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2022 Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner

Thursday, November 17, 2022
Thursday, November 17, 2022
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The 74th Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner, honoring Claire C. Shipman CC’86, SIPA’94, took place on Thursday, November 17, 2022.

The Alexander Hamilton Medal is the highest honor awarded to a member of the Columbia College community for distinguished service to the College and accomplishment in any field of endeavor. It is presented by the Columbia College Alumni Association; Josef Sorett, dean, Columbia College; and Lee C. Bollinger, president, Columbia University.

Learn more about the history of the Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner, named in honor of one of our nation's Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton CC 1778.

About the Honoree


Dinner proceeds directly benefit College students by supporting the priorities of Columbia College, including financial aid, student life and community.

Dinner Chairs

Lisa Carnoy ’89
Abby Elbaum ’92
Jonathan Lavine ’88 and Jeannie Lavine
Victor Mendelson ’89 and Lisa Mendelson

Dinner Committee
(in formation)

Kyra Tirana Barry ’87
Michael Behringer ’89
Joe Cabrera ’82
Carlos Cuevas ’05
Brian Krisberg ’81
Francis Phillip ’90
Rita Pietropinto-Kitt ’94
Michael Satow ’88
Theodore Schweitzer ’91
Khadijah Sharif-Drinkard ’93
Mila Tuttle ’96
Douglas Wolf ’88
Raymond Yu ’89
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Alexander Hamilton Medal

Named in honor of Alexander Hamilton CC 1778, one of our nation’s Founding Fathers and a leader at King’s College, this medal is the highest honor bestowed by the Columbia College Alumni Association.

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