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After CC

What Are Recent Grads Up To?

For Colorado College graduates, their time at CC is only the beginning. Sierra Fleenor '08 has graduated from divinity school and begun work on her second novel. Joel Minor '11 and Adam Kretz '08 are studying at Stanford Law. Billy Blaustein '09 works for The Boston Consulting Group. Angela Cobian '11 joined Teach for America. Read about them and even more recent grads!

Famous and Distinguished Alumni

  • Former Colorado senator and former U.S. secretary of the interior, Ken Salazar '77
  • Former head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Jane Lubchenco '69
  • Former deputy administrator of NASA, Lori Garver '83
  • Editor-in-chief of the journal Science and former director of the U.S. Geological Survey, Marcia McNutt '74
  • USDA Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment, Harris Sherman '64
  • Former congressional fellow, Aaron Gutierrez '08
  • William J. Hybl '64, former president of the U.S. Olympic Committee, member of the International Olympic Committee, and nominated delegate to the United Nations General Assembly
  • Lynne Cheney '63, news commentator, novelist, conservative scholar, and wife of former Vice President Dick Cheney
  • Tara Nott Cunningham '94, the United States' first Olympic gold medalist in women's weightlifting (2000 Games)
  • Olympic gold medalist Peggy Fleming '70
  • Olympic cyclist and World Mountain Bike Champion Alison Dunlap '91
  • William "Bro" Adams '69, Colby College's 19th president and former president of Bucknell University
  • Neal Baer '78 former executive producer and writer for "ER," former executive producer for "Law & Order SVU," and current executive producer for “A Gifted Man”
  • Jay Engeln '74, 2000 National High School Principal of the Year and CC's former director of alumni and parent relations
  • U.S. Congresswoman Diana DeGette '79
  • Glenna Goodacre '61, a sculptor who designed the image of Sacagawea on the golden U.S. dollar coin
  • Hollywood director Marc Webb '96 [(500) Days of Summer, The Amazing Spider-Man]