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Alistair Porter graduted from the Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, MAM (now known as the Business & Entrepreneurship, MAM) program in 2013. Since then, he has been working as a freelance marketing consultant and designer. Alistair is based in Chicago and splits his time between growing his own business and working for a digital agency start-up. Alistair enjoys being an entrepreneur, and believes that he has Columbia to thank for helping him on his professional journey.

 

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Goodbye from an AEMM Grad Ambassador

by Ali Porter

Dear Past, Present, and Future Columbia Grad Students, Well this is it. A year has flown by and this is my last blog post as Graduate Ambassador for the Arts, …

Goodbye from an AEMM Grad Ambassador

Dear Past, Present, and Future Columbia Grad Students, Well this is it. A year has flown by and this is my last blog post as Graduate Ambassador for the Arts, …

Arts, Entertainment & Media Management MAM Ali Porter, alistair.porter@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

A new job at Lillstreet Arts Center

by Ali Porter

Some, if not many, of you may have heard of Lillstreet Art Center. It is a wonderful place located on the north side of Chicago that offers art classes, workshops, …

A new job at Lillstreet Arts Center

Some, if not many, of you may have heard of Lillstreet Art Center. It is a wonderful place located on the north side of Chicago that offers art classes, workshops, …

Arts, Entertainment & Media Management MAM Ali Porter, alistair.porter@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

What I’m doing this summer

by Ali Porter

After the epic road trip, I arrived back in Chicago to find the city firmly in summer mode. Without sounding cliche, one of my favorite things about living here is …

What I’m doing this summer

After the epic road trip, I arrived back in Chicago to find the city firmly in summer mode. Without sounding cliche, one of my favorite things about living here is …

Arts, Entertainment & Media Management MAM Ali Porter, alistair.porter@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Summer Vacation: Experience Music Project and beyond…

by Ali Porter

Before the spring semester was even over I was planning my summer vacation. I decided to fly to Seattle, see Vancouver, and then road trip back to Chicago via Yellowstone, the Grand …

Summer Vacation: Experience Music Project and beyond…

Before the spring semester was even over I was planning my summer vacation. I decided to fly to Seattle, see Vancouver, and then road trip back to Chicago via Yellowstone, the Grand …

Arts, Entertainment & Media Management MAM Ali Porter, alistair.porter@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

The end of the start

by Ali Porter

Another school year is over and I have graduated! However, this is not the end, this is just the start! The reason we as grads all went to Columbia was …

The end of the start

Another school year is over and I have graduated! However, this is not the end, this is just the start! The reason we as grads all went to Columbia was …

Arts, Entertainment & Media Management MAM Ali Porter, alistair.porter@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605

Hanging art at the President’s House

by Ali Porter

Back in January, my friend and former ShopColumbia colleague, Shannon Bourne, asked me to help her hang a small show at none other than the President’s house. President Warrick Carter, …

Hanging art at the President’s House

Back in January, my friend and former ShopColumbia colleague, Shannon Bourne, asked me to help her hang a small show at none other than the President’s house. President Warrick Carter, …

Arts, Entertainment & Media Management MAM Ali Porter, alistair.porter@loop.colum.edu
600 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605