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News and Updates for Nov 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

Columbia College awarded University Trustee Jonathan S. Lavine CC’88 was awarded the Alexander Hamilton Medal on November 16 at a black-tie dinner held in Low Rotunda. The medal is the highest honor awarded to a member or members of the College community for distinguished service to the College and accomplishment in any field of endeavor.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Columbia College has announced the Eric H. Holder Initiative for Civil and Political Rights. Named after former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., a 1973 graduate of Columbia College and a 1976 graduate of Columbia Law School, the Holder Initiative will carve out a distinctive experience for Columbia University’s undergraduate students. Through an anonymous donor, $10 million has been raised to secure the Holder Initiative, halfway towards its $20 million goal of becoming an institute.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Columbia College mourns the passing of long-time Columbia College employee Peter V. Johnson.

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