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Posts from the Winter 2021/22 issue


1943 Helen Bradford Wasley passed away May 21, 2021. She grew up in Denver and attended CC for two years before her family moved to Utah. Helen belonged to multiple organizations, including Daughters of the American Revolution Arapahoe Chapter and Delta Gamma, for more than 50 years. 1950 John Bacon Leisure passed away peacefully Jan. 27, 2021.…

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Transnational Chicanx Perspectives on Ana Castillo Co-edited by Karen Roybal, assistant professor of Southwest Studies For more than 40 years, Chicana author Ana Castillo has produced novels, poems, and critical essays that forge connections between generations; challenge borders around race, gender, and sexuality; and critically engage transnational issues of space, identity, and belonging. Her contributions…

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Colorado College Homecoming & Family Weekend 2021

From Oct. 8-10, 2021, the Tiger community came together on the CC campus for a combined Homecoming and Family Weekend. More than 2,400 alumni, parents, families, friends, and current students took part in the action-packed weekend that included class reunions, Homecoming Convocation and the Alumni Awards Ceremony, a CC Hockey pre-game tailgate event, a community…

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Mike Edmonds Receives Lifetime Forensic Achievement Award

Mike Edmonds

Senior Vice President Mike Edmonds has been named the 2021 recipient of the Delta Sigma Rho-Tau Kappa Alpha Lifetime Achievement Award. Although the American Forensic Association assists with the award, Edmonds, who has been involved in competitive speech for most of his life, was selected by previous award winners.

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Ann Van Horn ’85, P’25 New SMF Assistant Director

Ann Van Horn

Ann Van Horn ’85 has been named the new assistant director for the Summer Music Festival. Van Horn earned a bachelor’s degree in French literature at CC and a master’s degree from Claremont Graduate University in educational studies in higher education, focusing on critical whiteness studies. Van Horn has served as the associate registrar (1996-2000)…

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Alumni, Families, and Friends: Let’s Connect!

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Interested in becoming more involved with CC? Meeting other enthusiastic members of the Tiger community across the U.S.? Helping current CC students and recent grads find professional success? There are myriad opportunities to engage with CC in large and small ways, virtually and in person, on campus and in your hometown. Check out some of…

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New Interim Director of Alumni and Family Relations is Brenda Soto

Current Director of College Events Brenda Soto P’19 has been named interim director of alumni and family relations. Soto is splitting her time between the two positions. Her focus will be working with the Alumni Association Council and Family Communications. Because of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, most alumni and family events are either on hold…

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Class Notes

1976 Lynn Morris has been inducted into the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame after being honored Sept. 30, 2021, at the annual International Bluegrass Music Association Awards Ceremony in Raleigh, North Carolina. Lynn, a banjo virtuoso, is the first person to twice win the coveted National Banjo Championship in Winfield, Kansas. She began performing in…

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Lisa Marie Rollins’s $7,500 Grant Further Develops Groundbreaking Play

Assistant Professor of Acting and Directing Lisa Marie Rollins (above, far right) received a $7,500 grant from the Zellerbach Family Foundation to support the continued development of her new play, “Love Is Another Country.” The play follows three women as they navigate living in a country — the United States — that claims to love…

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CC’s Common Read Author Darnell Moore Featured at First Mondays

Darnell Moore, author of CC’s 2020-21 Common Read “No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black & Free in America,” spoke at the Block 2 First Mondays event in the Kathryn Mohrman Theatre. He and Heidi Lewis, director and associate professor of feminist and gender studies, discussed a wide range of subjects, including Moore’s…

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