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The Sounds of Professionalism: No Leaf Blowers or Sirens

The Sounds of Silence?

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Welcome Class of 2025!

The Class of 2025, selected from a record pool of 10,969 applicants, arrives on campus in mid-August with 625 students scheduled to begin their studies this fall. For the ninth consecutive year, more than half of the applicant pool chose to apply either Early Decision or Early Action, and for the eighth consecutive year, more…

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Christine Siddoway’s Antarctica Research Highlighted by BBC

Christine Siddoway

“It’s an unassuming rock, greenish in color, and just over 4cm in its longest dimension. And yet this little piece of sandstone holds important clues to all our futures.” So opens a BBC story, “Climate Change: A Small Green Rock’s Warning About Our Future,” which features a discovery by Professor of Geology Christine Siddoway, presented…

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Dylan Nelson Releases New Film, Receives Three Grants

Dylan Nelson

Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies Dylan Nelson produced the documentary feature film “Groomed,” which premiered in mid-March. The film, which follows director Gwen van de Pas’s journey to confront her past as a survivor of child sexual assault, has led to a reconsideration of van de Pas’s criminal case against her offender in…

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Board of Trustees Approve Promotion of Six Faculty Members

Five associate professors and a lecturer have been promoted following the June meeting of the Board of Trustees. Those promoted to full professor are: Kristina Acri, Economics and Business Emily Chan, Psychology Regula Evitt, English Steven Hayward, English Miro Kummel, Environmental Science Jean Gumpper, Art and Art Studio, was promoted to senior lecturer. The Colorado…

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Maintaining Campus Traditions During a Pandemic

CC made event planning and outreach a priority instead of shutting down or moving all activities online.

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Esports Prevail Again This Year at Showdown

CC Tigers Esports came out on top of the third annual Division III SCAC Esports Showdown.

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Summer Session is Back at CC!

One of the benefits of the Block Plan is the versatility it offers, including in the summer. CC under-
graduates and visiting undergraduates from other schools have the opportunity to participate in courses during summer blocks A, B, and/or C. Because of the upheaval caused by the pandemic during the 2020-21 academic year, CC undergraduate students…

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From Ice to Art: Honnen Ice Arena Undergoes Transformation

The Honnen Ice Arena, named for Edward Honnen, a Class of 1921 alumnus, is undergoing a transformation. The ice was melted and removed in mid-June, and plans call for using the building as the primary new home for 3D arts classes until a permanent home can be developed. Additional campus spaces for 3D arts classes…

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Campus Reopens to Visitors — With Precautions

aerial view of campus

CC started welcoming visitors to campus this summer with an updated visitor policy that prioritizes initiatives that serve CC students, academic programming, and prospective students and their families visiting campus. On June 21, the Admission team started welcoming prospective students and their two guests for campus tours. Tours required preregistration and on-site check-in, and all…

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