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Posts from the Winter 2021/22 issue

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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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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New Names, Faces, and Visual Works

Recipients of various CC communications, including emails, videos, social media messaging, and the Bulletin, may notice a range of new works. New to CC Communications are Jessi Burns ’06, Julia Fuller, and Lonnie Timmons III. As the college’s content and social media manager, Burns, who joined the staff in July 2021, manages the college’s overall…

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CC Earns Gold Rating for Sustainability

Colorado College has earned a STARS Gold rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). The college tied for first place in water conservation, reuse, use reduction, and rainwater management (the third year CC was named a top performer in this category), and was…

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Kris Stanec New Faculty Fellow in Creativity & Innovation

Kris Stanec ’88, MAT ’89 has been named the 2021-22 Faculty Fellow in Creativity & Innovation. Most recently the director of education at the Colorado College Fine Arts Center’s museum, Stanec utilizes arts integration when teaching, citing the capacity for the arts to pull people into conversations, engage them in learning, and increase access to…

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Luis David Garcia Puente Named AMS Fellow

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science Luis David Garcia Puente has been invited to join the 2022 class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society. He is one of 45 mathematical scientists from around the world to have been named an AMS fellow for 2022, and one of only nine AMS fellows in Colorado.

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Emily Chan, Pedro de Araujo Named Deans

Two new deans have been appointed by CC President L. Song Richardson: Professor of Psychology Emily Chan has been named dean of the faculty, and Associate Professor of Economics Pedro de Araujo has been named dean of the college. They assumed their new roles on Jan. 3. Chan (above, left), as dean of the faculty,…

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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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