Innovators in Residence
The Innovator in Residence program embeds visiting creative professionals deeply into the Colorado College community to model new creative problem-solving methodologies and instigate radical collaborations. The Residency allows for both formal and informal teaching opportunities that will help students to make connections between diverse cultures, ideas, and strategies. Although the Innovators in Residence represent a variety of fields, they share characteristics of flexibility, curiosity, and the desire to work across disciplines. The specific activities of each Innovator in Residence may include: supporting curricula across departments by working with classes; collaborating with faculty, students, and staff on new projects; hosting workshops; working on independent research and creative projects, and giving public talks. By sharing their creative and intellectual practices with the campus community, these high-impact visitors can provide a model of, and catalyst for, the kind of creative synthesis that produces new ways of knowing, thinking, and acting in the world. In this way, the Innovator in Residence program initiates collaborations across campus that would otherwise be impossible, and provides connective tissue between departments, blocks, and social strata at the College.
Creativity & Innovation welcomes nominations for future Residents from CC faculty, staff, and students. Please email Jessica Hunter-Larsen at firstname.lastname@example.org with the name of your nominee(s) and a short description of how you might envision them engaging with our community.