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Posts from the August 2010 issue

Colorado College Athletes Enjoy Giving Back

Between the academic demands of the rigorous Block Plan, collegiate sports, and down time with friends, there are few hours left in a day for Colorado College students. But many make room for volunteer commitments. During the 2009-10 school year, several CC athletes set aside their lacrosse sticks, soccer balls, and hockey jerseys, and donated…

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CC Shoes Sent Walking Worldwide

The Colorado College community donated enough shoes at the end of the 2009-10 academic year to fill 22 boxes for Soles4Souls. The campus-wide project was launched in conjunction with a children’s book, “New Old Shoes,” published by Charlotte Blessing, CC’s director of international programs. The shoe drive was a resounding success, as many faculty, staff,…

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Young Alumni Trustee Nominated

The CC Alumni Association Board and the CC Board of Trustees are piloting a young alumni trustee position on the Board of Trustees. The young alumni trustee position will be established on a trial basis and reviewed after five years. The AAB solicited names, vetted candidates, and nominated a young alumnus/a for the Board of…

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Mathias Hall Gets a Facelift

Mathias Hall, one of Colorado College’s largest residence halls, is undergoing a long-anticipated and much-needed renovation. The improvements will enhance the quality of life for all Mathias Hall residents. The renovation will increase the flexibility of common spaces; enhance community with more inviting gathering spots; demonstrate a commitment to sustainability by utilizing low-flow water fixtures,…

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Jane Cauvel: CC's New Ombudsperson

The ombudsman office provides an informal, confidential, independent, neutral, off-the-record, alternate channel of communication for faculty and staff to resolve workplace and learning environment issues.  It works to ensure that all members of the community are treated equitably and fairly.  The ombudsperson is neutral and does not advocate for a visitor or the institution, but…

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Class Notes: '30s, '40s, '50s

 

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Colorado College also says farewell to six retiring faculty members

Marie Daniels, Professor, Romance Languages: “I’ll be tending my garden, reading detective novels, and getting ready to greet and help mentor the new colleagues in Spanish. I’ll have an office in the emeriti house and hope to keep up my Italian and audit some art history classes. As far as CC goes, I am grateful…

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CC Welcomes New Faculty

Daniel Arroyo-Rodriguez: Instructor of Spanish Arroyo-Rodriguez comes to Colorado College from the University of Michigan, where he received his Ph.D. in Spanish literature in 2010. A native of Spain, Arroyo-Rodriguez earned his B.A. in English philology in 2000 from the Universidad de Sevilla. Arroyo-Rodriguez specializes in 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century Spanish peninsular literature and cultural…

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Class Notes: '70s

 

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Births/Adoptions

 

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