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Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner

2019 Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner

Thursday, November 21, 2019
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Reception 6:30 p.m. | Dinner 7:30 p.m.
Low Library Rotunda, Columbia University
116th Street and Broadway
New York, NY 10027
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The 72nd Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner, honoring Dr. George D. Yancopoulos CC'80, GSAS’86, PS’87, took place on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

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; James J. Valentini, dean, Columbia College; and Lee C. Bollinger, president, Columbia University.



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

Dinner Chairs

Dr. Leonard S. Schleifer
Dr. P. Roy Vagelos PS’54

Dinner Committee
(in formation)

Lisa L. Carnoy ’89
Mark E. Kingdon ’71
Jonathan S. Lavine ’88
Dr. Paul J. Maddon ’81
Philip L. Milstein '71
Dr. Vikram S. Pandit EN'76
Dr. Jonathan M. Rosand CC'88
Phillip M. Satow 63
Jonathan D. Schiller, Esq., ’69
Richard E. Witten ’75

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.

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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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