Sydney S. Gross
Director of Communications
News and Updates for March, 2010
Benjamin Jealous ‘94, president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, will address the Class of 2010 at Class Day, Monday, May 17, on South Lawn.
Please note that the 1939 Summer Research Fellowship deadline is now Monday, April 5th. Please submit all materials into the office by 5 pm.
Please mark your calendar for Tuesday, March 30th at 3:30 pm for the REQUIRED information session led by the Office of Fellowships about independent research.
Are you interested in graduate studies in the UK? Please mark your calendar for an information session with Monika Malak, International Liaison and Recruitment Officer at the International Office of the University College London. The session will be held on Tuesday, March 23rd at 3:30 pm in the Core Conference Room of 202 Hamilton Hall.
Are you a Columbia College sophomore or junior conducting independent research this summer? The Class of 1939 Summer Research Fellowship will provide funds for students to pursue an independent research or to qualify as assistants in on-going laboratory projects.
Are you an engineering student in need of funding as you continue to pursue academic excellence?
Matthew Sohm, CC ‘06, has been selected as a 2010-11 Robert Bosch Fellow. This fellowship program that enables young American professionals to participate in an intensive work and study program in Germany. Candidates are competitively chosen from the fields of business administration, economics, journalism, law, political science and public policy.
Five accomplished College alumni were honored on March 3 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City with 2010 John Jay Awards for distinguished professional achievement.
Brian C. Krisberg ‘81, an attorney; Frank Lopez-Balboa ‘82 and Tracy V. Maitland ‘82, both from the finance sector; David Rosand ‘59, the Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History; and Julia Stiles ‘05, a stage and film actress, were joined by alumni, faculty, students, family and friends at the black-tie event, which drew more than 600 attendees and raised more than $1 million for the John Jay Scholars Program.