Your Weekly Low Down | June 10, 2016

Here's your latest news from the Columbia alumni community.

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Your Weekly Low Down | June 3, 2016

Here's your weekly Low Down roundup from the Columbia Alumni Association:


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Your Weekly Low Down | May 27, 2016

We are looking forward to some exciting Columbia alumni events in June, including a night at the ballpark, a celebration of film students' achievements, and a showcase of some of Columbia's best minds and research. Here's your weekly Low Down roundup:

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Your Weekly Low Down | May 20, 2016

We welcomed the newest members of the Columbia alumni community this week. 

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Your Weekly Low Down | May 13, 2016

Get key career tips and a fascinating global report from Columbia alumni‚ÄĒcheck out this week's Low Down.¬†

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Your Weekly Low Down | May 6, 2016

This week, we had a listening party at the Columbia Alumni Association‚ÄĒwe heard some of the best Columbia Commencement speeches ever and some incredible books written by alumni.¬†

Here is this week's Columbia Alumni Weekly Low Down:

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Your Weekly Low Down | April 29, 2016

An out-of-the-ordinary tour of the Met and some amazing alumni achievements are on our radar this week. Here is your Columbia alumni weekly Low Down:

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The Best Columbia Graduation Speeches

Graduation is just around the corner, and soon we will be welcoming a new class of Columbians to the alumni community. 

Columbia's Commencement program dates back 258 years, and the iconic Morningside campus outdoor ceremony began in 1926. By tradition, the commencement speaker is the university president, while many of the schools within Columbia have keynote speakers at their individual ceremonies -- and most give that distinction only to alumni.

From President Barack Obama to Caroline Kennedy, check out our hand-picked selection of the best quotes from recent Columbia graduation addresses below, and leave your words of wisdom for the next class of graduates by sharing a Grad Gram here. 


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Your Weekly Low Down | April 22, 2016

This week, we are celebrating Earth Day and the Pulitzer Prize winners and learning about Columbia's baseball connections.

We are also remembering and honoring Bill Campbell. 

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Remembering Bill Campbell

Posted on Behalf of Columbia Alumni Association President Donna MacPhee 
Dear fellow alumni, 

I wanted to share with you the sad news that Bill Campbell '62CC, '64TC has passed away. As an outstanding alum, a University trustee, former Chair of the Trustees, football coach, and a devoted fan and supporter of our students and athletics, Bill had a vision and tireless energy that helped shape our University. He embodied what we all should feel‚ÄĒthat Columbia is an incredibly special place.¬†
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