The Columbia University Central and Eastern European Club aims to bring together students, professors, scholars, and professionals with interest in the region—even as enrollment in classes relating to Central and Eastern Europe has been falling.
The Engineering Student Council elected Print@CU creator Sam Aarons, SEAS ’14, its new director of technology on Monday.
In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, which ripped through the Philippines two weeks ago and killed over 3,500 people, the Filipino student organization, Liga Filipina, is pushing Columbians to contribute to relief efforts for victims of the storm.
Although Columbia alumnus Chelsey Roebuck founded the local nonprofit Emerging Leaders in Technology and Engineering just four years ago, the organization has been recognized for its work with a grant to expand and improve its programs in the West Harlem community.
Doing Art Together was given $42,552, which Executive Director Heather-Marie Montilla said will be used to extend programs to three elementary schools in Community District 9 by offering eight-week residencies at P.S. 161, P.S. 129, and P.S. 192.
The second annual Columbia Giving Day, an event in which the four undergraduate schools compete to raise the most money in a 24 hour period, started at midnight on Tuesday night with the launch of the Senior Fund.
The West Harlem Development Corporation awarded $1 million in grants to 27 neighborhood nonprofits on Thursday.
The Lion Credit Union Initiative has assembled a team to bolster the group’s outreach and expansion efforts in hopes of securing recognition from the National Credit Union Administration and making their project official.
Early Saturday morning, with cups of coffee and handmade pro-abortion rights posters in hand, members of the Columbia University Democrats made their way to Dr. Emily Woman’s Health Center in the South Bronx to escort women into the clinic and face off against anti-abortion protesters.
Two multicultural student groups are on track to revive themselves after facing the threat of derecognition last semester.
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