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GS Student Ajay Arman Has Passed Away

GS second-year student Ajay Arman has passed away from a rare form of cancer.

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Eubert (Bert) McLeod, GS ’20, Has Passed Away

This morning Columbia students received notice that General Studies junior Eubert (Bert) McLeod has passed away.

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Peter Awn, Dean Emeritus Of GS, Has Passed Away

Peter Awn, Dean Emeritus of the School of General Studies, passed away yesterday following a car accident last month.

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Caroline Montgomery, BC ’18 And Bwog Alumna, Has Passed Away

Late this evening, we received news that Barnard senior Caroline Montgomery has passed away. Caroline and her father, Mark Montgomery, died in the mudslides in her hometown of Santa Barbara, California. A psychology major, Caroline also kindled a deep love for the world of fashion, finding her stride in companies such as Coterique, Topshop, NYLON, and KITH. In […]

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Hannah Weiss, GS/JTS ’20, Has Passed Away

Last night, GS/JTS students were informed of the passing of Hannah Weiss, a sophomore in the dual program between Columbia’s School of General Studies and JTS’s Albert A. List College. Hannah and her family died in a plane crash in Costa Rica on Sunday afternoon. Hannah hails from Saint Petersburg, Florida, and found a home on campus […]

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Gage Bellitto, CC ’20, Has Passed Away

Earlier this morning, we received notice that Columbia College sophomore Gage Bellitto has passed away as a result of an opioid overdose. Gage had transferred to CC this fall from Bates College, and was a resident of Carlton Arms. A lifetime resident of Bronxville, he was a 2016 graduate of Bronxville High School and played on […]

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CC Student Daniel Andreotti Has Passed Away

We have just received notice that Columbia College first year Daniel Andreotti has passed away. His parents wished to express his death “was not intentional, nor was it the result of a public health concern,” and that “Daniel was a happy guy with immense intellectual curiosity who thoroughly enjoyed the learning and discussion of ideas that the […]

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CC Student Ezekiel “Zeke” Reiser Has Passed Away

Columbia College students received an email late this afternoon from Dean Valentini mourning the loss of Ezekiel “Zeke” Reiser, who entered CC with the class of 2014. He was the son of adjunct faculty members Nanako Umemoto and Jesse Reiser in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP). Zeke passed away this weekend at his family’s […]

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Exchange Student Yi-Chia “Mia” Chen Has Passed Away

Dean Valentini informed the Columbia community this morning via email of the passing of Yi-Chia “Mia” Chen last night from an apparent suicide. Chen was an exchange student at Columbia College from Waseda University in Japan. Dean Valentini’s email told students “to reach out to your advisers, your Residential Life staff, Counseling and Psychological Services, […]

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Mounia Abousaid, CC Student, Has Passed Away

This morning, Dean Valentini sent out an email to the Columbia community with regard to the passing of Mounia Abousaid, a Columbia College senior from Rabat, Morocco. In the email, Valentini told students to “please take care of yourself and those around you.” In order to offer support to Abousaid’s peers and members of the community, CPS […]

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First Year Student Taylor Wallace Has Passed Away

First year student Taylor Wallace passed away this weekend. Wallace was from Brookfield, Missouri, and was a resident of John Jay Hall. A vigil will be held in John Jay Lounge on Monday at 8pm, and counselors from CPS will be in attendance to speak with students. You can find out more information on the […]

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Passing Of GS Student Uriel Florez

Yesterday, GS Dean of Studies Tom Harford sent an email sharing the news of Uriel “Uri” Florez’s passing. He transferred from Bergen Community College and served in the U.S. military. Uri planned on majoring in political science. A vibrant and positive member of the CU community, he will be missed. You can read the email from Dean Harford below: […]

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Former Columbia Provost Fritz Stern Has Passed Away

President Bollinger sent an email on Wednesday informing the Columbia community that former Provost and professor, Fritz Stern, has passed away. Fritz Stern graduated from Columbia College in 1946 and received his PhD from the university in 1953. He taught at Columbia for over 40 years. You can read the full text of President Bollinger’s […]

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Barnard Student Has Passed Away

This morning, Dean Hinkson and President Spar sent an email to Barnard students informing them that Jessi Dietrich, BC ’16, had taken her own life. Jessi was a senior psychology major from Florida and vice president of the Pre-Vet Society. Dean Hinkson and President Spar reminded students that there is “no right or wrong way […]

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The Passing Of A General Studies Student

It is with great sadness that Bwog informs you of the passing of a fellow student, Sarah Elizabeth Matthews, a GS undergraduate majoring in History and Theory of Architecture. She was a kind member of the Columbia community, and she will be missed. Resources are available on campus for anyone who needs assistance during this […]

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