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Columbia College alumnae make U.S. fencing history

August 1, 2017

Former Columbia Fencing team members Nicole Ross CC’13, Nzingha Prescod CC15 and Margaret Lu CC’17 made history when they — together with fencer Lee Kiefer — won a silver medal in the team foil event at the 2017 FIE World Championships in Fencing, the best result in a team foil event for U.S. women in world championships history.

CCT: Alumni in The News - July 24, 2017

July 24, 2017

Wm. Theodore de Bary ’41, GSAS’53 passed away on July 14, 2017; President Trump nominated former Treasury Department official Randal K. Quarles ’81 for a new position overseeing Wall Street banks; and more.

Mourning the Loss of a Towering Columbia Figure

July 19, 2017

Columbia College mourns the loss of Wm. Theodore de Bary CC’41, GSAS’53, who entered Columbia College as a scholarship student in 1937 and spent close to 70 years at Columbia, having become a professor and also having served as provost.

Director Lucia Aniello CC’04 makes big-screen debut with “Rough Night”

July 11, 2017

Rough Night marks the first big studio R-rated comedy directed by a woman in nearly 20 years – and that woman is Lucia Aniello CC’04.

From the Columbia College Fund: Oh, What a Year!

July 11, 2017

Columbia’s Fiscal Year 2017 closed on June 30, we took a moment to recognize the thousands of College alumni, parents, students and friends who played a role in sustaining the future of alma mater.

Michael Behringer CC’89 new CCAA president

July 11, 2017

On July 1, 2017, the Columbia College Alumni Association (CCAA) welcomed its new president, Michael Behringer CC’89. Behringer steps into the role held for three years by Doug Wolf CC’88.  

CCT: Alumni in the News - July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017

College alumnae featured on Crain’s New York list of the Most Powerful Women 2017; Lucia Aniello CC’04 made her film directorial debut with Rough Night, a comedy starring Scarlett Johansson and Kate McKinnon CC’06; and more.

Rep. Beto O'Rourke CC’95 to Challenge Ted Cruz for Senate Seat

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.

A Rollicking Good Time at Reunion 2017

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!  

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