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Prata Named 'Notable Leader in Sustainability'

Jessica Prata Cianciara has been recognized as a 'Notable Leader in Sustainability' by Crain's New York Business. 

”Food for Thought” highlights how dining, food, and customer experience intersect in campus and workplace planning, while aligning with organization priorities. 

Multi-team effort across University departments brings laundry vendor technology to undergraduate residential students  

Columbia's academic breaks are not only looked forward to by Columbia's students, but Facilities and Operations as well.  While most are away, Facilities and Operations is able to perform a wide range of work as it has a smaller impact upon a less populated campus.

Jessica Prata Cianciara has been recognized as a 'Notable Leader in Sustainability' by Crain's New York Business. 

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inFO is a monthly email with news from across Columbia University Facilities and Operations. Check out the March 2024 edition.

Columbia Operations recognizes the importance of maintaining indoor air quality and follows the guidelines and positions of the leading industry association for building systems, ASHRAE (the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers). 

Yesterday’s severe winds broke the upper portion of the flagpole located on the west side of Low Library flying the American flag.

Columbia University Facilities and Operations (CUFO) celebrated Black History Month on February 20, 2024, with a tribute to the remarkable contributions of Black construction pioneers. In collaboration with Skanska, CUFO’s Equity and Inclusion (EI) Council hosted the event, paying homage to these trailblazers whose impact reverberates not only across Columbia's campuses but also throughout the broader construction industry.

Everyone loves the Chef Mike Grandma's Special - but have you tried the Vegan version? It's been recognized as a "best of!"

Columbia joins the list of Best Workplaces for CommutersSM– an honor achieved through its robust range of environmentally friendly commute options that support sustainability initiatives and offer resources to benefit employees.

inFO is a monthly email with news from across Columbia University Facilities and Operations. Check out the January 2024 edition.

Congratulations were in order for the 46 Facilities and Operations employees celebrating 10 years at Columbia University in 2023.

Method Collective, a women-owned, mat-based movement space, has opened at 2293 12th Avenue (corner of 131st Street) in Manhattanville.

Oasis Jimma Juice Bar, a minority-owned juice bar and café, has signed a lease with Columbia University to open a new location at Columbia Business School’s Henry R. Kravis Hall.

HIIT The Deck NYC, a minority-owned and community-centric boxing gym, is the latest Columbia University retail tenant to open near the University’s Morningside Heights campus.

inFO is a monthly email with news from across Columbia University Facilities and Operations. Check out the December 2023 edition.

Columbia University’s new Business School buildings – Henry R. Kravis Hall and David Geffen Hall – received the 2023 Prix Versailles World Special prize in the category of a campus for interior as part of the Prix Versailles awards.

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. 

Monica Barnwell, principal of Beacon Interiors, praised the CU Grow: Vendor Development Program as an invaluable experience for her business as she and 18 other business owners celebrated their completion of the program during a ceremony held at Columbia’s Faculty House on December 6.