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CCT: Alumni in the News - June 5, 2017

June 5, 2017

Updates on Collegians making headlines

Class Day Speakers Implore Class of 2017 To Take Action

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.

Hear Us Roar for our Newest Alumni!

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.

Bill Condon's "Beauty and the Beast" Rules the Box Office

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.

Athletics Roaring Through Spring Season

April 7, 2017

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

Neil Gorsuch CC’88 confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States

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.

Sheena Wright CC’90, President and CEO of United Way of New York City, Named Class Day Speaker

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.

Dede Gardner CC'90 is First Female Producer to Win Two Best Picture Oscars

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.

Our Top 10 Obama Highlights

December 12, 2016

As a new administration unfolds, we bid farewell to two terms with Barack Obama CC’83. Enjoy a look back at some of our top 10 Obama moments​!

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