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In September: Connect with a Columbian, wherever you are, plus the launch of a new and exclusive arts and culture program, just for Columbia alumni.
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Let's Celebrate. September 2014.

Join the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) for this year's Columbia Connects—bringing alumni together to celebrate our shared Columbia experience, discover new connections, and build a stronger network of Columbians across the globe. Here are five ways you can join in the celebration:

orange arrowAttend One (or All) of the 50+ Columbia Connects Events Across the Globe
orange arrowShare Your Columbia Story

orange arrowConnect and Network Online

orange arrowWrap-up Celebration in NYC on September 30

orange arrowJoin in #ColumbiaConnects Buzz on Social Media


Celebrate Your Network: Columbia Connects

Online; September 30

Tell your professional story by joining the CAA for an online networking event on September 30, as part of Columbia Connects, a global celebration that unites 300,000 Columbians worldwide. Register here.

orange arrowCAA Career Services is Now on Twitter! Follow @CAACareers for Jobs, Internships, and Career-Related Events and News


orange arrowEffective Job Search Strategy: Finding the Right Opportunity in the Least Amount of Time

Online; September 4

orange arrowOnline Executive Education Programs from Columbia Business School

Personal Leadership (Online); September 24

orange arrowNetworking Breakfast at the Columbia Alumni Center

New York City; September 25


Columbia University and Treasures of New York

On September 22, 13WNET New York Public Media premieres Treasures of New York: Columbia University. Featuring interviews with renowned alumni, the film reveals a rare and intimate portrait of our great University whose history and character is inextricably linked with that of New York City itself. Watch preview.

orange arrowTom Kitt '96CC Wins an Emmy for Outstanding Music and Lyrics for "Bigger"

orange arrowOwen Davis '08BUS Talks About Sowing Startup Success

orange arrowGuardians of the Galaxy, Written, Directed, and Produced by James Gunn '95SOA is a Box Office Hit


World Writers' Festival: Writers of India

Paris, France; September 18

Join the CAA in one of the world’s great literary cities - Paris - for an extraordinary celebration of Indian writers and writing at the 2014 World Writers' Festival. Read more.

orange arrowProfessor Eric Foner Teaches The Civil War and Reconstruction on ColumbiaX

Online; September 2014-February 2015

orange arrowPedal Power: The Earth Institute and Climate Ride

US; September 6-9 and 20-24

orange arrowThe Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute Presents the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Brain Insight Lecture: We Are What We Remember: The Biology of Memory & Age-Related Memory Disorders

New York City; October 7

orange arrowTravel Study Program: Island Life in Cuba

January 25-February 2, 2015


Women and Politics: A Turning Point?

New York City; September 23

Women Creating Change, a global initiative of the Center for the Study of Social Difference, invites you to a discussion featuring NPR reporter Mara Liasson, and columnist and poet Katha Pollitt '75SOA, moderated by Alondra Nelson. Register here.

orange arrowBlockbuster Entrepreneurship Speaker Event: PayPal Founder Peter Thiel on Campus September 17
orange arrow10.29: Put Columbia Giving Day 2014 on Your Calendar
orange arrow3rd Annual Morningside Lights: Odysseus on the A Train
orange arrowAmale Andraos Appointed Dean of Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation
orange arrowNew University Gender-based Misconduct Policy Announced
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