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Posts from the Summer 2017 issue

Students, Recent Graduates 
Accumulate Awards

Colorado College students and recent alumni had a whirlwind year of academic recognition. Students in a variety of disciplines and departments amassed a multitude of awards. Not Pictured: Amanda Cahn ’17, Thomas Roberts ’17, and Madelene Travis ’17: Fulbright Semifinalists Richard Liu ’12 and Nathan Ravi Hahn ’14: NSF Graduate Research Fellowships MAT students Mike…

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More CC People Celebrated!

           “Celebrating CC People” is an ongoing feature in which faculty and staff members who have had a significant impact on the college are profiled. Recently added to the ever-expanding series are Laurel McLeod ’69, MAT ’75, former vice president for student life and the last person to hold the title…

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Alex Hernandez-Siegel Joins CC as New Chaplain

Alex Hernandez-Siegel joined CC as the new chaplain and associate dean of students on Aug. 1. Previously he was at Harvard University, where he served as university chaplain since 2012 and advised graduate students in the organismic and evolutional biology Ph.D. program. Additionally, he worked for two years as a community associate director with the…

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Class of 2021 Reads ‘Citizen: An American Lyric’

Members of CC’s incoming Class of 2021 and transfer students are reading “Citizen: An American Lyric” by Claudia Rankine as part of Colorado College’s Common Book Read program. Rankine was on campus in February as the Block 6 First Mondays speaker and delivered the capstone address during New Student Orientation. She is the author of…

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Fine Arts Center’s Theatre Nets Five Henry Awards

The theatre at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College received a record 11 Henry Award nominations (more than double the nominations from the previous year) and went on to win a record five awards, tying for first place this year with the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The Henry Awards are…

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Butler Center Awards Recipients

The Butler Center, CC’s hub of diversity, equity, and inclusion, celebrated students, staff, interns, and faculty at the center’s awards banquet, held at the conclusion of the 2016-17 academic year. Those recognized with awards, named after key figures* in the college’s history of diversity, included: Judy Fisher ’20 and Breanna Elyse Conwell ’19: Taizo Nakashima Emerging Leader…

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New Trustees Announced

The Board of Trustees welcomed five new members at their June meeting. They are Sam Bronfman P’11, ’19; Carolyn Cullen ’91, P’20, ’21; Jesse Horn ’07; Jenny Love Meyer ’88; and student trustee Ben Kieklak ’18. Other changes included Susie Burghart ’77 assuming the position of chair; Jeff Keller ’91 as vice chair; and Marc…

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Welcome, Class of 2021!

Colorado College welcomes the 519 incoming members of the Class of 2021 and 31 transfer students. New Student Orientation began on Saturday, Aug. 19, with a host of activities including a welcome luncheon, opening remarks by CC President Jill Tiefenthaler, and “Sense of Place” programming. The incoming class, culled from a record 8,222 applicants, had…

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Tutt Library and East Campus Housing Dedication, Tours

Be sure to visit the newly renovated and cutting-edge Tutt Library, with 94,317 square feet of carbon-neutral, net-zero energy library space, and the new East Campus Housing Community, featuring eight residential buildings and a community center, during Family and Friends Weekend (Oct. 6-8) or Homecoming (Oct. 12-15), when tours and dedication ceremonies are planned. The…

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Outdoor Education Center Annex Provides Gear and Access

The new 1,500-square-foot annex at CC’s Outdoor Education Center, made possible through a gift from recent CC chair of the Board of Trustees Eben Moulton ’68, aims to increase accessibility and convenience by bringing all gear and outdoor resources together under one (solar-paneled) roof. From renting a daypack, kayak, or snowshoes, to advice on following…

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