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July 2017 upcoming events for CUAAJ

This is the list of upcoming event for July 2017 and after
Contact us on further details: info.CUAAJ@gmail.com
Visit our facebook page: Columbia University Alumni Association of Japan

https://www.facebook.com/groups/61887239868/


CUAAJ (Columbia University Alumni Club of Japan) Event
13-Jul CUAAJ/CBSCJ Happy Hour @ Aux Bacchanales
30-Oct General Assembly and networking dinner

Other Columbia School alumni clubs' events

CBSCJ Events
13-Jul CUAAJ/CBSCJ Happy Hour @ Aux Bacchanales
17-Jul (CBSCJ admissions event) MBA Summer Festival
10-Aug CBSCJ Happy Hour
23-Aug CBS Admissions Official Information Session at Josui Kaikan 19:00-
26-Aug (CBSCJ family event) Summer Outing / Be a Drone pilot
14-Sept CBSCJ Happy Hour
23-Sept MBA Autumn Fair in Osaka on 9/23.
Week of Sept 27 WWAC (WOrldwide Alumni Club Event) Details to be informed
Week of Nov 20 or 27 Annual Dinner : Details TBD


Teachers College

30-July: TC Global day
https://www.tc.columbia.edu/alumni/all-events/global-tc-day--tokyo/
Note: This event is open to any Columbia alumni and friends.


 

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News from TC: TC Spotlight Volume 1 Issue 4 and 5 published

Introducing TC alumni in Japan.

The fourth issue of TC Spotlight features TC Japan alumni Michael Chartier of group 23 now coming at us from his new home of Dusseldorf, Germany! 

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The fifth issue of TC Spotlight featuring TC Japan alumni Reiko Takeda of group 24. It follows her path to and from TC, and delivers her positive message on being "teachable" to our community.

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CUAAJ Event result : April 9, 2017, family event, Professional Basket Ball game with KJ (CC '09)

CUAAJ members joined together to have this family event on April 9 (Sun), to enjoy professional basketball game. We cheered two Columbia alumnus, KJ Matsui and Seaun Eddy who play for Tokyo Alvark. 

Alvark got an victory over Sendai 89ers and KJ got an game MVP.More than 30 alumni enjoyed the game.

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CBS 96 Mr. Van Zandt generously offered his place for "after the game BBQ". 

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News from TC: Teachers College "TC spotlight vol 1, issue 3" published

This issue features Lavette Coney of Group 10. Lavette began her MA in Tokyo with Terry and completed it in New York. Read about the challenges at her current school, and the message she has for the TC community. As always, feel free to nominate someone or volunteer for a future spotlight by getting in touch at this address.

 

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January 23, 2017 Lecture by Dr. Daichi Suzuki

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On January 23rd 2017, a group of around 50 gathered at the Nippon Foundation Conference Hall in Akasaka for a speech by Dr. Daichi Suzuki, Commissioner of the Japan Sports Agency and an Gold Medalist in the 1988 Olympics. Dr. Suzuki relayed many engaging, personal stories ranging from his training in Japan to his time as an exchange student in the United States, including various differences in athletic culture and training methods. He then spoke of career moves that led to his current position, the financial impact of the sports industry, and some of the various challenges the Japan Sports Agency faces on a day to day basis.

 

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Teachers College "TC spotlight vol 1, issue 2" published

Teachers College Columbia University Japan Alumni Association & Community(TCCUJA) is  thrilled to share the second issue of "TC Spotlights". In this series, we'll shine a spotlight on members of the TC Tokyo community and introduce what they've been up to recently in work and life.

TC Spotlight Issue 2 features Michael Seko. Follow Michael's journey from Minnesota to Botswana, Japan, and most recently Saudi Arabia.

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Teachers College "TC spotlight vol 1, issue 1" published

 

Teachers College Columbia University Japan Alumni Association & Community(TCCUJA) is  thrilled to share the first issue of "TC Spotlights". In this series, we'll shine a spotlight on members of the TC Tokyo community and introduce what they've been up to recently in work and life.

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Fittingly, the subject of this first issue is TC Tokyo's founding father, Dr. John Fanselow.

Please catch up with John in the attached file, and consider nominating a classmate or volunteering for a future spotlight by getting in touch at tccu.tokyo@gmail.com

https://d3n8a8pro7vhmx.cloudfront.net/columbia133/pages/86/attachments/original/1486941825/TC_Spotlight_Volume_1_Issue_1__John_Fanselow.pdf?1486941825

 

 

 

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CUAAJ General Assembly Nov 7, 2016

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Over 50 people joined us on Monday, Nov. 7th at the Tokyo American Club for the annual general membership and dinner meeting. We reviewed the club's yearly activities and finances, our strengthened connection with the CAA through alumni leadership weekends, and we discussed our hopes and plans for the future of the club. We also congratulated and thanked Hiroyasu Tomita (CBS '66) for his 4 years of service to CUAAJ as President, while welcoming Shuichi Fukuda (CBS '76) as the new president for an initial 2-year term.

 

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Columbia Dedicates New Manhattanville Campus

 

The Jerome L. Greene Science Center is one of two new buildings that will open in Manhattanville this spring. / Photograph by Frank Oudeman
The Jerome L. Greene Science Center is one of two new buildings that will open in Manhattanville this spring. / Photograph by Frank Oudeman

 

On October 24, President Lee C. Bollinger led a ceremony attended by distinguished faculty, deans, and students, as well as local civic and community leaders and internationally renowned architect Renzo Piano of Renzo Piano Building Workshop, which designed the campus master plan with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Piano also designed the first buildings to rise on the campus: the Jerome L. Greene Science Center, which houses the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, and the Lenfest Center for the Arts.

Read more at the Columbia Magazine article and check out the new Columbia Manhattanville website.

Alumni Leader Reflects on Successful Leaders Weekend

 

Columbia Alumni Leaders Weekend is an annual conference where the University's top alumni leaders and volunteers gather to exchange best practices, advice, and ideas. Please read more about Leader's Weekend at the Low Down article.

 

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