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Posts from the Summer 2018 issue

Five New Members Appointed to Board of Trustees

Colorado College has named five new members to its Board of Trustees. They are Joe Ellis ’80, president and CEO of the Denver Broncos; Natalie Pham ’99, an education consultant for numerous international, private, and public schools; Tafari Nia Lumumba ’05, a litigation associate in the Denver offices of Gibson, Dunn, and Crutcher, LLP; Jarod…

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Four Faculty Promoted to Full Professor

The Colorado College Board of Trustees approved promotion to full professor for four faculty members at their June meeting. Associate professors promoted to full professor are Tamara Bentley, Art; Genevieve Love, English; Gail Murphy-Geiss, Sociology; and Rebecca Tucker, Art. Bentley earned her B.A. in history and her Ph.D. in art history at the University of…

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Family & Friends Weekend

Family and Friends Weekend, one of Colorado College’s largest annual on-campus events, embraces the myriad ways family can be defined. It’s an opportunity for students to celebrate the CC community and share it with their families—including parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles … and friends! Come and spend time reconnecting with your student, and experience firsthand…

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CC Adds Thematic Minor in Indigenous Studies

CC recently approved a new thematic minor in Indigenous Studies. Students have expressed a strong desire for this minor, and the college has an active group of students, faculty, and staff with current and growing connections to First Nation communities in North America who helped bring the proposal to fruition. “An Indigenous Studies thematic minor…

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1964-1968 “Years that changed CC and the world, told through music”

Pre-Homecoming Symposium, Oct. 10-11, 2018 Homecoming at Colorado College is always special, but this year, there’s another reason to return to campus. Preceding Homecoming festivities, the Class of 1968 will host for all members of the CC community a two-day, mini-symposium devoted to the music and movements that defined the 1960s. It’s hard to remember…

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Lani Hinkle ’83 Retiring From PIFP

Lani Carroll Hinkle ’83, director of the Public Interest Fellowship Program, is retiring at the end of October after being with the program for 12 years. The Public Interest Fellowship Program, founded by Professor Emeritus of Sociology Jeff Livesay in 2004, places Colorado College students and recent graduates in paid positions with Colorado nonprofits in…

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Philanthropists Confirm Commitment to FAC

Husband-and-wife philanthropists Kathy Loo and Jim Raughton have reaffirmed their commitment to gift collections of art to the museum at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College. Kathy Loo reaffirmed the commitment made by her late husband Dusty Loo in 1993 to gift the “Dusty and Katherine Loo Collection,” his collection of Colorado and…

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Incoming Class to Read ‘Frankenstein’

The Common Read for the incoming Class of 2022 is “Frankenstein” (or “The Modern Prometheus”) by Mary Shelley. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the book’s publication, a seminal interdisciplinary work that has influenced millions of people across the globe. The book was chosen for its capacity to spark dialogue around issues of diversity,…

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Students, Recent Alumni Accumulate Accolades

                                          Colorado College students and recent alumni earned a wide range of academic recognition this year. Students in a variety of disciplines and departments garnered a variety of awards. Not SHOWN: Jin Mei McMahon ’17 and…

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Congratulations, Class of 2018!

Class Motto, 2018 “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. BY THE NUMBERS: 97 Students awarded Keller Venture Grants 30 Students awarded at least one Ritt Kellogg Expedition Grant 70 Seniors presenting research at a summer research symposium 11 Bands competing at…

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