February 2017


ALUMNI SPOTLIGHTS


Love in the Time of Academia
We reached out on social media to request some of Columbia’s most romantic tales. Crack open that heart-shaped box of chocolates and check out the 10 alumni-submitted love stories.
 
Alumni Mural Design Competition 2017
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.
 
Aidy Bryant says SNL Drunk Girls on Halloween Sketch Inspired by College Party
During an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers, Aidy Bryant ’09 revealed that a crazy Columbia night inspired a recent Saturday Night Live sketch.
 
Jonathan McReynolds is Gospel Music's Prince for a Reason
The South Florida Times sings the praises of Jonathan McReynolds ’11.
 
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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


TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Black History Month Alumni Panel Discussion
Celebrate Black History Month at Columbia with a distinguished panel of our African-American alumni. Guest panelists will discuss their post-graduation journeys to prominence in their respective fields and share their art and culture insights.
 
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2017
2017 Oscar Viewing Party
You’re invited to our 2017 Oscar Viewing Party in LA. Join your fellow Columbia alumni for an evening celebrating this year’s biggest cinematic achievements. Tickets include food, beer, wine, champagne, prizes and more.
 
Space is limited: Get your tickets by February 21 for the discounted price of $35.
 
THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017
Seattle Alumni Reception
Columbia is coming to Seattle! Join alumni and featured speaker Eric Freedman, dean of the School of Media Arts, for a fantastic evening of socializing and conversation as we hear about the future of media arts at Columbia.
 
Save the Date

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
Columbia Alumni Filmmakers Night
Los Angeles, CA

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017
Alumnae Entrepreneurs Panel
Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA
 

CAREER AND NETWORKING RESOURCES


THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017
Interview to Win/Career Launch for New Grads
Ready to take your career to the next level? This Career Transition Center of Chicago event will be benefit both new and established alumni looking to stand out at their next interview. Watch a video from our previous CTC program (plus plenty of career programming resources).
 
Handshake Job Board for Alumni
Set up or update your Handshake account for access to jobs, internships, Career Center job fairs and more. All degreed alumni have access to Handshake (previously known as ColumbiaWorks).  
 
Subscribe to Hot Jobs Newsletter
Sign up to receive Hot Jobs, a monthly selection of jobs, internships, and career and recruiting opportunities curated by the Career Center and delivered to your inbox.
 
 

CAMPUS NEWS AND EVENTS


President Kim's Statement on Executive Order Barring Immigrants and Refugees
“We will continue to ensure that all of our faculty, staff and students, including our more than 300 international students, have the support and resources they need.”
 
New Wave Journalism
Students from the Mobile Documentary class reported live from Washington, D.C. for the inauguration and Women’s March.  

 

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