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From the Acting Co-Presidents

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends, We want to begin by thanking you for all you have done to support Colorado College during an exceptionally challenging time. Although we have felt a wide range of emotions this year, we are inspired by dedicated CC faculty, staff, alumni, and most importantly, our students, who are working together…

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CC’s Face Shield Production, Distribution Grows

In response to the shortages experienced by medical care providers dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic, a handful of Colorado College faculty, staff, and students started working in early April to produce 3D printed face shields. Since then, the project has grown and, despite the constraints imposed by COVID-19, the group has fine-tuned the process and…

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“CC Conversations on Racism, Policing, and Protest”

The college is hosting a new virtual panel discussion forum series on topics of interest called “CC Conversations.” A panel discussion on racism, which took place June 18, occurred concurrently with Juneteenth celebrations across the country, and was the first in a series that the college will host virtually in the coming weeks and months.…

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Pamela Shipp

Class of 1969   Dr. Pamela Shipp ’69 grew up around activists. Her large family, with her politically engaged mother and more radical father, shaped her early years in East St. Louis, Illinois, and Denver, where she sought explorations of her own identity and place in the world from an early age. These explorations and…

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Untold Stories

The Untold Stories feature series was initiated in 2018 at the suggestion of Acting Co-President Mike Edmonds, who noted that institutions can only grow in inclusion and diversity if they acknowledge the hard truths of racism and discrimination in their past and present. “We need to know the stories of people who came, suffered, and…

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Amy Kohout Awarded Fellowship for Upcoming Book

Assistant Professor of History Amy Kohout has been awarded a David J. Weber Fellowship for the Study of Southwestern America at the William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies at Southern Methodist University. The award allows her to complete work on her first book, tentatively titled “Taking the Field: Soldiers, Nature, and Empire on American Frontiers.”…

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CC Names Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Leadership, Receives $1 Million Gift for Antiracism Efforts

Colorado College has named a three-person DEI leadership team and CC Board of Trustees Chair Susie Burghart ’77 has donated $1 million to enhance and accelerate the work of the new team and further the college’s antiracism initiative.

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Christine Siddoway Co-Recipient of $317,032 Antarctica Research Grant

Christine Siddoway

Professor of Geology Christine Siddoway has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the cores drilled while was a shipboard scientist on the International Ocean Discovery Program expedition during the Spring 2019 in the Amundsen Sea, Antarctica. With this new award, Siddoway now has three active NSF grants that support her research into…

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1918 To Today: The History of Pandemics at Colorado College

The year 2020 isn’t the first time Colorado College has had to respond to a global pandemic. There have been several times in our history when infectious disease affected our campus and students.

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Stroud Scholars Announces Inaugural Class of Students

Colorado College’s college access program, the Stroud Scholars Program, has announced its inaugural cohort of 25 local high school students. The students were chosen from a pool of 115 applications that represent 12 schools from five districts, the Colorado Charter School Institute, and a parochial high school. Seven of the inaugural cohort were nominated by…

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