Columbia University’s new Business School buildings at the Manhattanville campus were recognized with an Honor Award in the Architecture category from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) New York, the highest level of achievement granted as part of the organization’s 2023 Design Awards program.

Columbia Facilities and Operations has joined forces with the Business Outreach Center Network to expand the Ascend NYC Program, a business development program that helps increase opportunities for businesses owned by people of color across New York City. 

YES, a nonprofit that provides support to local students from underserved communities, has signed a lease with Columbia University to open an academic development center in Morningside Heights.

On January 17, Chef Don's Pizza Pi in the Mudd Building will open for lunch and early dinner service, Monday – Friday, 11:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Facilities and Operations hosted a career fair to recruit diverse talent for all campuses.

Columbia University ranked third out of 250 residential portfolios with at least 500 units in an analysis to identify New York City’s highest-performing residential portfolios conducted by Openigloo, a marketplace to help renters find quality apartments and rate their buildings and landlords. 

A new Southeast Asian food concept under the culinary direction of esteemed celebrity chef Nils Noren has signed a lease with Columbia University to open a new restaurant in Morningside Heights.

inFO is a monthly email with news from across Columbia University Facilities and Operations. Check out the December 2022 edition.

Facilities and Operations would like to remind you that you can help save energy and prevent loss or damage of your property should you be away from campus or home during break and throughout the winter. 

The CU Grow Vendor Development program, one of many initiatives led by the CUFO group supporting the University’s comprehensive commitment to create and expand opportunities for minority-, women-, and locally-owned businesses (MWL), is recruiting for Cohort 7 which begins in February 2023.

The Columbia Facilities and Operations-led CU Grow Vendor Development Program, designed to help minority-, women- and locally owned (MWL) vendors grow their businesses, graduated its sixth cohort during a ceremony at Faculty House on December 12 – the first in person graduation since the beginning of the pandemic.

Twenty-six families that had previously resided in two New York City Housing Preservation and Development (HPD)-owned buildings in Manhattanville are now co-op shareholders in a newly constructed 42-unit building in Hamilton Heights. 

The disability access lift in the International Affairs Building received a Citation Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Westchester + Hudson Valley Chapter as part of their 2022 Design Awards ceremony.

Congratulations were in order for the 143 Facilities and Operations employees celebrating 10 years at Columbia University.