A letter from Planning & Capital Project Management regarding summer construction projects.
Facilities and Operations
Along the historic, outer walkways of College Walk, Facilities and Operations is making sections of the bricks with significant undulation more even and replacing damaged bricks. The project will not cover the entire walkway but is intended to address areas with the most significant undulation. In the campus-wide survey of Facilities and Operations conducted at the end of 2016, people responded about the conditions of the College Walk pedestrian paths. This project is one more way that we are listening to you.
Kim Chen, an associate director for project management at Columbia, was a featured panelist at a university construction event hosted by Professional Women in Construction held on January 24, 2017, at Steelcase Showroom in Columbus Circle.
Tanya Pope, assistant vice president for University Supplier Diversity & Business Integration at Facilities and Operations, was recognized with a 2017 corporate social responsibility award from City & State magazine. The award honors Pope for her leadership in advancing diversity opportunities for university suppliers and demonstrating corporate responsibility in the workplace.
Columbia University announced today that Steep Rock Bouldering, a New York City-based indoor climbing facility, will be the first retail tenant at the University’s new Manhattanville campus, joining a Community Wellness Center, an interactive installation about brain research and an Education Lab as part of the civic and retail spaces that will define the street level experience of the campus.
Columbia University Facilities and Operations Wins Energy Industry Award for Corporate Energy Management
Columbia University's district energy system and related energy initiatives received the Corporate Energy Management award from the New York Association of Energy Engineers (NY-AEE) during the organization's annual awards gala at Club 101 on June 21.
In the face of summer heat waves, there is a greater risk for electrical blackouts due to increased energy use for air conditioning. Columbia University Facilities and Operations would like to remind you how you can help reduce energy consumption during the heat wave and throughout these hot summer months. Here are some things you can do: