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Block Plan 2020

The Block Plan 2020 celebration will mark the 50th anniversary of Colorado College’s innovative one-class-at-a-time academic schedule — the Block Plan. Block Plan 2020 involves a year of celebratory events, including a series of interconnected projects aimed at capturing the vitality of the Block Plan. A film, book, podcast, exhibits, and other commemorative programming will…

Issue: Winter 2019 • Tags:

When We Print the Bulletin, We Plant Trees

Colorado-based PrintReleaf tracks paper use all the way from a mill order to a vendor’s supply chain to print production, giving users an accurate count of exactly how much paper they have used for a print project. The company then replants trees in developing countries proportionate to paper use. CC Communications joined the PrintReleaf program…

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Update on Antiracism Initiative

In the past year and a half, CC has committed to taking up the work of antiracism, which means actively opposing racism in all of its forms. It is an effort crucial to changing higher education and the world for the better. Over the summer, a small group comprised of members of the faculty, student…

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Dwanna McKay Named Elder of the Year

Dwanna McKay, assistant professor of Indigenous Studies in Colorado College’s Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies program, recently was honored as Elder of the Year at the 10th Annual Garden of the Gods Rock Ledge Ranch Powwow. McKay, a citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation whose research focuses on social inequality and Indigenous identity, says she…

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Tracy Santa to Serve as Fulbright Specialist

Tracy Santa, who served as director of Colorado College’s Writing Program and Writing Center from 2005 to 2018, has been appointed a Fulbright Specialist. Fulbright Specialists serve a three-year term and work in collaboration with host institutions in more than 150 countries; Santa will serve from 2019-22. As a Fulbright Specialist, Santa will focus on…

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Kyle Cunningham Named 91.5 KRCC General Manager

Kyle Cunningham has been named general manager of 91.5 KRCC, Colorado College’s NPR-member station. He joined the station as membership manager in 2016 and served as interim general manager for seven months before assuming the position in September. Since arriving at 91.5 KRCC, Cunningham has built a strong membership program that has continuously broken records, cultivated a…

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We Promised You More on the Class of 2023 — and Here It Is!

  CC’s Class of 2023 was selected from a record 9,454 applicants — nearly 1,000 more than last year — and had a 13.5% acceptance rate. Students of color make up 27% of the incoming class, 15% are Pell Grant recipients, 9% first-generation students, and 9% international students. Nearly 15% of the class is from…

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Welcome, Class of 2023!

CC’s Class of 2023 was selected from a record 9,455 applicants — nearly 1,000 more than last year. Here’s a quick first look at the class, with more to come in the Winter issue of the Bulletin. 1,280 accepted to the Fall class 547 committed to the Fall class 13.5% of applicants admitted 43% of…

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CC Esports Wins First-ever Division III Title

Colorado College has arrived in the world of esports! The CC esports team brought home the first-ever Division III Esports Conference Championship in early April after competing against five other Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference schools at the inaugural SCAC Esports Showdown in Kerrville, Texas. Additionally, esports at CC has added a third team: Super Smash…

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Four Faculty Members Promoted

The CC Board of Trustees approved the promotion of four associate professors to full professor. They are: William Davis, comparative literature and German. He joined the CC faculty in 1993. Marion Hourdequin, philosophy. She joined the CC faculty in 2006. Mike Taber ’86, M.A.T. ’87, education. He joined the CC faculty in 2006. Tricia Waters,…

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