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CC Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members, Two New Riley Scholars

In Fall 2022, CC welcomed seven new faculty members and two new Riley Scholars to our community. New faculty members at CC include: Anbegwon Atuire Race, Ethnicity, and Migration Studies Atuire’s research lies at the intersection of Africana critical theory, Pan-African social movements, and indigenous Ghanaian Studies. Celeste Diaz Ferraro Economics and Business
 Ferraro is…

Issue: Winter 2023 • Tags: ,

Remembering Hilaree Nelson ’95

The accomplished mountaineer and avid adventure-seeker died in a ski mountaineering accident in Nepal.

Issue: Winter 2023 • Tags: ,

Untold Stories: Frieda Ekotto ’86

The first African woman to graduate from Colorado College, Frieda Ekotto’86 is an intellectual force in French and Francophone studies; a renowned novelist; and a literary critic.

Issue: Summer 2022 • Tags: ,

The CC Questionnaire: Margaret & Paul Liu

Siblings Margaret Liu ’77 and Paul Liu ’81 interviewed each other while at Colorado College for the 2022 Commencement ceremony, where Margaret served as Commencement speaker.

Issue: Summer 2022 • Tags: ,

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…

Issue: Summer 2022 • Tags:

Obituaries/In Memoriam

1942 Geraldine Patterson passed away April 20, 2022, surrounded by her loving family, which included five children and six grandchildren. The Colorado Springs native pledged Gamma Phi Beta while at CC. Gerry was a devoted wife and mother and enjoyed yoga, travel, and the mountains. 1944 Marguerite Rueter Wagar died April 6, 2022. She attended…

Issue: Summer 2022 • Tags: ,

A Diverse Leadership

From left, Edwin Hamada; Brenda Soto; Rochelle T. Dickey ’83, P’19; L. Song Richardson; Debbie Howell; Mike Edmonds; and Peony Fhagen.

Black, Indigenous, people of color, and women now hold more influential positions than ever before at Colorado College.

Issue: Spring 2022 • Tags: , ,

Tenure and Promotion Awards for CC Faculty

The Board of Trustees approved two associate professors for tenure and approved 13 assistant professors for tenure and promotion to associate professor in February 2022, with changes effective as of July 1. Dean of the Faculty Emily Chan, in her presentation of these faculty members to the board, highlighted the “immense talent and scholarly achievement…

Issue: Spring 2022 • Tags: ,

Letters to the Editor

I’m reading through the Colorado College Summer Bulletin. I am gobsmacked to realize I am within days of hitting 50 years since I left Oregon to embrace Colorado College and its groundbreaking / unusual / weird Block Plan, then only in its second year. My mom, a schoolteacher and single parent, said she could only…

Issue: Winter 2021/22 • Tags: ,

CC Welcomes 13 New Faculty Members, One Returning Riley Scholar

Jiun Bang, Political Science Bang is a 2016 graduate of the University of Southern California; her dissertation focused on commodification and its effects on bilateralism and concepts of nationalism. Prior to coming to CC, Bang was an instructor at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, teaching courses such as Money, Politics, and Power in Northeast Asia, and…

Issue: Winter 2021/22 • Tags: ,