Office of Alumni Affairs

A Welcome Message from Laila Maher

Dean of Student and Alumni Affairs

 

After graduation, the Office of Alumni Affairs provides more than 7000 alumni artists, creators, and leaders with meaningful opportunities to stay connected with the School of the Arts, the Columbia Alumni Association (CAA), and one another through alumni programming, benefits, a monthly newsletter, and collaborations with CAA Arts Access.

 

The Artists’ Resource Center (ARC), also part of our Office, is a portal containing specially curated funding opportunities and career resources for students and alumni at the Columbia University School of the Arts. Available exclusively to School of the Arts students and alumni, the ARC is host to a database of more than 1,100 grants, scholarships, residencies, and other funding opportunities for artists. The ARC also contains resources for professional artists, from financial and legal services to grantwriting tips and information about joining guilds and unions.

 

We are the best place to go when you’re not sure what to do or whom to ask your question. Ultimately, the most important thing we do is support and advocate for our students during their time at the School and into their lives as alumni.

Alumni News

Columbia Filmmakers Head to the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival

Columbia Filmmakers Head to the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival

August 22, 2018

The Toronto International Film Festival is dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema and creating transformational experiences for film lovers and creators of all ages and backgrounds.

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Alumnus Christopher Kondrich '08 Wins National Poetry Series

Alumnus Christopher Kondrich '08 Wins National Poetry Series

September 17, 2018

Writing alumnus Christopher Kondrich '08 has had his second collection of poetry, Valuing, selected by Jericho Brown as a winner of the National Poetry Series.

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Alumna Pirronne Yousefzadeh '09 Joins Senior Leadership Team at Geva Theatre

Alumna Pirronne Yousefzadeh '09 Joins Senior Leadership Team at Geva Theatre

September 14, 2018

Alumna Pirronne Yousefzadeh '09 was announced as the Director Of Engagement/Associate Artistic Director at the Geva Theatre Center, the leading professional theatre in Rochester, NY.

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Alumni Laura Romeyn '14 and Catherine Pond '13 Winners of Poetry Society of America’s Chapbook Fellowship
Alumni Laura Romeyn '14 and Catherine Pond '13 Winners of Poetry Society of America’s Chapbook Fellowship September 17, 2018

Poetry alumni Laura Romeyn '14 and Catherine Pond '13 were recently named winners of the Poetry Society of America’s prestigious Chapbook Fellowship.

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