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Posts from the July 2009 issue

Athletics Briefs

Auguste, Blaustein named top senior athletes Seniors Melanie Auguste ’09 and Billy Blaustein ’09 were named recipients of the annual Laura Golden and Van Diest Awards as CC’s top female and male student-athletes among the 2009 graduating class. Men’s Hockey Defenseman Jake Gannon, who served as captain of the hockey team as a senior during…

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On the Web: New Media Dashboard

The recently launched New Media Dashboard provides an overview of what’s happening with CC from all around the Web. See the latest news, photos, videos, student blog posts, and more at

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President Celeste's Summer Reading

We were asked what President Dick Celeste was reading this summer for possible inclusion in a national story on college presidents’ summer reading lists. We thought you might be interested as well. He collected a stack of used books at Powell’s Bookstore in Portland, Ore., on his last visit. They include his usual load of mysteries —…

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In Memory of Whitney Hendrickson

The 2009 senior class gift was three trees, presented and planted in memory of Whitney Hendrickson, the daughter of Political Science Professor David Hendrickson ’75 and Clelia Deane deMoraes ’75. Whitney was killed in an accident while home over spring break from her first year at Grinnell College in Iowa. The three weeping Siberian pea…

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A Mountain of Trash

Colorado College’s location near the foot of Pikes Peak has always been a source of pride. But during the spring semester, CC students and staff built a different kind of mountain on campus. This one was made of trash. Colorado College participated in RecycleMania, a nationwide competition among colleges and universities aimed at promoting waste…

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Colorado College, Obama Administration Connections

Four Colorado College graduates have now been tapped by President Barack Obama to serve in his administration. Lori Garver ’83, a political science and economics major, was nominated in May as the deputy administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Former Colorado senator Ken Salazar ’77 serves as Obama’s secretary of the interior…

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Meet Our New Faculty Members

Colorado College has hired six outstanding tenure-track professors this year – all of its first choices. Meet our new faculty members: Marie Davis-Green: Assistant Professor of Drama and Dance Davis-Green spent the past four years as an assistant professor at the University of Northern Colorado. She earned her M.F.A. in set and costume design from Yale University…

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