March 2016


Allison Bosma writes the laughs on NBC's Undateable

"I basically write jokes all day, which is my dream," says Allison Bosma (BA ’07) about her job writing for NBC’s live comedy show, Undateable. She talked to us about her life in and out of LA writers’ rooms.
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Alumni in the News: Darryl Holliday

The Columbia Chronicle featured Darryl Holliday (BA '12) and his Citizens Police Data Project team, who recently won a $400,000 grant for its work in decoding police documents and providing a new transparency model for the city.
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Creative Arts Therapies' 10th Annual Alumni Dance Concert

Join Columbia’s Creative Arts Therapies Department for the 10th Annual Alumni Dance Concert, featuring guest company Matter Dance. Tickets are $18 for presale, $20 at the door with discounts for students, and will benefit the Dance Movement Therapy & Counseling Alumni Fellowship.
7 p.m.
March 10 & 11, 2016
Hamlin Park Field House Theatre  
3035 N. Hoyne Ave., Chicago
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Alumni Shorts Film Screening

In LA? Join us for a free screening of seven short films by talented alumni filmmakers, followed by a filmmaker Q&A and reception.
8 p.m.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Complete Actors Place Theatre
13752 Ventura Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA
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AEMMP Records SXSW Showcase

Join us at South by Southwest (SXSW) for an evening of live music hosted by AEMMP Records, Columbia College Chicago's student-run record label. Enjoy a great night of music, drinks and fun while connecting with fellow alumni, faculty and friends. Admission is free, and you don’t need an SXSW badge to attend.
4-6 p.m.
Thursday, March 17, 2016
The Bat Bar
218 E. 6th St., Austin, TX
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Detroit Alumni Reception

Join us for a free and exclusive Columbia College Chicago alumni reception with Mark Kelly, Vice President for Student Success. Enjoy beer, wine and hors d'oeuvres while reconnecting with fellow alumni and friends.
6:30-8 p.m.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Scarab Club
217 Farnsworth St., Detroit, MI
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Alumnae Entrepreneurs Panel

Come celebrate Women’s History Month and learn from four alumnae working as successful entrepreneurs: Edye Deloch-Hughes (BA ’80), Lauren McGrady (BA ’11), Maggie Ness (BA ’06) and Skye Rust (BA ’06). Admission is free.
6-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
HAUS at Quincy Wong Center at Columbia College Chicago
623 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago
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Save the Date: D.C. Alumni Reception with President Kim

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Washington, D.C.


The Chicago AMA Marketers Career Fair

The Chicago American Marketing Association (AMA) Marketers Career Fair brings hiring companies and staffing firms together with prospective marketing talent. Come learn about marketing career opportunities in Chicago.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Robert Morris University

401 S. State St., Chicago
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Seeking new job opportunities? Want to hire alumni or students? Check out ColumbiaWorks, the college's online job board, to connect with opportunities, view job openings, look for employees and more.
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Peter Cook Named Chair of American Sign Language Department

Associate professor and acclaimed storyteller Peter Cook has been named chair of the Department of American Sign Language. 
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Student Center Program Completed

Columbia College Chicago's future Student Center has completed its programming phase and will be moving on to the design phase.
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