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Posts from the Summer 2018 issue

Recognizing the Contributions of our Community

One of the most important functions of the Colorado College Alumni Association Board is to recognizethe contributions of distinguished alumni, faculty members, and members of the CC community to the betterment of society and to the enhancement of the college and its mission. The Alumni Association Board acknowledges these alumni and staff members through four…

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“America, The Beautiful” An Anniversary

Born in Falmouth, Massachusetts, in 1859, Katharine Lee Bates, author of the poem that became “America the Beautiful,” cannot have known that – 159 years on – her music, her words, her message would continue to resonate. The daughter of a pastor, she grew to be a prolific scholar and a creative, studying at Wellesley…

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Colorful Commencement

Students wear cords and stoles that represent their years of interests and accomplishments. Here are a few. Photos by Jennifer Coombes

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Students, Recent Alumni Accumulate Accolades

                                          Colorado College students and recent alumni earned a wide range of academic recognition this year. Students in a variety of disciplines and departments garnered a variety of awards. Not SHOWN: Jin Mei McMahon ’17 and…

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Congratulations, Class of 2018!

Class Motto, 2018 “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. BY THE NUMBERS: 97 Students awarded Keller Venture Grants 30 Students awarded at least one Ritt Kellogg Expedition Grant 70 Seniors presenting research at a summer research symposium 11 Bands competing at…

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Owning the Transition: CC Grads Take the Next Step

The Block Plan inspires students to take risks, solve problems, and pursue purposeful work in the world.

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Faces of Innovation

Colorado College honors alumni, students and faculty who exemplify our innovative and adventurous spirit through the Faces of Innovation project. See the most recent honorees.

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They Each Have A Story to Tell

Associate Professor and Chair of the Sociology Department Eric Popkin took 10 CC students to Georgia to help support attorneys working in three immigrant detention centers served by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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