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Posts from the August 2014 issue

Capstone Event Highlights Senior Projects

Five seniors from the Community Engaged Leadership (CEL) Program presented their projects at the CEL capstone event in May. The CEL Program combines academic and community experiences to equip students with critical thinking skills to address important social and political concerns. Students participate in meetings, workshops, retreats, and projects over the course of three years,…

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Spencer Center Renovation Underway

Architect’s rendering of the new Spencer Center lobby.

Renovations of the Spencer Center are taking shape. In November 2013, CC began an extensive $8 million overhaul of the building on the corner of Tejon and Cache La Poudre streets, which was built in 1900 as the Plaza Hotel. The renovation brings together administrative offices and related services in a dedicated “service center” for…

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Boettcher Scholar Receives Grant

Colorado College Assistant Chemistry and Biochemistry Professor Amy Dounay ’96, who came to CC as a student on a Boettcher Scholarship and graduated with a B.A. in chemistry, has been awarded a $225,000 Boettcher Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Award. She is one of only seven scientists in the state to receive the award this year. The…

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Adams Confirmed as NEH Chairman

William “Bro” Adams has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the 10th chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Adams graduated from Colorado College magna cum laude with a philosophy degree in 1972. He entered CC with the Class of 1969; however, his time on campus was interrupted by three years of service…

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Haviland a ‘perfect fit’ for Tigers

Mike Haviland

See how the Class of 2014 celebrated the end of the CC chapter of their lives

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Student Perspective

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CC Students Reap Academic Awards

Colorado College students and recent graduates, representing a variety of disciplines and departments, were widely recognized for their academic excellence in 2014. Among them: Benjamin Munyao ’14, a Colorado College economics major from Nairobi, Kenya, received a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship. Munyao’s project, titled “A Walk to Manhood: A Look at the Interplay Among the…

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Enga Returns to CC

  R.J. Enga ’95, who played in 158 games as a Tiger and served as an assistant coach during the 2008-09 campaign, became the first member of Mike Haviland’s coaching staff on June 16. Enga’s on-ice responsibilities will include working with the forwards and power play unit. He’ll also be heavily involved in the program’s…

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Zarecky Takes on Leadership of Parent and Family Relations

Hardly a newcomer to Colorado College, Debra Zarecky started at CC in 2005 as the office coordinator in the Dean of Students Office. After a short stint managing the Chaplain’s Office last year, Zarecky is now the director of parent and family relations. A graduate of Allegheny College, a small liberal arts school, Zarecky moved…

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Smith Named Director of Parent and Family Giving

Roger Smith first came to Colorado College during the summer of 2008. He served as the director of the Office of Minority and International Students (OMIS) before stepping into his new role as director of parent and family giving, based in CC’s advancement division. Smith was born in Saint Albert, Alberta, Canada, and, after working…

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