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Posts from the December 2015 issue

Kathryn Mohrman Theatre Dedicated

More than 125 members of the Colorado College community gathered for the dedication of the Kathryn Mohrman Theatre in Armstrong Hall in early November. Mohrman served as the 11th president of Colorado College — and the first woman to hold that position — from 1993 to 2002. Speaking at the ceremony were Trustee Ryan Haygood…

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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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Padah Vang’s Essay Wins ‘I’m First!’ Scholarship

Padah Vang ’19, of St. Paul, Minnesota, is one of only nine winners of the 2015 “I’m First!” Scholarship. More than 1,000 first-generation students applied for the prestigious scholarship, awarded by the nonprofit Center for Student Opportunity. Vang’s family members are Hmong from Laos, and she said the college process was difficult for her family…

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Pitch Perfect

When I drive through the CC campus I sometimes imagine going back, know-ing what I know now and doing it all again — in part for the intellectual stimulation and friendships, and in part because as an adult I have to arrange my own meals and I miss Rastall. A lot. In July, CC offered…

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