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A Message From Your Alumni Board

Approximately 1,445 CC alumni gathered for Homecoming Weekend 2016.

Hello Fellow Alumni, I must admit, I’m jealous. Jealous of the current and future CC students. Don’t get me wrong — I loved my CC experience. It’s just that, have you seen what’s happening on our campus lately? With projects underway for a new library — the first one designed for the Block Plan, and…

Issue: Winter 2016 • Tags:

Alumni Association Award Winners

The following individuals will be honored with awards at Homecoming 2016 for their achievements. The Louis T. Benezet Award The Louis T. Benezet Award recognizes outstanding achievement in one’s chosen field, excellence through unusual success or contribution, innovation or research that has advanced a profession or a cause, and/or extraordinary contributions and achievements that have…

Issue: August 2016 • Tags:

Family & Friends Weekend 2016


“Family are the people who move and shape and build you but also who ground you. I definitely consider the people who I’ve become really close to in the last four years as members of my family.” 
 — Michelle Cordell ’16 Make plans now to attend Family and Friends Weekend, Sept. 30-Oct. 2. Spend…

Issue: August 2016 • Tags:

A Message From Your Alumni Board

Hello Fellow Alumni, Wherever your path after Colorado College may have taken you, I hope this Bulletin finds you doing well and enjoying your summer, or perhaps your winter for those of you down under! I love hearing about what our fellow alumni are up to all over the globe. With Homecoming just around the…

Issue: August 2016 • Tags:

Stay Connected Through Social Media, Mobile Apps, and Online Tools

Many years ago, Colorado College launched OurCC as an online tool that could, in part, help alumni connect with students for career-related mentorship. The mentor section was but one module in a suite of tools that includes event registration, website development for the Office of Alumni Relations, broadcast email, and e-commerce, such as making a…

Issue: August 2016 • Tags:

Exciting Changes in Office of Alumni Relations

Michael McNamee has joined the Office of Alumni Relations as assistant director of career volunteer initiatives. Linking the Alumni Office to the Career Center, McNamee will be responsible for charting a new course for alumni and parent engagement as it relates to career success for current students. He’ll be working on mentoring, a job shadow…

Issue: April 2016 • Tags:

A Message From Your Alumni Board

Photo by Bryan Oller

I want to share with you a couple of activities the Alumni Association Board (AAB) has been working on to provide an opportunity for alumni to offer their voices about engagement with CC. Earlier this winter, the AAB’s Engagement Committee partnered with the Alumni Office to prepare and process a large-scale alumni survey. More than…

Issue: April 2016 • Tags:

Go Beyond the Block


Discover how crowdfunding is helping students like CC Nordic Ski Club members Rowan Kowalsky ’18 and Grace Ford ’19 share their passion for the sport with others. Find out more about them and others at:

Issue: April 2016 • Tags:

A Message From Your Alumni Board

By Eric Mellum ’90, Alumni Association Board President Ah, Homecoming. How wonderful it was to reunite with classmates and other fellow alumni, and to walk across our beautiful campus nestled at the foot of Pikes Peak. I always leave campus inspired, impressed, and re-energized after connecting and engaging in stimulating conversation. CC grads really distinguish…

Issue: December 2015 • Tags:

A Message from Your Alumni Board

Front row, from left: Alumni Association Board members Susan Burgamy ’66 (President’s Circle) and Chris Moon Schluter ’65, Jacob Kirksey ’15, and board member Jeff Haney ’76. Back row, from left: Emma Whitehead ’16, and board members Les Goss ’72 and Tony Rosendo ’02.

Question: What do these CC students have in common? A vice president of the CC Republicans who won a national documentary film award and co-chairs the Native American Students Union (Elizabeth Montano ’15) A fraternity president who is a drama and education entrepreneur and won the Van Skilling Award for great potential for thesis research…

Issue: April 2015 • Tags: