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Posts from the April 2016 issue

Jennifer Zimdahl Galt

Mongolia is more than 6,000 miles away from Colorado, but Jennifer Zimdahl Galt already feels at home. In May 2015, President Barack Obama nominated her as ambassador to Mongolia and, a few months later, the U.S. Senate confirmed her. In late September, the longtime Foreign Service officer and her family headed to the country wedged…

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Tigers Crossing Paths

Albab Seifu ’11,  Ashley Johnson ’06 (holding Prowler), Nick Rogerson ’08, and Cullen Hughes ’94 celebrated the co-incidence of four CC alums living and working in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, last summer. Johnson, who is pursuing a master’s degree in international development at Georgetown University, was working with the U.S. Agency for International Development and based…

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FELLOW FACULTY: Checking in With a Few CC Alumni Who Have Ascended in Academia

If you gathered together all the Colorado College alumni who currently work as higher-education faculty, or did at one time, you could fill Rastall Dining Hall and still have enough people left over to clog up Benji’s. The Office of Alumni Relations counts 796 living CC graduates who have gone on to be professors, including…

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Bill Clinton Draws Crowd on Campus

More than 1,100 people attended a rally in Cornerstone Arts Center to hear former President Bill Clinton campaign for his wife, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. EMILY KOHUT ’16, an English and classics major, and EMILY DODERER ’17, a molecular biology major, were in line at 8:07 a.m. waiting for the doors to open at 12:30…

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Athletics

Dilorati Finishes Third in 100 Fly at NCAA Championships Olivia Dilorati ’16 became the third female swimmer in school history to earn All-America honors with a third-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly at  the 2016 NCAA Division III National Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina. Pilorati was also named the 2015-16 Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC)…

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Celebrating Winter Graduates

CC piloted a new event, WINTER CELEBRATION, honoring the students who were eligible to graduate in December. A graduation ceremony and dinner were held in their honor on Sunday, Dec. 13 in Bemis Great Hall. Congratulations to CC’s mid-year graduates!

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Opening Doors to a CC Education

Colorado College aims to raise $90 million in new scholarship support.

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‘Just Hanging Out, Baking Pies in Jill’s Kitchen’

The historic “Battle on Blake” between CC and DU in February ended in the “Battle on Bake” – with CC taking the heat and forking over five strawberry-rhubarb pies as the payoff in a friendly wager between the two schools. CC President Jill Tiefenthaler and DU Chancellor Rebecca Chopp took the long-simmering rivalry between the…

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Survey: CC Becoming a Greater Place to Work

What makes a great place to work even better? For many at Colorado College, it’s being part of a culture that emphasizes an inclusive community, one that helps each person develop as a professional, and promotes enthusiasm for lifelong learning, flexibility, open-mindedness, and other 21st-century skills — the same skills students develop during their four…

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Sense of Place Trips Help Build Sense of Belonging

CC’s Sense of Place trips are a field series exploring the cultural, natural, and historic features of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region. The series provides students, faculty, and staff with “backstage access” to and critical examination of some features of the college’s unique location that often go overlooked. “We believe this examination is…

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