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President Lee C. Bollinger has appointed James J. Valentini, dean of Columbia College and vice president for undergraduate education, to lead a Steering Group on Mental Health, focused on Columbia’s undergraduate community.
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.
Chair of Contemporary Civilization Patricia Kitcher wins Society of Columbia Graduates’ 2017 Great Teacher Award
Patricia Kitcher, the Roberta and William Campbell Professor of the Humanities and the Carnoy Family Program Chair for Contemporary Civilization, is the Columbia College faculty winner of the Society of Columbia Graduates’ 2017 Great Teacher Award.
David M. Friedman CC’78 has been appointed U.S. Ambassador to Israel.
Columbia College is pleased to share the Columbia College Annual Report 2015–2016.
Neil Gorsuch CC’88, a judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, has been nominated by President Donald J. Trump to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court of the United States that was created by the death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.
The former President of the Republic of Estonia, the creator of Netflix show Orange is the New Black, and the president and CEO of Cantillon Capital Management, among others, are being honored for their professional achievements at the 39th Annual John Jay Awards Dinner on Wednesday, March 1.
Columbia Entrepreneurship announces Innovation Grants for Columbia College and School of General Studies students
Columbia Entrepreneurship has announced that they will be sponsoring Innovation Grants for Columbia College and School of General Studies' students.
The Center for the Core Curriculum held the inaugural event in its new “Books That Changed My Life” series, which provides a space for Core professors to have intimate and informal conversations with small groups of students about books that had a deep impact on their lives.
Columbia University announced the establishment of the Mendelson Center for Undergraduate Business Initiatives, a joint program between Columbia College and Columbia Business School. The Center was established with a $10 million gift from the Mendelson family, whose relationship with Columbia spans four generations. The Center will foster an ongoing business education program for select Columbia undergraduates.