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Posts from the Summer 2022 issue

Student and Alumni Awards

It was a banner year for Colorado College students and alumni receiving various awards! Individuals representing a variety of disciplines and departments were widely recognized for their academic excellence. Here are a few of the CC folks we congratulate: Autumn Rivera ’04, MAT ’05 was a finalist for the Science and Math Teachers Award Grace…

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Untold Stories: Frieda Ekotto ’86

The first African woman to graduate from Colorado College, Frieda Ekotto’86 is an intellectual force in French and Francophone studies; a renowned novelist; and a literary critic.

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Mike Edmonds Announces His Retirement

After a 30+ year career at the college, Mike Edmonds, senior vice president, will retire in May 2023. Edmonds changed the landscape of Colorado College, illustrating the power of inclusive leadership. He is the first Black leader to have served as president in the college’s history and has been integral to advancing the college’s institutional…

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The CC Questionnaire: Margaret & Paul Liu

Siblings Margaret Liu ’77 and Paul Liu ’81 interviewed each other while at Colorado College for the 2022 Commencement ceremony, where Margaret served as Commencement speaker.

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Colorado College Students Intern at The Crestone Eagle

During the CC class, The Future and Sustainability of Local News, students traveled to Crestone, Colorado, and stayed at the college’s Baca campus. While there, they met with staff of The Crestone Eagle, read archives of area newspapers at the local museum, interviewed residents about where they get their local news and information, and met…

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When We Come Together…

…Our Collective Generosity Helps CC Students Thrive At Colorado College, students are surrounded by a network of support from the moment they arrive on campus. From friends and classmates who look out for each other, to staff focused on student wellbeing; from faculty who inspire and engage, to alumni who offer connections and mentorship. It…

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Colorado College Celebrates The Class of 2022

CC honored the Class of 2022 on Sunday, May 22, in Ed Robson Arena on the snowy (!) CC campus. 
Dr. Margaret A. Liu ’77, Colorado native and renowned leader in the fields of vaccines, gene delivery, and cancer immunotherapy, delivered the Commencement address. Five hundred Bachelor of Arts degrees were awarded at the ceremony,…

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Colorado College is Lucky to Have Song Richardson at the Helm

When he hired Song Richardson as a trial lawyer at the Seattle law firm Schroeter Goldmark & Bender, Jeffery Robinson knew she’d represent their clients with the highest passion and professionalism. He and Richardson would become friends over the years, and today, Robinson is one of her biggest supporters. After leaving private practice, Robinson worked…

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Stroud Scholars Preview Life at CC During Summer Experience

More than 60 students from 18 Pikes Peak region high schools got a taste of life on the CC campus in July during the Stroud Scholars summer experience.

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CC Recognizes Outstanding Athletes at Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

In a stunning ceremony at Ed Robson Arena, five individuals and one team were inducted into the Colorado College Athletic Hall of Fame on April 30. Julian Boggs ’08 (men’s cross country/track and field), Martina Holan ’98 (women’s soccer), Heather McGuire ’94 (volleyball), Brett Sterling ’06 (hockey), Dr. Thomas Mahony ’67 (team physician) and the…

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