DDC in the News
The DDC Oral History Project tells the story of the founding and evolution of the Double Discovery Center, an education and youth development program based at Columbia University in New York City. The project was organized and implemented by participants in the Teagle-DDC Freedom and Citizenship Seminar program of 2010-2011.
For the second consecutive summer, a group of talented New York City teenagers from low and moderate income families have come to Columbia University for an introduction to rigorous, college-level coursework in the humanities thanks to a unique collaboration between the University's Center for American Studies and its Double Discovery Center (DDC) for local high school students.
On Saturday, May 16, Columbia's Double Discovery Center (DCC) held its 44th annual commencement exercises in the Low Library Rotunda, celebrating the 2009 high school graduates from its two youth education programs, Upward Bound and Talent Search. This year's commencement included 167 graduates.
Former Mayor Dinkins Says Columbia’s Plan for old Manhattanville Manufacturing Zone Will Benefit West Harlem
New York, March 9, 2007 — Former Mayor David Dinkins, now a veteran Columbia University professor of public policy, has endorsed a plan for long-term growth in the old Manhattanville manufacturing zone of West Harlem.