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Peak Profile: Nancy Stern Bain ’73

Nancy Stern Bain ’73 is the living, dancing embodiment of the enriched life of service that beckons many CC students. A glimpse of her future may have appeared to Dance Instructor Hanya Holm, in whose legendary summer institutes Nancy danced, and to her inspirational professors — Glenn Gray, Jane Cauvel, Harvey Rabbin, Doug Freed, Marianne…

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Peak Profile: Jeff Sauer ’65

Jeff Sauer has spent his life around a hockey rink. His father was a hockey coach, and Jeff stepped onto the ice for the first time when he was 4 years old. He played high school hockey, and was given a scholarship to play hockey at Colorado College in 1962. He went on to coach…

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Peak Profile: Millie Olson ’68

Millie Olson ’68 graduated from Colorado College with a bachelor’s degree in English and this thought: “I don’t have any marketable skills.” It was one of the few times she’d be wrong in what would become a stellar, high-profile career. Writing samples and tenacity helped her land a job at Seventeen magazine in New York…

Issue: April 2014 • Tags:

Jeri Hibbard ’04

Jeri Hibbard ’04 always knew she would be a perfect fit for Colorado College. She just didn’t get around to pursuing a degree there until she was in her 50s. Along the way, she spent her life doing what she does best: being creative. She and her husband Ralph raised four children, and as she…

Issue: November 2013 • Tags:

Diane Brown Benninghoff ’68

She was a “weather girl” on TV in the 1970s, at a time when “girls” didn’t give the weather. She was director for, then briefly “Miss Diane” on TVs “Romper Room,” an early educational show for children. She was executive director of the Colorado Opera Festival and brought grand opera productions to Colorado Springs. She…

Issue: November 2013 • Tags:

Bernie Horowitz ’10

During the three years since Bernie Horowitz ’10 graduated from Colorado College, he has certainly been busy. Horowitz, alongside two esteemed co-editors, recently produced “Patriots Debate: Contemporary Issues in National Security Law,” a book of oppositional essays sponsored by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Law and National Security that addresses what the editors…

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Peak Profile: Raymond Dean Jones ’67

Raymond Dean Jones ’67 was a sophomore at Colorado College when he walked in the Selma-to-Montgomery civil rights marches. He came back a changed man. “The first thing that struck me was the violence of the whites toward the blacks,” the Pueblo native said. “I had no idea how deeply people can hate other people.…

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Peak Profile: Lindsay Patterson ’06

Lindsay Patterson ‘06 tells good stories. In 2011, after years of experience writing and editing, the former creative writing major took her love of learning about people and the stories that make them unique and decided to make a career of it. The path between her time at CC and her decision to launch the…

Issue: April 2013 • Tags:

Bill Beaver ’67

Bill Beaver ’67 is an ordained Anglican priest on the staff of one of the oldest and loveliest churches in England — the early Norman church of St. Mary the Virgin, Iffley, Oxford. Previously, Bill served in deprived areas, as well as the Church of England’s governing Archbishops’ Council as its first director of communications.…

Issue: December 2012 • Tags:

Ned Suesse ’99

Ned Suesse ’99 cannot point to any specific class at Colorado College that led to becoming a specialty motorcycle parts developer, Dakar Rally competitor, and business owner, but he knows the most important skill he developed on his way to an economics degree. “I learned how to learn,” Suesse said. “What CC taught me was…

Issue: December 2012 • Tags:
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