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Summer Session in the Rockies

Brent Jacoby ’20 and Claire Kendall spent a perfect Colorado day in July painting and drawing
 on the bank of the South Platte River at the Buffalo Peaks Ranch in Park County. The two 
students were participating in the Colorado College Summer Institute for Visual Environmental Communication, in which students gain the skills and knowledge to communicate environmental issues impacting the Rocky Mountains with the public in an engaging way. 

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Alumni Block Breaks Away

Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu Professor of Organismal Biology and Ecology Jim Ebersole served as faculty leader for a Block Break
 Away for a group of 47 alumni, parents, and friends in March. The trip combined two extraordinary UNESCO World Heritage sites, the Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu. Teeming with tortoises, sea lions, birds, and…

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History of Collaboration Between the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and Colorado College

In 1926, when the FAC was known as the Broadmoor Art Academy, it was the de facto Art Department of Colorado College. This was during an age when professional arts education was transitioning from professional art schools to accredited colleges and universities. Alice Bemis Taylor originally planned to build a museum to house her collection…

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10 Things to Do Before Graduating from Colorado College


Sometimes, graduating from college provides 20/20 vision. Lila Rosenman ’16 looks back on her four years at CC and shares advice with the incoming Class
 of 2020. 1. Befriend a staff member. Our dedicated college staff is the heartbeat of our campus. They’ll certainly support you professionally, but take the time to build a friendship.  2. Spend a…

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Student Perspective

During a field trip for Hampton Sides’ Block 8 class, Writing Wild: The Literary Journalism of the Outdoors, Jason Edelstein ’18 pauses amid the formations at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument in north-central New Mexico. Sides is CC’s journalist-in-residence. 
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Black and White and Green All Over

Photo by Bryan Oller

The Tutt Library renovation will support learning on the Block Plan as it enhances our sense of place.

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New East Campus Housing Underway

Artist rendition courtesy of Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company, 2016.

A new campus housing project will add residences for juniors and seniors, increasing the diversity of housing available at CC.

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The Hunt Stops Here

Photo by Bryan Oller

Tutt Library stores a very special collection of Helen Hunt Jackson’s books, letters, diaries, and personal papers behind its doors.

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A New Future for the Arts at Colorado College and Beyond

A sculpture by Glenna Maxey Goodacre ’61, “The Basket Dance,” is seen from its home on the lawn of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center with the
CC Cornerstone Arts Center visible in the background.
Photo by Bryan Oller.

An alliance between Colorado College and the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center would help achieve key Colorado College objectives while also helping to create financial stability for the Fine Arts Center and solidify a community goal of sustainable, ongoing community fine arts programming.

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Commencement: Class of 2016

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