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Trustee and Judge Rolando T. Acosta CC'79, LAW'82 named Class Day speaker

April 24, 2020

Columbia College is pleased to announce that Hon. Rolando T. Acosta CC’79, LAW’82 will deliver the keynote remarks for its first-ever virtual Class Day ceremony. Class Day will take place Tuesday, May 19 and is an annual event that honors the achievements of the graduating class. The keynote speaker is selected from a list of recommendations from the Columbia College Senior Class Council.

Columbia College mourns the loss of Terrence McNally CC’60

March 25, 2020

Columbia College mourns the loss of Terrence McNally CC’60, a Tony Award-winning playwright and screenwriter.

Donors and students connect at the 2020 Dean's Scholarship Reception

February 26, 2020

Dean James J. Valentini, Carlos Cuevas CC’05, PH’12, SIPA’12 and Patricia Granda-Malaver CC’20 made remarks at the 2020 Dean’s Scholarship Reception about the impact of financial aid in the lives of Columbia College students.

Multicultural Affairs dedicates the new Audre Lorde Community Space

February 14, 2020

Mulitcultural Affairs, of Undergraduate Student Life, to name space after Audre Lorde, establishing a home for identity-conscious community building.

Columbia named top-producing Fulbright institution

February 12, 2020

Columbia University has once again been named a top institution for producing Fulbright U.S. Students, coming in fifth position with 29 awardees in 2019-2020.

Christina Lee CC’21 is co-first author on paper about toxic protein

February 6, 2020

Christina Lee CC’21 is a co-first author on a scientific research paper about a toxic protein linked to Alzheimer's.

Columbia College mourns the loss of Michael Sovern CC’53, LAW’55

January 22, 2020

Columbia College mourns the loss of Michael Sovern CC’53, LAW’55, Columbia University’s 17th president (1980-93).

Columbia College announces the 2020 John Jay Award Honorees

January 10, 2020

From the newsroom, to the courtroom, to school, to planes flying above, the six alumni selected as this year’s John Jay Award honorees have been chosen for the impact their accomplishments have made in fields that span the professional spectrum.

Dean Valentini honored in women’s rowing boat dedication ceremony

December 20, 2019

James J. Valentini, dean of Columbia College, and the late Alex Navab CC’87 were honored at the annual King’s Crown Rowing Association (KCRA) banquet.

Tanveer Singh CC’18 receives Schwarzman Scholarship

December 9, 2019

Tanveer Singh CC’18, of Jersey City, NJ, has been named a member of the Class of 2021 Schwarzman Scholars. The prestigious scholarship, inspired by the Rhodes Scholarship, is given to scholars who have demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities and their potential to bridge and understand cultural and political differences.