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Posts from the August 2012 issue

Deep Dark Secrets

by Michael Szyliowicz ’85 It’s the subtitle of this alluringly named book that tells the rest of the story: “The Little Known History of the World’s Favorite Confection.” Szyliowicz traces the history of chocolate from its earliest usage in Central America to the introduction of the Hershey kiss in 1907 to its popularity as an…

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Peak Profile: Oscar Soule '62

Oscar Soule ’62 found his passion — baseball — while growing up in St. Louis. The retired ecology professor and academic advisor spent his 33-year career helping his students discover theirs after heeding some excellent advice at Colorado College. CC professor Richard Beidleman took aside the “not very good” student after Oscar had received his…

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Peak Profile: Tania Morosan '06

An afternoon of fun six years ago showed Tania Morosan ’06 a fulfilling way she could give back to her country’s wounded servicemen. In spring 2006, Tigers volleyball head coach Rick Swan and alumnus John Kessel ’74 of USA Volleyball organized a scrimmage between the Tigers and the U.S. Paralympic women’s volleyball national team. The…

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Class Notes: 40s, 50s, 60s

 

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Alumni Association News

By Alan Harris ’77, President, Colorado College Alumni Association Board The Alumni Leadership Forum held on the Colorado College campus in April was by all accounts a tremendous success. Current AAB members, CC event ambassadors, and City Champions attended the three-day workshop, which included a Career Services focus group led by Dean Mike Edmonds and…

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Class Notes: 70s, 80s

 

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Ray Werner

This fall’s incoming freshmen may not know who Ray Werner is. They should, because they will certainly feel the effect he had on Colorado College and Colorado Springs during their four years here. So many former students have, on both a professional and personal level. Werner, who turned 90 recently, made his mark at the…

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Celebrating Ray Werner

Ray Werner is important in so many aspects of his life, both at CC and in other pursuits. Isn’t it fitting that Ray had more than 200 friends, colleagues, family members, and well-wishers to his surprise 90th birthday party in April at one of his favorite places to eat — Panino’s? We are grateful to…

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Retiring Faculty

Bruce Kola, Lecturer in Sport Science My 38-year tenure as coordinator of sports medicine and lecturer in sport science has been a very rewarding time, allowing me to teach and to provide medical care for an incredible group of outstanding young people throughout the years. I will miss the opportunity to teach surgical anatomy and…

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Irish Jazz

Recorded by Peter Strickholm ’80 Strickholm and his CC friends were involved with the Celtic music revival of the late 70s during their last two years at CC. Upon returning to his hometown of Bloomington, Ind., which has a strong Irish and traditional music heritage, Strickholm began experimenting with fusing contemporary jazz and traditional Irish…

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