Sofia Nina-Bernardes Martins CC’19and Jessica Bai CC’19 have been named valedictorian and salutatorian respectively, the top academic honors for the Columbia College Class of 2019.
Nkima Stephenson CC’21 has been awarded a prestigious U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Portuguese in Florianopolis, Brazil this summer.
Angelo Hernandez-Sias CC’20, a double major in English and comparative literature and creative writing, has won the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship.
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.
Sreya Pinnamaneni CC’20 and Myrna Santos CC’20 have been awarded Humanity in Action fellowships for Summer 2019.
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.
Nine first-year students from the College have been awarded the 2019 Presidential Global Fellowships.