All CC Community members (students, faculty, and staff) are invited to join The Butler Center in a workshop on the topic of Cultural Appropriation. 1st Wednesday, October 24th from 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. in the Cornerstone Flex Room. In this workshop, participants will:
. Learn what it is and what it looks like
. Ask questions in a brave space
. Practice a nuanced conversation to enhance one’s understanding
– Contact butlercenter@coloradocollege.edu with questions. Light refreshments provided.

Posted by ldelman@coloradocollege.edu for the October 24, 2018 digest.

Sign up for aerial silks acrobats this Sunday, 10/28 from 1:15pm-2:15pm. It is a beginner course and requires no previous experience or specific skills. If you have no upper body strength and are deathly afraid of heights this is still the class for you – there are plenty of fun tricks you can learn without climbing high into the air.

You must sign up on Summit to attend the class, which will meet at the Ritt Kellogg Climbing Gym (in the basement of El Pomar). You should wear clothes you are able to move and stretch easily in! Leggings and a sleeved shirt (no tank tops) are best. You will also be barefoot.

If the class is full, please add yourself to the waitlist!

Link to Summit – na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fapps.ideal-logic.com%2Fccoe&data=02%7C01%7CStaffDigest%40coloradocollege.edu%7C08258300f8c940b9a02408d639377240%7Ccfc7b13c12964387b3085de08f…

If you have any questions, email Riley Hutchings at r_hutchings@coloradocollege.edu

Posted by r_hutchings@coloradocollege.edu for the October 24, 2018 digest.

This Thursday evening, the CC Refugee Alliance invites you to:

Supporting Immigrants and Undocumented Neighbors

Oct 25, 5:30-7pm, Tutt Library Event Space, 2nd Floor




This volunteer training is designed for members of the CC Refugee Alliance (faculty, staff, students) and community members who are interested in learning more about the Colorado Springs Sanctuary Coalition, CIRC (Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition), and other community organizations working to support our immigrant, DACA, and undocumented neighbors. Come learn more about how you can be part of this important work in Colorado Springs!

We will have Thai food for dinner, so please RSVP yes on Facebook if possible to let us know if you’re coming! Or, if you are not on FB, you can email student Olivia Petipas ASAP, as she will be placing the food order. See you there!

Posted by hpb@coloradocollege.edu for the October 24, 2018 digest.

Lisa Brommer, Interim Director of Human Resources, has accepted a position with Wesleyan University as the Associate Vice President for Human Resources. For the past 6 years, Lisa provided leadership and services to the college and was instrumental in implementing key initiatives such as the professional development program, Excel@CC, and the onboarding program – both of which sustain workplace excellence while advancing our goal to make CC one of the best places in the nation to work.

Lisa’s last day will be November 2, 2018 and we wish her much success in her new position. Barbara Wilson, Associate Vice President for Administrative Services, will oversee the Human Resources Department, until the Director of Human Resources position is filled.

Posted by tayala@coloradocollege.edu for the October 24, 2018 digest.

Faculty, Staff, and Students: You are invited to the Provost’s Open House on Friday, October 26th, between 3:15 and 4:45pm. This event will give you the opportunity to meet Provost Townsend, and to speak with him about your questions, concerns, goals, challenges, and successes. We look forward to seeing you then!

Posted by nbrooke@coloradocollege.edu for the October 24, 2018 digest.

Do you create posters and other promotional print materials for your office or department? Learn to use Canva to produce most of your print needs on your own. Canva is a web-based, easy-to-use design service that lets you transform templates into compelling print projects to promote your event or message. And it’s FREE for you to use.
Join Asst. Vice President for Communications Felix Sanchez who will provide a demo on how to use this service quickly and effectively on Friday, November 2 at 2 p.m. in the WES Room, Worner Center. Please RSVP to fsanchez@coloradocollege.edu. Questions? Contact the Office of Communications at x6603.

Posted by ltimms@coloradocollege.edu for the October 24, 2018 digest.

The Bemis School of Art is offering another three day printmaking workshop this upcoming block break. Get 20% off tuition for all CC staff and faculty- just come in to the Bemis School of Art (818 Pelham Place) to register and show us your Gold Card!

BAA2 Drypoints on Copper
Join Colorado College professor of art, Kate Leonard to learn the beautiful printmaking technique of drypoint in this 3 day intaglio intensive. Participants will learn the basic techniques of image translation, direct plate work, wiping, and printing. We will create a drypoint and print a small suite of artists proofs printed on beautiful Hannemule copperplate paper. Direct study of the original drawings and drypoints of Mary Chenoweth will inspire our work and connect participants to the rich history of printmaking in the Pikes peak region. Open to all participants regardless of drawing ability – the course is particularly appropriate for printmaking enthusiasts interested in honing their skills for print identification. Please bring ideas and source imagery along with a willingness to experiment. Wear clothes you don’t mind getting inky and bring an apron or smock. All supplies will be provided.
November 16th 6-9pm
November 17th 10-4 pm
November 18th 10-4 pm

Posted by jmuth@coloradocollege.edu for the October 24, 2018 digest.