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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

We are pleased to announce that Jisung Park, an Economics-Political Science major from Shelton, CT has been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship for 2009.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Jisung Park '09 has won a Rhodes Scholarship to pursue a M.Sc. in nature, society and environmental policy at Oxford University in England.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Celebrating his 14 years of service as Dean of Columbia College, Austin Quigley was honored on November 13, when the Columbia College Alumni Association presented him with the 2008 Alexander Hamilton Medal at the American Museum of Natural History.

The dinner, attended by almost 700 alumni, students, faculty, family members and friends, also served as a fundraiser for The Columbia Campaign for Undergraduate Education, which funds financial aid, faculty support and student services. University Trustee Chair Bill Campbell '62 announced at the dinner that the event had raised more than $2 million.

View a photo gallery of the festivities!

Wednesday, November 5, 2008
Barack Obama '83 became the first College alumnus to be elected President of the United States. On November 4, Obama defeated his Republican challenger, Sen. John McCain P'07, ending a marathon campaign that saw Obama rise from a first-term senator to the nation's first African-American president.
Saturday, November 1, 2008

On Saturday, October 4, nearly 1,200 alumni, parents, students and friends came out on a beautiful fall day to celebrate Homecoming as the Columbia Lions took on the Princeton Tigers.  Families took part in the annual Homecoming Carnival, enjoying face painting, balloon making, magic, games and prizes. In the football game, Princeton held off a spirited fourth-quarter rally by Columbia to win 27-24.

View a photo gallery of the festivities!

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Kevin Shollenberger has been appointed as Dean of Student Affairs for Columbia College and the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. Widely respected by students and staff alike, Shollenberger has served as Associate Dean for nine years.
Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Fernando Perez '01 was called up to the major leagues on August 31 and helped the Tampa Bay Rays go from worst to first as the team won baseball's American League East Division title after finishing in last place a year ago. Perez, a switch-hitting outfielder with great speed, appeared in 23 games during the regular season, batting .250 with three home runs and five stolen bases.
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Columbia College alumna Donna MacPhee '89 has been named as Columbia's vice president for alumni relations and president of the Columbia Alumni Association.
Friday, September 12, 2008
All application materials for the Marshall must be submitted into the Fellowship Programs Office by Monday, September 22nd.
Friday, September 12, 2008
All application materials for the Rhodes must be submitted into the Fellowship Programs Office by Monday, September 22nd.

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