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Class Invites CC Students to Explore Their Own Racial Identity

Through the interplay of academics and self-exploration, students in Professor Peony Fhagen’s Racial Identity Development class explore their own becomings: the chords and melodies that make up their identities. For many students, the course material offered revelations about their own selves. “I think one of the biggest ideas I will take from this class is that racial identity development is not linear,” says Aiko Reidy ’25

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About the Block Plan

Instead of taking multiple classes at a time, CC students study
one class at a time, for three-and-a-half weeks.

8 Blocks Per Academic Year

8 Blocks
Per Academic Year

3 1/2 Weeks Per Block

3 1/2 Weeks
Per Block

4 1/2 Day Block Break

4 1/2 Day
Block Break

CC Life

Colorado College recognizes and honors the original inhabitants who first settled in the area and who called the nearby highest mountain “Tava,” the original name given by the Ute people to what is now known as Pikes Peak. At CC, we respect all peoples and strive to grow as a unique and welcoming community.