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Issue: April 2015

Admission Makes History

Does the number 8,054 mean anything to you? If not, then it soon will. With all it has to offer, Colorado College has always been a desirable destination for students, faculty, and staff. That desirability has never been more obvious than in the 2014-15 application cycle. This year, at the time of writing, CC has…

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Issue: April 2015

‘Daddy, are you going to admit that student?’

Hatch Family Scholarship Increases Access Without a scholarship, Mark Hatch, CC’s vice president for enrollment, never would have attended Bates College, where he majored in psychology and held a work-study position in the Admission Office. If it wasn’t for that scholarship, Hatch may have never found his calling — a career in admission and financial…

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Issue: April 2015

By The Numbers: Digging Deeper

The Geology Department recently looked at what its majors have gone on to do since graduation, specifically examining reports provided by the HEDS (Higher Education Data Sharing Consortium). They focused on reports documenting the U.S. undergraduate institution from which Ph.D. recipients in Earth Sciences earned their bachelor’s degrees. The results: During the 1970s (1971-1980), eight…

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Issue: April 2015

Recent Alumni and Their CC Opportunities

“If I hadn’t taken the opportunity to research with Dan Johnson [associate professor of economics] and Kevin Rask [college research professor in the Economics and Business Department] I would not be where I am today,” said Cassandra Benson ’12, who is in her second year of a Ph.D. program in economics at Cornell University. Benson…

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Issue: April 2015

Palguta Named Head Coach of CC Men’s Soccer

Scott Palguta, who served the last two seasons as an assistant coach with the CC men’s soccer team, has been named the third coach in program history, Athletics Director Ken Ralph announced Feb. 6. Palguta, who succeeds Horst Richardson, emerged as the favorite during a national search. “I want to thank Ken Ralph and Greg Capell [senior associate athletics director] for giving me this opportunity,” Palguta said. “None of this would have been possible without Horst’s mentorship over the last two years. I’ve learned a great deal about being a college soccer coach, but specifically being a college soccer coach at CC. Thanks to his efforts and taking me under…

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Issue: April 2015

Ayers Drafted By FC Kansas City

Jessie Ayers ’15, one of the most decorated players in the 30-year history of Colorado College women’s soccer, was selected by defending champion FC Kansas City in the third round of the 2015 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft, held Jan. 16. Ayers, the 26th overall pick, is the first Tiger ever drafted by an…

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Issue: April 2015

Tigers Excelled in Fall 2014

The men’s and women’s cross country teams each won the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference team championship, the first for both teams since 2011 … Nick Hall ’15 and Leah Wessler ’17 captured  the individual SCAC championships, with Hall claiming his third consecutive title … Rebecca Lavietes ’15 advanced to the NCAA Division III national meet after finishing 15th at the West Region meet … Head coach Ted Castaneda was named the SCAC Coach of the Year for both the men and  women’s programs. The women’s volleyball team earned a trip to the NCAA Division III national tournament for the 17th consecutive season … The Tigers fell to Claremont-Mudd-Scripps in five…

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