Building on the annual CC Day of Service, this year the CCE is organizing an expanded “Week of Action” from September 29th – October 7th. During this time, the CCE along with campus collaborators are working to provide opportunities to inspire students, staff and faculty to engage in our community.

Join us in engaging with the community!

Full list of events can be found here:

Coming up:
Monday, October 1
Engagement Fair – Worner – 11:30a-1:30p

Habitat for Humanity ReStore – 1p-5p, register here:…

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Come join the Honor Council for the 2018-2019 year. The Colorado College Honor Council is a student run organization that promotes personal responsibility and academic integrity. Members of the Honor Council seek to uphold the Honor Code as it applies to all assignments completed for credit and enforces the Honor Code through educating the campus community and administering Honor System procedures.

Applications are due at the end of 2nd block and are available at:
Please contact Kevin Caruana ( with any questions!

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TODAY (FRIDAY) AT LUNCH — Study & Intern on the

HECUA New Zealand Semester: Culture & The Environment

Today at lunch, Worner 213
with pizza

Coursework and handpicked, semester-long internship placements in:

-Environmental sustainability


-Māori treaty rights

-Globalization and trade

-History of colonization in New Zealand

-Green/sustainable development

-Tourism and its impacts on local communities

-Environmental law & planning

-Natural resource planning and management

Come learn more from program director Charles Dawson, here on campus from New Zealand.

Still time to apply for Spring 2019!

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Interested in social justice and youth? Come to an info session TODAY Friday, September 28th at 12:15pm in Mierow House. LUNCH will be provided.

***ED250 / SO290 Youth Empowerment in the Neoliberal Age***

This extended format course engages CC students in partnership with Mitchell High School, a racial and ethnically diverse school in Colorado Springs. During half block, CC students will discuss current social/political/economic/legal issues in the United States and in our local community, particularly from a youth perspective. CC students will also be trained as Public Achievement coaches to ensure theoretically-grounded and evidence-based engagement with community youth. During extended format course meetings in the Spring, CC students will work in teams and coach small groups of 11th graders at Mitchell High School on a social justice project. The extended format requires 3-4 hours of work per week at Mitchell from January through April.

No prerequisites. 1 Unit.
Whitaker & Popkin

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Monday and Friday 3-4:30pm

South Studio, Cossitt Hall

Join us as we explore the healing cultural dances of Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. We will explore Samba rooted dances including and Samba Reggae and Afro-Brazilian dance. Come prepared to sweat and experience what the Brazilians call Axé, meaning joy or “soul, light, spirit or good vibrations”. ALL LEVELS OF EXPERIENCE WELCOME!

Kebrina Josefina De Jesus is a dancer, actor, director, choreographer, and multi-faceted performer. Born in Queens, New York into a family of Puerto Rican Salsa dancers, Kebrina Josefina was gifted with the heartbeat, rhythms and appreciation of Salsa music, dance and culture. Ms. De Jesus has performed as an actor and professional dancer, with over two decades experience on stage in musicals, plays, independent films, and performances. In her Samba classes Kebrina explores the healing cultural dances of Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, as well as, Samba rooted dances including and Samba Reggae and Afro-Brazilian dance.

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The second CC Contact Improvisation jam of the year is happening this Saturday 9/29 in Cossitt South Studio from 11 a.m.-1 p.m!
Contact is a form that welcomes every BODY, and a great way to get moving, connect with people, be silly, mindful-whatever you need. Beginners are welcome, and we will have a very short lesson at the start of the jam as part of the warm up. We strive to make an inclusive, consent-oriented space. Please come and feel welcomed. Bring friends; come alone; share this event with others; we would like your energy.
We’re excited to see you and connect with you through this dance form, the CC CI core team.

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Theatre/Dance Block 4 Production:
It is Christmas Eve and we are thrust into the backseat of a family wagon somewhere outside of Washington DC. An homage to Thornton Wilder, the play that ensues is a reverie on the pain and quiet beauty of one family’s life. Pulitzer Prize Winner Paula Vogel, has created a dream play that employs, music, puppetry and extraordinary imagination to envision her family – our family, the American family – as it speeds towards an uncertain future.

**Directed by UUCCS Theatre and Dance Program Director, Kevin Landis.
Please come with a 3 minute contemporary monologue. October 2 and 3 at 7:00 pm
Celeste Theatre/Cornerstone Arts Center, Sign-up sheets are on Shay’s door, CAC 320

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A talk by Dominic La Capra and Johan Höglund. Dr. La Capra is Bowmar Professor Emeritus of Humanistic Studies and Professor Emeritus of History and Comparative Literature, Cornell University. Dr. Höglund is Associate Professosr of English and Director of the Centre for Concurrences in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, Linneaus University, Sweden.
Wednesday October 10, 4:45 p.m. in the Max Kade Theater (Armstrong Hall).
Sponsored by: NEH Professorship, Dept. of French & Italian, Comparative Literature Program, German Program, Office of the Provost, Office of the President

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The Butler Center’s Men’s Leadership Initiative (MLI) is seeking undergraduate self-identified men, including transmasculine individuals, interested in engaging in a mentee/mentor relationship with a faculty or staff mentor for the Odyssey Mentoring Project. Eligible students will be self-identified men, including transmasculine individuals, willing to invest in their personal development, especially in the areas pertaining to manhood and masculinity. In accordance with the Men’s Leadership Initiative’s mission, mentees are expected to actively engage with their mentor about their academic, personal, and professional development; and in discussion and interrogation of masculinities, patriarchy, and other critical issues centered on inclusion and equity. Please contact Dr. Paul Buckley or Noble Gough, Gender and Identity Development Specialist, at with the subject line “MLI Mentee” if you are interested in learning more.

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Block 3 course with revised course description – HY200 Topics in Digital History/Public History. Contact Dr. Jane Murphy or Dr. Jennifer Golightly with questions.

HY200 Topics in History: Digital History/Public History Practicum:
Space, Place, and Belonging at Colorado College
Block 3, 2018-19

Colorado College touts its “sense of place,” but how has this sense of place been constructed throughout the history of the College? How has it interacted with the settler-colonialist city of Colorado Springs, from surrounding neighborhoods to the region more broadly? And how have all of these transformations of space and place affected the identities and lives of those connected to the College? From land ownership rulings to campus design visions and the evolving physical space of student housing, students in this course will select an issue of space and place in the College’s history to research, analyze, and present. We’ll draw on campus Special Collections, engaging the scholarship of archives, and also visit local historical museums and archives. As our research questions refine through our findings, we’ll test digital analytic and visualization tools and continue to follow the threads of our inquiry. Ultimately, we’ll collectively decide how to archive, present, and share our findings with a range of audiences, as well as lay the foundation for future student research.

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