Quad Continues to Build Community Partnerships Amid Pandemic

By Valerie Hanna’18 For student analysts at the Quad Innovation Partnership, the Coronavirus pandemic brought new urgency to community projects. Quad is a joint initiative that provides consulting services to local for-profit, nonprofit, and municipal partners. Teams are comprised of students and faculty advisors from Colorado College, University of Colorado College at Colorado Springs, the […]

Welcome New Associate Vice President of Facilities Services

Please help to welcome Amber Brannigan, who recently accepted the associate vice president, Facilities Services position! She will join the college in early August. Brannigan brings a wealth of leadership and facilities management experience having served as the building division administrator for the State of Nebraska, where she oversaw most state-owned buildings on all aspects of […]

Commemorating Juneteenth

By Shannon Zander A Brief History of Juneteenth  Juneteenth, a portmanteau of “June” and “nineteenth,” is today! Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union General Gordon Granger read federal orders in Galveston, Texas, that all previously enslaved people in Texas were free. Although President Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation had been signed two and a half years prior, there was no one to ensure […]

“Thorne Miniatures” Thesis Piano Composition Dedicated to Two Music Faculty

By Grace Hale ’20 “Thorne Miniatures” is a collection of six miniature piano compositions each inspired by one of Narcissa Thorne’s miniature rooms found in the basement of the Art Institute of Chicago. Thorne’s miniature rooms are best described as model rooms of mostly European and American interiors built during the 1930s and 1940s. One […]

Career Center Adapts to Support Students Virtually

By: Miriam Brown ’21 The Career Center’s virtual doors didn’t close after the transition to distance-learning, and they won’t close when the school year ends. In addition to scheduling calls for students to talk with career coaches, the Career Center has developed a guide to frequently asked “Career Questions & Concerns Amidst COVID-19,” recorded on-demand […]

CC’s Hidden Caretakers

By Leslie Weddell Colorado College continues to operate smoothly, thanks in large part to the important, behind the scenes work that so many do. Here is a quick look at seven of CC’s “hidden caretakers.”   Justin Porter, Central Plant supervisor Porter has been working at Colorado College for 19 months with a team of […]

What is Mindfulness: Molly Seaman ’21

In this series we ask people around campus what mindfulness means to them and how they are surviving and thriving in the new circumstances we find ourselves in. Here, we talk to Molly Seaman ’21. What does mindfulness mean to you? Mindfulness may evoke meditation, yoga, art therapy, and other anxiety-reducing therapeutic techniques, but to […]