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2015 Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner

Thursday, November 19, 2015
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Low Library Rotunda, Columbia University
116th Street and Broadway
New York, NY 10027
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The 69th Alexander Hamilton Dinner and presentation of the Alexander Hamilton Medals occurred on Thursday, November 19, 2015.

The Alexander Hamilton Medal is the highest honor awarded to a member or members of the College community for distinguished service to the College and accomplishment in any field of endeavor. It is presented by the Columbia College Alumni Association, James J. Valentini, Dean of Columbia College, and Lee C. Bollinger, President of Columbia University.

2015 Honoree

This year's honoree is the 82nd Attorney General of the United States, the third-longest serving attorney general in U.S. history, and has dedicated his career to regulatory enforcement, criminal justice and national security, as well as to educating Columbia College students:

Additional Details

Dinner proceeds directly benefit College students by supporting the priorities of Columbia College, including the Core Curriculum and Financial aid.

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.

If you have a story or memory to share about our honoree please email us here.

Dinner Chairs

  • Lanny A. Breuer '80
  • William V. Campbell '62
  • Jonathan S. Lavine '88
  • Jonathan D. Schiller '69

Dinner Committee

  • Kyra Tirana Barry '87
  • Lisa L. Carnoy '89
  • Mark E. Kingdon '71
  • Brian C. Krisberg '81
  • Michael B. Rothfeld '69
  • Michael J. Schmidtberger '82
  • George L. Van Amson '74
  • Mozelle W. Thompson '76
  • Richard E. Witten '75
  • Douglas R. Wolf '88
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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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