August 2016 Columbia Connection


Ervin Alex Johnson's #InHonor Exhibition Comes to Columbia College Chicago

The DEPS Annual Alumni Residency exhibition by Ervin Alex Johnson '12 examines police brutality and the beauty of black portraits.
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Celebrate 125 years at Columbia College Chicago

Columbia's 125 years of history are a testament to generations of alumni, parents, faculty, staff and friends. You're a big part of that story. Mark this momentous occasion by making a gift before the fiscal year ends on August 31!
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IFP Chicago presents 75 Minutes with Bob Teitel at Columbia College Chicago

Chicago native Bob Teitel '90, HDR '13 is one of the most successful and prolific film producers to emerge from Chicago in the last two decades, and his acclaimed films include Men of Honor, Barbershop, Notorious and the upcoming Southside with You. Join us for an in-depth conversation exploring Teitel's unique career in the industry.

7 p.m.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Film Row Cinema
Columbia College Chicago
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Alumni Outing: Dodgers vs. Cubs Game

Take yourself out to the ballgame! Watch the Cubs and Dodgers face off while reconnecting with fellow Columbia College Chicago alumni. Enjoy Preferred Loge section seats, early stadium admission and a pre-game party!

11:05 a.m., Pre-game party on the Loge Terrace
1:05 p.m., Game time
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Dodgers Stadium
Los Angeles, CA
Tickets are limited! Register now

2016 Alumni Artist Opening Reception: Ervin Alex Johnson's #InHonor

Please join us for the opening reception of #InHonor, the exhibition by DEPS 2016 Alumni Residency recipient (and this month's Colum Alum Spotlight) Ervin Alex Johnson '12. The evening will include light refreshments and an informal artist talk.

5–6:30 p.m., Reception
Thursday, September 8, 2016
C33 Gallery
Columbia College Chicago
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Save the Date: LGBTQ Alumni Panel

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Columbia College Chicago

Save the Date: Columbia Weekend 2016

Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22, 2016
Columbia College Chicago


Discover ColumbiaWorks: Powered by Handshake

Are you a degreed alum looking for a new job, network opportunity or career advice? Join Columbia Works: Powered by Handshake. Register now to gain access to Career Center networking events, exclusive job postings in creative industries and tons of other resources that will help you stand out from other candidates.
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Sign up to receive Hot Jobs, a monthly selection of jobs, internships, career and recruiting opportunities curated by the Career Center and delivered to your inbox.
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Save the Date: CTC Program: Over 40 and Hired

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
6–8 p.m.
Columbia College Chicago


Mark Kelly Says Goodbye to College after 32 Years

After more than three decades of dedicated service to Columbia College Chicago, Vice President of Student Success Mark Kelly has accepted the position of commissioner of the City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE).
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Interim Vice President of Student Success Talks New Role

Associate Vice President and Dean of Students Sharon Wilson-Taylor discusses stepping into Mark Kelly's role as interim Vice President of Student Success.
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CBMR Founder, Provost Remembered for Work, Kindness, Legacy

Samuel A. Floyd Jr., former interim vice president of Student Affairs, provost, academic dean and founder of the Center for Black Music Research (CBMR), passed away on July 11.
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