Membership in the CC Choir is open for Fall, 2018!. Faculty, students, staff, and members of the community are all welcome. THERE IS NO AUDITION! Rehearsals are Mondays 4:00-5:30 in the Cornerstone Arts Center Flex Room. FIRST REHEARSAL was August 27. This 70-90 voice concert choir presents major concerts with orchestra, in Shove Chapel. To join, purchase the music in the bookstore and attend a rehearsal in block 1. This choir is offered Fall semester ONLY. Questions? Email Deborah Teske

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Do you play a musical instrument? Have you always wanted to? The CC Music Department offers private lessons on piano, guitar, voice, and all orchestral and band instruments as well as group piano, guitar, and voice. Registration is now open and will continue until the end of week 2 of Block 1. New and returning students are invited to come to Packard 116 for more information and to sign up now! Office hours are 8:30-4:30, M-F.

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Engage deeply in local communities with internships while on your off-campus study semester!

Join us Thursday at 12:15pm in Worner 213 (with pizza!) to learn more about the unique and transformative HECUA model for studying off-campus for a semester.

While earning a full semester’s worth of credit through coursework, and transferring all financial aid, HECUA semesters engage all students deeply in local communities through semester-long internships in a variety of organizations. With a social justice and liberation framework, HECUA allows you to learn around the world and “never be the same.”

HECUA International Semesters (with Internship)

*Ecuador: Community Internships in Latin America (pre-req SP201)

*Italy: Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and Justice (Fall)

*New Zealand Culture & Environment: A Shared Future

*Northern Ireland: Democracy and Social Change

*Norway – The New Norway: Globalization, National Identity, and the Politics of Belonging (Fall)

HECUA Domestic Internship Semesters (in MPLS-St. Paul)

*Art for Social Change: Fine Art, Urban Studies, & Communication (Spring)

*Environmental Sustainability: Ecology, Policy, and Social Transformation (Fall)

*Inequality in America: Policy, Community, and the Politics of Empowerment

*Making Media, Making Change: Digital Technologies, Storytelling, and Activism

Come learn more Thursday at lunch!

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Thursday at 4pm, come to the Film & Media Studies lounge area (Film Garage in Cornerstone) to learn all about the CC-approved semester program in the vibrant artistic capital city of Prague!

With courses in English, amidst castles and cobblestone streets, you can study:

-Film Production


-New Media

-Business & Economics

-Central European Studies

-Jewish Studies

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TODAY (Wednesday) at 3:30pm in Tutt Science 122, come learn about the environmental field-study semesters around the world through School for Field Studies!

If you are interested in hands-on learning in incredible ecosystems worldwide, SFS has offered programs for over 30 years that are based in locations and ecosystems grappling with critical environmental issues such as climate change. Students examine firsthand the environmental issues faced by SFS host communities, gaining important research skills, making lifelong friends, and contributing to a growing body of international environmental research.

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Are you thinking of studying abroad with ACM in the Spring 2019?

ACM will be on-campus this week Wed-Fri for the Off-Campus Study Fair. Please stop by to ask questions and learn more about their programs in Chicago at the Newberry Library, and Spring 2019 programs in India, Costa Rica, and London & Florence.

The ACM Costa Rica Director, Dr. Javier Espeleta, will be on campus as well to share information about the field research projects for the Spring 2019 semester. If you would like to set up a one-on-one meeting with ACM on September 5th, 6th, or the morning of the 7th to answer specific academic and programmatic questions, please complete this form and the ACM staff will confirm a time and a meeting place via email.

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Sign up today for the Sense of Place:Colorado Water Tour during Block Break 1

September 19th-21st – Cost:$80
Student Summit Sign Up:

*Faculty & Staff must sign up separately through Excel@CC*

Explore the complex system of reservoirs, pipelines, and pump stations that feed water to Colorado Springs from over mountains. Visit the Princeton Hot Springs for a glimpse how water is used for recreation, and visit local farms on the Lower Arkansas River to understand agricultural water issues. This three day, two night trip includes lodging and soaking at the Princeton Hot Springs, lunch around Hoosier Pass, and other interesting locations.

Sign up by September 14th

Sponsored by the State of the Rockies, Office of Field Study, and the Office of Sustainability
If you have questions, contact Ian Johnson at

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Do you want to learn the basics of using a laser cutting machine?

Innovation is offering campus-wide training Epilog Zing laser cutter; you must go through this training in order to use it. We use Adobe Illustrator with our machine & if you’re unfamiliar with it, you can access workshops for this program through the Visual Resources Center. In preparation, you can find more information about our machine here: Epilog Zing Laser.

Thursday, September 6th, 3pm
Thursday, September 13th, 3pm
at Innovation at CC, 232 E Cache La Poudre next to KRCC.

To register, email Alana at with your name & ID number to reserve a spot. Space is limited & you do not have to bring any designs. The workshop lasts about one hour.

After going through this training, you may use the machine under supervision. Open laser cutting hours are
Monday – Thursday, 12:30pm – 8pm
Friday, 12:30pm – 5pm
Times after 5pm begin September 10th.

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JusticeCorps is a group of students who volunteer at the El Paso County Courthouse in the Self-Help Center. We assist people in civil cases (such as divorce, eviction, money cases) who do not have a lawyer. Look for us at the activities fair on Wednesday for more information and/or if you are interested in getting involved please email

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