2/17 – BAC Heritage & Scholarship Reception

Honoring Frances Sadler and Peter V. Johnson

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Join us for one of the highlights of the BAC annual calendar:

The Annual Heritage Award and Scholarship Reception
Wednesday, February 17 – 7:00 pm
Columbia University Club of New York 15 W. 43rd St. (bet 5th & 6th) NYC 10036

Honoring…  

Ms. Frances Sadler ‘72BC, Barnard College Trustee, Past President of the Barnard College Alumnae Association, Executive with1199 SEIU Home Care Industry Education Fund and previous COO of Union Settlement Home Care Services.
Peter V. Johnson, Director of Enrollment Programs and Special Assistant to the Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid for Columbia College and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Peter is also the former director of Undergraduate Admissions and a former Assistant Dean of Students for Columbia College.

Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Start Time: 7:00pm ET
Location: Columbia University Club of New York 
15 W. 43rd St. (bet 5th & 6th)
New York, NY 10036
Tickets: $5 Students / $30 Alumni & GuestsClick to Register and Get Tickets

BLACK ALUMNI COUNCIL SCHOLARSHIP FUND:

To give online, click here: Giving to Columbia
Be sure to earmark your gift BAC Scholarship Fund #17126.

Or send a check payable to Columbia College Fund, memo notation BACSF #17126. Mail to Columbia Alumni Center 622 West 113th St., NY, NY 10025.

1/27 – January 2016 General Meeting

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All alumni and current students are welcome at BAC General Body meetings. Our next meeting is:
Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Start Time: 6:30pm ET
Location: Columbia Alumni Center
622 West 113th Street
New York, NY 10025
Please RVSP to info@columbiabac.org to attend in person.

To join us via conference line: Dial-In: 1.302.202.1092 | Access Code: 592-3459

 

BAC General Body Meeting With NYT’s Dean Baquet

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Join us for our monthly meeting with our special guest Columbia’s own Dean Baquet,  ?executive editor of The New York Times?, the top position in the newsroom?. Mr. Baquet will meet with Black alumni and student leaders about student activism and communication in an Interconnected World.

Mr. Baquet was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in March 1988 when he led a team of three in documenting corruption in the Chicago City Council, and was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in 1994 in the investigative reporting category. He has also received numerous local and regional awards.

Please RVSP to info@columbiabac.org to attend in person.

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Time: 6:15pm ET

Location: Columbia Alumni Center
622 West 113th Street
New York, NY 10025

To join us via conference line:
Dial-In: 1.302.202.1092
Access Code: 592-3459

Eric Holder to Receive Alexander Hamilton Medal

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Eric H. Holder Jr. ’73, LAW’76 will be presented the 2015 Alexander Hamilton Medal on November 19, at the Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner, an annual black-tie event. The medal, the highest honor paid to a member of the Columbia College community, is awarded annually by the Columbia College Alumni Association for distinguished service to the College and accomplishment in any field of endeavor.

Eric H. Holder Jr. ’73, LAW’76 served as the 82nd Attorney General of the United States from February 2009 to April 2015. He has since rejoined the law firm of Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C., where he had been a partner from 2001 until joining the Obama administration. He is the third-longest serving attorney general in U.S. history and the first African-American to hold that office. Holder is a former University trustee, member of the Columbia College’s Board of Visitors, and member of the Law School’s Board of Visitors. He and his wife, Dr. Sharon Malone PS’88, have three children.

Event Details

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Reception 6:30 p.m | Dinner 7:30 p.m.

Low Library Rotunda, Columbia University

The proceeds from the Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner directly benefit College students by supporting the priorities of Columbia College, including the Core Curriculum and financial aid.

Tickets 

To purchase tickets, please contact Jilliann Rodriguez M’Barki, Director, College Events and Programs, 212-851-7483 by Friday, November 6.