Join the Student Alumni Association (SAA) for our Block 3 Kickoff Event on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at 6 pm! This event will allow students to connect with local alumni while participating in our Jeopardy-style CC Trivia game. Food will be provided, and there will be lovely prizes for the winners. We hope to see you there!

RSVP now at the link below to reserve your spot! Food is only guaranteed for those who RSVP.

ourcc.coloradocollege.edu/s/1251/forms.aspx?sid=1251&gid=1&pgid=2709&content_id=2611

SAA aims to educate the campus community about CC to instill a sense of pride while connecting students with alumni through networking, social, community service, and cultural events.

Posted by balmeida@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2017 digest.

Today, Thursday, November 2nd, join us for an afternoon with CC graduate Guisepi “The Tea Guy” Spadafora, who has been traveling the country for more than a decade serving free tea as a community-building project. Hear the story of the Free Tea Bus, while discussing alternative economics, radical sustainability, and an inquiry into human nature.

The Free Tea Bus will be set up outside of Worner after class, followed by a talk from the tea guy in the WES Room from 2 – 3pm. Come learn about the tea project, economics, community, environmentalism, and more!

Posted by c_jenkins@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2017 digest.

Do you like children, education, and talking about CC?

Be a tour guide for the Catamount Institute’s Young Environmental Stewards after school club symposium! Students are focusing on wildfire ecology this semester. They will present what they’ve learned and also get a tour of Colorado College!

Tour will be 10:00 -11:30 am on Saturday, December 9th.

You will be rewarded with a $10 gift card to Mountain Equipment Recyclers!
If interested please contact Lydia Ballantine at 719-471-0910 x107 or at ballantine@catamountinstitute.org

Posted by ung@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2017 digest.

Thursday, Nov. 2, 7 p.m. Cornerstone Screening Room
Screening and discussion: “Mekko”

Sterlin Harjo is a writer-director of feature documentary and fiction films. A member of the Seminole Nation, Harjo has Mvskoke heritage and was raised in Holdenville, OK. His first four films, including the fiction features “Four Sheets to the Wind” (2007) and “Barking Water” (2008), and the documentary “This May Be the Last Time” (2014), all premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. “Mekko” (2015), a thriller set in Tulsa, paints the portrait of a homeless Native American parolee who seeks to save his chaotic yet beautiful community from the darkness that threatens it. It premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival. 

Co-Sponsored by the NEH Professorship; the Office of the Dean; the Andrew Mellon Foundation; Films for Social Justice; the Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies Program, and the Hulbert Center for Southwest Studies. 

The Visiting Series in Film and Culture is generously co-sponsored by the Cultural Attractions Fund. Unless otherwise specified, all events are free and open to the public.

Posted by scapp@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2017 digest.

The Summit registration for Comedy & Culture in New York City over Half Block (January 8-18) closes FRIDAY, November 3rd, at 5pm. This class is a great opportunity to investigate racial, social, and political issues through stand-up comedy and to meet media and entertainment industry insiders with professors Heidi Lewis and Scott Krzych. Make sure to finish the last-minute details of your application and submit before 5pm!

Posted by asquires@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2017 digest.

Anne Braatas ’76 is back for Dynamic Half Block once again – this time to offer you Building Your Freelance Writing Business: The Missing Manual to Successful Entrepreneurial Writing. Learn how to build a writing life: one that lets you do what you love AND brings in revenue. Build a press kit, create a social media strategy, design your own logo, website, and branded invoices, identify clients, and more. Class dates: January 8-18, 2018. Sign up via Summit Student Life.

Posted by asquires@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2017 digest.

On Monday, November 6th from 7-9pm in Cornerstone Screening Room, J Street U will be hosting Karen Isaacs and Daniel Roth, co-founders of Achvat Amim. This program brings people from around the world to expose them to the reality on the ground in Israel/Palestine, works with grassroots human rights organizations, and teaches community organizing skills. After recently being controversially defunded, this is a crucial moment in time for us to show our solidarity and support for their work. They will give a presentation and then lead a discussion afterwards, and desserts and refreshments will be served as well. Hope you can join us!

Posted by e_boockvarklein@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2017 digest.

The Butler Center and the Race, Ethnicity & Migration Studies department presents “An Education Series on White Supremacy”.

All CC community members are invited to participate in a 3-part series on the topic of White Supremacy taking place over the course of the following dates (from 3p to 5p):

Wednesday, November 1 (Slocum Commons)
Wednesday, November 8 (Cornerstone 130 – Flex Room)
Wednesday, December 6 (Slocum Commons)

Students who participate in all 3 sessions will be invited to participate in a deeper dialogue & dinner in Block 4 to discuss the series in a more personal and engaging way.

Inquiries about the series can be sent to The Butler Center staff at butlercenter@coloradocollege.edu or by calling a member of the Butler Center staff at x6338.

Posted by plr@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2017 digest.

The Butler Center and the Race, Ethnicity & Migration Studies department presents “An Education Series on White Supremacy”.

All CC community members are invited to participate in a 3-part series on the topic of White Supremacy taking place over the course of the following dates (from 3p to 5p):

Wednesday, November 1 (Slocum Commons)
Wednesday, November 8 (Cornerstone 130 – Flex Room)
Wednesday, December 6 (Slocum Commons)

Students who participate in all 3 sessions will be invited to participate in a deeper dialogue & dinner in Block 4 to discuss the series in a more personal and engaging way.

Inquiries about the series can be sent to The Butler Center staff at butercenter@coloradocollege.edu or by calling a member of the Butler Center staff at x6338.

Posted by plr@coloradocollege.edu for the November 2, 2017 digest.