News Releases


Colorado College to Host Class of 2024 Commencement Ceremony Sunday, May 19 5/9/2024
Addressing the Crisis in Access and Equity in Health Care in the U.S. 4/11/2024
Celebrated Professor, Novelist, and Trustee to Speak at Commencement 2024 3/28/2024
Tony Tabasco Hired as New VP for Enrollment Press Release 2/28/2024
CC Named Top Fulbright Producing Institution for Second Consecutive Year 2/13/2024
Bill Clement Makes Historical $18M Donation to CC 2/12/2024
Press Release: Colorado College Day is February 9, 2024 2/8/2024
CC and Goat Patch Brewing Co. Partnership Press Release 1/8/2024


CC Receives National Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award 11/9/2023
Media Advisory: 2023 Commencement 11/9/2023
Media Alert -- Vermont College of Fine Arts Summer Residency Program Held at CC 9/15/2023
Media Advisory--Colorado College President L. Song Richardson a Panelist at National Summit on Equal Opportunity in Higher Education 9/15/2023
Colorado College to offer a safe HAVEN for students who transfer from anti-DEI states 9/14/2023
Fine Arts Center Wins 50K Award from National Endowment for the Arts to Restore "Arte Mestiza" Mural 6/22/2023
Former Prime Minister of South Korea to Lecture at Colorado College 5/24/2023
Stroud Scholars Inaugural Cohort Celebrates College Signing Day Event 5/1/2023
Former U.S. Representative and Colorado College Graduate Liz Cheney to Speak at Commencement 3/15/2023
CC Drops US News & World Report Annual Rankings 3/7/2023
Faculty Awarded Tenure, Promotion, Emeriti Status at Board Meeting 3/7/2023
FAC Hires New Executive Director Nicole Harden 2/14/2023
Colorado College Named a Top Producing Fulbright Institution for Students 2/10/2023
CC Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day 1/12/2023


Margaret A. Liu to Deliver 2022 Colorado College Commencement Address 3/31/2022
Todd Woodward Named VP for Strategic Communications & Marketing 3/9/2022
Forever Foreign Series 2/28/2022
Colorado College Receives $1 Million Grant for Social Justice Curriculum 2/3/2022
Colorado College Invites Community to Virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 1/5/2022


Colorado College Expands Its Colorado Pledge to Increase Affordability for In-state Students 8/3/2021
CC Names Mary Ann Schwartz Graffeo Vice President for Advancement 7/7/2021
Rochelle T. Dickey Named Dean of Students/Vice President for Student Life at Colorado College 6/25/2021
CC’S Mike Edmonds to Become Senior Vice President, Chief of Staff 5/24/2021
CC Receives $33.5 Million Future Gift, Largest From Individual Donor in CC History 4/6/2021
$500,000 Supports CC Student Services Center, Honors Mike and Barbara Yalich 2/9/2021


L. Song Richardson Appointed 14th President of Colorado College 12/9/2020
Quad Innovation Partnership Thriving as Students Tackle Community Issues 11/19/2020
Colorado College Joins Racial Equity Leadership Alliance 11/12/2020
Sachs Foundation Grant Supports Black Students Pursuing Careers in Education 10/28/2020
'Election 2020: What's at Stake?' Up Next in CC Conversation Series 10/14/2020
CC, UCCS Join to Present Activist Cornel West Discussing Race, Religion and Politics 10/6/2020
CC Names Diversity, Inclusion, Equity Leadership; $1 Million Gift for Antiracism 7/1/2020
Colorado College Achieves Ambitious Goal of Becoming Carbon Neutral 1/22/2020
CPR and Colorado College announce partnership to expand 91.5 KRCC public service and create new public media center 1/17/2020
Jill Tiefenthaler Named National Geographic Society CEO 1/14/2020
Cornerstone Arts Week Highlights Gap Between Marginalized Artists, Arts Industry 1/6/2020


City Council Unanimously Approves Robson Arena on CC Campus 12/11/2019
Master Trumpeter Nicholas Payton to Perform Live with Philharmonic 10/18/2019
CC Launches College Preparatory Program Aimed at Students in the Pikes Peak Region 10/1/2019
Standardized Tests Now Optional for Admission to Colorado College 9/6/2019
91.5 KRCC Names New General Manager 9/6/2019
CC Launches Pledge to Increase Affordability for Colorado Students 8/23/2019
CC's Liberal Arts in Correctional Facilities Program Continues with $60,000 Grant 4/19/2019
Tad Benoit to Headline 2019 Blues Under the Bridge 4/18/2019
Prominent Earth Scientists Gather for Colorado College Symposium 4/17/2019
Oprah Winfrey to Deliver Commencement Address 3/28/2019
Parking Garage, Additional Lot Planned for Robson Arena at Colorado College 3/11/2019
Corina McKendry Takes Over Helm of CC's State of the Rockies Project 2/20/2019
Students Launch Big Ideas at 7th Annual Big Idea Competition 1/30/2019


Colorado College Hosts Midterm Election Symposium 10/22/2018
CC Hosts Mandala Tour, Which Includes Three-Day Creation of a Mandala 9/24/2018
Popular Visiting Writers Series Brings Variety of Authors to Campus 8/31/2018
Opening Convocation Kicks Off CC's 145th Academic Year 8/20/2018
Springs Art Collectors to Give Collections to Fine Arts Center 7/11/2018
Broadway Producer Nancy Nagel Gibbs to Give Commencement Address 5/18/2018
CC Has $166 Million Impact Annually on Colorado Springs' Economy 4/17/2018
91.5 KRCC Co-hosts StoryCorps' 12-Day Trip to Colorado Springs 4/4/2018
Fine Arts Center at CC to Become Kennedy Center Partner in Education 3/21/2018
Los Lobos to Headline 12th Annual Blues Under the Bridge 3/12/2018
Alan R. Townsend to Become CC Provost 3/5/2018
Four Faculty Members Promoted, Receive Tenure 2/27/2018
Quad Innovation Partnership Launches Three Projects 2/6/2018
Ali Budner Joins 91.5 KRCC 2/5/2018
CC Hosts Three-day Leonard Bernstein Symposium 1/19/2018


Colorado College Ends Year with Notable Gifts 12/20/2017
CC celebrates Martin Luther King Jr 12/19/2017
Robert Sapolsky, Lynda Barry Cornerstone Arts Week Speakers 12/7/2017
Colorado College Launches $435 Million Fundraising Campaign 10/17/2017
91.5 KRCC Launches New Journalism Collaborative 10/13/2017
Colorado College Receives Fine Arts Center Gift Valued at More Than $175 Million 10/6/2017
CC to Host Ethnomusicology Symposium, Bringing Together Indigenous Scholars, Performers 9/28/2017
CC's Renovated Building is Largest Academic Library to Achieve Net-Zero Construction 9/14/2017
Visiting Writers Series Brings Variety of Authors to Campus 9/4/2017
Opening Convocation Marks CC's 144th Academic Year 8/23/2017
Alumni Hybl, Hershey Honored at East Campus Housing Spaces 8/22/2017
Class of 2021 Orientation to Include Common Book, Volunteer Work and Eclipse 8/17/2017
CC Raises $44.7 Million; Highest Participation in Nine Years 7/25/2017
Blind Boys of Alabama Headline Blues Under the Bridge 7/21/2017
Strategic Plan for CC-FAC Alliance Unanimously Approved 6/28/2017
91.5 KRCC Extends, Improves Coverage in Woodland Park 6/16/2017
Seven Faculty Members Granted Tenure, Promotions 5/17/2017
Journalist-in-Residence Hampton Sides to Give Commencement Address 5/17/2017
Summer Music Festival Hits High Note with 4 New Faculty, Record Number of Applicants 5/12/2017
East Campus Naming Release 2/8/2017
KRCC new music release 2/3/2017
CC, FAC alliance update release 1/27/2017
91.5 KRCC Move Puts it Closer to Downtown 1/16/2017
Miranda July Presentation, Film Featured During Cornerstone Arts Week 1/13/2017


CC Alumni Challenge: $75,000 if 750 Alumni Give on Dec. 9 12/6/2016
Sub-committees Begin Work on CC, FAC Program Plans 11/3/2016
Ed Robson '54 Gives $8 Million for New Hockey Arena 10/13/2016
CC, FAC Receive $3.5 Million for Arts, Educational Initiatives 10/3/2016
Fine Arts Center Museum Staff Bolstered with CC Art and Curatorial Experience 9/2/2016
CC Hosts 13th Sondermann Presidential Symposium 8/29/2016
CC, Fine Arts Center Announce Historic Alliance 8/26/2016
CC Hosts Conference on America's 'Piano Man,' Billy Joel 8/23/2016
Live Green Roof Moves CC Closer to Carbon Neutral Goal 8/9/2016
Colorado College Alumni Propel Fundraising Success 7/26/2016
Colorado College Names Five New Trustees 7/5/2016
$5.6 Million Gift Honors Steven Janke, Funds Student Scholarship 4/28/2016
KRCC to Air Two New Programs 2/4/2016
Dana Wittmer Publishes Ground-Breaking Human Trafficking Research 1/26/2016


Colorado College Receives $8.5 Million for Innovation 12/15/2015
Colorado College Receives $4 Million for Student Research Grants 11/9/2015
Library Renovation Garners $7 Million in Foundation Grants 9/17/2015
KRCC Hires New General Manager 9/11/2015
Education Department Receives $1.1 Million to Partner with Local Schools 9/1/2015
Performance Honors Legacy of J. Glenn and Ursula Gray 8/28/2015
Colorado College Fundraising Sets Record 8/10/2015
Seven New Members Named to Board of Trustees 6/29/2015
CC Summer Music Festival Kicks Off 31st Season 6/1/2015
Bro Adams to Deliver 2015 Commencement Address 5/14/2015
StoryCorps Comes to Colorado Springs 5/13/2015
CC Students Serve Up Real-World Answers to Complex Questions 5/13/2015
Book by CC's Journalist-in-Residence Selected for City-wide Reading Program 5/13/2015
Alumni Give CC Denver Basin Water Rights 3/17/2015
3 Professors Launch 'Critical Karaoke' on KRCC 3/17/2015
Robert Pinsky Keynote Speaker for Cornerstone Arts Week 1/13/2015


Colorado College Receives $5 Million for Library Renovation 9/22/2014
New CC Professor Part of $1.7 Million Grant Aimed at Women in Science 9/9/2014
Opening Convocation Welcomes Class of 2018 8/27/2014
Geologist Paul Myrow Finds Evidence of Devastating Earthquakes in Colorado 8/25/2014
More than $18 Million Raised During Fiscal Year 2014 8/13/2014
NSF Grant Funds High-Performance Research Instrument 7/23/2014
Tutt Library, Fine Arts Center Collaborate on Book Collection 7/21/2014
CC Named 'Changemaker Campus' by Ashoka U 7/7/2014
Susan Grace to Receive Spirit of the Springs Award 6/20/2014
Jane Lubchenco '69 to Deliver Commencement Address 5/1/2014
Sounds of Bowed Piano Ensemble to Fade as Stephen Scott Retires 3/17/2014
CC to Offer Higher Levels of Education Endorsements 3/17/2014
Dance Extravaganza Features Seven Original Works 3/11/2014
CC Students Start Food Rescue Group; Change Corporate Policy 2/19/2014
Physics, Biology Professors Receive $507,653 NSF Grant 2/19/2014


President Tiefenthaler Addresses Economics, Affordability in 'Remaking College' 12/13/2013
'Wordless!' is Keynote Event at Cornerstone Arts Week 12/10/2013
Jusin Weis Receives Professional Award 11/26/2013
$800,000 Mellon Grant Strengthens Block Plan 11/7/2013
Brian Young Joins CC as VP for Information Technology 11/6/2013
Eschewing MOOCs in favor of SIPP 8/30/2013
CC Adds $839 Million to State's Economy 8/27/2013
Slocum Hall Gets $14 Million Renovation 8/23/2013
CC, UCCS Husband-Wife Team Up for $677,000 NSF Grant 7/8/2013
Jane Turnis Named Vice President for Communications 7/1/2013
Blues Under the Bridge Now in its 7th Year 6/18/2013
Improv Workshop, Showcase Performance Highlights of Dance Festival 5/23/2013
CC Adds New Major in Education 5/15/2013
CC Gets an EV Car Charging Station 5/13/2013
Marian Wright Edelman to Give Commencement Address 5/2/2013
Paul Maruyama Receives Award for Lifetime Achievement 5/2/2013
Scholars, Dancers Hold Workshop Featuring the Real Harlem Shake 4/25/2013
Technical Team to Present Draft Recommendations for Transportation Master Plan 4/22/2013
CC's Frank Shelton to Play at Concert Honoring Notre Dame Cathedral 4/12/2013
Chemical Exposure Occurs in Olin Hall 4/11/2013
Immigration Reform:State and Local Experts Speak on Colorado Business and Community Impact at Upcoming Luncheon 4/8/2013
$50,000 Prize Shared by Three Student Teams in Entrepreneurship Competition 4/4/2013
Gamelan Festival Celebrates 20 Years of CC's Indonesian Program 3/28/2013
Adam F. Press Fitness Center Opens 3/27/2013
Three experts discuss immigration reform's effect on Colorado businesses, community 3/22/2013
Richard Lamm to Receive 2013 Champion of the Rockies Award 3/19/2013
Off Topic: New KRCC Show Features CC Faculty 3/12/2013
Exhibit, Programs, Concert Bring 'Voice from Japan' to Life 3/6/2013
Four Faculty Members Receive Tenure; Laurel Watkins Granted Emerita Status 3/1/2013
CC Hosts 4th Meeting to Discuss Safety, Mobility Options 2/25/2013
CC Climbs Four Spots to Place 6th on Peace Corp List 2/5/2013
Maz Jobrani Explores Boundaries of Faith, Humor at Cornerstone Arts Initiative 2/5/2013
George Eckhardt Wins Prestigious Award for Campus Preservation 1/30/2013
CC Hosts Third Working Group Transportation Meeting 1/22/2013
Slocum Hall Renovation Kicks Off Jan. 7 1/9/2013


Music Instructor Steve Barta Nominated for Grammy Award 12/14/2012
Ofer Ben-Amots' Composition Featured in Landmark Collaborative Production 12/13/2012
CC Initiates Transportation Master Plan Study 11/30/2012
Colorado River Researchers Discuss Findings From Two-Month Journey 11/30/2012
CC Hosts Series on Antarctic Research 10/19/2012
CC Students Track Waldo Canyon Restoration 10/19/2012
Timely Series at CC Looks at Tradition, Change in Islamic World 9/27/2012
Study Looks at Effects of Don't Ask, Don't Tell One Year Later 9/26/2012
Sondermann Presidential Series Offers Variety of Election-Related Events 9/14/2012
CC to Inaugurate Jill M. Tiefenthaler as 13th President 9/12/2012
Kristi Erdal's Study Shows How Athletes 'Sandbag' Concussion Tests 9/12/2012
CC's Literacy Intervention Specialist Program Receives National Recognition 9/5/2012
CC Welcomes Class of 2016 8/30/2012
Colorado College Alumni Begin River Expedition 8/20/2012
Economic Model Accurate Again for London Olympic Games 8/14/2012
Colorado College Partners with CSHP to Deliver Student Health Services 8/2/2012
Sean Pieri named new vice president for advancement 7/30/2012
Two CC graduates recognized as Academic All-Americans 6/5/2012
CC Alumna Abigail Washburn '99 to deliver commencement address 5/11/2012
Sue Grace to perform at Carnegie Hall with Quattro Mani 4/30/2012
Taiyuan Puppet Theatre Company hosts variety of events at CC 4/26/2012
CC's Community Kitchen Celebrates its 20th Anniversary 4/12/2012
Keeping the Colorado River Basin healthy for the next generation 4/10/2012
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar '77 Named 2012 Champion of the Rockies 4/10/2012
Sandra Wong Named Dean of the College/Dean of the Faculty 3/27/2012
CC Professor Anne Hyde Wins Celebrated Bancroft Prize 3/14/2012
Economist Dan Johnson Makes 2012 Olympic Predictions 3/12/2012
New Fitness Center Named for Adam F. Press '84 3/6/2012
CC Film Class and Philharmonic Intersect 3/1/2012
New Media Guru Discusses Virtual Reality 1/18/2012
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