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Posts from the April 2010 issue

The Next Step: Gaining Experience for Careers, Grad School, and Life After CC

You’ve seen the bumper stickers, or the t-shirts: “I am a liberal arts graduate. Would you like fries with that?” A criticism sometimes leveled at liberal arts education is that its broadly educated, creative-thinking students lack specific skills that translate to the career world. While we believe the value of a liberal arts education is…

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Antarctica Voyage: A Unique, Intellectual Adventure!

Eighteen CC alumni, spouses, and family members participated in a journey to Antarctica led by CC Geology Professor Christine Siddoway, who has been conducting geological research in Antarctica for more than 20 years. The CC contingent met in Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, and on December 31 boarded the Corinthian II, which served as their…

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Achieving Our Vision Campaign: Where We Stand

The Year of the Tiger has arrived. As we said goodbye to one of the most challenging years in memory, we look forward to seeing what 2010 has in store, both personally and for Colorado College. The Vision for Colorado College remains strong, and the passion of alumni, parents, and friends of the college remains…

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Meet Sue Woolsey: Chair of the Board of Trustees

Read Suzanne Haley Woolsey’s resume and be impressed: Stanford and Harvard degrees in psychology and social relations and high-powered positions in the public, private, and government sectors. But meet Sue Woolsey P’97, P’98, P’00, who jokes that she can’t keep a job, and be impressed by her down-to-earth personality, intent gaze, and warm smile. She…

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Documentary Pays Tribute to Professor Fred Sondermann

Fred Sondermann is a legendary name at Colorado College. He taught political science at CC from 1953 until his death in 1978. Those on campus during that time were fortunate to have known him; those who came later were aware of his lasting influence. Both those who knew him and those who didn’t now have…

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