heather horton

Heather Horton, Ph.D., Senior Director of Student Health & Wellbeing

Heather was trained as a Clinical Psychologist and has 20 years of experience in providing mental health services and working with survivors of interpersonal violence. She came to CC in 2005 as The College's first Sexual Assault Response Coordinator. In that role, she developed a comprehensive sexual assault prevention education program for our community. In 2012, she was selected to launch the Wellness Resource Center. Heather is passionate about social justice, and much of her energy while at Colorado College has gone toward developing and implementing prevention programs focused on preventing violence, promoting mental health, and creating a healthy, caring campus community.

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator

Position currently unfilled.  Heather Horton is serving as the Interim SARC.

Assistant Director

Position currently unfilled.

Health Education Paraprofessional

Position currently unfilled


Josiah Van Wingerden, Administrative Assistant

Josiah joins the Health and Wellbeing team with a background in  journalism and broadcast media.  He received a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication from Whitworth University, where he also worked in Residential Life.  He has a passion for higher education and a commitment to making the educational experience more equitable, diverse, and accessible.



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