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Boardroom Named in Honor of Barbara Yalich ’53

The Barbara L. Yalich Class of 1953 Boardroom, located on the ground floor of the renovated Spencer Center, was dedicated at a ceremony on Sept. 9. Barbara Yalich ’53 served as an alumni trustee from 1971-73; director of alumni support from 1973-75; director of alumni affairs from 1975-85; director of development from 1985-91; and vice…

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Update: Veggie Wrap To Go!

CC’s veggie van, featured in the August 2015 issue of the Bulletin, has a new look: a large, green, leafy-looking veggie decal that clearly distinguishes CC’s veggie van from any other on the road. The van graphics project and design were led by Anna Kay ’15, a sociology major, and was a collaborative effort between…

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Keller Family Gives $4 Million for Venture Grants

CC alumni Jeff Keller ’91 and David Keller ’95 announced a $4 million commitment to the Keller Family Venture Grant Program for individual student research on Thursday, Nov. 5, at CC’s Keller Family Venture Grant Forum. The announcement includes $3 million to permanently endow the program, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. The program…

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By the Numbers: The Class of 2019

Welcome all; we’re glad you’re here!

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Innovation@CC Strengthened, Recognized

Innovation continues to thrive at Colorado College – and the college’s efforts have been nationally recognized. CC launched an Innovator-in-Residence Program this fall featuring two well-known innovators, Michael Hannigan ’75, founder and former CEO of the Pikes Peak Community Foundation, and Aaron Kahlow, founder and former CEO of the Online Marketing Institute. Kahlow was on…

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Students Assist Refugees While in Greece

The 25 students taking Lisa Hughes’ interdisciplinary course Romantic Comedy: The Birth, Death, and Re-birth during Block 2 in Greece were struck by the plight of refugees and vowed to help. With broad support from CC students, faculty, staff, alumni, student clubs, and athletics teams, the students raised more than $2,250 to buy necessities for…

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“Humans of CC” Now on Facebook

Four first-year students, Amelia Eskenazi ’19, Joann Bandales ’19, Padah Vang ’19, and David Gonzalez Salgado ’19, have created the “Humans of Colorado College” Facebook page. Modeled after the “Humans of New York” project, the page seeks to tell stories that others aren’t aware of, letting students know it’s OK to be vulnerable and helping…

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Cache La Poudre, Sacred Grounds More Appealing

Visitors to campus will notice a more pedestrian-friendly and aesthetically pleasing Cache La Poudre Street, between Cascade and Nevada avenues. The Cache La Poudre Improvement Project is the first phase to address the campus master plan’s recommendation to create a clearer gateway into campus from the south. The project extends the curb on the south…

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CC women’s soccer represents the U.S. in South Korea

It took only a walk down the street for the CC women’s soccer team to realize they weren’t in Colorado Springs anymore. South Korea provided a culture shock. It began with the food. “There were all sorts of markets outside and vendors were showing us live squid and octopus,” said Kaeli Vandersluis ’15. “A teammate…

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CC Scores Across Sports

Volleyball Sweeps Conference Honors The CC volleyball team swept all four of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference’s top individual honors after com-pleting the most successful regular-season in program history. Courtney Birkett ’16 was named Player of the Year, Sophie Merrifield ’16 was selected Backrow Player
of the Year, and Myca Steffey-Bean ’19 was tabbed Freshman of…

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