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Posts from the Winter 2019 issue

When We Print the Bulletin, We Plant Trees

Colorado-based PrintReleaf tracks paper use all the way from a mill order to a vendor’s supply chain to print production, giving users an accurate count of exactly how much paper they have used for a print project. The company then replants trees in developing countries proportionate to paper use. CC Communications joined the PrintReleaf program…

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Update on Antiracism Initiative

In the past year and a half, CC has committed to taking up the work of antiracism, which means actively opposing racism in all of its forms. It is an effort crucial to changing higher education and the world for the better. Over the summer, a small group comprised of members of the faculty, student…

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Dwanna McKay Named Elder of the Year

Dwanna McKay, assistant professor of Indigenous Studies in Colorado College’s Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies program, recently was honored as Elder of the Year at the 10th Annual Garden of the Gods Rock Ledge Ranch Powwow. McKay, a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation whose research focuses on social inequality and Indigenous identity, says she…

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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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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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Kyle Cunningham Named 91.5 KRCC General Manager

Kyle Cunningham has been named general manager of 91.5 KRCC, Colorado College’s NPR-member station. He joined the station as membership manager in 2016 and served as interim general manager for seven months before assuming the position in September. Since arriving at 91.5 KRCC, Cunningham has built a strong membership program that has continuously broken records, cultivated a…

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We Promised You More on the Class of 2023 — and Here It Is!

  CC’s Class of 2023 was selected from a record 9,454 applicants — nearly 1,000 more than last year — and had a 13.5% acceptance rate. Students of color make up 27% of the incoming class, 15% are Pell Grant recipients, 9% first-generation students, and 9% international students. Nearly 15% of the class is from…

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