Sydney S. Gross
Director of Communications
News and Updates for Feb 2015
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti CC’92 will deliver the keynote address at the 2015 Columbia College Class Day ceremony. The annual event, which honors graduating seniors, will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, on the South Lawn of Columbia’s Morningside Heights campus.
Columbia College is pleased to share the Columbia College Annual Report 2013–2014, which celebrates our students’ and faculty members’ achievements, thanks our alumni, parent, faculty and student volunteers and donors, and highlights some of our unique programs and opportunities, while also providing an overarching picture of Columbia College throughout the last academic year.
Columbia College is sponsoring an Undergraduate Challenge as part of Columbia Entrepreneurship’s Columbia Venture Competition. Students from Barnard College, Columbia College, General Studies and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science may enter to win funds for the most innovative and viable business proposal. The top three teams will split a $50,000 prize.
Yuntong Ma CC’12 has received a prestigious Gates-Cambridge Scholarship, awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the United Kingdom to pursue graduate degrees at the University of Cambridge.
The Office of Global Programs announced the Columbia University-Japan Study Tour, a one-time opportunity for undergraduates to participate in a fully-funded ten-day study tour in Japan from Sunday, May 17-Wednesday, May 27, 2015.
The Columbia Faculty of Arts and Sciences has announced this year’s awardees of the Lenfest Distinguished Teaching Award.
The Office of Global Programs has announced three new summer study abroad programs.