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Alumni in Admission: Staying Connected with CC and Future Generations of Tigers

Admitted students from the Class of 2019  pose on campus during the Spring 2015 Admission Open House. To learn more about the CC Class of 2019, go to

Alumni are in a special position to help the Admission Office build the next generation of CC students.

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Student Perspective

GABE SUSZYNSKI ’19 performs a high-flying trick during February's Rail Jam, a popular student event held annually near McHugh Alumni Plaza.  Photo by NINA RIGGIO  ’17 Issue: April 2016 • Tags:

Opening Doors to a CC Education

“CC definitely stood apart. I felt more of a sense of belonging from when I first came to visit campus. Originally when I was looking at schools, coming from a single-parent household, I was concerned about the price tag more than anything.”
– Hamiyyet Bilgi  ’18

Colorado College aims to raise $90 million in new scholarship support.

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Survey: CC Becoming a Greater Place to Work

What makes a great place to work even better? For many at Colorado College, it’s being part of a culture that emphasizes an inclusive community, one that helps each person develop as a professional, and promotes enthusiasm for lifelong learning, flexibility, open-mindedness, and other 21st-century skills — the same skills students develop during their four…

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From Good to Great


Two years in, The Butler Center works as a campus catalyst.

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The Gritty Truth: The Story of the Grits Collective

Grits Collective participants and staffers share and listen to stories.

The Grits Collective is using storytelling to challenge societal prejudices about the homeless.

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Experimentation, Engagement, Interdisciplinarity

Members of the Buntport Theater Company

Alumni return to campus to teach Summer Institutes.

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Battle on Blake


CC clashes with rival DU during February’s historic “Battle on Blake” hockey game, played at Coors Field in Denver. Nearly 150 former CC hockey players attended the outdoor match, which marked the 302nd encounter between CC and DU and the first time a collegiate hockey game has been played at Coors Field. Fans, many wearing…

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FELLOW FACULTY: Checking in With a Few CC Alumni Who Have Ascended in Academia

If you gathered together all the Colorado College alumni who currently work as higher-education faculty, or did at one time, you could fill Rastall Dining Hall and still have enough people left over to clog up Benji’s. The Office of Alumni Relations counts 796 living CC graduates who have gone on to be professors, including…

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‘Graphic Magic’: Revealing Authenticity in CC’s New Logo

Felix Sanchez ’93, far right, of the CC Communications creative team works with Marcia Lausen and Studio/lab on new visual identity  elements.

In true CC fashion, a coalition of staff, faculty, students, and alumni (designated as the Knowledge Development Team, or KDT) and a trustee Strategic Project Team (SPT) closely examined the college’s rich history, traditions, stories, and identity over a period of 18 months. The goal? To present to the college and to the world —…

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