March 03, 2015

University News: Online Learning to CAA Arts Access

There are lots of learning and cultural opportunities for Columbia alumni, whether you are a Civil War buff, love getting exclusive access to major art events or just want to engage with the worldwide alumni community. Check out these offerings:

Online Learning Opportunities

The third and final session of Professor Eric Foner’s Civil War and Reconstruction MOOC, The Unfinished Revolution, began Feb 25th. Alumni still have time to register for this online course as well as join an alumni-only group that will include exclusive content, discussions, and invitations to special events throughout the course. Learn more here

Columbia Global Centers

Columbia Global Centers promote and facilitate the collaborative and impactful engagement of the University’s faculty, students, and alumni with the world to enhance understanding, address global challenges, and advance knowledge and its exchange. There are currently eight Columbia Global Centers operating in Amman, Beijing, Mumbai, Paris, Istanbul, Nairobi, Santiago and Rio de Janeiro.

CAA Arts Access

CAA Arts Access connects Columbia Alumni throughout the world to arts opportunities, information, and communities.

Your free membership in this Columbia Alumni Association (CAA) program includes invitations to events with exclusive access to world-class talent through greenroom talks, artist-led tours, and more. It also connects you with your Columbia network of accomplished alumni who share a passion for the arts. Additionally, members get ongoing discounts and deals to a variety of cultural institutions.

As a Columbia alumnus/a, your membership is complimentary. Join now to take advantage of the VIP access to arts—just for Columbia alumni.

Columbia Startup Lab

The Columbia Startup Lab opened in July and occupies 5,100 square feet of renovated and reconfigured shared work space of the WeWork Soho West location in the heart of New York City’s Silicon Alley.  

Celebrating its first anniversary this past July 1st, 2014, Columbia Entrepreneurship (CE) resides in the President’s Office with close partnership from the University Office of Alumni Relations and Development and the many centers of entrepreneurship across campus. The mission is simple: to help Columbia’s students, faculty and alumni launch Columbia-born ventures. Tactics include brokering collaborations between existing organizations, filling in gaps where much-needed resources are missing and strengthening school-based entrepreneurship programming.

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  • Toby Colon
    commented 2016-04-21 08:57:51 -0400
    That is very great that you offer Online Learning Opportunities fro students. I think that all sessions of Professor Eric Foner are extremely informative and interesting. If students are interested in getting some help with their studies, feel free to visit