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Beto O’Rourke CC’95
June 13, 2017

All eyes are on Rep. Beto O’Rourke CC95 (D-Texas) who is from El Paso and trying to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz (R). Having earned an English literature degree from the College, O’Rourke is noted for already pulling off two upsets, the first to become a city councilman, and the second, and more important, in his 2012 congressional victory against Silvestre Reyes (D-Texas), a 16-year incumbent.

Reunion 2017 - Welcome back alumni
June 9, 2017

More than 5,000 alumni and friends from across Columbia’s four undergraduate schools — including 1,600 Columbia College alumni — returned to Morningside Heights for Reunion 2017 held June 1-4. Attendees joined from near and far … as far away as Switzerland, Pakistan and Japan!

CCT Alumni in the News - June 5, 2017
June 5, 2017

Updates on Collegians making headlines

Sheena Wright at the podium for 2017 Class Day
May 17, 2017

Class of 2017 Class Day speaker Sheena Wright CC’90, LAW’94 drew cheers from the 1,172 members of the graduating class, as well as from their family and friends, and alumni, with her advice on how to navigate what lies ahead.

2017 Columbia College Class Day - Jordana Narin CC'17
May 16, 2017

On May 16, with picture-perfect early-morning weather, the 1,172 members of the Class of 2017 gathered on South Lawn for the 259th Columbia College Class Day. The newest members of the Columbia College Alumni Association (CCAA) were cheered on by family, friends, alumni, faculty and administrators.

beauty and the beast
April 7, 2017

Screenwriter and director William "Bill" Condon CC'76 is making headlines with his remake of Beauty and the Beast, which stars Emma Watson and Kevin Kline and took in a two-week domestic total of approximately $317 million by the end of March. The Disney musical has already reaped $1 billion worldwide. Condon, who graduated with a degree in philosophy has written and directed several other critically acclaimed films.

Squash Trophy
April 7, 2017

Athletics has recently experienced a series of noteworthy successes in various sports including squash, fencing, diving and soccer.

Photo of Neil Gorsuch CC'88
April 7, 2017

Neil Gorsuch CC’88, who has been serving as a judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, has been confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States.

April 5, 2017

Columbia College is pleased to announce that Sheena Wright CC’90, LAW’94, president and CEO of United Way of New York City (UWNYC), which seeks to improve the lives of low-income New Yorkers, will deliver the keynote address at the 2017 Columbia College Class Day ceremony. The annual event, which honors graduating seniors, will take place at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16, on the South Lawns of Columbia’s Morningside Heights campus.

March 6, 2017

At the Academy Awards on February 26, 2017, Dede Gardner CC'90 broke her own glass ceiling by becoming the first female producer to win two Academy Awards for Best Picture with the film Moonlight.