What We Wish You Knew Before Coming to Columbia

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Are you ready for college? In just two months, we start another academic year at Columbia! For some of you, this will be your first college experience. For others, this is your first experience at Columbia. And as you make your lists in preparation (you can also refer to a previous post of mine about … Read More

Categories: Life at Columbia

Quest: Why We Focus on Service

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Why does Quest focus on service? Hollywood loves filling movies with theology. They can’t seem to help it, and people can’t seem to get enough of it. My wife and I recently re-watched the first Avengers movie (that was originally released the weekend of our wedding, which I’ll admit may add to how much I … Read More

Categories: Quest Blog

How to Start Well as a Leader

Friday, June 29, 2018
How to Start Well as a Leader

Matt Kaminksi is the Co-Director of Columbia’s Applied Leadership program and served as Columbia’s Athletic Director until June 2018. This article first appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of the Columbia Contact magazine. This fall I have had the wonderful opportunity of watching my oldest son, Sullivan, start kindergarten. I have been able to observe firsthand … Read More

Categories: Big Questions

Quest: Why Belonging

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

  Think of a time and a place where everything is right. Nothing is out of place. All is well. All is good. Perfection. Got it locked in? What do you see in your mind’s eye? Now I would love to hear where you fit in that picture. Are you the highlight? Somewhere on the … Read More

Categories: Quest Blog

Money Tips for New(ish) Grads

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Kurtis Kube is the Director of Columbia’s new Diploma in Social Entrepreneurship and he also leads Columbia’s fundraising efforts as Director of Development. Kurtis is a great money coach, so we asked him for solid money tips that will help new grads get a good start. Each of us has a relationship with money. Is … Read More

Categories: Big Questions