Half Block Registrations are still available.

Winter Break is a time away from class deadlines, extracurriculars, and other time commitments. It’s a perfect time to think a few steps ahead and prepare for summer internships and post-graduation opportunities. And it’s a perfect time to learn a new skill or discover an industry that interests you. Have you looked at the non-credit…

Half Block Registration for Kaplan Test Prep goes live Mon. Oct. 19th at 8:30 am MT

Registration for the non credit Half Block offerings for Kaplan Test Prep (MCAT, LSAT, GRE, and GMAT) opens at 8:30am MT on Monday October 19, 2020 in SUMMIT under Student Life. Spots are limited and traditionally have filled up quickly. You can find more information at https://www.coloradocollege.edu/offices/careercenter/our-programs/non-credit-half-block.html. All courses will be offered virtually and will…

NEW! Radio Production Half Block

Radio Production with Andrea Chalfin Half Block What’s this class about? Join Andrea Chalfin from 91.5 KRCC for this dynamic week-long crash course in radio production. You’ll learn how to record high-quality audio; utilize Adobe Audition to layer voices, music, and sound; and complete a final project showcasing your skills. This course will be taught…

Kaplan: GMAT Test Prep Half Block

Kaplan: GMAT Test Prep Half Block What’s this class about? You’ll find four types of sections on the GMAT: Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Verbal, and Quantitative. Kaplan offers ways to customize your GMAT prep around what is on the test. This Half Block consists of six three-hour sessions to prepare you for every aspect…

Sovereignty Tour: Tribal Nations & Government Half Block

Sovereignty Tour: Exploring Professional Development and Cultural Life within Tribal Nations Half Block What’s this class about? Most students have little exposure to the organization of tribal governments in the United States and the jobs these sovereign nations do for their citizens and other indigenous people who live within their political jurisdiction. This course will provide…

Public Policy-Making in the Era of Trump Half Block

Public Policy-Making in the Era of Trump Half Block What’s this class about? After winning the electoral college but losing the popular vote, President Trump took office and pursued aggressive policy positions without a hint of compromising or building coalitions with his political opponents. After two years in office, has Trump become a transformative leader…

Non-Profits & Philanthropy Half Block

Non-Profits & Philanthropy: You Really Can Change the World Half Block What’s this class about? From low-budget, two-person shops to century-old institutions with budgets in the millions, non-profits tackle some of our country’s most pressing challenges and preserve some of the world’s most precious places. This Half Block course will help you to think about the unique…

Journalism Boot Camp Half Block

Journalism Boot Camp Half Block What’s this class about? Are you thinking about joining the Journalism minor or interested in the role of journalism in today’s society? This dynamic 9-day course provides you with the essential skills you’ll need to think like a journalist. In addition to focusing on writing and reporting, best practices, ethical…

Finding Your Power: Public Speaking Half Block

Finding Your Power: Public Speaking Half Block What’s this class about? Caught off-guard in important social situations? Feel stymied when a well-intentioned, but meddling relative asks about your plans after college? Frustrated because the ‘right’ answer is always elusive in the moment? This Half-Block offers hands-on and dialogue-heavy activities in a low-stakes environment to tackle…

Computer Language as Language

Computer Language as Language Half Block What’s this class about? Typically, computer programming classes approach programming from a mathematical problem solving approach, which fits with the reasoning strategies most frequently used in computer science. In this experimental non-credit course, we will approach computer programming as a communication problem and work from analogies with natural language…

The Big Idea Half Block

The Big Idea Half Block What’s this class about? This workshop will be 100% focused on innovation and startup teams participating in the Big Idea program at Colorado College and will cover every element required to successfully compete in the Colorado College Big Idea, where $50,000 is in play for your startup idea. You and…

Being ____ In the Workplace Half Block

Being ____ In the Workplace Half Block What’s this class about? Being ____ in the Workplace is a 4-day long interactive course designed to provide students from underrepresented and marginalized backgrounds with the hard and soft skills necessary to navigate the unique challenges that they face in the job search process and the workplace. The…

Art Education Teaching and Learning Laboratory Half Block

Art Education Teaching & Learning Laboratory Half Block What’s this class about? Are you interested in learning more about how to develop an effective art program, grounded in best educational practices? This dynamic 9-day course will provide you with background in effective educational practice, how to organize learning environments, and the logistics behind marketing and registering…

Half Block registrations now open!

It’s finally here! You can now register for skill-building, resume-boosting classes that take place during Winter Break. Learn new skills, boost your resume, prepare for grad school, and try out new careers! When is Half Block? Half Block takes place over Winter Break, from January 7-17, 2019. How do I register? Register on Summit: Student Life.…

1/17: Exploring Grad School with Gretchen

Planning to be on campus over Half Block? Why not use your free afternoons to drink some coffee, eat some snacks, and chat with the Career Center staff about resumes, interviews, applications, networking, finding job and internship opportunities, and more? Join us at 3:30pm today in the Career Center to talk about grad school with…

Professionals in Residence this Half Block

In addition to offering classes, five Half Block instructors will also give campus-wide access to their expertise. They will be Professionals in Residence over Half Block and will offer lunches, one-on-one conversations, and extra programming related to their industries. The schedule is below: “An alternative plan to a career in journalism and navigating a changing…

Coffee Chats with the Career Center

Planning to be on campus over Half Block? Why not use your free afternoons to drink some coffee, eat some snacks, and chat with the Career Center staff about resumes, interviews, applications, networking, finding job and internship opportunities, and more? Join us at 3:30pm in the afternoons of Half Block (January 8-18, 2018) to cover…

Spotlight on Half Block: The Big Idea Half Block

Welcome to our Spotlight on Half Block series! Each week leading up to Dynamic Half Block in January, we’re featuring one of 2018’s non-credit offerings here on our blog. Registration for all non-credit offerings is now open on Summit.   Spotlight on The Big Idea Half Block What’s this class about? This workshop will be 100% focused on innovation and startup teams…

Only one more block until Dynamic Half Block!

Yes, you read that right: Dynamic Half Block 2018 is just one block away. Half Block will take place January 8-18, 2018. Haven’t registered yet? Check out the course listing on our website. You can sign up for classes until December 21st via Summit Student Life. Want to learn more about the classes offered this…

Spotlight on Half Block: The Vocab

Welcome to our Spotlight on Half Block series! Each week leading up to Dynamic Half Block in January, we’re featuring one of 2018’s non-credit offerings here on our blog. Registration for all non-credit offerings is now open on Summit. Spotlight on The Vocab: Critical approaches to spoken word writing and performing What’s this class about? Ideal for vets and beginners alike, this course…

Spotlight on Half Block: Represent Your First Client, Try Your First Case

Welcome to our Spotlight on Half Block series! Each week leading up to Dynamic Half Block in January, we’re featuring one of 2018’s non-credit offerings here on our blog. Registration for all non-credit offerings is now open on Summit. Spotlight on Represent Your First Client, Try Your First Case What’s this class about? Join Senior District Judge Mike Mayes in evaluating a…

Spotlight on Half Block: Moving, Thinking, Meaning

Welcome to our Spotlight on Half Block series! Each week leading up to Dynamic Half Block in January, we’re featuring one of 2018’s non-credit offerings here on our blog. Registration for all non-credit offerings is now open on Summit. Spotlight on Moving, Thinking, Meaning: Investigating Mind and Body in Dance and Movement Theatre What’s this class about? One of the major challenges…

Spotlight on Half Block: Management Consulting 101

Welcome to our Spotlight on Half Block series! Each week leading up to Dynamic Half Block in January, we’re featuring one of 2018’s non-credit offerings here on our blog. Registration for all non-credit offerings is now open on Summit. Spotlight on Management Consulting 101 What’s this class about? In this Half Block, students will learn about the management consulting industry and consulting…

Spotlight on Half Block: Journalism Boot Camp

Welcome to our Spotlight on Half Block series! Each week leading up to Dynamic Half Block in January, we’re featuring one of 2018’s non-credit offerings here on our blog. Registration for all non-credit offerings is now open on Summit. Spotlight on Journalism Boot Camp What’s this class about? Looking to develop your own project or break into the industry? Curious to know…

Spotlight on Half Block: Soundance: Film Audio Blowout!

Welcome to our Spotlight on Half Block series! Each week leading up to Dynamic Half Block in January, we’re featuring one of 2018’s non-credit offerings here on our blog. Registration for all non-credit offerings is now open on Summit. Spotlight on Soundance: Film Audio Blowout! What’s this class about?  Learn all about postproduction film audio and apply knowledge to rebuilding the entire…

Spotlight on Half Block: Global Debt

Welcome to our Spotlight on Half Block series! Each week leading up to Dynamic Half Block in January, we’re featuring one of 2018’s non-credit offerings here on our blog. Registration for all non-credit offerings is now open on Summit. Spotlight on Global Debt: a Common Factor in Uncommon Times What’s this class about? This course is a study in how Trump, technology, and…

Spotlight on Half Block: Creative Projects Masterclass

Welcome to our Spotlight on Half Block series! Each week leading up to Dynamic Half Block in January, we’re featuring one of 2018’s non-credit offerings here on our blog. Registration for all non-credit offerings is now open on Summit. Spotlight on Creative Projects Masterclass What’s this class about? Whether it be a novel, a screenplay, a new and daring documentary, an art…