Alumni Events Calendar

CAA Toronto | Annual American Thanksgiving Dinner

Toronto, Canada
Columbia Professor Adam Sobel, leading atmospheric scientist, will give a short talk over drinks and hors d'oevres, followed by a delicious Thanksgiving dinner prepared by our very own Club President, John O'Toole. Rich discussion and merriment to follow. Seats at the table are limited so please register soon. See below for event details and RSVP tickets. We look forward to celebrating with you!

CAA Singapore | Meet-the-artist session: Nandita Mukand

Join us for a meet-the-artist session with Nandita Mukand, when she talks about her solo exhibition Forest Weft, City Warp. Nandita will be accompanied by Amelia Abdullahsani, the curator of the exhibition. Wine sponsored by The Wine Monk

CAA Chicago | The Book Club Reads The Forgotten Man

Chicago, IL
Join the book club in a discussion of The Forgotten Man - a provocative revisionist history of the New Deal written by Amity Shlaes. Suggested donation of $10.00.

Columbia Boston | Holiday Pub Night

Boston, MA
After spending time with your relatives and in-laws, take a break with your fellow Columbia and Barnard alumni. The CAA of Boston and the CBS Clubs of Boston invite you to our annual holiday celebration at Central Wharf Company welcomes alumni and there guest from near and far to a night of frivolity, fun, and maybe some end of the year networking. This is a 21+ event.

New Jersey | 1st Annual All-Ivy Table Tennis Invitational

Westfield, NJ
New Jersey Table Tennis Club (NJTTC) is a USATT-affiliated member-operated table tennis club, one of the largest in the tri-state area and one of the oldest table tennis facilities in the country. The Club features 8 top-of-the-line-tables in spacious, well-lit courts with wooden floors and has over 200 members. Our Table Tennis Invitational is a singles round robin tournament and networking event that includes drinks, food, beer/wine as well as trophies & prizes for our champions. We have invited other Ivy League alumni clubs in New Jersey to join us, so its going to be a lot of fun.

Glenfiddich Tasting

Washington, DC
Join us in this ColumbiaDC exclusive event to experience an unrivaled and exquisite line of single malts (12YO, 15YO, 18YO, & 21YO) and more with Glenfiddich National Ambassador Tracie Franklin. The event will begin with a welcome reception that features passed hors d’oeuvres and welcome cocktails at the terrace. Next, the guests will be seated for a presentation to learn about the origins and process of creating the world’s finest scotches, and to discover the rich history behind the world’s Most Awarded Single Malt. This will be followed by a tasting journey though the excellent Glenfiddich marks.

Rhode Island | Tech Talks

Providence, RI
Engineering and Computer Science Alumni living in Rhode Island are invited to Tech Talks; for an evening of networking, dinner, and drinks. Kenzan (a software engineering and digital consulting firm) with offices in Pawtucket and New York-based Uncubed (a free video – first job platform) have organized this event. Join data scientists, engineers and developers to discuss the tech world, architecture, app development and the problems facing engineering consultancies today. Plus find out about new opportunities at Kenzan! SIPA Graduate Student Katie P. Shine is the Recruitment Coordinator for Uncubed. Katie, along with senior management, will be on hand to connect ideal candidates with Kenzan. TECH TALKS Kenzan Headquarters 999 Main Street (Suite 701) Pawtucket, R.I.

Holiday Party and Clothing Drive

New York, NY
As the weather gets colder and friends and loved ones gather to celebrate the holidays, many in our community can use our help. While not a CAABK sponsored event, let's help support our local community and help make a difference. Join CAABK at Kevin Powell's 17th Annual Holiday Party and Clothing Drive for Homeless Children. Kevin is an activist, community leader, and the founder of BK Nation, a national organization based in Brooklyn. This celebration is completely free and is a benefit for Safe Horizons Streetwork Project. Donations accepted and will be collected at the event: Coats, hats, scarves, sweaters, gloves, long thermal underwear, socks, dresses, pants, suits, shirts, blouses, shoes, boots, and children's clothes of all kinds. Dress attire: Adult, fashionable, chic *Must be 21 years old with an I.D*

CAALI | Wine Tasting and Holiday Party

Jericho, NY
We are once again offering special pricing for this event, to encourage members to join. Our Annual Membership Drive will continue and ask you to consider joining for a nominal annual fee of $35 – or $25 for recent grads within the past 10 years. Your membership will provide free or discounted admission to this and future events as well as priority invites to Columbia Association Alumni offerings. Feel free to bring along a guest, or better yet a fellow Columbia University graduate! When you become a new member or renew your membership at $35.00 ($25 for recent grads) you receive a year of CAALI membership and free entry to the wine tasting party. Non-members will be charged $50 and guests of members will be charged $25.

Columbia Connects Germany + Dinner Speech

Berlin, Germany
Today, we would like to invite you to the last event of the Berlin chapter this year. Professor Dr. Michael Wolffsohn, who has widely published on foreign policy and German-Jewish-Israeli relations, will give a dinner speech in Berlin. It will also be our annual Columbia Connects Day event. Professor Wolffsohn will talk about his latest book, the story of his family which hasn’t been translated yet: “Deutschjudische Gluckskinder - Eine Weltgeschichte meiner Familie”. The talk will be in English. The dinner will take place at Café Lichtburg Restaurant in Wedding which is part of “Garden City Atlantic" (Gartenstadt Atlantik), a historic, interreligious and intercultural apartment complex. Mr. Wolffsohn inherited the complex from his grandfather Karl who was a successful businessman and owner of many cinemas in Berlin before the family fled to Palestine in 1939. In 1954, the family returned to Germany. We have seats for 21 people. Please RSVP by sending an e-mail to by October 1. We will have a nice 3-course-menu (veggie options) which costs, drinks included, 38 Euro per person.