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Posts from the Spring 2018 issue

Students, Community Benefit From Cornerstone Arts Week

The college’s 17th annual Cornerstone Arts Week, open to CC and community members, featured two keynote speakers, a concert by a celebrated Inuit performer, a student installation curated by Nelson Kies ’18, a film, and a theatre production, all exploring this year’s theme, “What is the Creative Brain?” In addition to delivering their comments, the…

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Students Attend Conservation in the West Poll Release, Discussion

Five CC students attended the release of the State of the Rockies Project Conservation in the West Poll in January at Denver’s Colorado Convention Center. They joined the Outdoor Industry Association, the Center for Western Priorities, and two of the nation’s leading pollsters for the release of the poll and a discussion of the evolving opinions…

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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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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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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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CC’s Minor in The Book

Colorado College first offered a minor in The Book during the 2009-10 academic year. This thematic minor, advised by Professor of History Carol Neel, examines the past, present, and future of the written word in its material form from the perspective of a variety of humanistic and social scientific disciplines. Students in the minor are…

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Elevating Summer: A Summer Program as Vibrant as the Academic Year

With opportunities provided by Summer Session, the Pre-College Program, student-faculty collaborative research, and a music festival, summer is an exciting time to be at CC.

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Increasing Access: Colorado College Paves the Way for Financial Aid and Scholarships

Colorado College paves the way for financial aid and scholarships.

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Building an Even Better Block

“The Colorado College Plan: Building on the Block” was developed five years ago with broad input from the CC community following President Jill Tiefenthaler’s Year of Listening. The 2013 plan includes five recommendations designed to create a more dynamic liberal arts experience. The recommendations focus on the Block Plan, summer/Half Block, innovation, CC’s distinctive place,…

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Curating Collections and Collaborations at the Fine Arts Center

I’ve been a full-time staff member of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center since March 2010. Though I am a now middle-aged Air Force brat and therefore not technically a native, I consider Colorado Springs to be my hometown. I spent 11 years in the District 11 public school system prior to attending the University…

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