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2017-18 Academic Year


Block 1: Opening Convocation

Opening Convocation marks the beginning of Colorado College’s academic year and helps to welcome new students, the Class of 2021.


Block 2: Anthony Leiserowitz, Ph.D., Director, Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University

Block 3: Sylvia Chan-Malik, Associate Professor of American and Women's and Gender Studies, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Block 4: Glenn Gaesser, Ph.D., Professor and Director of Healthy Lifestyles Research Center Education, Arizona State University

Block 5: Nikole Hannah-Jones, award-winning investigative reporter covering racial injustice for the New York Times Magazine.

Block 6: Samantha Blackmon, Ph.D., Associate Professor of English at Purdue and Co-Founder of Not Your Mamma's Gamer

Block 7: First Nation artist/activist Gregg Deal

Block 8: Honors Convocation