Columbia @ Art Basel 2016

The Columbia Club of South Florida and Columbia Alumni Association held its 9th annual Columbia @ Art Basel Reception at the de la Cruz Collection on December 3, 2016 with over 160 in attendance. 


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2015 Columbia Club of South Florida The Year in Review

Columbia at Art Basel 2015

The Columbia Club of South Florida and Columbia Alumni Association held its annual Columbia @ Art Basel in the de la Cruz Collection, followed by a reception at 4141 Design.


We recognize and thank:

  • Lion Sponsor: Robert and Mojdeh Khaghan Danial ’88CC, ’9IL, P: ’18CC
  • Blue Sponsors:Edmund Geller ’76PS, P: ’15CC | Varicose Vein Therapy; Victor Mendelson ’89CC, P: ’18CC and Lisa Mendelson P: ’18CC
  • White Sponsors: Eugenio Cano ’95CC and Jeannine Acevedo ’05L; Mark Kravitz ’95CC and Jonathan Kravitz; Marty and Hili Scheck P: ’19CC; Elina Cardet ’92GSAPP | Perkins and Will; Valerie A. Cooper ’87BUS | Picture That Art Consultants.

We recognize additional support from: & Gallery; De La Cruz Collection; Untitled Art; Cottelston Advisers and Columbia University School of the Arts.

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Columbia Connects at the New World Symphony

2014  Symphony Under the Stars 


The Season Opener of the New World Symphony is a big deal in Miami Beach cultural circles, and Saturday October 11 was no exception.  Charismatic conductor Michael Tilson Thomas led an ambitious and unconventional program of 20th century works.  Inside the Frank Gehry-designed New World Center, musicians mingled with dancers under a jazz-age video montage.  And on the outside, CU alums enjoyed the sights and sounds of the concert while relaxing on the lawn, with the aid of a 7,000 square foot projection wall, an outdoor sound system, wine and potluck dinner.  

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Peter J. Awn, Dean of School of General Studies visits Miami

      Peter Awn at Podium, Columbia University Miami Alumni

Peter Awn, professor of Islamic and Comparative Religion and Dean of the School of General Studies at Columbia University visited Miami recently and gave a fascinating lecture on the future of Political Islam. We had a great turnout of Columbia Alums from all over South Florida who also had a chance to ask questions of our esteemed guest. Take a look at pictures of the evening by following this link


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Columbia Women's Tennis vs. FIU March 22

20140322_CU_womens_tennis_at_FIU,Columbia University Miami Alumni

Eugenio Cano greets Ilene Weintraub, ‘02CC, Head Women's Tennis Coach at Columbia University, before the match at FIU.

Spamalot Theater Party

Book Reading: Chasing Chaos

Columbia University Alumni attended a reading by Jessica Alexander ('04 SIPA) of her latest book, "Chasing Chaos: My Decade In and Out of Humanitarian Aid" at Books and Books. It was a great opportunity to hear about her international development work in Africa, Asia and the Americas (Haiti) with various NGOs and the United Nations System.

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Pix from Past Club Events

Columbia University Miami AlumniBeach BBQ on Key Biscayne, Feb 26 2011.

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Columbia Alums @ Art Basel 2013

The Lions were out in force for another year of Art Basel Miami. Hundreds turned out to enjoy the exhibits, mingle at the various events, and to support our more then 60 fellow alums who displayed their work around the city. It was a great way to wrap up 2013 and ramp up for the new year. 

Art Basel 2013, Columbia University Miami Alumni

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