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CC to Name New Residences After Eight Distinguished Former Students

Colorado College will honor eight distinguished former students by bestowing their names on residential buildings in the new East Campus housing community. These individuals — ranging from figure skater Peggy Fleming, to Nobel Laureate James Heckman, to Frederick Roberts, the first African American…See More
Feb 23
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CC, FAC Alliance Strikes Musical Chord in 'Enchanted April'

The alliance between Colorado College and the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is striking a musical chord.Colorado College Assistant Professor of Music Ryan Bañagale has composed the original score for “Enchanted April,” a production opening Thursday, Feb. 9 at the Fine Arts Center. The romantic comedy, based on the novel by Elizabeth von Arnim, is coming to the FAC for the first time, following 500…See More
Feb 9
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CC’s Devaka Premawardhana Named Minority ‘Emerging Scholar’

Photo by CC student Nina RiggioDevaka Premawardhana, assistant professor of religion at Colorado College, has been named a 2017…See More
Jan 26
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Wide Community Input in CC, FAC Planning Process

The first major phase in the strategic planning process undertaken by Colorado College and the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center has wrapped up, with nearly 1,600 people participating in the listening and information gathering process. Four community listening sessions were held—two at Colorado College and…See More
Dec 1, 2016
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Colorado College Pitches in on Creek Cleanup

More than 350 members of the Colorado College community participated in a local day of service, cleaning up trash along neighboring Monument Creek. Participants worked in two-hour shifts and collected a total of 3,140 pounds of trash from both sides of a two-mile stretch of the creek.The daylong event, sponsored by CC’s…See More
Sep 30, 2016
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Second ‘genius grant’ for Colorado College alumni in two years

Anne Basting ’87, who graduated cum laude from Colorado College with a degree in English, has been named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow. She is the second Colorado College graduate in two years to receive the esteemed MacArthur Foundation’s highest honor, also known as the “genius” grant.Basting, a professor of theatre in the…See More
Sep 27, 2016
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CC Children’s Center, FAC Spark Preschoolers’ Imagination

Albert Einstein once said “Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.”Imagination certainly is on display at the Colorado College Children’s Center, its hallways an amazing preview of the creativity and ingenuity the preschoolers are developing.Exhibited in the front hall of the Children’s Center…See More
Sep 14, 2016
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CC President, Others Volunteer at Open Space Restoration

Several members of the Colorado College community, including President Jill Tiefenthaler and her husband, Kevin Rask, a research professor in the Economics and Business Department, recently participated in a Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado project at the Pineries Open Space, north of Colorado…See More
Aug 31, 2016
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CC President, Others Volunteer at Open Space Restoration

Several members of the Colorado College community, including President Jill Tiefenthaler and her husband, Kevin Rask, a research professor in the Economics and Business Department, recently participated in a Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado project at the Pineries Open Space, north of Colorado…See More
Aug 30, 2016
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Colorado College MAT Student Mike Pritts Named Tillman Scholar

Mike Pritts, a student in Colorado College’s Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program, has been named a Tillman Scholar by the Pat Tillman Foundation. The retired command sergeant major, who began the program on June 1, is the first Colorado College student to receive this highly prestigious award. Tillman Scholars are…See More
Jun 13, 2016
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Two CC Poets Host Book Launch Party

Two well-known Colorado College poets, Jane Hilberry, professor of English, and Jessy Randall, curator of special collections at Tutt Library, will hold a book launch to celebrate the publication of their books at 7 p.m., Saturday, April 30, in the Screening Room at the Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave.Their most…See More
Apr 19, 2016
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CC Students Assist Refugees While in Greece

Above: Stephanie Kelly ’18 hands out supplies to a refugee and her child in Victoria Square in Athens, Greece. Kelly was a member of the Colorado College class recently studying in Greece.The 25 Colorado College students taking Lisa Hughes’ interdisciplinary course Romantic Comedy: The Birth, Death, and Re-birth during Block…See More
Nov 9, 2015
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CC, Forest Service Give a Hoot: 5-Year Partnership Focuses on Owl Habitat

Colorado College Associate Professor of Biology Brian Linkhart, known as “the owl man of Colorado College,” and the U.S. Forest Service have embarked on a five-year $148,000 “challenge cost-share agreement” to study the response…See More
Sep 4, 2015
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CC Professor and Student Co-Author ‘Atticus’ Article

Colorado College Political Science Professor Thomas Cronin and William Kim ’17 co-authored “Say it ain’t so, Atticus,” in the July 19 Perspective section of The Denver Post. The article is more than a book review of Harper Lee’s “Go Set a…See More
Jul 22, 2015
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Colorado Springs Resident Named Fulbright Scholar

Annaliese Schroeder, a senior at Colorado College and the daughter of Neil and Sandy Schroeder of Colorado Springs, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. Schroeder, a 2011 graduate of the Cate School in Carpinteria, California, and an economics major at CC, will spend the coming academic year as an English…See More
Apr 10, 2015
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Colorado Springs Resident Named Fulbright Scholar

Annaliese Schroeder, a senior at Colorado College and the daughter of Neil and Sandy Schroeder of Colorado Springs, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. Schroeder, a 2011 graduate of the Cate School in Carpinteria, California, and an economics major at CC, will spend the coming academic year as an English…See More
Apr 9, 2015

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CC to Name New Residences After Eight Distinguished Former Students

Posted on February 23, 2017 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

Colorado College will honor eight distinguished former students by bestowing their names on residential buildings in the new East Campus housing community. These individuals — ranging from figure skater Peggy Fleming, to Nobel Laureate James Heckman, to Frederick Roberts, the first African…

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CC, FAC Alliance Strikes Musical Chord in 'Enchanted April'

Posted on February 9, 2017 at 12:58pm 0 Comments

The alliance between Colorado College and the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center is striking a musical chord.

Colorado College Assistant Professor of Music Ryan Bañagale has composed the original score for “Enchanted April,” a production opening Thursday, Feb. 9 at the Fine Arts Center. The…

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CC’s Devaka Premawardhana Named Minority ‘Emerging Scholar’

Posted on January 26, 2017 at 3:30pm 0 Comments

Photo by CC student Nina Riggio…

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Wide Community Input in CC, FAC Planning Process

Posted on December 1, 2016 at 11:05am 0 Comments

The first major phase in the strategic planning process undertaken by Colorado College and the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center has wrapped up, with nearly 1,600 people participating in the listening and information gathering process.

 Four community listening sessions were held—two at…

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