The Columbia Chronicle

Scholarship Columbia breaks records

By Alexandra Kukulka

February 27, 2012

Impressing teachers can benefit a student’s grades and connections to the professional world. At Columbia however, faculty members have the option to support and finance a student’s education if they so choose.Scholarship Columbia, a faculty and staff donation scholarship, has raised $547,287 in support and awards for the 2012–2013 school year. Beginning Jan. 16, 2011, the fourth giving cycle of the Scholarship Columbia progra...

Hull House closes, legacy continues

By Kaley Fowler

January 30, 2012

Since 1962, the Jane Addams Hull House Association, 1030 W. Van Buren St., has served Chicago as a major social service provider, carrying on the legacy of Jane Addams, an early pioneer of social work. However, because of the city’s economic struggles, one of its most influential landmarks has come to an end.The organization served approximately 60,000 Chicagoans annually through more than 50 social service programs. On...

Student ready to fight fires

By Samuel Charles

November 29, 2010

The wildfires that spread throughout southern California last summer destroyed much of the area’s natural landscape, and now college students nationwide including one Columbia student, will help with the rebuilding and reconstruction effort.Glenn Madigan, sophomore art and design major, will participate in the Liberty Mutual Responsible Community Scholars Project, an initiative aimed at helping to replenish the Angeles National Forest after wildfires burnt 120 acr...

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