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Columbia College is pleased to announce that actor and producer Brandon Victor Dixon CC’03 will deliver the keynote address for its 2019 Class Day ceremony. The annual event — held this year on the South Lawn on Tuesday, May 21 — honors graduating College seniors.
Aspiring astrophysicist Shreyas Vissapragada CC’17 has received the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a $90,000 award designated to provide opportunities for immigrants and children of immigrants to become leaders in their chosen fields.
Jorge Antonio Ochoa CC’19 has been awarded the highly competitive National Institutes of Health Bioethics Fellowship (2020-22), which provides two years of study and support to develop and implement an independent scholarship agenda.
Sreya Pinnamaneni CC’20 and Myrna Santos CC’20 have been awarded Humanity in Action fellowships for Summer 2019.
Nine first-year students from the College have been awarded the 2019 Presidential Global Fellowships.
Columbia Fencing claimed its 16th national championship title and its first since winning back to back titles in 2015 and 2016 Sunday at the NCAA National Fencing Championships at Wolstein Center on the campus of Cleveland State University.
Lauren Q. Nguyen CC’19, a classics major, has been awarded the prestigious Pearson Fellowship from the Society of Classical Studies (SCS), which will sponsor a year of post-graduate study at Oxford.
Five alumni are honored for their professional and civic dedication.
Roger Lehecka CC’67, GSAS’74 returns to DDC as new Board of Friends chair.