Your diploma is your ticket to a lifelong journey with a community of alumni worldwide that today stands more than 320,000 strong.
The Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) envisions a partnership between the University and its alumni that strengthens the connection between Columbians of all Schools, no matter where they live. Today, with over 100 alumni clubs around the world, myriad shared interest groups that connect us through our passions, thousands of discussions online, and more than 200 events and programs each year across the globe, the CAA continues to fulfill our mission to connect Columbians—to each other, with the School we attended, and back to our shared experiences on campus.
Along the way, take full advantage of Columbia alumni resources and benefits to stay in touch, build your network, and make your Columbia degree last a lifetime.
Brian C. Krisberg '81CC, '84LAW, P: '18CC
Donna H. MacPhee '89CC, P: '17CC
George Van Amson '74CC, P: '13CC, '15CC, '17CC
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Columbia News - News from around campus from the Office of Communications and Public Affairs
Global Impact - Columbia's Engagement in the World (News)
Columbia Global Centers - promote and facilitate the collaborative and impactful engagement of the University’s faculty, students, and alumni with the world to enhance understanding, address global challenges, and advance knowledge and its exchange. More here
Columbia Center for Career Education - The mission of the Center for Career Education is to help students and alumni develop the key competencies necessary to make informed decisions and take the necessary steps to achieve their career goals. The Center establishes connections and facilitates interaction among undergraduate students, graduate students, alumni, employers, and organizations to generate opportunities that help students pursue their personal and professional objectives. CCE serves Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of General Studies, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of the Arts
Columbia Entrepreneurship - Columbia Entrepreneurship (“CE”) was founded in the summer of 2013 at the direction of University President Lee C. Bollinger and the University Board of Trustees to support, invigorate, accelerate and motivate the Columbia community’s programs and culture around innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. At the very heart of CE’s mandate is to find ways to take advantage of the enormous power, vitality and resources of the entire University so that, indeed, the whole of our energies is much greater than merely the sum of the parts.
CAA Arts Access - A program of the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA), Arts Access is a hub — for experiences, for insider access, for discovery. We connect artists, scholars, producers, and audiences through dynamic programs and resources. Membership is free and open to all alumni.
Athletics - The official athletics site of Columbia University in the City of New York
Columbia in NY - Columbia's Engagement with the city and its communities
ColumbiaSOCIAL - Unleash your Columbia University pride and join the exclusive recognition program for alumni and students – ColumbiaSOCIAL! As a ColumbiaSOCIAL Ambassador you will be recognized for your deeper involvement in the University community, and we will help you stay connected to your Columbia heritage, informed of the latest University news and activities, and in touch with your peers.
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Columbia College & Engineering Family Engagement - Family Engagement provides parents and family members with opportunities to play an active and supportive role in the education of their Columbia student. We seek to answer questions and provide critical information about Columbia; to provide opportunities for networking and relationship-building with other Columbia families; to enhance communication between the University and families; and to help guide the involvement of the parent and family community.
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