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College Alumni Take on the Olympics

August 9, 2016

Olympic spirit is sky-high at Columbia as three College alumnae and one College student compete in Rio 2016: Isadora Cerullo CC'13, Katie Meili CC'13, Nzingha Prescod CC'15 and Akua Obeng-Akrofi CC’18.

Congrats to the Inductees in the ARC Hall of Fame

August 8, 2016

On July 21, 2017, ARC (Alumni Representative Committee) hosted the second annual ARC Appreciation Event to thank ARC members for their involvement over the past admissions cycle. 

Katie Meili CC’13 Earns Spot on U.S. Olympic Team

July 11, 2016

On June 28, Katie Meili CC'13 delivered a 1:06.07 runner-up finish in the finals of the 100m breaststroke at the U.S. Olympic Trials, solidifying her opportunity to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. 

WKCR Marks 75 Years

June 24, 2016

Senior Host of NPR's All Things Considered, Robert Siegel CC’68, remarked on the beginnings of his career at WKCR at Reunion 2016. Read more about WKCR's milestone anniversary in CCT or to connect directly to the station webpage, click here.

Columbia College Alumni Reunite at Reunion Weekend 2016

June 22, 2016

Columbia pride filled Morningside Heights on June 2-5 during Reunion Weekend and All-Class Reunion 2016 when more than 2,000 alumni and their guests returned to campus for this year’s celebrations.

The Buzz Behind Jeopardy's Austin "Buzzy" Cohen CC'07

June 3, 2016

Austin "Buzzy" Cohen CC'07, a music executive from Los Angeles and longtime Jeopardy fan, won  total of $164,603 across nine episodes on Jeopardy at the end of May. 

The College Prepares To Celebrate Class Day and Alumni Parade of Classes

May 10, 2016

On Tuesday, May 17, 1,089 members of the Class of 2016 will gather on South Lawn for the College’s Class Day!

Vanessa Gould CC'96: Honoring Unsung Heroes and Heroines in Film

May 3, 2016

Filmmaker Vanessa Gould CC’96 was recently covered in the New York Times for her feature-length documentary, OBIT about the Times’ obituaries desk and the cultural, historical and journalistic gravity of obituaries and the people they honor. 

Columbia College Mourns the Loss of Bill Campbell CC’62, TC’64

April 29, 2016

Columbia College mourns the loss of Bill Campbell CC’62, TC’64, former chair of the University Trustees and former captain and coach to the Columbia Lions football team, who passed away on Monday at the age of 75.


“We are devastated by the loss of Bill Campbell,” said James J. Valentini. “Bill was a remarkable entrepreneur, a dedicated and generous Columbia College alumnus; and a committed friend, adviser and mentor to me. He enriched the lives of many at Columbia and throughout the world and he will be missed by all who knew him.”

Taking the Stage by Storm

April 11, 2016

Actor, singer and theatrical producer Brandon Victor Dixon CC'07, who studied drama and theatre arts at the College, is appearing in the highly anticipated revival of Shuffle Along, produced by George C. Wolfe and choreographed by tap genius Savion Glover.