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Five accomplished alumni will receive 2014 John Jay Awards

Friday, January 24, 2014

Five accomplished alumni will be presented with 2014 John Jay Awards for distinguished professional achievement at the annual John Jay Awards Dinner at Cipriani 42nd Street on Wednesday, March 5.

The John Jay Award honors members of the Columbia College family for distinguished professional achievement. Proceeds from the annual dinner raise funds for the John Jay National Scholars Program, which provides financial aid and special programming to enhance the academic and extracurricular experiences of outstanding students.

The 2014 honorees are Joyce Chang CC ’86, managing director, global head of fixed income research, J.P. Morgan; Robert J. Lefkowitz M.D. CC ’62, P&S ’66 , investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the James B. Duke Professor of Medicine and professor of biochemistry and chemistry at Duke University Medical Center; James L. Melcher CC ’61, founding partner, Balestra Capital; Michael S. Solender CC ’86, Americas vice chair and general counsel, Ernst & Young; and Mozelle W. Thompson CC ’76, LW ’81, CEO, Thompson Strategic Consulting.  

For more information on the dinner, contact Robin V. Del Giorno, associate director, events and programs: or 212-851-7399.