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Posts from the Spring 2022 issue


1942 Barbara Thomas Ackard passed away Aug. 7, 2021, surrounded by her children and grandchildren. Barbara finished her college education at CC, majoring in English, and was proud of her Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority affiliation. In addition to her love of travel and the arts, Barbara will be best remembered for her exceptional generosity and…

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State of the Rockies Project Nets $385,000 Grant for Poll, Student Engagement

For the 12th year, Colorado College’s State of the Rockies Project was awarded a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. The award of $385,000 supports the 2022 Conservation in the West Poll and related student programming. The bipartisan poll surveys voters’ views regarding the conservation of public lands, energy, water, wildlife, wildfire, and…

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Pair of Tigers Earn All-America Accolades

Colorado College women’s cross country runner Elliot Singer ’25 and volleyball player Georgia Mullins ’22 joined an exclusive club of Tiger student-athletes to earn All-America honors for their exemplary athletic performances last Fall. Photos by Charlie Lengal. Singer, a first-year from San Francisco, California, achieved All-America status by placing 29th at the 2021 NCAA Division…

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What We’re Learning

Book: The Movement: The African American Struggle for Civil Rights New York: Oxford University Press, 2021 By Thomas C. Holt P’21 Recommended by Bryant “Tip” Ragan, Ph.D. — William R. Hochman Professor, Department of History, Executive Director of the Society for French Historical Studies Thomas C. Holt’s “The Movement: The African American Struggle for Civil…

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Making of Mythic Proportions

The multimedia performance piece ‘Boy mother/faceless bloom’ was conceived and premiered at CC.

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Vintage-Style Posters Send Contemporary Conservation Messages

CC Students Riff Off Old National Parks Posters in the State of the Rockies Vintage Poster Contest The State of the Rockies Project encourages students to explore environmental and social challenges in the Rocky Mountain West through collaborative student-faculty research, coursework, and stakeholder engagement. Students embark on interdisciplinary investigations around the region to discover the…

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CC Receives Mellon Foundation Grant to Address Demand for Diversity, Social Justice

Claire Oberon Garcia

Colorado College has been selected as one of the recipients of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s Humanities for All Times grant. This initiative will support the college’s new General Education curriculum to teach students about social justice issues and give them the tools to tackle injustices head-on. CC will receive $1,024,000 over three years for…

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Letters to the Editor

From the Editor Bulletin, You’ve Changed … ​​Maybe you’ve noticed, we’ve made some changes to the Colorado College Bulletin. We have given it a sharper focus on aspects that make CC unique, a fresh look, and more compact size, and added new features so you can immerse yourself in the CC experience, stay connected with…

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More Women of Color in Leadership

From left: Manya Whitaker, Associate Professor of Education, Executive Vice President, and Chief of Staff; Heidi R. Lewis, Director and Associate Professor in the Feminist and Gender Studies Program, and Coordinator of the Early Career Faculty Development Program; Emily Chan, Professor of Psychology, Director of the Bridge Scholars Program, Vice President and Dean of the Faculty; Rosalie M. Rodriguez, Senior Associate Dean of Students, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Director of the Butler Center

But: ‘We Should Speak Frankly About the Barriers That Still Exist’ The leadership at Colorado College has changed dramatically throughout the years, and now, in the 2021-22 academic year, the college has never had as many feminine-identifying, Black, Indigenous, people of color voices as it does now. While this is an enormous success for Colorado…

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The Promise of Springtime

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends What makes springtime at Colorado College so special is that we see the promise that new students bring, the transformation they experience here, and the thrill as they launch into the world. Just a few weeks ago 750 visitors — admitted students and their families and friends — arrived on…

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