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Posts from the August 2016 issue

CC Welcomes 11 New Faculty Members

Colorado College welcomes 11 new tenure-track faculty members and four Riley Scholars to the CC community. The new faculty members embody a wide range of fields and disciplines, and many of them will be in the classroom on the first day of Block 1, which begins Monday, Aug. 29. “CC is fortunate to have a…

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Men’s Lacrosse Makes History in 2016

Colorado College’s first-ever victory in the NCAA Division III Men’s Lacrosse Championship was
certainly worth the wait. Eric Neumeyer ’16 scored 28 seconds into overtime to give the Tigers an 11-10 victory over Whittier College in the program’s first-ever postseason game played at Washburn Field. Neumeyer took a skip pass from midfielder Tyler Borko ’19, spun…

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Class Notes

1951 Ron Rubin ’73 sent in the following after learning that Mike Ohl ’51 had passed away: “Mike became a good friend while I worked at the college as a major gifts officer in the Office of Development. Some alumni stay in one’s life long past the time of working with them. Mike was one such character, and we…

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Peak Profile: Peter Frykholm ’92

Not just any boys’ high school soccer team practices on an artificial turf field at 10,000’ elevation, but if you play for Peter Frykholm ’92 in Leadville, Colorado, you do. Under Frykholm’s leadership, a landmark five-year community project transformed an abandoned zinc smelter into a modern athletic facility. Frykholm devoted countless volunteer hours to everything…

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Women’s Lacrosse Returns to NCAA Tournament

The Colorado College women’s lacrosse team made a triumphant return to the NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Championship and served notice it will be a force to be reckoned with in 2017. In their first postseason appearance since 2007, the Tigers dominated in the first half to defeat Rhodes College, 18-2, in the second round…

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Family & Friends Weekend 2016

“Family are the people who move and shape and build you but also who ground you. I definitely consider the people who I’ve become really close to in the last four years as members of my family.” 
 — Michelle Cordell ’16 Make plans now to attend Family and Friends Weekend, Sept. 30-Oct. 2. Spend…

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Katherine Menendez Named Women’s Basketball Coach

Katherine Menendez, who has distinguished herself as an assistant coach at both the NCAA Division I and III levels, was named head coach of the Colorado College women’s basketball team on May 24 as announced by Director of Athletics Ken Ralph. Menendez spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach at Division I Colgate…

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Peak Profile: Sharon L. Smith ’67

When young women graduating from CC go on to graduate studies or careers in the sciences, they owe a great debt to the women who have blazed a trail to the laboratories, to the oceans, and to space. Sharon L. Smith ’67 is among those pioneers. She became fascinated by ocean ecosystems when she was…

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On the Bookshelf

The Cambridge History of the Second World War chapter by Dennis Showalter, professor of history Showalter’s contribution, “Armies, Navies, Air Forces: The Instruments of War,” appears in the first volume of this 2,025-page, three-volume set and provides an operational perspective on the course of the war, examining strategies, military cultures and organization, and the key…

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Allysa Warling Honored as SCAC Newcomer of the Year

Allysa Warling ’19 was named the women’s outdoor track and field Newcomer of the Year for the 2016 season after exclusive voting by the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference head coaches.
The Loveland, Colorado, native won the 5K title and finished second to teammate Katie Sandfort ’17 
in the 10K in April at the 2016 SCAC Championships.…

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