WACE 2011

This June, Columbia Business School alumni, students, and new admits gathered in more than 55 cities around the world in celebration of the Columbia Business School global alumni network as part of the fifth annual Worldwide Alumni Club Event.

The events were as diverse as our alumni and consisted of receptions with faculty speakers, happy hours, dinners, panel discussions, and family outings organized by our dedicated alumni club leaders.

In New York City, attendees enjoyed an engaging, social media-focused presentation by Sree Sreenivasan, Dean of Student Affairs & Digital Media Professor, Columbia Journalism School. In other locations around the globe, we highlighted the following faculty members:

  • Charles Calomiris, Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions, in Sao Paulo
  • Christopher Mayer, Paul Milstein Professor of Real Estate and Senior Vice Dean, in San Francisco
  • Stephen Penman, George O. May Professor of Accounting, in Athens
  • Jonathan Knee, Adjunct Professor of Finance and Economics and Director of the Media Program, in Maplewood, New Jersey
  • Eric Schoenberg, Adjunct Associate Professor of Marketing and Associate Director of the Center for the Decision Sciences, in Washington D.C.
  • Nelson Fraiman, Professor of Professional Practice of Decision, Risk, and Operations and Director of the W. Edwards Deming Center, in Montevideo, Santiago, and Lima
  • Bernd Schmitt, Robert D. Calkins Professor of International Business and Faculty Director of the Center on Global Brand Leadership, in Munich and Paris
  • Gwyneth Ketterer, Adjunct Professor of Finance and Economics, in Paris

To learn more about the alumni network in your region, please visit the Alumni Clubs homepage. If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Santoro at mps2104@columbia.edu.


Alumni Club Photo Contest Winners

We would like to extend a special thank you to all who participated in the photo competition and congratulate the following winners.

Best Display of School Logo: Alumni Club of Israel

Best Group Photo #1: Alumni Club of Taiwan

Best Group Photo #2: German Speaking Alumni Association

Best Multigenerational Photo: Johannesburg, South Africa

2011 Worldwide Alumni Club Event Photo Slideshow


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