Week of Action is October 2-8

Save the date for this year’s Week of Action happening Sunday, Oct. 2 through Saturday, Oct. 8. The Week of Action, sponsored by the Collaborative for Community Engagement, is a campus-wide week of opportunities and events to mobilize and inspire CC students, staff, and faculty to engage in local community-based work. We also aim to …

Honor Those Who Have Made a Difference

Now is your chance to nominate individuals or groups who have made a difference in your life and the lives of others at CC. The President’s Leadership Awards Program recognizes colleagues who make an impact as strong leaders, innovative role models, and positive collaborators.   Submit nominations now through the end of Block 3, by …

Loss of a Member of Our Campus Community

Dear CC Community, It is with great sadness that I report the death of one of our students on campus today. The individual’s name is being withheld pending notification of their family. As we wait as a community, we quietly hold the family and their loved ones with deep compassion.  If you need support: Students …

TOMORROW: Block 2 First Mondays

Start Block 2 with the campus community at the first First Mondays presentation of the academic year TOMORROW, Sept. 26, at 11:15 a.m.  Katherine Standefer ’07, author of the 2022-23 Common Read “Lightning Flowers: My Journey to Uncover the Cost of Saving a Life,” was a finalist for the 2021 Kirkus Prize in Nonfiction, a New …

Around the Block – Inspired by Art

Students Engage with World-Famous Kronos Quartet Photo by Lonnie Timmons III  By Julia Fennell ’21 The world-famous Kronos Quartet met with students in five Colorado College classes on Aug. 30, 2022, in Packard Performance Hall. The Kronos Quartet spoke about the group’s new film, “A Thousand Thoughts,” to students in four critical inquiry seminars: Black and …

Taking Steps to Address Compensation Needs for Our Staff

Dear Staff, To support our goal of making Colorado College one of the greatest places to work, college leadership and I are committed to paying faculty and staff in a financially sustainable way that takes into account living wage principles and reflects the educational labor market.  As you know, we have taken several steps to …

Events Bringing Crowds to Campus

Get ready for lots of visitors on campus this week. Colorado College is hosting the World Affairs Council this Thursday, Sept. 22, bringing 150 youth to campus. In addition, on Friday, Sept. 23, campus hosts both the Colorado Council Workshop in Cornerstone Arts Center with 115 counselors on campus, and the Downtown Partnership Breakfast at Ed Robson Arena with 700 people attending. …

Around the Block – Campus News

‘Best Buddies’ Club Fosters Connections By Julia Fennell ’21 The Best Buddies Club seeks to establish and foster relationships between CC students and individuals in the Colorado Springs community who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. “We aim to foster community and connection through inclusive events and one-on-one friendships,” says Natasha Jaddock ’24, who is the …

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