Columbia College Chicago, Development and Alumni Relations is pleased to announce our new mural design competition. The National Alumni Board Impact Committee, in collaboration with the Photography Department, is seeking dynamic designs that demonstrate the vitality and creativity of Columbia College Chicago artists. The winning design will be displayed as a large-scale vinyl mural at the entrance of the Development and Alumni Relations suite. Read more
Where others see garbage, Allyson Gonzalez ’09 sees puppets. Gonzalez is a puppeteer who makes most of her creations out of shipping boxes, newspaper and other things you throw in a dumpster. Read more
Los Angeles Magazine featured Abbey Londer ’08 for the annual comedy festival she produces, Riot LA. This year's roster includes Ali Wong, Felipe Esparza, Nikki Glaser and 90-year-old Mel Brooks. Read more
Happy anniversary to us! We’re celebrating the first anniversary of Columbia Connection by giving away free prizes!
Does your jacket need some flair? You can win unique Columbia College Chicago-themed enamel pins designed by Heidi Unkefer ’13, as featured in the latest DEMO magazine.
Just snap a photo of Columbia Connection on your laptop, tablet, computer or phone and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 6! On February 7, we’ll randomly draw 35 alumni winners. Good luck, and thanks for reading Columbia Connection!
Calling all Lone Star alumni! Columbia College Chicago comes to Dallas NEXT WEEK. Join us for a fantastic evening of reconnecting with old friends and building new connections. Don’t miss this opportunity to reminisce, network and socialize with other creatives who once called Chicago home.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 6:30–8 p.m. The Parlor Dallas, TX Register now
This unique event, hosted by Development and Alumni Relations, gives television alumni of every decade the chance to get together for dinner in a warm, friendly environment. Enjoy an evening of good food, great conversation and newfound camaraderie.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 7:30–9:30 p.m. Nick+Stef's Steakhouse Los Angeles, CA Register now
Evoke takes inspiration from Museum of Contemporary Photography’s exhibition Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy and continues to explore environmental injustice through the work created by students and alumni. This exhibition includes work by numerous students and alumni including Joan Hammel ’86 and Nina Lawrin ’13.
Thursday, February 2, 2017 4–6 p.m. The Arcade Gallery Columbia College Chicago Details here
Save The Date
Black History Month Alumni Panel Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Columbia College Chicago
2017 Oscar Viewing Party Sunday, February 26, 2017 Los Angeles, CA
Seattle Alumni Reception Thursday, March 9, 2017 Seattle, WA
Did you miss one of our previous career development events this past year? No worries, we have you covered. Check out the Career Programming Resources page on the Alumni website for PowerPoint presentations, event recordings, resume samples and more from our recent career development events. Read more