Dean’s Scholarship Reception

Columbia College Scholarship Reception


Almost 350 named scholarship donors and College student recipients turned out for the Dean’s Scholarship Reception, held February 12 in Roone Arledge Auditorium. The annual event brings attendees together to meet, share advice and swap stories about their College experiences. The speakers were Dean James J. Valentini (second from right); Iyobosa Bello-Asemota ’19, a past recipient of the Columbia College Young Alumni Scholarship and one of this year’s recipients of the Benjamin F. & Bernice Block Fund (far left); and Souren Ouzounian ’89, of the Ouzounian Family Scholarship. Also shown above are Jonathan Schiller ’69, LAW’73, University Trustees chair emeritus (second from left), and Doug Wolf ’88, Columbia College Alumni Association chair. For more photos from the reception, go to​