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Posts from the July 2009 issue

The Alumni Association Board Student Leadership Scholarship

The Colorado College Alumni Association Board Development Committee has the privilege of interviewing outstanding applicants each year for the AAB Student Leadership Scholarship. The funds for this endowed scholarship come from the donations of Alumni Association Board members and others in the Colorado College community. This year, given the greater need for financial aid and…

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Support Remains Strong for Financial Aid at Colorado College

Despite the nationwide economic downturn, CC will award six new scholarships next year that will contribute more than $110,600 to the financial aid budget.

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Tiger Paw Returns

Did you know that 55 percent of Colorado College’s alumni have given at some time during the last five years to the Achieving Our Vision campaign? That’s a significant number!

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Vision 2010: A Quantum Leap

In December 2008, at a dark time in our country’s economy, our loyal donors came through. Find out how CC has made a quantum leap in the level of support we receive from our investors.

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Tough Times, Tough Decisions: Athletics Cuts at CC

On March 24, President Dick Celeste, Faculty Athletics Representative Ralph Bertrand, and Director of Athletics Ken Ralph announced that three varsity sports — football, water polo, and softball — would be discontinued. Bob Manning ’69 offers his perspective —as a CC alumnus, trustee, Athletics Board member, and one who was involved in this process from the outset — as to why this decision was made.

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Colorado College Responds to the Economic Downturn

An overview of how the economic downturn has affected CC and how the leadership is responding and building a budget to sustain Colorado College into the future.

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'09 Grads Share Their Plans for the Future

They are graduating during one of the worst job markets in U.S. history, but while this year’s CC grads are realistic about the challenges, they find many reasons for optimism.

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Commencement – May 18th, 2009

On May 18, 446 undergraduates and nine master of arts in teaching students received their degrees in Colorado College’s 128th commencement ceremony. Michael Bennet, the new U.S. senator from Colorado, addressed the CC graduating class of 2009. Bennet began his public service career as an aide to Gov. Richard Celeste of Ohio, who is now CC’s president.

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