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Posts from the Summer 2017 issue

Transforming the Educational Experience with Field Study

Going into the field gives students the opportunity to see the application of concepts taught in the classroom, and it can be transformative.

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Strategic Plan for CC-FAC Alliance Unanimously Approved

The college has the opportunity, through this alliance, to build a national model for a collaboration between a college and an arts center.

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The Winding Path of a CC Biology Major

Three biology majors. Three different generations. And three completely different paths.

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Recognizing the Contributions of our Community

The Alumni Association Board acknowledges alumni and staff members for their contributions through four awards given at an annual awards ceremony during Homecoming.

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Views From Campus

 

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Block Plan Researcher Demonstrates Benefits of Field Study at CC

Students felt more autonomous in classes where they participated in field trips. They also felt like they had more competence and that they formed a deeper connection with instructors and peers. Heather Fedesco, CC’s first Mellon pedagogy researcher, spent a block poring over survey results of more than 1,600 responses from students, assessing over 300…

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Making CC Connections

I’m standing on the porch of the Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center log-cabin lodge, looking out at New Mexico’s Tusas Mountains when one of my fellow retreatants turns to me and asks, “Did you say you went to Colorado College?” “Yeah,” I answer. “Why?” “Heidi went there too,” he says. I’m not sure which of the…

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CC Connections

Associate Professor of Political Science Corina McKendry was in Vancouver in May attending the Art of Cities workshop, where she met Gregor Robertson ’86, the mayor of Vancouver. The two were at a reception for workshop participants and 50 or more people from around Vancouver who have worked with and supported the workshop, including Robertson.…

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Beyond the Classroom

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Congratulations, Class of 2017!

Class Motto, 2017 There is no passion to be found playing small — in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

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