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Posts from the December 2011 issue

Homecoming and Parents Weekend 2011

Awards Ceremony At the Homecoming Convocation and Alumni Association Awards, held in Shove Memorial Chapel, President Jill Tiefenthaler and Alumni Association President Alan Harris ’77 presented the Benezet, Worner, Riley and Spirit of Adventure Awards. Recipients of the Louis T. Benezet Award for career achievement were: Susan Phillips Cohen ’66 and Marc Webb ’96. The…

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Colorado’s Poet Laureate David Mason Takes Poetry on a State-Wide Road Trip

  Whether he’s in a CC classroom or at a podium somewhere in Colorado, English Professor David Mason ’78 is sharing his love for the written word.   These days Mason may be best known for his award-winning verse novel, “Ludlow.” But this is no one-trick poet: Since July 2010, he’s been the Colorado Poet…

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Letters from Mary

The year was 1992 and it was the beginning of seven years of correspondence between Mary Chenoweth and me. Mary was the print teacher at Colorado College for more than 30 years. Mary never just sent a letter; she would always include a small paper collage print or a watercolor. I, in turn, would send…

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New Fitness Center Creates Community

Two distinctive CC student traits are a love of the outdoors and the desire to be involved in sports of all kinds. Just walk across campus on a sunny day and you will see many of the following: parked cars with bicycle and ski racks; skateboarders and bicyclists zipping across campus; students lugging hockey and…

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Opening Convocation Welcomes New Students, Recognizes Alumni

Colorado College welcomed 491 first-year students and 22 transfer students at its Opening Convocation on Sept. 5, which marked the beginning of CC’s 138th academic year. Ryan Haygood ’97, co-director of the Political Participation Group at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF), gave the keynote address, titled “For Such a Time as This.”…

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