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Posts from the Spring 2018 issue

CC Student Film on PTSD Recovery Airs on PBS

“Just Paint,” a short film by Geoffrey Hartley ’19, first aired on Rocky Mountain PBS in November, marking the culmination of his work as part of the Colorado Documentary Project. Dedicated to local storytelling and partnerships with community organizations along the Front Range, the CDP places CC students in “externship” experiences, partnering them with community…

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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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Chica Chocolate Wins $25,000 in Big Idea Event

Chica Chocolate, which took second place in the Big Idea competition last year, returned to take first place and $25,000 in prize money at CC’s sixth annual Big Idea competition in February. The student pitch competition, with a total of $50,000 prize money at stake, is rapidly becoming one of CC’s signature events. Chica Chocolate…

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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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Meet the Newest Faces of Innovation

Faces of Innovation honors CC alumni, students, and faculty who embody the innovative and adventurous spirit of Colorado College with creativity and collaborative ideas. True liberal-arts thinkers, they make connections across the arts, humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences. They are addressing some of the world’s most challenging problems, delighting with artful approaches, and always…

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Student Perspective

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Turning Pages

I submitted my senior thesis just before 9 a.m. on the first day of Block 7 last year, incredibly ready to be in a class again instead of dangerously managing my own time in a thesis block. Two blocks from graduating, I wasn’t expecting one of my last CC classes, AS 226: Book and Book…

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CC Sports Medicine Trains Future Medical Professionals

Emily Westergard ’12 knew she wanted to enter the medical profession following Colorado College. Her three years as a student trainer with CC Sports Medicine left the now fourth-year medical student with no doubt. “During my time working as a student trainer, my love for medicine and helping people return to doing what they love…

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