Colorado College Events Colorado College Events University of Northern Colorado Music Theatre Showcase Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:51:50 MST <p><em>Friday, January 11, 2013 7:00 PM</em></p><p>The University of Northern Colorado (UNC) 2013 Musical Theatre senior class presents "Broadway Bound,"&nbsp;a show based on their upcoming New York Senior Showcase. The actors/singers/dancers will entertain with performances that preview their March 2013 auditions. The cast will talk to the audience after the show, sharing their experiences about learning the craft, performing, and auditioning &mdash; a unique opportunity for college-bound performers.&nbsp; This event is open to the public and organized by the cast to raise funds for their weeklong NYC audition trip. Donations will be gratefully accepted (suggested donation $15 adults, $10 students).<strong></strong></p> The Educating Children of Color Summit Mon, 17 Dec 2012 16:09:15 MST <p><em>Saturday, January 12, 2013 8:00 AM</em></p><p>The Educating Children of Color Summit is a day-long program with speakers, breakout sessions, continuing education credit for educators and other professionals, scholarships for students, and resources for anyone with a passion for equal opportunities for all through education. This year's keynote speaker is the Mexican-American writer Victor Villasenor, a <em>New York Times</em> bestselling novelist, Pulitzer Prize nominee, and author of the upcoming HBO series "Rain of Gold." Featured speakers include Troy CLE, author of the <em>Marvelous World</em> fantasy series, in which an African-American teen from New Jersey becomes the hero of an intergalactic adventure; spiritual activist Marianne Williamson, the writer of ten books, four of which reached #1 on the <em>New York Times</em> bestseller lists, and founder of the Peace Alliance, a grassroots campaign tp establish a U.S. Dept. of Peace; and Jerri Marr, the U.S. Forest Service supervisor whose calm, competent and empathetic manner comforted the residents of our region during the Waldo Canyon fire. <br /><br />Registration is open to high school and college students, parents, and professionals from all walks of life including education, juvenile justice, and child welfare, as well as anyone committed to the success of youth. Admission is free for students and parents; $25 for professionals. Everyone must register. <br /><br />$10,000 in scholarship money and&nbsp;18 laptops will be awarded at the summit. You must be present to win. Juniors, seniors, and undergraduates under 21 will be eligible for scholarship money, through drawings and&nbsp;contests. All students under 21 will be eligible for laptop drawings.</p> <p>Registration and full program description at&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> LGBTQ Hot Chocolate Social for WSO & Campus Community Tue, 04 Dec 2012 15:51:20 MST <p><em>Saturday, January 12, 2013 9:00 PM</em></p><p>Please join Colorado College's Queer Community Coalition (Queer CC) for our annual Hot Cocoa Social to welcome incoming Winter Start students and welcome <em>back</em> the rest of the campus community. Learn about LGBTQ life on campus, grab a cup of chocolate and some cookies, and mingle with old and new friends. CC students, faculty, and staff are all welcome!</p> <p>Queer CC is an umbrella student organization that promotes collaboration and social justice through the lense of gender and sexuality. </p> Half-Block Workshop for Faculty on Starting, Re-Starting, and Maintaining Scholarly Projects: A Two-Part Workshop Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:10:15 MST <p><em>Monday, January 14, 2013 9:00 AM</em></p><p class="MsoNormal" >This workshop is focused on forming and maintaining faculty support groups to make scholarship part of our lives on the Block Plan. We will also talk about funding possibilities at CC and beyond, how to start and restart research projects, and time-management for our busy lives. We'll consider a number of models for direct, daily, weekly, blockly support and leave the workshop with groups formed and some projects planned. You can come for the whole day, just the morning, or just the afternoon. Please RSVP to Patti Spoelman by January 10, 2013.&nbsp; <a href=""></a>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" >&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li> 9:30 a.m.-noon&nbsp;(Cossitt Commons: Coffee at 9:15) </li> </ul> <p class="MsoNormal" >&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal" ><strong>Part 1:&nbsp;Designing and Supporting Accountability and Writing Groups</strong></p> <p class="MsoNormal" ><strong></strong>&nbsp;9:30 a.m.-11&nbsp;&nbsp; Presentation and&nbsp;Discussion: &nbsp;What does the research say about "productivity" and what have other colleges done?&nbsp;What structures supporting research&nbsp;and&nbsp;writing might work at CC?&nbsp;Breakout groups: Designing&nbsp;accountability and writing groups:&nbsp;fleshing out our CC models</p> <strong ><br /></strong> <strong >Part II: &nbsp;noon-3:30 p.m. &nbsp;(Cossitt Commons and classrooms</strong>) &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; noon-1 p.m. &nbsp;Lunch and reporting out from&nbsp;breakout groups.&nbsp;What&nbsp;incentives, help, or&nbsp;funding do we need? 1-2:30 p.m. &nbsp;Concurrent sessions: &nbsp;A)&nbsp; Grants and Funding with Faculty Grants Writer, Tess Powers.&nbsp;B)&nbsp; Planning Personal Research and Writing Goals for Second Semester and Summer, Anne Hyde 2:30-3:30 p.m. &nbsp; Wine, Snacks, and Academic Speed-Dating: Forming Working Research Groups Becoming a Love and Logic Parent Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:16:01 MST <p><em>Monday, January 14, 2013 6:30 PM</em></p><p>"Love and Logic" is a way of working with children that puts parents and teachers back in control, teaches children to be responsible, and prepares young people to live in the real world with its many choices and consequences. The class consists of eight weekly sessions beginning on Jan. 14. &nbsp;To register, please visit: <a href="" target="_blank">;</a>&nbsp;and click on the Love and Logic link. The class&nbsp;fee is&nbsp;$70 for the whole series of eight classes, if you register in advance, and includes a workbook and materials. Participants may register in person on the first night of classes for $80. For more information, please contact Chris Warfield at (719) 440-0185 or&nbsp;<a href=""></a>, or Joe Loetscher at (719) 650-8863. Please note the following dates:&nbsp;Mondays January 14, 21 ,28;&nbsp;Mondays February 4, 11, 18;&nbsp;Tuesday February 26;&nbsp;Tuesday March 5;&nbsp;Snow day Tuesday March 12, if necessary.</p> Year of Planning Winter Conference 2013 Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:18:36 MST <p><em>Friday, January 18, 2013 8:00 AM</em></p><p><strong>Year of Planning Winter Conference 2013</strong> is a community gathering for Colorado College to:<br /></p> <ul> <li>Share the goals under each of the four strategies with the community</li> <li>Gather broad community input at the mid-point of the strategic planning process, with specific focus on translating goals into specific initiatives</li> <li>Energize the committees and the community for the second phase of the strategic planning process</li> </ul> All Peoples' Breakfast: Honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 15:21:45 MST <p><em>Monday, January 21, 2013 8:00 AM</em></p><p>The All Peoples' Breakfast has become an annual Martin Luther King Day tradition in which citizens honor Dr. King's legacy by coming together to eat and reflect on important civil and human rights issues of today. Friendship Baptist Youth Choir will sing, and the keynote talk, "Courageous Conversations to Courageous Action,&rdquo;will be presented by Diann Rust-Tierney, the executive director of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP). <br />Tickets are $7 at the door; limited seating.</p> <p><br /><br /></p> First Mondays: Omar Offendum Tue, 16 Jun 2015 11:43:00 MDT <p><em>Monday, January 21, 2013 11:15 AM</em></p><p class="MsoNormal" >Born in Saudi Arabia to Syrian parents and raised in the Washington, D.C., area, hip-hop artist Omar Offendum uses his lyrical talents to bridge his Middle Eastern roots to his Western upbringing. Offendum began his rap career as one-half of the N.O.M.A.D.S., an Arab/African-American hip-hop duo. In 2010, he released his first solo album, "SyrianamericanA." His songs, which are often political, resonate with Arab youths, many of whom have embraced one of America's most popular forms of protest music: hip-hop.&nbsp;Offendum has been featured on several major news outlets and toured globally, helped raise thousands of dollars for various humanitarian relief organizations, and lectured at a number of academic institutions, including Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Columbia, American University of Beirut, and NYU-Abu Dhabi.</p> Thoughts and Reflections: "A Colorblind Society" Mon, 17 Dec 2012 15:27:34 MST <p><em>Monday, January 21, 2013 2:00 PM</em></p><p>This reading, followed by time for quiet reflection and group discussion, is&nbsp;part of the college's celebration of the Rev. Martin Luther King's legacy.</p> "How Racist Are You? Micro-Aggressions and Their Subtle Impact on Campus Culture" Mon, 17 Dec 2012 15:28:38 MST <p><em>Monday, January 21, 2013 3:30 PM</em></p><p>Participants will discuss how "micro-aggressions" manifest in our daily lives, on campus, and within the larger society, and how we can move beyond them.</p>