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Posts from the Spring 2018 issue

CC Hosts Leonard Bernstein Symposium

Assistant Professor of Music Ryan Raul Bañagale ’00 organized “Leonard Bernstein at 100,” a three-day symposium on the CC campus held in conjunction with a month-long series of events in Colorado Springs honoring Bernstein’s centenary. A highlight of the symposium was the opening night event, featuring a conversation between Bañagale and Jamie Bernstein, the eldest…

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Letter from Alumni

Dear Faculty, Staff, and Students of the Black and LGBTQ+ Communities, On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, members of the Colorado College community were informed that select students and faculty at Colorado College received an email that expresses racist, anti-black, and white supremacist views. Particularly, the email targeted Black students and staff members, students of color,…

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FAC Becomes Kennedy Center Partner in Education

The Kennedy Center Partners in Education Program accepted only seven partnerships this year — and two are from Colorado Springs. The Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, partnering with Colorado Springs’ School District 11, the largest school district in El Paso County, is joining the program, as is UCCS Presents: The Ent Center…

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Alan R. Townsend to Become Provost

Alan R. Townsend will become Colorado College’s provost and professor of environmental science on June 1. As CC’s provost, Townsend will be the college’s chief academic officer and its second-ranking officer with strategic responsibilities that span the entire institution. He will report to President Jill Tiefenthaler, serve on the president’s cabinet, take a leadership role…

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Board of Trustees Rescinds Slocum Honors

Last fall, members of the CC community raised allegations that William F. Slocum engaged in sexual misconduct while he was president of the college. President Jill Tiefenthaler investigated this matter and then brought it to the CC Board of Trustees for their consideration. Based upon its review of the matter, the board found that there…

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Spring Semester Kicks Off with Half Block, Winter Starts

CC was hoppin’ before Block 5 even started. This year marked CC’s largest Half Block yet with 468 students enrolled in 31 for-credit courses and 261 enrolled in 21 non-credit offerings. Additionally, CC welcomed 45 Winter Start students, including 18 who were part of the Fall Semester Away program. Winter Starts — both first-year and…

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Ribbon Wraps Tutt Library ‘Like a Gift’

Stephanie Kingsnorth, an architect with Pfeiffer Partners Architects in Los Angeles, led the Pfeiffer team that devised the plan for the Tutt Library renovation and addition. “The library has amazing bones and incredible concrete work,” she says, noting her regard for Walter Netsch’s design and the mid-century Modernist ethos. “We respect the building and wanted…

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Four Faculty Members Promoted, Receive Tenure

Four Colorado College faculty members, including two who are CC alumni, have been granted tenure and promotion to associate professor following the annual February meeting of the Board of Trustees. President Jill Tiefenthaler and Sandra Wong, dean of the college and dean of the faculty, visited each promoted faculty member, congratulating them and bestowing a…

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Shane Lory ’16 to Receive Livesay Award

Shane Lory ’16, who as a Colorado College sophomore co-founded the nonprofit Colorado Springs Food Rescue, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Livesay Award for Social Change, a move that fittingly brings his undergraduate experience at CC full circle. The Livesay Award, named for Professor Emeritus of Sociology Jeff Livesay, will be presented at…

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Nancy Nagel Gibbs ’71 to Give Commencement Address

Tony Award-winning producer Nancy Nagel Gibbs ’71 will deliver the Commencement address at Colorado College’s Commencement ceremony at 8:30 a.m., Monday, May 21 on Armstrong Quad. Gibbs has been a producer, general manager, and company manager for Broadway, Off-Broadway, and international productions for more than 40 years. Her producing credits include “Peter and the Starcatcher”…

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