of November 13, 2015, all students on the Columbia University Undergraduate Program in Paris have been confirmed safe. Columbia's Office of Global Programs and the program staff continue to monitor the situation. Students needing assistance can contact Columbia Public Safety at 212-854-5555.
The Office of Global Programs has announced Columbia University in London, a new study abroad program in London.
Columbia College topped the leaderboard charts for the fourth annual Columbia Giving Day, a 24-hour University-wide event in which the goal is to support and increase awareness of annual funds across all schools. This year’s event took place on October 21 and nearly 1,700 College-related donors — comprising alumni, parents, students and friends — contributed a total of $3.7 million, a passionate show of support to continuing to build the best undergraduate experience for our students.
The Center for Career Education will host the first annual Undergraduate Career Fair in Alfred Lerner Hall on Friday, September 25, from 12-4 p.m.
Eric H. Holder Jr. CC’73, LAW’76 will be presented the 2015 Alexander Hamilton Medal on Thursday, November 19 at the Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner, an annual black-tie event in Low Rotunda.
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.