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Welcome Class of 2026

Colorado College welcomes 553 incoming members of the Class of 2026 and 31 transfer students. The Class of 2026 was selected from 11,026 applicants, a record-number, and had an admittance rate of a little over 11 percent. Twenty-five percent of the Class of 2026 identify as students of color. There are 41 dual citizens. The…

Issue: Summer 2022 • Tags:

Student and Alumni Awards

It was a banner year for Colorado College students and alumni receiving various awards! Individuals representing a variety of disciplines and departments were widely recognized for their academic excellence. Here are a few of the CC folks we congratulate: Autumn Rivera ’04, MAT ’05 was a finalist for the Science and Math Teachers Award Grace…

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Mike Edmonds Announces His Retirement

After a 30+ year career at the college, Mike Edmonds, senior vice president, will retire in May 2023. Edmonds changed the landscape of Colorado College, illustrating the power of inclusive leadership. He is the first Black leader to have served as president in the college’s history and has been integral to advancing the college’s institutional…

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Colorado College Students Intern at The Crestone Eagle

During the CC class, The Future and Sustainability of Local News, students traveled to Crestone, Colorado, and stayed at the college’s Baca campus. While there, they met with staff of The Crestone Eagle, read archives of area newspapers at the local museum, interviewed residents about where they get their local news and information, and met…

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Colorado College Celebrates The Class of 2022

CC honored the Class of 2022 on Sunday, May 22, in Ed Robson Arena on the snowy (!) CC campus. 
Dr. Margaret A. Liu ’77, Colorado native and renowned leader in the fields of vaccines, gene delivery, and cancer immunotherapy, delivered the Commencement address. Five hundred Bachelor of Arts degrees were awarded at the ceremony,…

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Stroud Scholars Preview Life at CC During Summer Experience

More than 60 students from 18 Pikes Peak region high schools got a taste of life on the CC campus in July during the Stroud Scholars summer experience.

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Project 2024 Looks Forward to an Even Better Colorado College

Susan Ashley, professor emerita of History and recent chair of the Department of Economics and Business, has coordinated Colorado College’s Project 2024 since Fall 2021. The effort aims to engage the campus community in determining CC’s future. In its first year, more than 560 faculty, staff, and students participated. “Project 2024 is a bottom-up process…

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CC Names Three New Trustees

Colorado College has named three new members to the Board of Trustees following its June 2022 meeting: Lilly Chen ’19; Jena Graber Hausmann ’93; and Vicente Blas-Taijeron ’24. The trustees began their terms on July 1. “The Board of Trustees is thrilled to welcome Lilly Chen, Vicente Blas-Taijeron, and Jena Graber Hausmann,” says Jeff Keller…

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Gamelan Director Honored for Contributions

I Made Lasmawan

I Made Lasmawan, the artistic director of the CC Balinese Gamelan orchestra, was featured in the book “American Gamelan and the Ethnomusicological Imagination.” Now in his 29th year at CC, Lasmawan is considered one of the foremost experts in Gamelan performance and Indonesian music. He’s started Gamelan programs at the University of Colorado Boulder, Metropolitan…

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Four-Time NCAA Champion and U.S. National Team Player Keri Sanchez Named Women’s Soccer Coach

Vice President and Director of Athletics Lesley Irvine has named Keri Sanchez the eighth head coach in the history of the school’s Division I women’s soccer program. Sanchez, who won four NCAA National Championships as a player at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and has 13 caps with the United States Women’s National Team,…

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