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Posts from the Summer 2021 issue

From the President

Dear Alumni, Parents, and Friends, I am thrilled to be starting my journey with you at Colorado College. When I began learning about CC, I was struck by its boldness and its innovative spirit. Whether it’s antiracism, the Block Plan, the arts, or creativity and innovation, just to name a few, CC impressed me as…

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Ed Robson Arena: By The Numbers

CC Hockey Home Game Schedule Set for Play in New Ed Robson Arena

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Summer Session is Back at CC!

One of the benefits of the Block Plan is the versatility it offers, including in the summer. CC under-
graduates and visiting undergraduates from other schools have the opportunity to participate in courses during summer blocks A, B, and/or C. Because of the upheaval caused by the pandemic during the 2020-21 academic year, CC undergraduate students…

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The Unexpected Path: L. Song Richardson’s Journey to the CC Presidency

CC’s 14th president was a concert pianist, then dean at the University of California, Irvine School of Law before coming to Colorado College.

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From Ice to Art: Honnen Ice Arena Undergoes Transformation

The Honnen Ice Arena, named for Edward Honnen, a Class of 1921 alumnus, is undergoing a transformation. The ice was melted and removed in mid-June, and plans call for using the building as the primary new home for 3D arts classes until a permanent home can be developed. Additional campus spaces for 3D arts classes…

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Q&A with Former Acting Co-Presidents Mike Edmonds & Robert G. Moore

Former Acting Co-Presidents Mike Edmonds and Robert G. Moore Look Back at the Year Like No Other

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Campus Reopens to Visitors — With Precautions

aerial view of campus

CC started welcoming visitors to campus this summer with an updated visitor policy that prioritizes initiatives that serve CC students, academic programming, and prospective students and their families visiting campus. On June 21, the Admission team started welcoming prospective students and their two guests for campus tours. Tours required preregistration and on-site check-in, and all…

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Celebrating the Class of 2020

It was a combination Commencement and a first-year class reunion. Nearly 370 members of the Class of 2020 — including 11 Master of Arts in Teaching graduates — reunited on Sunday, May 30, for their long-awaited in-person Commencement ceremony. There was joy among classmates who had not seen one another, or their professors, since they…

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Mike Edmonds Assumes New Role, Rochelle Dickey Promoted

Two members of the Colorado College community who served in interim or acting roles during the past year have been promoted. Mike Edmonds, who served as acting co-president, has been named senior vice president and chief of staff. Rochelle T. Dickey ’83, P’19, who served as interim dean of students/vice president for Student Life, was…

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Celebrating the Class of 2021

“Stumbling is not falling.”  — Malcolm X An in-person Commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 23, at the new Weidner Field in downtown Colorado Springs, with 532 undergraduate degrees and 17 Masters of Arts in Teaching degrees awarded. The event concluded a year like no other, in which students immersed themselves in virtual and hybrid…

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