Earlier today, Columbia released the names of this year’s honorary degree recipients, including Hillary Rodham Clinton and Yo-Yo Ma. Editor’s Warning: This article contains mentions of sexual abuse allegations.
In an email earlier today, Barnard announced the 2022 Commencement speaker and four other medalists, including Olympian Allyson Felix.
University administration announced this afternoon that 2022 Commencement will take place in-person on May 18 on Columbia’s Morningside campus. Additionally, the Classes of 2020 and 2021 will both be recognized in an in-person ceremony the following day.
According to an email sent out by Dean Grinage today, Barnard’s 2022 Commencement will be held at Radio City Music Hall.
Yesterday afternoon, campus media met with CCSC and ESC Senior Class Presidents, EGSC President, as well as members of the administration involved in planning Class Day, to discuss the two keynote speakers for this year’s CC and SEAS commencement ceremonies. Dean Baquet will address the graduating Class of 2016 at the Columbia College Class Day ceremony on May […]
Yesterday was CC’s Class Day, featuring Dan Futterman, your CC Val and Sal, lots of red tape, Deantini, and the ever-present PrezBo. A grad shouted “PrezBo!” at PrezBo. PrezBo smiled back. It was magical. #ccclassday14 — Bwog (@bwog) May 20, 2014 Erik Campano cleared up any confusion about the red tape graduates were placing on their […]
It’s that time of year again. The end of the semester is a few weeks away, and the bleachers are starting to go up on Low Plaza. Seniors are starting to frantically take part in campus life any way they can, desperate to cling to their last weeks at Columbia. The rest of us have […]
This afternoon, Barnard announced that Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, will be the keynote speaker at Barnard’s 122nd commencement ceremony. The ceremony will take place on May 18, and for the second consecutive year will be held at Radio City Music Hall. We really hope there won’t be pro-life protests outside. […]
What do Maurice Sendak, the Dalai Lama, Tim Berners-Lee, Georgia O’Keefe, and PrezBo have in common? Well, aside from being some of Bwog’s favorite people ever for completely varied reasons, they also share something in common: honorary degrees from Columbia. According to the website, this is the “highest honor that the University can bestow on […]
Student Affairs sent out an email yesterday (that we’re sure you all read) noting that any seniors planning to participate in commencement should register before April 22nd. This makes sure you can get tickets for your guests—up to four—and, you know, be in commencement. Important stuff. Ticket distribution events will be on May 8th and […]