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Mary Filice (right), new chair of the Business and Entrepreneurship Department and Duncan MacKenzie (left), new chair of the Art and Art History Department were appointed May 9 and have since been working to further improve programs in their departments. 

New chairs prepare to lead departments

July 11, 2017

Duncan MacKenzie, new chair of the Art and Art History Department, and Mary Filice, new chair of the Business and Entrepreneurship Department, were appointed to their new leadership positions May 9, are spending the summer working on new initiatives within their departments. Onye ...

Music producer and 2006 business & entrepreneurship alumnus Marcos Palacios will be discussing his success during his Columbia residency.

Music producer, alumnus gives back to students

October 24, 2016

Marcos Palacios, a Grammy-nominated music producer and 2006 business & entrepreneurship alumnus, will appear at a series of events to discuss his success and give advice to students on their career ...

Enrollment at 20-year low, Provost says, ‘Keep the faith’

Final enrollment numbers for the Fall 2016 Semester published on the Office of Institutional Effectiveness’ website revealed a 9.4 percent decrease in last year’s total—down from 8,961 students to 8,120 students.

By Campus Editor

October 3, 2016

Despite predictions that 2016 would be the year of enrollment “turnaround,” official figures showed a net loss of nearly 850 students, marking one of Columbia’s largest drops during its seventh cons...

College appoints two new interim chairs

By Digital Content Manager & Campus Reporter

June 16, 2016

The college announced the appointment of interim chairs to the Art & Art History and Business & Entrepreneurship Departments on May 26. They assumed their roles June 1.Matthew Shenoda, an associate professor in the Creative Writing Department, is the new interim chair of the Art and Art History Department for the 2016-2017 academic year, replacing Jeff Abell, an associate professor in Art and Art History, who was appo...

Notable Native: Joyce Percel

Joyce Percel, who works for Chicago Cares, said its annual Serve-a-thon will take place on June 25. She said it is estimated to bring in 5,000 volunteers. 

By metro editor

May 9, 2016

Joyce Percel realized shortly before graduating from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign that she did not want to pursue a career with her degree in chemistry, but wanted to make a career out...

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