June 2017

Artist Sam Kirk '05, Alumni Mural Design Winner, Lena Waithe
JUNE 2017


Exploring Culture and Identity with Artist Sam Kirk
In 2010, Sam Kirk ’05 had a successful advertising career. Then she jumped to creating art full time, using her talent to spotlight marginalized communities.
Alumni Mural Design Competition Winner Announced
This past spring, our alumni community submitted mural designs for the Development and Alumni Relations office. The winner has been announced!
Lena Waithe on Inclusivity and her Insatiable Love of Sneakers
Lena Waithe ’06 discusses writing for Master of None, her love of basketball, and writing beyond Hollywood stereotypes.
Have You Ever Had a Dream?
CaSera Heining ’17 shares how her dream of attending Columbia became a reality.
Need to Know
Class Notes
What are you doing out there? Submit your class notes.
Office of the Registrar
Do you need your transcripts? Contact the Office of the Registrar.
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.


Young Alumni Social
Did you graduate between 2005 and 2017? Get your ticket TODAY and celebrate summer in city at the Young Alumni Social at Sheffield's Beer & Wine Garden tomorrow. Voted one of the best outdoor bars by Chicagoist, Sheffield’s patio offers the ideal setting to catch up with your fellow alumni.  



TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017
CAAN Connect: LA
Networking is more than meeting people with a common interest. It’s about meeting people who can open doors and offer honest tailored insight. Make incredible insider connections by attending CAAN Connect: LA, a night of fast-paced, industry networking.  

Have You Missed One of Our Career Development Events?
Development and Alumni Relations offers tons of career-related events and services to help meet your professional needs. Find PowerPoint presentations, event recordings, resume samples, and more on our site.


Check out the 2017 Honorary Degree Recipient Remarks
Hear what our 2017 Honorary Degree Recipients had to share with our newest graduates at Commencement.
New Student Center First of its Kind for Columbia College Chicago
The groundbreaking for Columbia's innovative new student center is slated for October 2017.


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