Sydney S. Gross
Director of Communications
Posted in College
Columbia College has launched a $400 million fundraising and engagement campaign to enhance its undergraduate liberal arts education and support students and faculty.
The Office of Global Programs has announced a new summer global health research abroad opportunity in partnership with the Columbia University Medical Center, to be offered in summer 2016.
Eric H. Holder Jr. CC’73, LAW’76, the former Attorney General of the United States, received the 2015 Alexander Hamilton Medal on November 19, at the Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner, an annual black-tie event in Low Rotunda.
As of November 13, 2015, all students on the Columbia University Undergraduate Program in Paris have been confirmed safe. Columbia's Office of Global Programs and the program staff continue to monitor the situation. Students needing assistance can contact Columbia Public Safety at 212-854-5555.
The Office of Global Programs has announced Columbia University in London, a new study abroad program in London.
Columbia College topped the leaderboard charts for the fourth annual Columbia Giving Day, a 24-hour University-wide event in which the goal is to support and increase awareness of annual funds across all schools. This year’s event took place on October 21 and nearly 1,700 College-related donors — comprising alumni, parents, students and friends — contributed a total of $3.7 million, a passionate show of support to continuing to build the best undergraduate experience for our students.
The Office of Multicultural Affairs is offering a new intercultural opportunity, the Global Ambassador Program, a year-long program that aims to foster intercultural dialogues and friendships within Columbia’s diverse student body.
Valerie Purdie-Vaughns CC’93, associate professor of psychology and adjunct professor at the Columbia Business School, and Brent R. Stockwell, professor of biological sciences and chemistry, will be leading a University Lecture program.
The Office of Global Programs has announced a new study abroad program in Mexico City. The program, the first in a series of global education programs created in partnership with the Department of Anthropology, will be offered in Spring 2016.