Planning Your Off-Campus Study Workshop – TODAY (Friday) at lunch
Tutt Library 238

Are you hoping to study for a semester or year off-campus, but you’re not really sure how to pick a program and where to start? All students are invited to this lunchtime workshop with Heather Powell Browne that will help you get started on defining your academic goals, available program options, timing, financing your study abroad, credit transfer, and other important considerations for your global educational adventure! Pizza will be provided.

Posted by hpb@coloradocollege.edu for the August 31, 2018 digest.

Don’t have a car? Have a car, but don’t want to drive…try out these FREE for student options!

PikeRide
This year Colorado College is partnering with PikeRide, a city-wide bike share program that allows CC students to use bikes for FREE. There are two physical bike stations on campus, one at the Fine Arts Center and one outside of Tutt Library. And several geo-fenced areas that you can park the bike using the app! Click the link the below to get riding today: www.coloradocollege.edu/offices/sustainability/pikeride-registration.html

Mountain Metro Transit
All CC students can ride any of Mountain Metro Transit’s set bus routes at no cost using their Gold Card. Leave your car at home and save $200 on parking fees and over $570 on passes! All you have to do is swipe your Gold Card when you get onto the bus!

If you have any questions about these two programs free for students, email mrohrbach@coloradocollege.edu

Posted by mrohrbach@coloradocollege.edu for the August 31, 2018 digest.

Volunteering for the Office of Sustainability is a wonderful opportunity for students who are passionate about making Colorado College a more environmentally responsible and sustainable campus. Volunteer duties will vary for each category. Volunteer responsibilities may include event planning, website management, curriculum designation, etc. This is a flexible position with many opportunities for growth and learning!

Food for Thought: Often we hire our paid interns from our existing pool of volunteers, so although you may not be paid this year, the possibility to lead one of these categories as an intern the following year, is pretty high!

This year we have limited volunteer openings in the following categories:
. Community Engagement
. STARS : Sustainable Tracking, Assessment & Reporting System
. Greenhouse Gas Inventory
. Zero Waste
. Marketing
. Buildings & Grounds
. Academics & Curriculum

APPLY NOW by emailing your resume and letter of interest to mrohrbach@coloradocollege.edu

Your letter of interest should include brief answers to the following questions:
. Why are you passionate about sustainability?
. Why do you want to work for the office?
. What projects would you be interested in pursuing to make Colorado college a more sustainable campus?
. Include your top three categories for which you want to volunteer for.

Applications Due September 1st at Midnight

Check out our website more information. If you have questions about our volunteer positions, email mrohrbach@colorado.edu.

Posted by mrohrbach@coloradocollege.edu for the August 31, 2018 digest.

AR 103 – Elementary Arabic Review – Block 2 – 3:30 – 4:30
Review course that drills students in basic vocabulary and grammar acquired in AR101. Trains students for efficient reading in Arabic. Highly recommended for students who have completed AR 101. Prerequisite: Arabic 101. .25 unit – HSwelam@coloradocollege.edu

AR 203 – Intermediate Arabic Review – Block 4 – 3:30 – 4:30
Drills students in the vocabulary and grammar acquired in AR 201. Trains students in speed reading and translation in Arabic. High recommended for students who finish AR 201. Prerequisite: Arabic 201. .25 unit – HSwelam@coloradocollege.edu

Posted by ehardcastle@coloradocollege.edu for the August 31, 2018 digest.

Enjoy an evening out that’s all about pie! Start at Taste for dinner, featuring a special pie menu just for this show. Then stay for Theater Grottesco’s “Pie.” CC students may present their Gold Cards at the door for a FREE ticket.

Theater Grottesco is an ensemble theater company that creates original performances. Their website describes the show like this: “PIE is a layman’s exploration of what happens when you don’t know what to do next, inspired by the Carl Sagan quote, “If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.” and the Kate Tempest poem Brand New Ancients, “Yes, the gods are on the park bench, the gods are on the bus, / The gods are all here, the gods are in us.” Trailer here for a glimpse of the style. Not to be missed!
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Shows start at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with a Sunday matinee at 2pm. Plan your evening with a dinner reservation by calling (719) 634-5583. See you there!

Posted by mcapp@coloradocollege.edu for the August 31, 2018 digest.

Interested in learning German? Refreshing your German skills? Or just want to have some fun and eat cake? Come to the German adjunct next Monday, Sept. 3, in the German seminar room (Armstrong 348). We are offering a beginner session from 3:30-4:45pm, and an intermediate/advanced session from 5-6:15pm. No need to prepare anything, just stop by and sign up. I hope to see many of you there!

Posted by csteckenbiller@coloradocollege.edu for the August 31, 2018 digest.

The great American playwright, screenwriter and author, NEIL SIMON, died this week. He wrote more than 30 plays and nearly the same number of movie screenplays, mostly adaptations of his plays. He received more combined Oscar and Tony nominations than any other writer. ~~~ To remember his great comic talent this week’s PLAY READING GROUP will read his monster hit from the 1960’s – play then film (with Walter Matthau & Jack Lemmon) then TV series: THE ODD COUPLE ~~~ Later Neil Simon wrote a Female Version of the play – So everyone at Play Reading Group on Friday will decide which version to read – Male? Or Female? ~~~FRIDAY 5pm CORNERSTONE ~~~ Everyone Welcome – to read or listen – and there’s FREE PIZZA & POP ~~~

Posted by amanley@coloradocollege.edu for the August 30, 2018 digest.

All international students are invited to the International Student Initiatives (ISI) Advisory Council Meeting for Block 1 on Friday, August 31st from 1:30-3 p.m. in Worner 213. The ISI Advisory Council (open to all international students) helps to provide opportunities for intercultural exchange at Colorado College. Meeting agenda: What is ISI, New ideas, International Education Week, and more! Contact ldelman@coloradocollege.edu with questions

Posted by ldelman@coloradocollege.edu for the August 30, 2018 digest.