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Posts from the Summer 2019 issue

Welcome, Class of 2023!

CC’s Class of 2023 was selected from a record 9,455 applicants — nearly 1,000 more than last year. Here’s a quick first look at the class, with more to come in the Winter issue of the Bulletin. 1,280 accepted to the Fall class 547 committed to the Fall class 13.5% of applicants admitted 43% of…

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CC Esports Wins First-ever Division III Title

Colorado College has arrived in the world of esports! The CC esports team brought home the first-ever Division III Esports Conference Championship in early April after competing against five other Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference schools at the inaugural SCAC Esports Showdown in Kerrville, Texas. Additionally, esports at CC has added a third team: Super Smash…

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Five New Members Named to Board of Trustees

CC has named five new members to its Board of Trustees. They are charter trustees Heather Carroll ’89, Lisa Hastings ’91, and Lauren Watel ’07, who will serve six-year terms; Kyle Samuel ’92, who will serve a four-year term (two as Alumni Association Council president and two as immediate past president); and Lily Weissgold ’20,…

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Four Faculty Members Promoted

The CC Board of Trustees approved the promotion of four associate professors to full professor. They are: William Davis, comparative literature and German. He joined the CC faculty in 1993. Marion Hourdequin, philosophy. She joined the CC faculty in 2006. Mike Taber ’86, M.A.T. ’87, education. He joined the CC faculty in 2006. Tricia Waters,…

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CC Welcomes 14 New Faculty Members, 4 Riley Scholars

During the 2018-19 academic year, Colorado College hired 14 new faculty members. CC looks forward to welcoming each faculty member as they begin their tenure-track appointments. Colorado College also has hired four new Riley Scholars-in-Residence. The new tenure-track faculty are: Ikemefuna (Ike) Agbanusi, Mathematics and Computer Science Agbanusi received his Ph.D. in mathematics from Boston…

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‘Can We Get Real?’ Asks Roxane Gay

Acclaimed writer and editor Roxane Gay read excerpts from her book “Hunger” and discussed the intersections of fiction and activism as part of the 2019 Cornerstone Arts Week theme, “Can We Get Real?” Gay spoke to a full house and answered questions from students at the event, held in Mohrman Theatre in late April.

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Summer Session Students Mingle with Alumni Journalists

The course description for Introduction to Journalism gives fair warning: “Consider this class your gateway drug to becoming a news junkie.” Students in CC Visiting Lecturer Corey Hutchins’ class, offered during Colorado College’s Summer Session, spent three days at the end of the course in Washington, D.C., where they visited The New York Times bureau,…

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Tava Quad Introduced at Commencement

Commencement was the first time the CC community gathered as a group on Tava Quad, formerly known as Armstrong Quad. Debbie Howell, a member of the Pawnee/Dakota tribe, gave the invocation, and the Cozad Singers, members of the Kiowa tribe renowned for performing at powwows nationwide, sang an honor song to celebrate the naming of…

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Mike Edmonds Inducted into National Speech and DebateHall of Fame

Dean of Students and Vice President for Student Life Mike Edmonds has been inducted into the National Speech and Debate Association Hall of Fame. Edmonds has been involved in competitive speech for most of his life. His work in speech and debate earned him induction into the Gold Key Society at Emory University. He also…

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‘Wall of Negativity’ Comes Down

Students and community members helped Amauri Bargioni ’19 work on his “Wall of Negativity” mural, which covered two sides of the Whitney Building behind Wooglin’s on North Tejon Street. When Bargioni and members of the Art Department heard about plans for the building’s demolition in order to prepare for the new Robson Arena, they saw…

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