Jump to Navigation

University Commencement

Details
 
Tickets
 
Award Recipients

2015 HONORARY DEGREES & MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE

  Click to view campus maps

Honorary Degrees are awarded to individuals who have made significant contributions to research, publication, law, science, government, education and literature. Honorary degrees were first awarded by Columbia in 1758. Honorees do not need to be graduates of Columbia University.

The University Medal for Excellence is awarded each year to an alumnus or alumna, under 45 years of age, whose record in scholarship, public service, or professional life is outstanding.

Award recipients will be announced in the spring semester.

 
2015 PRESIDENTIAL AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING
 

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Teaching are awarded to current Columbia faculty who have had a significant influence on the intellectual development of students at the University. These awards recognize teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Award recipients will be announced in the spring semester.

 

2015 ALUMNI MEDALISTS

 

Alumni Medalists are alumni of Columbia University selected to receive this high honor for their distinguished service of ten years or more to the University - including its schools, alumni associations, regional Columbia Clubs, and University-wide initiatives. The Medal was first awarded by Columbia in 1933.

Alumni Medalists will be announced in the spring semester.