April 2017


ALUMNI SPOTLIGHTS


Dave Miska Takes Us Out to the Ballgame
Just in time for baseball season, sound engineer Dave Miska ’95 tells us how he captures the perfect game day sounds for The Cubs Radio Network.
 
David Ross, Chicago Cubs' World Series Victory to Get Movie Treatment
Radar Pictures is developing a film based on David Ross’s memoir—with a screenplay co-written by David Corcoran '11 and Ram Getz '13.
 
Alumni Mural Design Competition 2017 Extended
There’s still time to submit your proposal for our first Alumni Mural Design Competition. If you win, your work will be displayed at the entrance of the Development and Alumni Relations suite—and you’ll win $500.
 
Chicago's 'Drone Girl' A Pioneer Among Pilots: 'It's Very Cool'
Communication adjunct faculty member Carmaine Means '02 discusses her experience as a black female photojournalist using drones to capture videos and photos for CBS Chicago.
 
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DEMO Magazine
DEMO magazine’s latest issue is now available online! Check out features about the alumni producing huge music events, working behind the scenes on FOX’s hit show Empire and much more.


ALUMNI EVENTS


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 19, 2017
Few Spots Left - Columbia’s Personalized Networking Event—CAAN Connect: Chicago
CAAN Connect: Chicago offers one-on-one time with hard-to-meet industry professionals. Meet with representatives from Eater Chicago, Chicago Tribune, Victory Gardens Theater, Booklist Publications as well as successful Entrepreneurs, Photographers and so many more.
 
THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 2017
LA Alumni Social
Join LA-area alumni at Angel City Brewery in the Arts District. This creative space promises to be a wonderful venue for socializing and catching up with your Columbia College Chicago friends.
 
FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017
Manifest Alumni Party
Every year, Columbia College Chicago hosts an exclusive alumni event during urban arts festival Manifest. Come hang out on a lovely outdoor patio with city views, pumping music and the lively sounds of the Manifest celebration below. Plus, connect with your fellow alumni over food and drinks.
 
Save the Date

SUNDAY, MAY 28, 2017
Cubs vs. Dodgers Game
Los Angeles, CA

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
Young Alumni Social
Chicago, IL

Cubs vs. Mets Game
New York, NY

CAREER AND NETWORKING RESOURCES


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017
Freelance Toolkit Series: Estimating and Billing
Paperwork is everything. Learn about what to include in your estimates and invoices—and what to do if you don’t get paid.
 
Turner Broadcasting is Hiring in Atlanta, New York City and London
Turner Broadcasting seeks to fill a range of positions, from interns to vice presidents. View all of the available positions and submit your resume today!
 
Save the Date

TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017
Career Transitions Center of Chicago Program
Chicago, IL

CAMPUS NEWS AND EVENTS


A Summer Well Spent
Columbia launches new pre-collegiate summer programs aimed at students wanting to jump-start their education.
 
The World is Watching: Ai Weiwei at the MoCP
Ai Weiwei’s first solo show in Chicago opens at the Museum of Contemporary Photography on April 13.

 

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