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In Memoriam: Barbara Maurin Arnest

Barbara Maurin Arnest, Feb. 15, at age 93. After winning the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary national patriotic essay contest in 1941, Barbara attended the University of Minnesota. She worked as a reporter for the Minneapolis Tribune, where her interview subjects included artist Bernard Arnest, whom she would soon marry. They came to Colorado Springs in 1957,…

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Recognizing the Contributions of our Community

The Alumni Association Board acknowledges alumni and staff members for their contributions through four awards given at an annual awards ceremony during Homecoming.

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Class Notes

1964 Five coeds celebrated their 75th birthdays together in March in Cartagena, Colombia. Pictured left to right: Traer Sunley, Joan Schmitz, Sue Heidel Lotz, Becky Dunbar McAlpine, and Sally Sikes Wilde. 1966 Merle Ricklefs has been named a member of the Order of Australia. Membership was granted “for significant service to tertiary education, particularly to…

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Milestones

Weddings & Celebrations 2010 Jessica Van Doren and Lukas Ulrich Van Doren, in Boise, Idaho. 2014 Amanda “Gracie” Rennecker and Tyson Sessions, July 8, 2016, in Larkspur, Colorado. Births & Adoptions 2000 Tressa Pearson-Franks Braam and Asa Braam, a girl, Gemma Elsbeth, on April 22 in Issaquah, Washington. 2005 David “Chief” Ramirez and Angelina Ramirez,…

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Transforming the Educational Experience with Field Study

Going into the field gives students the opportunity to see the application of concepts taught in the classroom, and it can be transformative.

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A Lifelong Visionary

Peak Profile: Ed Robson ’54 Ed Robson’s scholarship was in jeopardy when he was cut from the Colorado College hockey team by Coach Cheddy Thompson during his sophomore year (freshmen weren’t eligible). Recognizing an opportunity to reclaim his spot, he joined CC alumni in a game against the varsity team, scoring a tying goal that…

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Strategic Plan for CC-FAC Alliance Unanimously Approved

The college has the opportunity, through this alliance, to build a national model for a collaboration between a college and an arts center.

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From CC to … CC

In the spring of 2004, Natalie Gosnell chose Colorado College for her undergraduate education. This past spring, she chose CC again, but this time as a faculty member.

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In Memoriam: Rudolph Paul “Buzz” Kutsche Jr.

Rudolph Paul “Buzz” Kutsche Jr., May 18, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was 90 years old. Buzz founded the Department of Anthropology at CC, where he taught from 1959 to 1993. Buzz was born on Jan. 3, 1927, to Rudolph and Ethel Kutsche. His college years at Harvard University were broken up by a two-year…

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The Winding Path of a CC Biology Major

Three biology majors. Three different generations. And three completely different paths.

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