Columbia Senior Wins $10,000 Live Nation + Music Forward Foundation Scholarship

Business and Entrepreneurship student honored with Live Nation + Music Forward Foundation 2021 Scholarship

Columbia College Chicago senior and Business and Entrepreneurship major Tandrea Hawkins was recently presented with a $10,000 Tiffany Green Operator Scholarship, an award established by Live Nation to support women pursuing careers in live entertainment.

Hawkins, who is in the Business and Entrepreneurship’s Artist Management program and is working on a minor in Hip Hop studies, has been producing live events since high school. She holds a 3.9 GPA and has served as an artist relations intern at Music Forward Foundation and as a social media intern at Chicago’s WVON radio station. Hawkins is also the cofounder of Fusion of Light Entertainment, a platform for college students, by college students dedicated to showcasing young underground artists in Chicago.


Daisy Franco
Communications Manager