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December 6, 2016

The Fall 2016 Mid-Semester Success Series offered twenty-one workshops and events over eight days of programming and attracted over 190 participants. 

December 5, 2016

Two GS alumni, Susan Feagin ’74 and Donna Satow ’65, along with Phillip Satow ’63CC, were honored at the Columbia University Community Impact annual Gala Benefit Auction in recognition of the powerful impact they have had through their service to others. 

November 15, 2016

Columbia University has been designated a 2017 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, a trusted source for service members and their families.

Alumni News

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December 5, 2016

Two GS alumni, Susan Feagin ’74 and Donna Satow ’65, along with Phillip Satow ’63CC, were honored at the Columbia University Community Impact annual Gala Benefit Auction in recognition of the powerful impact they have had through their service to others. 

July 13, 2016

Deogratias "Deo" Niyizonkiza '01 was recently honored by the Carnegie Corporation as part of its “Great Immigrants: The Pride of America” initiative, which recognizes outstanding contributions by naturalized U.S. citizens.

June 15, 2016

Alumni celebrated General Studies’ growth and success at the All-year Alumni Reunion on June 4.

Admissions News

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December 5, 2016

Two GS alumni, Susan Feagin ’74 and Donna Satow ’65, along with Phillip Satow ’63CC, were honored at the Columbia University Community Impact annual Gala Benefit Auction in recognition of the powerful impact they have had through their service to others. 

The General View

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January 19, 2015

At age 90, Miriam Kartch '70, '77GSAS, and '80GSAS accounts her "several lives."

July 5, 2012

Paulo do Nascimento Brito is a top performer, in more ways than one.  As both a GS student and a classically trained pianist, his passion for learning becomes clear the instant that he starts talking.

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May 17, 2016

David Norman, a Harlem native and former heroin addict, graduated from the Columbia University School of General Studies yesterday with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. At 67 years old, he is the oldest graduate to receive a bachelor’s degree in the Class of 2016.

May 11, 2016

Edna Simbi, a Kenyan refugee and mother of two who escaped to the US in 2010, will graduate cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in political science from the Columbia University School of General Studies this May.

December 7, 2015

Dual BA Program student Luca Springer ’16 has been selected as a 2016 Rhodes Scholar. He is one of only 89 recipients of this prestigious award worldwide, and will pursue a Master of Public Policy degree at Oxford University this fall.

DOS News and Announcements

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Next Date and Time: Thurs., Jan. 12, 11:15 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Office of Admissions, 5th Floor, William and June Warren Hall

Columbia Law School invites students to attend Visitation Day, where they will have the opportunity to learn about the admissions process, meet with current students, and take a tour of the law school and library.

Featured: Special Concentration in Business Management
Date and Time:
Mon., Feb. 15, 12 - 1 p.m.
Location:
329 Uris Hall

Students are invited to attend department open houses, where they will have the opportunity to learn about courses offered, as well as requirements for declaring a major or concentration. Research, internships, and job opportunities will also be discussed.