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Columbia Community Scholar Eric K. Washington Releases New Book

Eric K Washington released his new book and discussed it as part of the School of Professional Studies Community Scholars lecture series.

November 06, 2019

Free Faculty Concerts at Bloomingdale School of the Arts

Throughout November and December, Bloomingdale School of the Arts faculty members will present free concerts across a variety of genres and eras of music. With performances from special guests in addition to the faculty performers, the concerts provide a number of opportunities for engagement with this beautiful art form.

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November 08, 2019

Climbing Program for Community Youth at Steep Rock Bouldering in Manhattanville

Through the initiative of Roberto Herrera, local children have the opportunity to access indoor rock climbing through an innovative youth mentorship program. The Harlem Rock Club includes climbing instruction guided by an evidence-based youth development curriculum to positively impact participants’ academic and social-emotional learning. The program combines fun, experiential learning and healthy physical activity with team and social skill-building opportunities.

November 13, 2019

Columbia, Barnard, and Teachers College Launch 73rd Columbia Community Service Annual Appeal

The experience of working at Columbia, Barnard, and Teachers College differs from other jobs by offering us an opportunity to be part of a distinctive community, one brought together by a laudable mission and enduring values. Columbia Community Service (CCS) combines our institutions’ resources to strengthen organizations that are serving the needs of families and individuals living in our community. Support for CCS is support for public service, and therefore central to our mission.

November 15, 2019

Census 2020 Harlem Recruitment Day a Success

On Wednesday, November 13, Columbia University and the Office of Government and Community Affairs partnered with the Office of Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Manhattan Community Board 9, the Boys & Girls Club of Harlem, The City College of New York, and the New York Public Library for a successful Harlem Census Recruitment Day. Recruitment officers from the U.S. Census Bureau were present at 7 Upper Manhattan locations to answer questions and assist with applications for 2020 census taker positions. 

November 21, 2019

Uptown Artisanal Is Back for Small Business Saturday

Uptown Artisanal is a collective of small businesses and artisans from Upper Manhattan who banded together in 2019 to hold monthly pop-up markets in the retail space at 2878 Broadway. The original participants were all graduates of the Harlem Local Vendor Program at the Columbia-Harlem Small Business Development Center, and though the group has expanded, the HLVP especially, and the SBDC generally, remain well represented among participants.

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