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Posts from the Winter 2019 issue

Weddings & Celebrations

’83 Merrie Margolin Stratton ’83 and Robert Stratton, June 30, 2018, in Kiowa, Colorado. ’88 James Grossman ’88 and Shannon Engemann, Aug. 31, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. ’10 Jayash Paudel ’10 and Palista Kharel, March 12, in Kathmandu, Nepal. ’11 Brendan Boepple ’11 and Olivia Wall ’12, June 15, in Charlotte, North Carolina. ’12 Audrey Steen…

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The Impact of Giving

Supporting a cause you believe in — with money or time — can arise from many different places and take many different forms. For 13 CC young alumni, it’s through a giving circle called Mitzvoters where $50 each a month and the time it takes to research potential recipients makes a big difference in the…

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Expanding College Access with Stroud Scholars Program

Barry Sarchett, professor of English at Colorado College, says that over the last decade, he has been “personally distraught” about social inequality in higher education. “It became quite clear over the last decade or more that elite institutions of higher education — and I include CC in that category — had become, despite their own best…

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Tracy Santa to Serve as Fulbright Specialist

Tracy Santa, who served as director of Colorado College’s Writing Program and Writing Center from 2005 to 2018, has been appointed a Fulbright Specialist. Fulbright Specialists serve a three-year term and work in collaboration with host institutions in more than 150 countries; Santa will serve from 2019-22. As a Fulbright Specialist, Santa will focus on…

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Edward J. Robson Arena

The Edward J. Robson Arena is a multi-purpose ice hall to be located on Colorado College property on the west side of Nevada Avenue between Dale and Cache La Poudre streets. Owned and operated by Colorado College and home to CC Tiger Hockey, the arena is a physical and cultural extension of Colorado College as…

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Polly Nordstrand Receives Grant from Warhol Foundation

Polly Nordstrand, curator of Southwest Art at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, has been awarded a Curatorial Research Fellowship by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The $45,000 grant will support Nordstrand’s research for the development of an upcoming exhibition, “Queer Indigenous Visualities,” scheduled to open at the Fine…

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Tigers Crossing Paths: CC Connections

While attending a women’s weekend in Averill in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, Nicki Steel ’69 and Samantha Elliman Bonz ’95 discovered they were both CC grads. They had a great time discovering commonalities with a love of CC, Colorado, art, and math, and Steel was able to share stories of how the Block Plan…

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Block Plan 2020

The Block Plan 2020 celebration will mark the 50th anniversary of Colorado College’s innovative one-class-at-a-time academic schedule — the Block Plan. Block Plan 2020 involves a year of celebratory events, including a series of interconnected projects aimed at capturing the vitality of the Block Plan. A film, book, podcast, exhibits, and other commemorative programming will…

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Soccer Greats Inspire While Addressing the Realities of Women in Professional Sport

The CC women’s soccer team isn’t unfamiliar with advice — from their coaches and teammates, professors and peers alike. But in October, they received inspiration from two unlikely sources. Pro athletes Brandi Chastain and Shamila Kohestani visited campus to discuss the role of women in professional sports, specifically in Afghanistan and other developing countries, as…

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New Turf at Stewart Field Sees Action

The grass-to-turf renovation of Stewart Field became a reality when the women’s soccer team kicked off the first game ever played under the lights on CC’s historic field on Oct. 4, followed by the men’s soccer team a week later. The new surface on Stewart Field matches its neighbor, Washburn Field, which received new turf over…

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