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Honoring 50 Years of Teaching and Leadership

I can think of nothing I would rather do on a daily basis than get up in the morning and explore a musical masterwork with 16 intelligent, artistic and eager CC students. We can talk about how it makes us think and how it makes us feel. We can do a ‘close reading’ by discussing…

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Meet Library Director JoAnn Jacoby

JoAnn Jacoby joined Colorado College Aug. 1 as director of the newly renovated Tutt Library. Before that, she served as associate dean for user services in the University of Illinois Library, the largest publicly funded academic library in the U.S. Jacoby has spent most of her professional career at Illinois in a number of roles…

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By The Numbers

1st Library built for the Block Plan 94,317 Square feet of space (a 35-percent increase) 12,976 Square feet of glass 1,078 Seating capacity 7,040 Cups of coffee served at Susie B’s café during Block 1 220 Pounds of beans to make that coffee 1,174 Electrical outlets 80 Geothermal wells on Armstrong Quad (each 400 feet…

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Psychoanalysis Minor Brings Worldly Wisdom to CC

Though small in participation numbers, CC’s minor in psychoanalysis punches well above its weight in terms of reputation and output, and the popularity is growing constantly. Nationally recognized as a flagship program in psychoanalysis at the undergraduate level, the minor has been featured in several national publications, received a highly selective foundation grant, and serves…

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Diwali 2017

The campus community celebrates Diwali, the festival of lights, hosted by Students for the Awareness of South Asia. Participants enjoy dance performances and South Asian food. Photos by Vivian Nguyen ’20

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East Campus Honors Distinguished Alumni

CC honored 10 distinguished former students at a ribbon-cutting and dedication of the East Campus Housing Community during Family and Friends Weekend. Eight residential buildings, a community center, and a central courtyard bear their names. Residential Buildings Marcellus H. Chiles, Colorado College’s only Medal of Honor recipient, was a student at CC when World War…

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Committing to Socioeconomic Diversity — Kyle Samuel ’92

When Kyle Samuel was considering colleges, his list included Colorado College, the University of Texas, the University of Colorado, and Dartmouth College. He chose CC in part because the T. Roosevelt Collins Memorial Scholarship helped to ease the burden of the cost of college for his family. Although he still had to work throughout his…

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Scholarships: the “Right and Proper Thing to Do”

In 2015 William S. Smith ’74 established the Colorado College Endowed Scholarship Challenge through an estate commitment that supports scholarships. Whenever other donors make estate commitments and outright gifts of $100,00 or more toward endowed scholarships, Smith directs $100,000 toward endowed CC scholarships. The result of the challenge, when successfully completed, will be at least…

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Homecoming Weekend 2017

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Beyond the Classroom

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