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DeGayner Crowned Co-Champion in 200 Free at National Meet Jordan DeGayner ’12 came from behind on the final leg of the 200-yard freestyle to tie Tyler Harp from the University of Redlands for first place at the 2012 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships at the Indiana University Natatorium. DeGayner finished in a school-record…

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The Community Kitchen Keeps on Cookin’ for 20 years, without a (block) break

They come by the hundreds, these people down on their luck. They arrive at Shove Memorial Chapel knowing they’ll get a hot meal and a warm welcome.

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Lifting Students Higher: Atlas Prep School Founder Had Inspiration for New Charter School at CC

Antonio Rosendo ’02 helped found Atlas Prep School in Colorado Springs after an influential experience at CC.

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Baca: Inviting Contemplation and Learning for 25 Years

It’s been 25 years since Joe Gordon, professor of English, took the first reluctant CC class to the Baca Campus. What’s so special about this place, a quarter of a century later?

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Tuition Ends, Generosity Begins

What does every CC student have in common? Every student receives a “silent scholarship” each year. During the first week in Block 7, on March 28, CC students celebrated the generous support of alumni, parents, and friends with “Tuition Ends, Generosity Begins Day.” Although tuition dollars cover 70 percent of the full cost of a…

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New Fitness Center to be Named in Honor of Trustee and Alumnus Adam F. Press ’84

The new fitness center under construction at CC’s El Pomar Sports Complex will be named the Adam F. Press Fitness Center in recognition of significant philanthropic leadership by Press, a CC trustee and 1984 graduate.

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Focus on Alumni Annual Participation: An Important Question

CC alumni, parents, and friends are generous, but questions remain.

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CC Senior Honored at White House for Work on Tribal Lands

Tiffany Calabaza ’12 is one of 11 Native American youth leaders honored at the White House Tribal Nations Conference on Dec. 1 as a “Champion of Change.” Calabaza was recognized for her efforts to bring renewable energy to her hometown of Kewa (formerly Santo Domingo Pueblo), N.M. Calabaza worked with Chemistry Professor Sally Meyer and…

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Rebecca Tucker Cited for Exemplifying ‘The Art of Teaching’

Rebecca Tucker, associate professor of art at Colorado College, has been selected as   the 2012 recipient of the Ray O. Werner Award for Exemplary Teaching in the Liberal Arts. Tucker specializes in Renaissance and Baroque art of Northern Europe, and emphasizes student collaboration and discussion in her class. She integrates new technology, group learning, and…

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‘First Mondays’ Campus-wide Series Officially Approved

  Colorado College has initiated “First Mondays,” a campus-wide event held at midday on the first Monday of the block, designed to bring the entire campus community together around a shared academic experience. CC President Jill Tiefenthaler says the series allows the campus to gather, build community, and unify around a common theme. “First Mondays”…

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