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Schedule of Events

(as of 4/9/18)

Check back often as events are frequently added to the schedule.

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Thursday, Oct. 11

4-7 p.m.
Class of 1968 Welcome Reception and Check-in, Smith Family Gallery, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St.

7-8:30 p.m.
“Free to Rock,” a film produced by Nick Binkley ’68, Screening Room 131, Screening Room 131, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave.
Produced by Nick Binkley ’68, "Free To Rock" is a multi-award winning documentary film directed by four-time Emmy® award-winning filmmaker Jim Brown and narrated by Kiefer Sutherland. It captures the dramatic — and at times even humorous — story of how rock and roll was feared and repressed by the Soviet authorities, making it all the more popular and the ultimate symbol of freedom across Eastern Europe.

7:30 p.m.
"Shakespeare in Love," by Mark Norman and Tom Stoppard, Main Stage, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St.
Single tickets can be purchased beginning on July 26 by calling (719) 634-5581 or by going online at www.coloradocollege.edu/fac.

Friday, Oct. 12

8:30-9:30 a.m.
Class of 1968 Continental Breakfast, Side Chapel, Shove Memorial Chapel

9:30-11 a.m.
Fifty Year Club Induction Ceremony for the Class of 1968, Shove Memorial Chapel
President Jill Tiefenthaler and Dean of the College/Dean of the Faculty Sandra Wong present Fifty Year Club diplomas to the Class of 1968. Doug Brown ’68 will address the class. The Class of 1968 should arrive at 9:30 a.m. for brief instructions. Class photo to follow.

11 a.m. Admission Information Session and 1 p.m. Campus Tour, Cutler Hall
Prospective students should register in advance at https://ccbasecamp.coloradocollege.edu/register/homecomingFRI. For more details, contact the Admission Office at admission@coloradocollege.edu or (719) 389-6344.

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Fifty Year Club Luncheon, Bemis Great Hall
All current Fifty Year Club members and newly inducted members from the Class of 1968 are encouraged to attend.

Noon-2 p.m.
Scholarship Luncheon, (By invitation only)
Recognizing members of the Colorado College community who open doors for CC students by generously providing scholarship support.

1-2 p.m.
East Campus Housing Tour, Corner of N. Nevada Ave. and E. Uintah St.
Tour CC’s newest residential community.  Completed in 2017, East Campus is home to 154 CC students. These eight buildings include a community center and a combination of small houses and apartments facing an outdoor common area. Select from 1 and 1:30 p.m. time-slots.

1-5 p.m.
Academic Department Open Houses
Details will be available in the Homecoming Weekend guide.

2-3:30 p.m.
Class of ’68 Tiger Talks, Screening Room, Cornerstone Arts Center
As college students, the Class of 1968’s formative experiences occurred during a decade marked by protests, social unrest, and civil disobedience as many Americans spoke out against the Vietnam War, racial and economic segregation, and gender discrimination. To paraphrase from Bob Dylan’s 1964 album, “The Times They …[Were] A-Changin.’” Emerging as newly minted college grads, classmates charted many different paths of change, some planned, others not. Presenters at this Tiger Talks program will share their thoughts and insights on their life experiences as they took the road less traveled and swam against the tide in defense of principle, as well as how the times changed them or caused them to become agents of change. Presenters include Doug Brown ’68, Todd Ballantine ’68, Jamie Lytle King ’68, Jay Peyton ’68, and Millie Olson ’68.

2-3 p.m.
Docent-Led Tour of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St.
Half-hour guided tours will depart from the Fine Arts Center lobby at 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Join tour leaders at the FAC for a tour focused on museum highlights. Tour leaders will introduce participants to pieces within the collection and to the building’s historic architecture.  

2-4 p.m.
Alumni and Students LGBTQIA+ Reception, Living Room, Lennox House, 1001 N. Nevada Ave.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) alumni and guests are invited to a reception with Colorado College LGBTQIA+ staff, faculty, and students.

2-4 p.m.
Admission Information Session and Campus Tour, Cutler Hall
Prospective students should register in advance at https://ccbasecamp.coloradocollege.edu/register/homecomingFRI. For more details, contact the Admission Office at admission@coloradocollege.edu or (719) 389-6344.

3-4 p.m.
Charles L. Tutt Library Tour, 2021 N. Cascade Ave.
Tour Tutt Library, a library built specifically for the college’s pioneering Block Plan. Half-hour guided tours will depart from the lobby at 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

3-5 p.m.
Spanish in Spain 15th Reunion Reception, South Hall Commons, 130 E. Cache La Poudre St.
Alumni, professors, and current participants of the Summer Spanish in Spain program are invited to celebrate its 15th anniversary. We also would like to recognize the 800th anniversary of Colorado College’s educational partner, the Universidad de Salamanca (1218-2018). Viva!

3 p.m.
CC Women’s Soccer vs. Utah State University, Stewart Field

3 p.m.
CC Women’s Volleyball, Reid Arena

3:30 p.m.
“Navigating Selective College Admissions Processes,” Cutler Hall Conference Room, 912 N. Cascade Ave.
Admission staff will present on the national landscape of selective college admission and national trends in higher education enrollment.

4-5:30 p.m.
“Professor John Riker, 50 Years at CC: A Celebration,” Richard F. Celeste Theatre, Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave.
John Riker has taught philosophy at CC for 50 years and we are celebrating this grand milestone with a program that includes talks by faculty, former students, and John.  A reception will follow.

5-7:30 p.m.
50th Anniversary Watson Reunion Gathering, Yalich Boardroom, Spencer Center, 830 N. Tejon St.
Come renew old friendships, make new connections, share the impact of your Watson journey with alumni and current CC students, and dream with those aspiring to be the next generation of Watson Fellows. A cocktail meet-and greet will be followed by a roundtable discussion and dinner.

6 p.m.-midnight
Twelve and Under Children’s Lounge, Worner Campus Center
Professional child care is available for children 12 and younger and is provided by Event Sitters by Charity. The cost is $25 per child and includes dinner. To ensure the highest quality of care, space is limited, and pre-registration is required for all children and must be completed by Oct. 7, 2018

6 p.m., 8 p.m.
CC Men’s and Women’s Rugby Matches, Washburn Field

7 p.m.
CC Women’s Volleyball, Reid Arena

7:30 p.m.
"Shakespeare in Love," by Mark Norman and Tom Stoppard, Main Stage, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St.
Single tickets can be purchased beginning on July 26 by calling (719) 634-5581 or by going online at www.coloradocollege.edu/fac.

7:30 p.m.
CC Hockey vs. University of Alabama-Huntsville, Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd.
 
9 p.m., 10 p.m.
Stargazing, Barnes Observatory
Barnes Science Center, 1040 N. Nevada Ave.
Sign up at Registration Central, Room 105, Charles L. Tutt Library.


Friday Class Reunion Events

50th Reunion: Class of 1968
6-9 p.m.
Reception, 4th Floor, Charles L. Tutt Library, 2021 N. Cascade Ave.

45th Reunion: Class of 1973
6:30-9:30 p.m.
Reception, Stewart House, 1228 Wood Ave.

40th Reunion: Class of 1978
6-10 p.m.
Reception featuring the return of Wooglin’s Dog, Silver Room, The Mining Exchange Hotel, 8 S. Nevada Ave.

35th Reunion: Class of 1983
6-9 p.m.
Reception, McHugh Commons, 1090 N. Cascade Ave.

30th Reunion: Class of 1988
6:30 p.m.
Buffet Reception, Jose Muldoon’s, 222 N. Tejon St.

25th Reunion: Class of 1993
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Reception, The Warehouse Restaurant & Gallery, 25 W. Cimarron St.

20th Reunion: Class of 1998
6:30 p.m.
Reception and Tiger Hockey Game, Double Eagle Lounge, Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. (Shuttle provided.)

15th Reunion: Class of 2003
7-9 p.m.
Class Meet-up, Wooglin’s Deli & Café, 823 N. Tejon St.

10th Reunion: Class of 2008
7:30 p.m.
Class Meet-up, Tony’s Bar, 326 N. Tejon St.

5th Reunion: Class of 2013
8 p.m.
Class Meet-up, Phantom Canyon Brewing Company, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave.

Young Alumni Reunion: Classes of 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018
5-7 p.m.
Meet-up, Oskar Blues Brewery, 118 N. Tejon St.

Saturday, Oct. 13

5:45-8 a.m.
Homecoming Bike Tour, Gold Camp Road
Join us for a sunrise ride down Gold Camp Road. This ride is an easy downhill ride with some intermediate sections. Tour includes transportation to and from campus; Specialized™ mountain bikes and helmets are provided. Registration is required, and participants should meet in front of Tutt Library at 5:45 a.m.

8 a.m.
29th Annual Tiger Classic 5K Race, Monument Valley Park
Runner, joggers, and walkers of all levels are welcome. The race benefits the Tiger Pride Fund for athletics and includes participants from the Pikes Peak area. Registration is required.

8:30-9:30 a.m.
Welcome to the CC 60s Cinema, Class of 1968 Breakfast, South Commons

8:30 a.m.
“Tips on Applying to Colorado College,” Cutler Hall Conference Room, 912 N. Cascade Ave.
Admission staff will present on how students can set themselves up for a successful experience applying to CC and provide insight into what matters most in our application process, when and how to apply — and tips for maintaining sanity. 

9-11 a.m.
Football Reunion Brunch, Bemis Great Hall
CC football teammates and their guests are invited to celebrate 120 years since the first football game was played on Washburn Field.

A Cappella Reunion: Rehearsal, Packard Performance Hall, Sperry S. and Ella Graber Packard Hall of Music and Art, 5 W. Cache La Poudre St.
Attention alumni and current participants of The Back Row, Ellement, and Room 46:  Join in the celebration of 26 years of a cappella music at Colorado College. You are not only invited to attend, but also to participate! Activities include a rehearsal that begins at 9 a.m. and, later, a performance at 1:15 p.m. at the Homecoming Picnic. Each group will sing a generational song from their legacy and we will perform a group song as well. Shawna Hedlund '95, founder of both Ellement and Room 46, will direct. Be sure to also register for the performance at 1:15 p.m.

10 a.m.
Homecoming Convocation and Alumni Awards Ceremony, Shove Memorial Chapel
President Jill Tiefenthaler and the Alumni Association Board will present the Benezet, Worner, Riley, and Spirit of Adventure Awards. Everyone is invited to attend this special ceremony that honors our distinguished award recipients and will feature remarks by President Tiefenthaler. The Louis T. Benezet Award for career achievement will be presented to Chip Collins ’77 and D'Ann Campbell ’72. The recipient of the Lloyd E. Worner Award for remarkable efforts on behalf of the college is Artie Toll Kensinger ’53. The Gresham Riley Award recognizing faculty, administrators, and staff who have made a significant difference to the college will be presented to David Hendrickson ’76Lee Sessions ’86 will receive the Spirit of Adventure Award, given to the alumnus/a who exemplifies the unique CC experience through a life of intellectual, social, or physical adventure. The Reunion Cup, awarded to the reunion class with the best Homecoming Weekend attendance, will be presented during the ceremony.

11 a.m. Admission Information Session and 1 p.m. Campus Tour, Cutler Hall
Prospective students should register in advance at https://ccbasecamp.coloradocollege.edu/register/homecomingSAT. For more details, contact the Admission Office at admission@coloradocollege.edu or (719) 389-6344.

11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Rugby Alumni vs. Student Challenge, Donald Autrey Field
Alumni are invited to participate in the 25th annual alumni vs. student rugby match.

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Alumni Award Recipient Panel, Screening Room 131, Edith Kinney Gaylord Cornerstone Arts Center, 825 N. Cascade Ave.
“The Wonderful Things I’ve Done with My CC Education: Alumni Association Award Recipients Panel Discussion.” Students and alumni are invited to participate in a panel discussion with this year’s Alumni Association Award recipients. The following distinguished alumni will talk about their career paths: Worner Award winner and education major, Artie Toll Kensinger ’53; Benezet Award winner and history major, Chip Collins ’77; Benezet Award winner and history major, D'Ann Campbell ’72; Gresham Riley Award winner and history major, David Hendrickson ’76; and Spirit of Adventure award winner and English major, Lee Sessions ’86.

12:30-2 p.m.
Homecoming Picnic, Worner Quad
The Office of Alumni and Family Relations invites alumni and their families to gather for a picnic lunch on the quad. Free for children 12 and under.

1 p.m.
A Cappella Reunion: Performance at the Homecoming Picnic, Worner Quad
Attention alumni and current participants of The Back Row, Ellement, and Room 46: Join in the celebration of 26 years of a cappella music at Colorado College. You are not only invited to attend, but also to participate! Join us for a 1:15 p.m. performance at the Homecoming Picnic. (Please arrive by 1 p.m.)  Participation at the 9 a.m. rehearsal is strongly preferred. Each group will sing a generational song from their legacy and we will perform a group song as well. Shawna Hedlund '95, founder of both Ellement and Room 46, will direct. Be sure to also register for the rehearsal at 9 a.m.

2-3 p.m.
East Campus Housing Tour, Corner of N. Nevada Ave. and E. Uintah St.
Tour CC’s newest residence community.  Completed in 2017, East Campus is home to 154 CC students. These eight buildings include a community center and a combination of small houses and apartments facing an outdoor common area. Select from 2 and 2:30 p.m. time-slots.

2-4 p.m.
Freedom and Authority, Bemis Great Hall
Join us for a Homecoming Weekend tradition. This year’s reading will be Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein.” The year 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the novel’s publication and it was chosen for its capacity to spark interdisciplinary dialogue around issues of diversity, inclusion, and equity. CC faculty members will lead a discussion of the book and then break out participants into small groups led by members of the faculty.

2-4 p.m.
Admission Information Session and Campus Tour, Cutler Hall
Prospective students should register in advance at https://ccbasecamp.coloradocollege.edu/register/homecomingSAT. For more details, contact the Admission Office at admission@coloradocollege.edu or (719) 389-6344.

2 p.m.
Alumni Flag Football Game, Donald Autrey Field

2 p.m.
CC Women’s Volleyball, Reid Arena

3-4 p.m.
Charles L. Tutt Library Tour, 2021 N. Cascade Ave.
Tour Tutt Library, a library built specifically for the college’s pioneering Block Plan. Half-hour guided tours will depart from the lobby at 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

3:30-5:30 p.m.
Butler Center Open House, 2nd Floor, Worner Campus Center
Join us for a networking event facilitated by the Butler Center staff and students.

4-5:30 p.m.
CC Leadership Reception, Invitation Only, Stewart House, 1228 Wood Ave.
Join us and other Barnes Legacy Society, President’s Circle, 1874 Society members, and reunion volunteers as we celebrate your commitment to the college during a private reception.

4:30-6 p.m.
Feminist and Gender Studies 20th Anniversary Reception, South Hall Commons, 130 E. Cache La Poudre St.
 
6 p.m.-midnight
Twelve and Under Children’s Lounge, Worner Campus Center
Professional child care is available for children 12 and younger and is provided by Event Sitters by Charity. The cost is $25 per child and includes dinner. To ensure the highest quality of care, space is limited, and pre-registration is required for all children and must be completed by Oct. 7, 2018.

7 p.m.
CC Hockey vs. U.S. Air Force Academy, Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd.

7:30 p.m.
"Shakespeare in Love," by Mark Norman and Tom Stoppard, Main Stage, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, 30 W. Dale St.
Single tickets can be purchased beginning on July 26 by calling (719) 634-5581 or by going online at www.coloradocollege.edu/fac.

8:30-11:30 p.m.
Homecoming Dance, Worner Quad
Students, alumni, and guests gather to dance the night away. State ID or passport required to purchase beer and wine.


Saturday Class Reunion Events

50th Reunion: Class of 1968
6-10 p.m.
Reception and Dinner, Grand Ballroom, The Mining Exchange Hotel, 8 S. Nevada Ave.

45th Reunion: Class of 1973
6:30-10 p.m.
Reception and Dinner, Bemis Great Hall, 920 N. Cascade Ave.

40th Reunion: Class of 1978
4-6 p.m.
Reception, Paninos Downtown, 604 N. Tejon St.

6-10 p.m.
Optional Tiger Hockey Game, Group Seating, Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. (Shuttle provided.)

35th Reunion: Class of 1983
6-10 p.m.
Dinner and Tiger Hockey Game, Double Eagle Lounge, Broadmoor World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd. (Shuttle provided.)

30th Reunion: Class of 1988
7-10 p.m.
Dinner
The Gym, Ivywild School, 1604 S. Cascade Ave.

25th Reunion: Class of 1993
7-10 p.m.
Reception, McHugh Commons, 1090 N. Cascade Ave.

20th Reunion: Class of 1998
5:30-8:30 p.m.
Reception, Canyon Room, Phantom Canyon, 2 E. Pikes Peak Ave.

15th Reunion: Class of 2003
6:30-9:30 p.m.
Dinner, Benjamin’s, Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave.

10th Reunion: Class of 2008
6-9 p.m.
Dinner, Gaylord Hall, Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave.

5th Reunion: Class of 2013
4-6 p.m.
Reception, Armstrong Great Hall, 14 E. Cache La Poudre St.

Young Alumni Reunion: Classes of 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018
6:30-9:30 p.m.
Beer and Wine Tasting, Yalich Boardroom, Spencer Center, 830 N. Tejon St.

Sunday, Oct. 14

10-11 a.m.
Homecoming Memorial Gathering, Shove Memorial Chapel
We invite all alumni and guests to join us for a reflective gathering to remember and honor the lives of CC classmates, faculty, and staff who have passed away. The services will remember alumni from the 2018 reunion classes as well as faculty and staff who have passed away in the last year.

11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Class of 1973 Brunch, Yalich Boardroom, Spencer Center, 830 N. Tejon St.

11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Young Alumni Brunch Meet-up
Over Easy, A Daytime Eatery, 28A S. Tejon St.

Noon
CC Women’s Soccer vs. Boise State University, 
Stewart Field

Noon
Alumni Volleyball Game
, Reid Arena


Open Hours

Friday Open Hours

6:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
El Pomar Sports Center and Adam F. Press Fitness Center
Check in with official Homecoming Weekend nametag.

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Bookstore open, lower level, Worner Campus Center
Alumni with official Homecoming Weekend nametags receive a bookstore discount.

9 a.m.-noon, 1-5 p.m.
“Preserving Colorado College’s History,” Special Collections, Tutt Library
Jessy Randall, archivist and curator of special collections, will show how the library preserves unique primary source materials documenting Colorado College’s history. 

10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College
Free entry with official Homecoming Weekend nametag.

Noon-5 p.m.
Academic Department Open Houses
Specific department hours will be listed in the Homecoming Weekend pocket guide you will receive when you arrive on campus.

6 p.m.-midnight
11 and Under Children’s Lounge, Worner Campus Center
Professional childcare is available for children 11 and younger and is provided by Event Sitters by Charity. The cost is $25 per child and includes dinner. To ensure the highest quality of care, space is limited. Pre-registration is required for all children and must be completed by Oct. 7, 2018.


Saturday Open Hours

8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Bookstore open, lower level, Worner Campus Center
Alumni with official Homecoming Weekend nametags receive a bookstore discount.

10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College
Free entry with your official Homecoming Weekend nametag.

11 a.m.-7 p.m.
El Pomar Sports Center and Adam F. Press Fitness Center
Check in with your official Homecoming Weekend nametag.

6 p.m.-midnight
11 and Under Children’s Lounge, Worner Campus Center
Professional childcare is available for children 11 and younger and is provided by Event Sitters by Charity. The cost is $25 per child and includes dinner. To ensure the highest quality of care, space is limited. Pre-registration is required for all children and must be completed by Oct. 7, 2018.

Questions?

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

Lily Lauer, Alumni Relations Coordinator, On-Campus Programs

Reunion Giving
Meghan Yingling, Reunion Gift Officer


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