Sydney S. Gross
Director of Communications
News and Updates for Feb 2016
Columbia College celebrated its more than 1,500 scholarship recipients and the donors who make financial aid possible at the annual Dean’s Scholarship Reception, held on on February 9 in Roone Arledge Auditorium. Nearly 450 named scholarship donors, alumni and student recipients attended the event.
Peter V. Johnson, Director of Enrollment Group Special Projects and special assistant to the Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid, has been awarded the 2016 Black Alumni Council Heritage Award, which honors individuals who have made considerable contributions to the community and to their respective fields.
Columbia College is offering a new entrepreneurship course, “Venturing to Change the World,” which seeks to “expose students to the intellectual foundations and practical aspects of entrepreneurship.”
The Berick Center for Student Advising (CSA) has announced a new initiative that allows first-years to explore potential academic areas of interest before formally declaring a major or concentration.
The Office of Global Programs has announced a new summer study abroad program in Beijing, to be offered in the summer of 2016.