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Issue: Summer 2022

Cheney Receives Profile in Courage Award

Liz Cheney ’88 used the critical thinking skills she learned as a political science major in her role as vice chairwoman of the select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. For that, she received a Profile in Courage Award from the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum. The Republican…

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Issue: Summer 2022

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 for the ACLU as a deputy legal director and directed the ACLU Trone Center for Justice and Equality. His four decades of experience working on criminal justice, racial justice, and reform issues led him to become executive director of The Who We Are Project, for which he wrote the film “Who We Are: A Chronicle…

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Issue: Summer 2022

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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Issue: Summer 2022

Class Notes

1965   1972 Jim Fergus received the 2022 Frank Waters Award from the Friends of the Pikes Peak Library District in Colorado Springs on June 18, 2022. Jim is an international best-selling author whose books include “One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd,” which won the 1999 Fiction of the Year Award from the Mountains & Plains Booksellers Association. He divides his time between southern Arizona and France, where he also is a best-selling author. 1975 Tony Visconsi and Gary Peterson celebrated their 51st year skiing together since meeting at CC. Previous classmates in the group were Dick Schulte ’75 and Arja Adair ’74. The others in the…

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Issue: Summer 2022

See You There! Homecoming and Family Weekend, Oct. 7-9

Colorado College’s combined Homecoming and Family Weekend is right around the corner! Visit www.coloradocollege.edu/hcfw to view the lineup of gatherings and activities for alumni, current students, parents and families, faculty, and staff to reconnect and celebrate the CC spirit. Signature events include: a Friday night hockey pre-game tailgate party; Tiger Talk presentations featuring CC faculty, alumni, and students; athletic events and musical performances; Homecoming and Family Weekend Convocation and the presentation of Alumni Association Awards; affinity group receptions; a community picnic and farewell brunch; skating in Ed Robson Arena, a regional connections gathering for families; and special events for reunion classes. Introducing the 2022 Alumni Association Award Recipients Each year,…

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Issue: Summer 2022

Alumni Leaders Meet for AAC Spring Forum

In April, members of the Colorado College Alumni Association Council visited campus for AAC Spring Forum, where they shared ideas for how to recognize outstanding alumni and current students, increase access to a CC education, and encourage alumni to engage and participate in the life of the college. Visit www.coloradocollege.edu/alumni or email alumni@coloradocollege.edu to learn…

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Issue: Summer 2022

AAC Student Leadership Scholars Announced

The Colorado College Alumni Association Council (AAC) created and supports the loan-reducing Colorado College Alumni Association Student Leadership Scholarship, designed to recognize student leaders on campus and encourage them to stay involved with CC after graduation. Recipients of this award are well-rounded students with strong leadership qualities and a broad outreach among their classmates, the school, and the community. Congratulations to our 2022-23 awardees!

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