Student and Alumni Profiles

Warrior-Scholar Project Partners with Columbia University to Help Veterans Prepare for Higher Education

After being virtual for two years, the transformative summer boot camp will return in person to Columbia’s campus for the first time since 2019, with an intensive curriculum designed to help veterans prepare for an academic environment while learning strategies to become better students.

The Center for Veteran Transition and Integration (CVTI) is seeking students to work as Veteran Affairs Ambassadors. Veteran Affairs Ambassadors are Columbia University students with prior military experience who work to connect and support other military-connected students and prospective students during their educational journeys at Columbia while supporting CVTI programming in support of the veteran community.

The Tamer Fund for Social Ventures at Columbia Business School is now accepting applications for the Tamer Fund for Social Ventures.

Among this year's 54 fellowship winners are GS' first Marshall Scholar and second consecutive Truman Scholar.

Leslie Blanco ‘24GS, a veteran and first-generation college student, shares what she's learned working as an undergraduate researcher this summer.

After being virtual for two years, the transformative summer boot camp will return in person to Columbia’s campus for the first time since 2019, with an intensive curriculum designed to help veterans prepare for an academic environment while learning strategies to become better students.

All School of General Studies offices will be closed Thursday, August 11 and will reopen at 9 a.m. on Friday, August 12. As a reminder: all GS offices operate virtually every Monday and Friday. GS students have access to GS offices in Uris Hall via Columbia ID swipe access Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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