School News

Columbia GS Junior Jarrell Daniels Named 2021 Truman Scholar

Since 1977, this prestigious honor has been awarded in recognition of students’ exemplary public service work and leadership and offers students like Daniels support for graduate or professional school in preparation for a career in public service. Daniels, who enrolled at GS in the fall of 2019, following his own incarceration, has become a prominent advocate for criminal justice reform through his work with the Columbia University Center for Justice, Columbia University School of Social Work, and beyond.

Dean James Colgrove has announced the featured speakers for the 2021 Postbaccalaureate Premedical Class Day ceremony. The Class Day Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Ashley Paige Oliver. The Class Day Student Speaker will be Chelsia Melendez.

Dean Lisa Rosen-Metsch has announced the featured speakers for the 2021 Columbia University School of General Studies Class Day ceremony, which will be held on Wednesday, April 28 at 11 a.m. EDT. The Class Day Keynote Speaker is Elegance Bratton '14. The Class of 2021 Valedictorian is Christopher Thompson. The Class of 2021 Salutatorian is Qimeng Shi. 

On Thursday, April 8, the New York Delta Chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society announced the names of 51 GS seniors who will be inducted into Phi Beta Kappa later this month.

Since 1977, this prestigious honor has been awarded in recognition of students’ exemplary public service work and leadership and offers students like Daniels support for graduate or professional school in preparation for a career in public service. Daniels, who enrolled at GS in the fall of 2019, following his own incarceration, has become a prominent advocate for criminal justice reform through his work with the Columbia University Center for Justice, Columbia University School of Social Work, and beyond.

No more items to display.