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I.D.E.A. Program by the Numbers*


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Presidential Fun Facts, 2003-2011


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Laura Hershey ’83: A Determined Spirit

Laura Hershey ’83 was an acclaimed poet, essayist and artist, a passionate advocate and activist, an enthusiastic world traveler, and a loving friend, partner, and mother. Her 20-page curriculum vitae is stuffed with accomplishments. And she did it all from a wheelchair. At 2, Hershey was diagnosed with a form of muscular dystrophy but packed…

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Barefoot in the Park: CC Runners Shun Shoes and Help Launch a Movement

When Michael Sandler ’93 first took off his running shoes, he didn’t expect to help start a revolution. In fact, he just wanted to see if it would help him heal from injuries sustained in a serious accident. In spring 2006, Sandler was rollerblading on a Boulder bike path when he suddenly swerved to avoid…

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Jill Tiefenthaler to Become CC’s 13th President

Jill Tiefenthaler, provost and professor of economics at Wake Forest University, will become Colorado College’s 13th president on July 1. The trustees unanimously elected Tiefenthaler after a nationwide search conducted by a presidential search committee that included trustees, alumni, faculty, staff, and students.

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Turning the Lens on CC’s Magical Places

Ask 20 people to identify a magical place at CC and most likely you will get 20 different answers. Most will, however, agree that there are magical places on and near the CC campus. It is those places Political Science Professor Tom Cronin and Alex Truax ’11 set out to capture in the “magical places”…

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Amazing Young Icers Reach NCAA Quarterfinals

Craving the hockey program’s first NCAA tournament victory in six years, our Tigers let loose with a mighty roar on Friday, March 25. The Eagles from Boston College, defending national champions, never knew what hit them. Colorado College stunned BC with three goals within a span of 3:28 early in the game, added its first…

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Go West, Young Men

The road after graduation leads west – about 20,000 miles west – for seniors Ezra Siegel, Jack Naito, and Richard Swift. The three have purchased tickets for a June 12 departure to Japan, where, despite the recent events, they will embark on “The Road is West,” a 193-day journey of more than 20,000 miles through 24…

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Gifted and Talented Program Turns 30

Colorado College’s renowned summer program for gifted and talented children celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. Developed in 1981 when very few such programs existed, the three-week summer session offers a variety of hands-on classes for gifted elementary-school students.  The program was developed to provide gifted children constructive summertime learning and engagement. It was a…

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From the President

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends of Colorado College:
It has been eight and a half years since I wrote my first “President’s Page” for the CC Bulletin. I am honored, thrilled, and privileged to be the 12th president of Colorado College. I wrote of the extraordinary CC people I met early on – students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni (some of whom I had known before I knew anything else about CC).

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