Sydney S. Gross
Director of Communications
Columbia College is pleased to announce that Sheena Wright CC’90, LAW’94, president and CEO of United Way of New York City (UWNYC), which seeks to improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers, will deliver the keynote address at the 2017 Columbia College Class Day ceremony.
Patricia Kitcher, the Roberta and William Campbell Professor of the Humanities and the Carnoy Family Program Chair for Contemporary Civilization, is the Columbia College faculty winner of the Society of Columbia Graduates’ 2017 Great Teacher Award.
Nineteen first-year students in Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, and the School of General Studies have received 2017 Presidential Global Fellowships.
David M. Friedman CC’78 has been appointed U.S. Ambassador to Israel.
The Office of Global Programs has announced a new study abroad program in Greece, to be offered to undergraduates for the first time in Summer 2017.
Columbia College, Columbia Engineering and the School of General Studies have announced a new Undergraduate International Travel Policy.
Sophie Wilkowske CC’17, a history major from Duluth, Minn., has received a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue an MPhil in political thought and intellectual history at the University of Cambridge.
Columbia College is pleased to share the Columbia College Annual Report 2015–2016.
Neil Gorsuch CC’88, a judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, has been nominated by President Donald J. Trump to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court of the United States that was created by the death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.
The former President of the Republic of Estonia, the creator of Netflix show Orange is the New Black, and the president and CEO of Cantillon Capital Management, among others, are being honored for their professional achievements at the 39th Annual John Jay Awards Dinner on Wednesday, March 1.