Veteran News and Profiles

Columbia Builds Upon Legacy of Supporting Veteran Students, Reaching Service Members and Veterans Nationwide

At Columbia University, the support provided to veterans extends well beyond the Morningside Campus gates. And at the School of General Studies, the veteran experience doesn’t end with graduation.

November 10, 2019

Tickets on Sale for 10th Annual Military Ball

Tickets are now on sale for the 10th annual Columbia University Military Ball, the premier event uniting veterans across the University community, with discounts available for GS students through the end of the year. Proceeds support programming for veterans and military family members nationwide while strengthening support services for the 700+ veterans enrolled at Columbia.

November 12, 2019

Veteran Discovers Second Chance at Higher Ed with GS

After a childhood spent in Cuba and a military career focused on combat training, Jorge Pintado took an unexpected route into an Ivy League education—a place he never thought he would end up. Today, he is exploring his personal and familial background as a Latin American and Caribbean studies major on his way to pursuing a graduate degree in international studies or law.

November 14, 2019

Columbia University School of General Studies and Moody's Partnership Offer Financial Support and Drive Positive Outcomes for Student Veterans

In 2015 the School of General Studies partnered with the Moody's Corporation to create the Moody’s Veteran Program, an initiative designed to improve opportunities for veterans and ease their transition into the workforce. Through the partnership, qualified veteran students at the School are awarded scholarships and provided mentorship, internship opportunities, and other career-related guidance that can positively impact their journey beyond the military.

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