Friday, Aug. 30, 12:15-1:30 p.m., Tutt Library 105
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, credit transfer, and other important considerations for your global educational adventure! Pizza will be provided.

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First Year Students: The FYE program is conducting research to better understand incoming student beliefs about the nature of academic disciplines. If you complete our survey between now and the end of block 2, you will be entered to win one of ten $50 gift cards! You can find the survey online: tiny.cc/fyesurvey. Questions? Contact the FYE office.

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Wednesday, September 4th from 2-4pm in South Hall Commons: come write and record a song! The Songwriting Project: Use Your Voice Songwriting Workshop uses the songwriting process to create dialogue about consent awareness, respecting boundaries, sexual assault awareness and bystander intervention awareness. Sponsored by the Wellness Resource Center.

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American Sign Language, AN123 Adjunct Blocks 1-4,Thursdays, First class-August 29, 2019; 4 – 6 p.m., Barnes Science Center, #407
This adjunct course (one-quarter credit) is an introduction to ASL (American Sign Language) with an emphasis on both expressive and receptive skills. The instructor, Paul Simmons, is a Deaf signer with comprehensive teaching experience. Students will be introduced to Deaf Studies, differences between deaf and hearing worlds, and basic communication techniques. Beginners and more advanced signers are welcome.
(For more information, contact Suzanne, Anthropology Department, x6358)

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The CCE, in collaboration with the Pikes Peak Justice and Peace Commission, is looking to build a team of dedicated students to help with an archival project. PPJPC is celebrating their 40th anniversary and has 40 years of physical and digital materials that need to be organized, preserved, and shared with the community.
Training for the project will begin 1st block, with the majority of the hands-on work taking place across the school year. Please contact Arielle Gordon (a_gordon@coloradocollege.edu) with any questions.

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Community Organizing: What it is, why it matters, and how YOU can get involved!

An informational and motivating kick-off event, this keynote address will introduce the basics of community organizing and the role of the CCE Co-Op in promoting this kind of community engagement. Speakers include Colorado Springs community organizer Anthony Carlson, CCE staff members, and CC student organizers of the Co-Op. All are welcome.

DINNER WILL BE PROVIDED! Register here: apps.ideal-logic.com/cce?key=29L66-D685_K9KH-5PTF_b747aad7

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Membership in the CC Choir is open for Fall, 2019! 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 is August 26. This 70-90 voice concert choir presents major concerts with orchestra, in Shove Chapel. To join, attend a rehearsal in block 1. Music will be available to purchase at rehearsal – cash, checks, or charge to student account. This choir is offered Fall semester ONLY. Questions? Email Deborah Teske dteske@coloradocollege.edu

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Do you play a musical instrument? Have you always wanted to? The CC Music Department offers scholarships for 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 8:30-4:00, M-F.

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The Colorado College Chamber Chorus announces auditions for 2019-2020. This 24-32 -voice select choir performs music in many styles, both a cappella and with instruments. Rehearsals are every Tuesday from 4:00-5:30, plus some additional time for sectionals TBA. Auditions are August 29 and 30 in the afternoon, by appointment. No prepared piece required, but if you have one you are encouraged to bring it! A sign-up sheet is posted on the door of Packard 136. Questions? Contact Deborah Teske dteske@coloradocollege.edu.

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