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Donor Recognition

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The generosity of alumni, parents and friends is essential to the College's ability to provide an extraordinary education. Columbia College is pleased to recognize our donors in the following ways:

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John Jay Associates

The John Jay Associates are the leadership donors of Columbia College. Their generosity and dedication to Columbia College provides inspiration to fellow alumni, parents and friends.

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Centennial Circle

The Centennial Circle is a prestigious leadership giving society set up in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Core Curriculum at Columbia College. 

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Alumnae Legacy Circle

The Alumnae Legacy Circle (ALC) is a new leadership giving society that provides the opportunity for the women of Columbia College to unleash the potential of female-driven philanthropy through a collective increase in alumnae leadership donors to the College Fund.

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Young Leaders Council

The mission of the Columbia College Young Leaders Council (YLC) is to help the Columbia College Fund achieve its ambitious goals in support of financial aid, the Core Curriculum, student internships and student services by building a strong foundation of young alumni leadership donors.

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Reunion Giving

Every five years, classes come together and give back. Whether you want to volunteer with your class gift committee, work with the Columbia College Alumni Association on reunion programming, or make a gift in support of your class's reunion effort, we encourage you to join your fellow classmates in celebrating our Columbia College community. From the 5th Reunion to the 60th Reunion and beyond, Reunion efforts build community and form the cornerstone of the Columbia College Fund.

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Core to Commencement Founding Donors

Core to Commencement Founding Donors are those donors who have contributed at the John Jay Associates level from the beginning of the campaign.

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The 1754 Society

The 1754 society is the University's honorary society for alumni and friends of Columbia who have made future plans for the University through trust, estate, or other future gifts. Named for the year in which King's College was established, the Society recognizes the vital role benefactors have played over the centuries in Columbia's emergence as a preeminent educational institution and the role they play today in ensuring its continued preeminence. 

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Columbia College Report

The Columbia College Report celebrates academics and research opportunities, global offerings, new entrepreneurship programs, renowned Core Curriculum, and the ways in which our current and former students are giving back and building connections and community.