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Posts from the Spring 2022 issue

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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Building on Originality: The Campaign for Colorado College Concludes, Raising $478M

The Building on Originality campaign has concluded, raising more than $478 million for the college and its students.

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Because of CC… Ellen Weir Casey ’71, MAT ’77

Ellen Weir Casey

Ellen Weir Casey ’71, MAT ’77 reflects on her odyssey through infertility, the earliest days of in vitro fertilization, and giving birth to her daughter, Colorado’s first “test-tube baby.”

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A Diverse Leadership

From left, Edwin Hamada; Brenda Soto; Rochelle T. Dickey ’83, P’19; L. Song Richardson; Debbie Howell; Mike Edmonds; and Peony Fhagen.

Black, Indigenous, people of color, and women now hold more influential positions than ever before at Colorado College.

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Tenure and Promotion Awards for CC Faculty

The Board of Trustees approved two associate professors for tenure and approved 13 assistant professors for tenure and promotion to associate professor in February 2022, with changes effective as of July 1. Dean of the Faculty Emily Chan, in her presentation of these faculty members to the board, highlighted the “immense talent and scholarly achievement…

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