Alumni News

Columbia Family Days and Homecoming

This month, the School of General Studies welcomes alumni, current students, and their family members to join us for Family Days and Homecoming, a weekend of events that provide an opportunity to connect with the entire Columbia University community.

October 03, 2019

Columbia Family Days and Homecoming

This month, the School of General Studies welcomes alumni, current students, and their family members to join us for Family Days and Homecoming, a weekend of events that provide an opportunity to connect with the entire Columbia University community.

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Finding Freedom After Incarceration Through Education and Advocacy

Jarrell Daniels, a New York native and formerly incarcerated teenager, enrolled at the Columbia University School of General Studies during the fall of 2019, not too long after completing a six-year sentence on Rikers Island. Since his release, Daniels has become a prominent advocate for criminal justice reform through public speaking, research, and mentorship efforts.