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Class of 1978, 40th Reunion

Class Giving Goals & Progress

1978 Class Gift
Class Gift Goal: $800,000
Class Gift Progress: $493,535
Participation Goal: 33% or 152 donors
Participation Progress: 17% or 78 donors

Our Class Gift

The Class of 1978 Scholarship honors our 40th reunion. We hope you will help us raise $100,000 to endow the scholarship by making a gift that’s meaningful to you.

Once our class scholarship reaches $100,000, we will endow a scholarship and trigger a second $100,000 endowed scholarship commitment through the CC Endowed Scholarship 101 Challenge.

Gift Planning

Visit the Gift Planning website to learn about how you can make a difference through gifts made today or in your estate.


Colorado College Class of 1978
40th Reunion


Friday, Oct. 12

6-10 p.m.
Class of 1978 Reception, Silver Room, The Mining Exchange, A Wyndham Grand Hotel & Spa, 8 S. Nevada Ave.
Food, Fun and Music at the "FEC" (Friday Evening Club) featuring the return of Wooglin’s Dog, our very own Class of 1978 rock band from the Beta House! The band promises your favorites from Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, ZZ Top, Clapton, Hendrix... a combo of Blues and Classic Rock and a little “Contrary Western” too.

Menu:  $45/person
6-7 p.m. Cocktail Hour with Cold and Hot Dips served with an assortment of Crackers, Breads, and Vegetable Crudites.
7-9 p.m. Assorted Mini Cocktail Sandwiches on Button Rolls, Cocktail Meatballs, Vegetable Spring Rolls with Sweet Chili Sauce, Chicken Skewers, Andouille Sausage and Pepper Skewers with Mango Chutney.
9-10 p.m. Assorted Chef-selected Miniature Desserts

Saturday, Oct. 13

4-6 p.m.
Class of 1978 Reception, Paninos Downtown, 604 N. Tejon St.
Join your classmates for a reception at Paninos Restaurant. $25/person

6-10 p.m.
Optional Tiger Hockey Game, Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. (Shuttle provided.)
A complimentary round-trip shuttle will be provided to transport ticket holders from Paninos to the Broadmoor World Arena to watch CC vs. the U.S. Air Force Academy hockey game. Group seating is located in section 206. The shuttle will return alumni to campus, Paninos Downtown, The Antlers Hotel and The Mining Exchange Hotel. Parking at The Broadmoor World Arena is $10 for alumni who choose to drive to the hockey game. Hockey Ticket: $13/person


Brenna Gentry Crowson – Co-chair
Deirdre Fricke – Co-chair
Jeffrey Garrison P’10
Rodger Gurrentz P’15
Susie Grossberg Miller
Linda Crout Spevacek
Melissa Levinson Troy


Reunion and Homecoming Weekend Events
Kristie Damgaard, Assistant Director for On-Campus Programs

Lily Lauer, Alumni Relations Coordinator, On-Campus Programs

Reunion Giving
Matt Kelly, Annual Giving Officer

EverTrue: CC Network

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