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CC Selected as EPA Green Power Partner

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has selected CC as an EPA Green Power Partner, a program that aligns with CC’s goal of reducing carbon emissions. Green power is electricity generated from environmentally preferable renewable resources, such as solar, wind, geothermal, low-impact biomass, and low-impact hydro resources. “Being recognized by the EPA is an amazing honor…

Issue: April 2015 • Tags:

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Issue: April 2015 • Tags:

CC Team, Class, Reading List Make National News

Jonathan Goode, associate director of admission, and Jessica Russ, enrollment coordinator, along with their Admission Office colleagues, dressed in pink to support the Mean Girls Half Block course taught by Lisa Hughes.

Colorado College has been in the news a lot lately. Perhaps you caught the Colorado College men’s basketball team on NBC Nightly News’ “Making a Difference” segment on Dec. 18. The Tigers added 9-year-old Carter Gates, who is battling leukemia, to the team with a symbolic letter of intent at a ceremonial draft event. The…

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Alumni Magazine Wins Awards

The April 2014 issue of the Bulletin won a bronze award in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s “Magazine Publishing Improvement” category for the eight-state region. “Our editors, designers, writers, and photographers worked hard to revamp the Bulletin into a piece that is brilliant, compelling, inclusive, and beautiful, like CC,” said Jane Turnis,…

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History Department Grant Looks at Prisons, Punishment

The History Department is launching a new initiative aimed at exploring how the past informs current efforts to remediate urgent social concerns, and is beginning by examining criminality and correction. The new Social Issues and Historical Contexts initiative, funded by a three-year, $200,000 grant from an anonymous donor, recognizes that in recent decades, professional scholarship…

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Outdoor Education to Add Avalanche Transceiver Beacon Park

A renovation project is underway to improve facilities for the Office of Outdoor Education, which will soon open its doors at the former Children’s Center at 931 N. Nevada Ave. After an initial $250,000 contribution from an anonymous donor and additional donations from many subsequent funders, the project is scheduled to be completed in April.…

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State of the Rockies Project Earns Accolades in Australia

Brendan Boepple ’11, assistant director of Colorado College’s State of the Rockies Project, gave a presentation at the World Parks Congress, organized by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature in Sydney, Australia. Boepple attended the conference to represent the project, which was recognized by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy as a “Conservation…

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Bro Adams to Speak at Commencement

CC alumnus William “Bro” Adams, chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), will address the Class of 2015 at this year’s Commencement ceremony on Monday, May 18. Adams, the former president of Bucknell University and Colby College, is nationally known as a strong advocate for the humanities and the liberal arts and has…

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Putting Pen to Paper: Alumni, Friends Fund Journalist-in-Residence Program

Celebrating the funding of the new Journalist-in-Residence Program are, from left, Ian Griffis ’85, Susan Deeds Griffis ’88, David Birnbaum ’83, Kathryn Kantes Birnbaum, Anne Sides, Hampton Sides, Mary Jo Sokolowski, Mike Millisor ’83, Mark Polite ’83, Dorian Griffis Polite, Phil Swan ’84, and Anne Bush Hanson ’85.

Hampton Sides, author of the best-selling “In the Kingdom of Ice,” is taking the helm at CC’s new Journalist-in-Residence Program. The program aims to raise the profile of non-fiction writing on campus while also bringing some of the nation’s top non-fiction writers, which include historians, journalists, and commentators, to campus to teach and participate in…

Issue: December 2014 • Tags:

Community Kitchen Undergoes Changes

Safety concerns and reduced, inconsistent student involvement prompted Colorado College President Jill Tiefenthaler to ask Associate Dean Mike Siddoway, who oversees the college’s Collaborative for Community Engagement, to study the CC Community Kitchen and assess its operations. Siddoway, who has volunteered in soup kitchens in Colorado Springs and other cities for more than 40 years,…

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