Colorado College Events https://www.coloradocollege.edu/newsevents/calendar/events-rss.html Colorado College Events The Educating Children of Color Summit Mon, 17 Dec 2012 16:09:15 MST https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-12-the-educating-children-of-color-summit https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-12-the-educating-children-of-color-summit <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="http://www.educatingchildrenofcolor.org" target="_blank">www.educatingchildrenofcolor.org</a></p> Becoming a Love and Logic Parent Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:16:01 MST https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-14-becoming-a-love-and-logic-parent https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-14-becoming-a-love-and-logic-parent <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="http://www.coloradocollege.edu/ccc/" target="_blank">www.coloradocollege.edu/ccc/&nbsp;</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="mailto:cwarfield@coloradocollege.edu">cwarfield@coloradocollege.edu</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> All Peoples' Breakfast: Honoring the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 15:21:45 MST https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-21-all-peoples-breakfast-honoring-the-rev-martin-luther-king-jr https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-21-all-peoples-breakfast-honoring-the-rev-martin-luther-king-jr <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 https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-21-11-first-mondays-omar-offendum https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-21-11-first-mondays-omar-offendum <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 https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-21-thoughts-and-reflections-a-colorblind-society https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-21-thoughts-and-reflections-a-colorblind-society <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 https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-21-how-racist-are-you-micro-aggressions-and-their-subtle-impact-on-campus-culture https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-21-how-racist-are-you-micro-aggressions-and-their-subtle-impact-on-campus-culture <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> Celebrate MLK Day! With Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Troupe Tue, 04 Feb 2014 08:25:35 MST https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-21-celebrate-mlk-day-with-cleo-parker-robinson-dance-troupe https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-21-celebrate-mlk-day-with-cleo-parker-robinson-dance-troupe <p><em>Monday, January 21, 2013 7:00 PM</em></p><p>Choreographer/lecturer Cleo Parker Robinson and her innovative troupe of dancers celebrate the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. with special guests: The Gospel Music Workshop of America Choir under the direction of Rev. Dennis Mose and Rev. Anthony Bell. A reception follows the performance.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Philosophy Colloquium: Terry Horgan on "Newcomb's Problem: An Antinomy of Practical Reason" Mon, 17 Dec 2012 15:39:49 MST https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-24-philosophy-colloquium-terry-horgan-on-newcomb-s-problem-an-antinomy-of-practical-reason https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-24-philosophy-colloquium-terry-horgan-on-newcomb-s-problem-an-antinomy-of-practical-reason <p><em>Thursday, January 24, 2013 3:30 PM</em></p><p>Professor Terry Horgan, of the philosophy department at the University of Arizona, will lecture.</p> Fearless Friday Seminar - Simple Wavelet Sets in n Dimensions by Kathy Merrill Thu, 24 Jan 2013 09:57:23 MST https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-25-fearless-friday-seminar-simple-wavelet-sets-in-n-dimensions-by-kathy-merrill https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-25-fearless-friday-seminar-simple-wavelet-sets-in-n-dimensions-by-kathy-merrill <p><em>Friday, January 25, 2013 2:30 PM</em></p><p class="MsoNormal">Join the Mathematics and Computer Science department for their weekly Fearless Friday Seminars. &nbsp; This week's talk is by Emerita Kathy Merrill, in Tutt Science Center Room 229, at 2:30pm.&nbsp;</p> <p>Rating: PG (some undergraduate mathematics or computer science understanding)</p> <p>More information on our department webpage</p> <p>http://www.coloradocollege.edu/academics/dept/mathematics/seminars/current-academic-year-seminars.dot</p> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> CC Women's Basketball Tue, 20 Nov 2012 14:32:55 MST https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-25-cc-women-s-basketball https://www.coloradocollege.edu/events/2013-01-25-cc-women-s-basketball <p><em>Friday, January 25, 2013 6:00 PM</em></p><p>vs. Southwestern</p>