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Posts from the Spring 2018 issue

CC Student Film on PTSD Recovery Airs on PBS

“Just Paint,” a short film by Geoffrey Hartley ’19, first aired on Rocky Mountain PBS in November, marking the culmination of his work as part of the Colorado Documentary Project. Dedicated to local storytelling and partnerships with community organizations along the Front Range, the CDP places CC students in “externship” experiences, partnering them with community…

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CC’s Minor in The Book

Colorado College first offered a minor in The Book during the 2009-10 academic year. This thematic minor, advised by Professor of History Carol Neel, examines the past, present, and future of the written word in its material form from the perspective of a variety of humanistic and social scientific disciplines. Students in the minor are…

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Letter from Alumni

Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students of the Black and LGBTQ+ Communities, On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, members of the Colorado College community were informed that select students and faculty at Colorado College received an email that expresses racist, anti-black, and white supremacist views. Particularly, the email targeted Black students and staff members, students of color,…

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Building an Even Better Block

“The Colorado College Plan: Building on the Block” was developed five years ago with broad input from the CC community following President Jill Tiefenthaler’s Year of Listening. The 2013 plan includes five recommendations designed to create a more dynamic liberal arts experience. The recommendations focus on the Block Plan, summer/Half Block, innovation, CC’s distinctive place,…

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Healing & Hope: The Impact of the FAC’s Military Artistic Healing Class

More than 500 active duty, wounded, and retired service personnel, as well as their families, have participated in the Military Artistic Healing class at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College.

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Alumni Volunteers Contribute Time, Content, and Life Experience

Alumni volunteers permeate nearly everything we do here at CC, including serving on the Board of Trustees or the Alumni Association Board but also contributing time and talent as valuable resources to students in the classroom or to other alumni and parents at special programs. Helping students with transition to the workaday world is as…

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Meet the Newest Faces of Innovation

Faces of Innovation honors CC alumni, students, and faculty who embody the innovative and adventurous spirit of Colorado College with creativity and collaborative ideas. True liberal-arts thinkers, they make connections across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences. They are addressing some of the world’s most challenging problems, delighting with artful approaches, and always…

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Turning Pages

I submitted my senior thesis just before 9 a.m. on the first day of Block 7 last year, incredibly ready to be in a class again instead of dangerously managing my own time in a thesis block. Two blocks from graduating, I wasn’t expecting one of my last CC classes, AS 226: Book and Book…

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Beyond Start-Ups and Tech: 
Innovation at CC Takes a Holistic Approach

Mindfulness, design thinking, and creative confidence play a major role in Colorado College’s approach to innovation.

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Elevating Summer: A Summer Program as Vibrant as the Academic Year

With opportunities provided by Summer Session, the Pre-College Program, student-faculty collaborative research, and a music festival, summer is an exciting time to be at CC.

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