All Blog Posts Tagged 'Colorado' (321)

Tai Chi is a Martial Art

When you think of Martial Arts or Kung Fu, does Tai Chi come to mind?  Well, it should!  

Tai Chi Chuan is also known as “Supreme Ultimate Fist” (or Chinese…


Added by Julie Paler on May 17, 2013 at 11:46am — No Comments

Charge It! Colorado College Gets an EV Car Charging Station

CC is charging ahead! Now there is no need to drive across town in search of an electric vehicle (EV) car charging station – Colorado College has one on campus.

The new EV charging station is located at 830 N. Nevada Ave., in the parking lot on the southwest corner of Nevada Avenue and…


Added by Leslie Weddell on May 14, 2013 at 5:26pm — No Comments

CC Professor Named Geological Society of America Fellow

Eric Leonard, professor of geology and director of the Southwest Studies program at CC, has been named a Fellow of the Geological Society of America. The fellowship honors high achievements in the field of research and education.

“It is a great honor to be nominated as a GSA Fellow by my colleagues –…


Added by Leslie Weddell on May 14, 2013 at 11:17am — No Comments

Two CC Students, Colorado College Recognized for Community Involvement

Two Colorado College students, Kathleen Carroll ’13 of Winnetka, Ill., and Brian Wray ’13 of Lakewood, Colo., were named Volunteers of the Year by the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Colorado Springs (NAMI-CS). Additionally, Colorado College was selected as…


Added by Leslie Weddell on May 10, 2013 at 4:41pm — No Comments

Visiting CC Instructor Nominated for Emmy Award

Eric Shaw, a visiting instructor in the Film Studies department at Colorado College, has been nominated for an Emmy Award as the head writer of the critically acclaimed PBS television series “WordGirl.” The nomination, for “Outstanding Writing in Animation,” is his first.

 Shaw, a resident of Colorado Springs,…


Added by Leslie Weddell on May 6, 2013 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Angela Cobian ’11 Becomes Third CC Fulbright Winner

Angela Cobian ’11 has become the third Colorado College recipient of a 2013-14 Fulbright award. Cobian, a political science major with a concentration in political theory and comparative politics of Latin America and Spanish minor, will serve as a teaching assistant at a university in Mexico during the…


Added by Leslie Weddell on May 3, 2013 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Paul K. Maruyama Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Paul K. Maruyama, a lecturer in Japanese in the German, Russian and East Asian languages department at Colorado College and president of the Japan America Society of Southern Colorado, has been named a recipient of the Japan imperial decoration “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette.”



Added by Leslie Weddell on May 3, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Youth Symphony musicians get a real world taste thanks to Colorado Springs Philharmonic maestro

Colorado Springs Philharmonic music director Josep Caballé-Domenech urges on the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony   (photo courtesy Waldrons Photography)

It was a rehearsal. But the musicians of the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony were more…


Added by Sue Trinko on April 25, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

CC’s Conference Services Wins Award for Actions During Waldo Canyon Fire

Colorado College Conference Services has received the 2013 Outstanding Institutional Achievement Award for the campus-wide effort in responding to the Waldo Canyon Fire last summer. Part of the criteria for the award, presented by the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International (ACCED-I), is that “the achievement must demonstrate a complete campus and/or community-wide effort; i.e. number of people involved in the effort, number of departments,…


Added by Leslie Weddell on March 29, 2013 at 10:44am — No Comments

Reception Honors 107 Published CC Authors

Colorado College’s 2013 authors’ reception honored a record-breaking 107 participants this year. The biennial event, held on Monday, March 25 in the Learning Commons of Tutt Library, featured remarks by Dean Sandra Wong, who noted that works often go through many edits and revisions before publication, and…


Added by Leslie Weddell on March 27, 2013 at 5:45pm — No Comments

When local business does well, We should champion that too!

Local business seems to play like a trendy catch phrase in front range marketing.  While we tout the attributes of strength in local development, the security in community development, and the commitment to our community members there seems to be a disconnect when it comes to rallying for accomplishments of the small business.  Let us take this moment to champion such a cause.
This month, the Colorado Independent Auto Dealers Association have come together to honor local…

Added by Wendy Campbell on March 26, 2013 at 6:29pm — No Comments

CC Hosts 'Big Cool Science Festival'

Join us for a day of fun science demonstrations for the whole family, including indoor and outdoor activities and two interactive demonstrations from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sat., April 6, 2013 at the

Barnes Science Center,1040 N. Nevada Ave…


Added by Leslie Weddell on March 22, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

So What's Easter Really About? Answers From A Kid's Perspective

With the popularity of "Kid President" local Colorado Springs church, Freedom Ministries helps people answer answer the question, "So What's Easter Really About?"  The answer comes from a kid's perspective.  You'll…


Added by Chris Perez from Freedom on March 21, 2013 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Colorado Director of Prisons seen as an innovator

The Associate Press this morning is reporting that Colorado Director of Prisons, Tom Clements, 58,  was murdered at his home last night in Monument.

Clements was seen as a prison reformer and had ushered in dramatic change in the Colorado prison system in just two years in office.  Clements oversaw the closing of the abusive CSP II prison after the Vara report showed it was warehousing the mentally ill in a brutal 24/7 lockdown without treatment.  Clements was also instrumental to…


Added by dutch franz on March 20, 2013 at 9:13am — No Comments

Want to volunteer? North Cheyenne Cañon Park is looking for you

A chance to learn and teach in a National Park environment

Working as a volunteer in North Cheyenne Cañon Park (NCCP) is a special opportunity, not unlike working in a much larger national park without having to drive for three hours. NCCP is the only park owned by the City of Colorado Springs that has its own City managed, free…


Added by Bob Stovall on March 15, 2013 at 4:39pm — No Comments

Justice has many faces

A Senate panel in Washington, D.C. heard testimony yesterday from victims who suffered rape and abuse while serving in the United States Military. 

Former Army sergeant Rebekah Hayrilla was raped by a superior while deployed to Afghanistan and told the panel, “I chose not to do a report of any kind because I had no faith in my chain of command.”

Speaking for the victims and to the senior military leaders present for the testimony, Kirsten E. Gillibrand, Democrat of New York…


Added by dutch franz on March 14, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Vanguard Announces National Merit Finalists

The Vanguard School is pleased to announce that four seniors, Savannah Baron, Cooper Benson, Zaynib Hassan, and Claris Park have been chosen as Finalists in the 2013 National Merit…


Added by Janet Dinnen on February 28, 2013 at 2:41pm — No Comments

Grants Brings Teenpower to Girls at CMCA/The Vanguard School

This semester, junior high and high school girls at the Colorado Springs charter school, Cheyenne Mountain Charter Academy & The Vanguard School, have been participating in a Teenpower workshop to practice skills for dealing with verbal attack, peer pressure and harassment as well as assaults from strangers and acquaintances. These workshops have been arranged at no cost to the school thanks to the collaboration between the Colorado…


Added by Janet Dinnen on February 28, 2013 at 2:34pm — No Comments

"Til' The Sun Sets Creativity Party" to Benefit the Leukemia Lymphoma Society

Join us at the Business of Art Center as we help raise awareness for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society and fight the battle against blood cancer.

This is an event at NO COST TO YOU, just give your energy to an evening of family fun and help us spread the word! There will be live music and art demonstrations for those who would like to simply relax and enjoy a creative atmosphere.

Bring the kids, the neighbors, and anyone you feel that would enjoy…


Added by LnB Connectors on February 27, 2013 at 4:17pm — No Comments

CC Professor Discusses Ethics of Solar Radiation Management

Colorado College Associate Philosophy Professor Marion Hourdequin has written the opening chapter in a new book, “Engineering the Climate: The Ethics of Solar Radiation Management,” edited by Christopher Preston. Solar radiation management (SRM) is an approach to climate engineering that aims…


Added by Leslie Weddell on January 25, 2013 at 1:37pm — No Comments

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