Columbia Connects NYC

Columbia Connects is an annual tradition that brings alumni together to celebrate their alumni connection while welcoming any new graduates to the area. All of the following events will be held on November 9 throughout the New York City area from campus, CUMC, Midtown, and Brooklyn.

Brooklyn | Columbia Connects 2017 | 7 pm - 9 pm

Come out and support your fellow Columbia alumni at Hill Country Barbecue Market in Downtown Brooklyn. Guests will network while enjoying delicious barbecue fare and drinks at this special reception. Make sure to wear your favorite Columbia apparel to show your school spirit!

NYC | Columbia Connects 2017 - Morning Show Appearance | 6:30 am - 9 am

Join for balloons and breakfast to be on the TV Morning Show Appearance. We'll be painting the town light blue!

NYC | Columbia Connects 2017 - New York City with Professor Richard Seager '90GSAS | 8 am - 10 am 

This year, we invite you to join us for an interactive conversation and breakfast with Richard Seagar '90GSAS, Palisades Geophysical Institute/Lamont Research Professor, PhD., at the Columbia University Club of New York as we kick-off Columbia Connects in New York. This special morning program will delve into the importance of climate change with our esteemed Columbia University faculty, and explore its effects on our modern society and day-to-day life. Additional program details to come soon! Register early.

NYC | Columbia Connects 2017 - Mary & Michael Jaharis Simulation Center Tour | 1 pm - 2 pm

Join the Columbia Alumni Association and The Mary & Michael Jaharis Simulation Center for an exclusive tour of the 20,000 square foot state of the art facility housed within the recently opened Vagelos Education Center on the campus of Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

NYC | Columbia Connects Perks 2017 | All Day

As part of Columbia Connects, feel free to take advantage of the discounts and perks around NYC and in Brooklyn! 

NYC | Columbia Connects 2017 - Columbia Global Reports Screening | 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm 

"The evening will consist of a screening of “Taxi Driver,” followed by a Q&A with Larkin and Oriahi, and then a book signing with Larking and Witt. David Oriahi, director of the Nollywood hit ‘Taxi Driver”, Brian Larkin, Director, Institute of African Studies; Professor, Barnard College; author of SIGNAL AND NOISE: Media, Infrastructure, and Urban Culture in Nigeria, Emily Witt, author of NOLLYWOOD: The Making of a Film Empire (Columbia Global Reports). "

NYC | Columbia Connects 2017 - Virtual Networking Hours for Art Professionals | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

As part of Columbia Connects, an annual event that brings alumni together to share their Columbia connection and welcome new graduates to alumni communities across the globe, join the virtual networking event and connect with alumni working in the arts to share experiences, exchange career tips, and build your professional network - all online!

NYC | Columbia Connects 2017 - Carolee Schneemann | 6:30 pm - 8:00 PM

Carolee Schneemann discusses her boundary-breaking practice and creative process, on the occasion Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting at MoMA/PS1, the first comprehensive retrospective of her work. Check-in will begin one hour prior. Seating is limited and first come, first served. Registration does not guarantee a seat.


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