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On the Block Plan, Emergencies Snowball Quickly

How We Begin to Improve Mental Health A “culture of exhaustion,” “unwellness in isolation,” and “competition for perfection”: These are the troubling terms Colorado College faculty members use to describe the state of mental health on the CC campus. The national mental health crisis is real and present at CC, and faculty, staff, and college…

Issue: Winter 2023 • Tags:

Founder of Google’s Empathy Lab to Offer Insights for CC

CC was like a refuge for Danielle Krettek Cobb ’00 as a student. But not every student has that experience or feeling, especially now. Krettek Cobb hopes to help the college by parlaying her skills and experience “building heart — care and love — into technology.” “Your ability to deeply learn and integrate is based…

Issue: Winter 2023 • Tags:

The Healing Power of Song

The Kyshona Trio advocated for healing through the power of song during a Colorado College performance on Nov. 6. The event took place in Celeste Theatre at the Cornerstone Arts Center and was free and open to the public. CC students also had the opportunity to participate in a therapeutic songwriting workshop with Kyshona during…

Issue: Winter 2023 • Tags:

Creating Positive Change

Colorado College is Taking Action to Improve Mental Health Colorado College is committed to raising our focus on mental health on campus to the highest level. Only when all our students, staff, and faculty can learn, work, and live in an environment that fosters mental wellness can we provide students with outstanding liberal arts education experiences…

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FAC Exhibit Explores Histories, Ecologies, and Cultures of the Caribbean

Breathe into the Past: Crosscurrents in the Caribbean,” featured the work of 12 contemporary artists.

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Campus Community Participates in Week of Action

The Colorado College Collaborative for Community Engagement held its Week of Action in October, when students, staff, and faculty participated in community-based projects. “The goal is to offer a week of activities that aim to mobilize our campus community to engage with the Colorado Springs community and encourage ongoing engagement throughout the year,” says Sarah…

Issue: Winter 2023 • Tags:

Mental Health at Colorado College

Mental health used to be a taboo subject. That’s changed, thankfully, but not quickly enough for our nation’s youth.

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The Inauguration of CC’s 14th President

Song Richardson: Ignite Students’ Potential and Create a More Just World

Issue: Summer 2022 • Tags:

Building on Originality: The Campaign for Colorado College Concludes, Raising $478M

The Building on Originality campaign has concluded, raising more than $478 million for the college and its students.

Issue: Spring 2022 • Tags: ,

More Women of Color in Leadership

From left: Manya Whitaker, Associate Professor of Education, Executive Vice President, and Chief of Staff; Heidi R. Lewis, Director and Associate Professor in the Feminist and Gender Studies Program, and Coordinator of the Early Career Faculty Development Program; Emily Chan, Professor of Psychology, Director of the Bridge Scholars Program, Vice President and Dean of the Faculty; Rosalie M. Rodriguez, Senior Associate Dean of Students, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Director of the Butler Center

But: ‘We Should Speak Frankly About the Barriers That Still Exist’ The leadership at Colorado College has changed dramatically throughout the years, and now, in the 2021-22 academic year, the college has never had as many feminine-identifying, Black, Indigenous, people of color voices as it does now. While this is an enormous success for Colorado…

Issue: Spring 2022 • Tags: ,