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CC Art Week Program for Alumni, Parents, and Friends

October is known nationally as Art Month, and this year we have even more reason to celebrate with the alliance between Colorado College and the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. To honor the alliance, we’re excited to announce our first-ever CC Art Week, to take place the week of Oct. 9-13 with daily programming for…

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Virtual Book Club

Colorado College has an impressive number of alumni and faculty authors (as evidenced by the wait for publication in “On the Bookshelf”!) Readers, now there’s news of a virtual book club for CC on Goodreads. The first featured book will be the debut novel by Kathy Giuffre, professor of sociology, whose work “The Drunken Spelunker’s…

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A Message From Your Alumni Board

As this will be my final article as president of the Alumni Association Board, I am grateful for what has been a very rewarding opportunity. As I prepare for the transition for AAB President-Elect Jesse Horn ’07 to take office in July, I’m also aware of the transition our graduating seniors will make this spring…

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Views from Campus

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Seven Faculty Members Granted Tenure, Promotions

Seven faculty members were approved by the Board of Trustees for tenure and promotion to associate professor. President Jill Tiefenthaler and Sandra Wong, dean of the college and dean of the faculty, visited each promoted faculty member, delivering the official news along with some bubbly. Those granted tenure and promoted to associate professor, effective July…

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‘I was searching for a fool when I found you.’

Need inspiration for your insults? There’s always “Thou art a boil, a plague sore, an embossed carbuncle in my corrupted blood.” Or, more to the point: “Thou art like a toad: ugly and venomous.” Talking about someone behind their back? “The tartness of his face sours ripe grapes.” Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance Andrew…

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CC Speak:Yes,‘Blockly’ can be an Adjective

We all know there are certain words and phrases only CC Tigers understand. Here are a couple; send in others we may have missed! Blockly: Describes the frequency with which many CC events occur on the Block Plan. May be modified with once, twice, etc. Chas: Nickname for the statue of Charles Leaming Tutt, Jr.,…

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CC-FAC Timeline Continues on Schedule

Progress continues on the Colorado College and Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center alliance as the three subcommittees — Museum, Bemis School of Art, and Performing Arts — shared draft program plans at two community presentations in early February. Over the past seven months, each subcommittee held community listening sessions and small-group sessions to seek input…

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New Residences Named for Eight Distinguished Alumni

CC will honor eight distinguished former students by bestowing their names on residential buildings in the new East Campus housing community during CC’s Family and Friends Weekend, Oct. 6-8. The individuals honored represent a broad array of fields, including academic, art, government, military, and mountaineering. “Naming the buildings of this new student housing community for…

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CC Places Seventh on Peace Corps Volunteer List

Colorado College has tied for seventh place this year among the Peace Corps top volunteer-producing colleges, with 11 CC alumni serving. CC is tied with Smith College, Spelman College, St. Lawrence University, Evergreen State College, and Oberlin College in the small colleges and universities category, defined as those with fewer than 5,000 undergraduates. Since the…

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