September 2017 Columbia Connection

Collin Bishop '07, Akito Tsuda '93, and Precious Brady-Davis '13
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SEPTEMBER 2017


ALUMNI SPOTLIGHTS


Collin Bishop ’07 on the Future of Virtual Reality
As senior product manager at game engine CryEngine in Frankfurt, Germany, Collin Bishop ’07 witnesses how virtual and augmented reality will change the ways we work, learn, and play.
 
Japanese Photographer Returns with Unseen Photos of '90s Mexican Pilsen
The Chicago Tribune featured Akito Tsuda’s ’93 made me better than before, a photo book containing never-before-seen photos of the Chicago neighborhood from when he was a student.
 
Precious Brady-Davis ’13 to Start Work with Sierra Club
Transgender-rights advocate Precious Brady-Davis ’13 will work for the environmental agency Sierra Club as the deputy press secretary for the Beyond Coal campaign.
 
Mikey Corona ’06 Opens Modern Diner The Mockingbird in Nashville
Mikey Corona ’06 and his husband Brian Riggenbach’s globally inspired diner will offer a menu of “comfort food favorites” influenced by Mexican, Italian, French, Korean, Japanese, and other cuisines.
 
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DEMO Magazine
Check your mailboxes for the newest issue of DEMO, which includes RuPaul’s Drag Race star Shea Coulee, WWE professional wrestler Aiden English, director of Kong: Skull Island Jordan Vogt-Roberts, and tons more. All the stories are online, too!


ALUMNI EVENTS


Semester in LA Reunion
Click here to view photos from last week's Semester in LA Reunion.  

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
Alumni Panel: Hispanic Heritage Month
Join us as we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month this September with a distinguished panel of Columbia College Chicago alumni.

 
Save the Date
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017
Fall Alumni Social
Chicago, IL


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017
Dinner with 12 Strangers
Los Angeles, CA

 

CAREER AND NETWORKING RESOURCES


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017
RESUME CLINIC: Strengthen Resume and Communications
In today’s marketplace, you can’t wait to update your resume until someone asks you for it. Stay ahead of the game and join us for a hands-on Resume Clinic, a Career Transitions Center of Chicago (CTC) program led by their Executive Director, Anita Jenke.  

Have you missed one of our Career Development events?
Development and Alumni Relations offers a number of career-related events and services to help meet some of your professional needs. Click above to find PowerPoint presentations, event recordings, resume samples, and more from our career development events.
 
Save the Date
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2017
Over 40 and Hired
Chicago, IL

 

CAMPUS NEWS AND EVENTS


The Top 25 American Film Schools 2017
Once again, Columbia College Chicago has landed on The Hollywood Reporter’s top film school list. Check out the article to find out where Columbia landed.  

New South Loop Mural a Gift of Cirque du Soleil and Luzia
To help honor Chicago's Year of Public Art, Cirque du Soleil—in partnership with Columbia College Chicago and the Wabash Arts Corridor—commissioned a local artist to create a mural inspired by their production Luzia.
 
Columbia College Chicago Online Launches
Columbia Online is for artists and entrepreneurs, writers and performers, creators and doers. Offered entirely online, these classes translate to all industries and career paths, from business to the arts—plus, alumni get a discount!

 

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