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All First Mondays events start at 11:15 a.m. except for Opening Convocation and Honors Convocation as noted below.

2019-20 Academic Year
first mondays

Block 1:  Opening Convocation (starts at 9 a.m.)

Opening Convocation marks the beginning of Colorado College’s academic year and helps to welcome new students, the Class of 2023.


Block 2:  Robin Kelley. Professor and Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in U.S. History, UCLA

Block 3:  Kimberly R. Huyser, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of New Mexico

Block 4:  Carter Roberts, President and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund

Block 5:  Ryan Haygood '97, executive director and chief executive officer of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice

Block 6:  Panel on Diversity and Inclusion in Esports

Block 7:  Dez Stone Menendez '00, Director of Innovation at Colorado College

Block 8:  Honors Convocation (starts at 11 a.m.)