Welcome to the first issue of Columbia Connection, an e-newsletter for the alumni community. We'll hit your inbox once a month with opportunities to network with fellow alumni, sharpen your professional portfolio and stay linked to Columbia College Chicago. Plus, we'll feature upcoming events, alumni profiles, campus news and more. We want to hear from you, too! Share your own exciting news at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Miriam Smith Executive Director, Alumni Relations and Annual Giving
We checked in behind the scenes of Fox's hit show Empire, where Ayanna Floyd (MFA '98) works as a co-executive producer. Floyd talked to us about her responsibilities on the show and her time at Columbia College Chicago. Read more
If you live in LA or plan to visit, join us for a night of red carpet glamour at our 2016 Oscar Viewing Party at Fox Studios, hosted by Fox Studios exec Hal Haenel (BA ’81). Tickets are $35 before February 21, $40 if you register after. Food, drinks, prizes and more are included in your ticket purchase.
Sunday, February 28, 2016 4 - 9 p.m. 20th Century Fox Studios 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles Register now
Columbia College Chicago recently partnered with SALT, a free program created by nonprofit American Student Assistance (ASA). SALT offers one-on-one financial literacy counseling that can help you put together a loan repayment plan and make smart financial decisions when it comes to your education. Register now
Seeking new job opportunities? Want to hire alumni or students? Check out ColumbiaWorks, the college's online job board, to connect with opportunities, view job openings, look for employees and more. Read more
A new student center is underway for Columbia College Chicago, with plans to launch in 2018. With a site chosen on 8th Street (currently the Papermaker’s Garden), the student center will serve as a campus hub in the South Loop. Read More