Tuesday, February 5th, 5-7p.m. in McHugh Commons//Be Aware. Decide to Act. Say Something. These are the principles at the core of the BADASS Active Bystander Intervention Program, which focuses on preventing violence, responding to people in distress, and fostering inclusivity. In this two-hour training, you’ll gain a broad introduction to tools for building and fostering a community that is inclusive, consent-oriented and trauma informed. Dinner will be served, and rumor has it there might also be tank tops and stickers (!)

Posted by cpalmer@coloradocollege.edu for the February 2, 2019 digest.

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is currently accepting applications for the following positions in our office:

Global Scholars Program (GSP) Mentor &
International Student Orientation (ISO) Leader.

More information about these positions, including the dates of employment, duties and responsibilities, required qualifications, pay rate and how to apply can be found on the Student Employment webpage.

A great opportunity for all students (domestic & international) to connect with our new international students and welcome them to the CC community. Recent study abroad returnees are encouraged to apply! Application deadline: Sunday, February 17th.

Posted by dbeziou@coloradocollege.edu for the February 2, 2019 digest.

If you are a junior and interested in writing, please plan to attend an information meeting on the CC Grants in Writing on Wednesday, February 20, at 3:30 p.m. in the English Department lounge (Armstrong 245A). Last year’s winners will be at the information meeting to answer questions about their experiences. $15,000 is available for block and summer projects. Application deadline is Monday, March 11, at 2:00 p.m. Application forms available on the English Department website or on the bulletin board outside the English Department office (Armstrong 245).

Posted by ppyne@coloradocollege.edu for the February 2, 2019 digest.

Enjoy the gift of slowing down by joining the Chaplains’ Office on retreat during 5th Block Break at Baca. We will be exploring the intersections between community and spirituality through visits to local spiritual groups, conversations, art, hikes, and time for personal reflection. Sign-ups will begin on Monday, January 28 (2nd Monday of Block 5). To sign up, come to the main office in Shove Chapel between 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. For questions contactkholbrook@coloradocollege.edu or jchumash@coloradocollege.edu.

Posted by blachocki@coloradocollege.edu for the February 2, 2019 digest.

Registrations for spending Block A in Senegal this year are still open! In this block, you will learn about contemporary West African cultures and be engaged in diverse academic and cultural activities such as traditional batik making or sand painting!
Register on Summit before Friday 02/08.

For questions or more information, contact Professors Nene Diop : ndiop@coloradocollege.edu or Ibrahima Wade : iwade@coloradocollege.edu

Posted by m_begu@coloradocollege.edu for the February 2, 2019 digest.

Are you a rising third-year (’21) or fourth-year (’20)? Are you interested in being paid to interview prospective students for the Office of Admission during the 2019-2020 academic year? Then apply to be an Admission Fellow by 3rd Monday (2/4)! No prior admission experience is required. ** Questions? See the job posting on the Student Employment Website for further details (www.coloradocollege.edu/admission/financialaid/studentemployment/documents/Admission%20Fellow%202019-2020%20updated.pdf) and/or email Erika Blauth, Senior Assistant Director of Admission, at eblauth@coloradocollege.edu.

Posted by eblauth@coloradocollege.edu for the February 2, 2019 digest.

As the nation grapples with effects from the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, sparked over a funding dispute for a wall Donald Trump wants to build along the U.S.-Mexico border, journalist Alice Driver, who covers migration, human rights and gender equality, will speak at Colorado College about her on-the-ground reporting from inside the migrant caravan and her coverage of the border for publications like National Geographic, TIME, Longreads and REVEAL.

When: Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m.

Where: Gaylord Hall

Who: Alice Driver, a bilingual journalist, video producer and translator based in Mexico City whose work focuses on migration, human rights and gender equality. She recently embedded with the migrant caravan for TIME, and reported on the border for National Geographic. She spent 18 months covering migration in Central America, and worked on a two-year project for REVEAL and Longreads called “The Road to Asylum.” She is currently producing a radio story on transgender migrants at the Center for Investigative Reporting.

What: At 7 p.m on Feb. 5 in Gaylord Hall, Driver will give a talk about her work, titled “On the Road with the Migrant Caravan,” and take questions about migration, human rights, and gender equality issues.

Event is free and requires no tickets.

Posted by jyim@coloradocollege.edu for the February 2, 2019 digest.

We are having a SALE!

Where: Basement of Packard Hall (Seay Library of Music & Art)

Time: Duration of Block 5 (January 21st – February 13th)
Seay Library hours are posted on our door and on our website at

What is being sold?
– Scores and sheet music.
– Books and a few audio/ visual items.

Come on down to the Seay Library, located in the basement of Packard Hall and take a look. Maybe you will find something you cannot live without.
Come and check it out before all the good stuff is gone!

We accept cash or checks, payable to “Colorado College Music Library”.
– The Seay Library Staff

Posted by ddymek@coloradocollege.edu for the February 2, 2019 digest.

Colorado College has a competitive exchange program with the prestigious Sciences Po in France. Come learn more about why five French presidents chose Sciences Po for their education, and how you can be a competitive applicant for this program!

**Next Wednesday, Feb 6: 3pm info session in Palmer 215G

**Next Thursday, Feb 7: Lunchtime info session with pizza in Worner 215 (12:15pm)

Applications for 2019-2020 are due March 1, with interview to follow.

Posted by hpb@coloradocollege.edu for the February 2, 2019 digest.