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Sophomore Jump

The Sophomore Jump provides all sophomore students at Colorado College with opportunities to grow and develop personally, academically, and socially throughout their sophomore year. Please see below a list of events that might be of specific interest for sophomores.

Upcoming Events

Faculty Dinners

Join faculty from across the curriculum for dinner and discussion. Come hear how your professors discovered their interests and talk about your future goals.

Dinners are held on the second Tuesday of every block at 6:00 pm in the Boardroom in Armstrong Hall, RSVP to Jenn Sides, Academic Support Specialist in the Learning Commons,

Block 5: Tuesday, January 27, 2015   Tricia Waters, Associate Professor, Psychology

Block 7: Tuesday, March 31, 2015   Jeff Noblett, Professor, Geology

Block 8: Tuesday, April 28, 2014   Purvi Mehta, Assistant Professor, History

Other Events

Venture Grant Workshop February 3, 2015, 5:30 pm, Slocum Commons. RSVP to

Choosing a Major Dinner March 4, 2015, 5:30 pm, Cornerstone Main Space. RSVP to


Rock the Block

A series of workshops to develop skills for success on the Block Plan. All sessions scheduled for the First Wednesday of the Block in McHugh Commons at 5pm.  Dinner provided.

(RSVP through SUMMIT -

Block 5, January 21, 2015: Say It Like You Mean It: Communication in the College Classroom; facilitated by Julian Plaza

Block 6, February 18, 2016: Dig Deep: Stay Motivated on the Block Plan; facilitated by Traci Freeman

Block 7, March 25: Beyond Breathing:  Relaxation & Stress Management on the Block Plan; facilitated by Heather Horton


Co-sponsored with the Career Center 

Block 6, Wednesday, February 25, 2015, Discover Your Strengths, 12:00 - 1:00 pm in TLC 3, lunch provided



Sophomore Jump Contacts

Traci Freeman
Director, Colket Learning Center

Jenn Sides
Academic Administrative Specialist
Colket Learning Center