News and Updates for Dec 2018
Columbia Athletics tied for the national lead in Graduation Success Rate (GSR) with a combined 99 percent in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's 2018 report released last month. The report reflects student-athlete data collected from the four-year period from 2008-11.
On Thursday, December 13 at 4:00 p.m., Columbia College will celebrate the life of Steven Marcus CC’48, GSAS’61, former dean of the College and the George Delacorte Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, who passed away in April 2018.
Columbia College today announced a $6 million gift from Mary Kathryn and Alexander Navab CC’87 to establish the Navab Fellowship Program, which will provide funding for 40 full-time Columbia College student internships with non-profit and for-profit organizations annually beginning in Summer 2019.
We write to you to unequivocally denounce a deeply disturbing racially charged incident involving Columbia undergraduates that took place in front of Butler Library and JJ’s Place early this morning.
Kara Schechtman CC’19 has been selected as one of 12 recipients of the prestigious George J. Mitchell Scholarship.
Columbia College has announced the names of 24 seniors who will be initiated into Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society, on Friday, January 25. The students were chosen by a faculty selection committee of Phi Beta Kappa members based on the breadth, depth and rigor of their academic programs, as well as recommendations from faculty members who have worked closely with them.