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Alumni in the News: January 28, 2019

January 28, 2019

Films produced by Dede Gardner ’90’s Plan B Entertainment production company made a splash at the 2019 Oscar nominationsVice was nominated for Best Picture, as well as in the Lead Actor (Christian Bale), Supporting Actor (Sam Rockwell), Supporting Actress (Amy Adams), Director (Adam McKay), Original Screenplay, Film Editing, and Makeup and Hair categories. If Beale Street Could Talk was nominated for Original Score, Adapted Screenplay and Supporting Actress (Regina King).

Columbia College announces the 2019 John Jay Award Honorees

January 24, 2019

From reporting that ignited 2017’s #MeToo movement to award-winning creative work, this year’s John Jay Award honorees have made a lasting impact on the world of culture, public service, finance and beyond. Columbia College is proud to celebrate their professional achievements on Wednesday, March 6 at the 41st annual John Jay Awards Dinner. Proceeds from the dinner will support the College’s prestigious John Jay National Scholars Program.

Columbia College Today holds first-ever student short fiction contest

January 24, 2019

Columbia College Today (CCT) has announced its first-ever short fiction contest for Columbia College students, offering them the opportunity to showcase their creative writing skills while simultaneously providing them an opportunity to have their work read by three established alumni authors.

Columbia Athletics leads nation in Graduate Success Rate

December 19, 2018

Columbia Athletics tied for the national lead in Graduation Success Rate (GSR) with a combined 99 percent in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's 2018 report released last month. The report reflects student-athlete data collected from the four-year period from 2008-11.

In Remembrance of Steven Marcus, former dean of Columbia College

December 11, 2018

On Thursday, December 13 at 4:00 p.m., Columbia College will celebrate the life of Steven Marcus CC’48, GSAS’61, former dean of the College and the George Delacorte Professor Emeritus in the Humanities, who passed away in April 2018.

Navab Fellowship Program established at Columbia College

December 10, 2018

Columbia College today announced a $6 million gift from Mary Kathryn and Alexander Navab CC’87 to establish the Navab Fellowship Program, which will provide funding for 40 full-time Columbia College student internships with non-profit and for-profit organizations annually beginning in Summer 2019.