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    SAVE THE DATE: Homecoming 2020 is Oct. 8-11, 2020, and we'll be celebrating the Block Plan's 50th Anniversary.

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    WashingtonPost.com: Glenna Goodacre ’61, a master of expressive, monumental bronze sculpture who created the Vietnam Women’s Memorial in Washington, honoring thousands of female veterans with the Mall’s first monument, passed away April 13 at her home in Santa Fe, N.M.   

    DailyNews.com: Gov. Gavin Newsom said California will significantly increase COVID-19 testing capabilities and he has announced a task force that will work toward a fivefold increase in daily testing in the state by identifying supply shortages and adding testing locations. Newsom has named Paul Markovich ’88, president and CEO of Blue Shield of California to co-lead the task force.

    WLJ.net: Toby ’91 and Amy ’93 Johnson of Collins Ranch in Kit Carson – cattle ranchers who implemented a grazing system focused on grass and soil health have been selected as finalists for the 2020 Colorado Leopold Conservation Award. The award recognizes ranchers, farmers, and foresters who inspire others with their stewardship efforts.

    GrandForksHerald.com: Opponents always knew they were in for a battle when they saw Scott Owens ’79 on the other bench, as he led Colorado College, his alma mater, for 15 hockey seasons. Owens, who announced his retirement on March 24, won a school-record 324 games, with seven trips to the NCAA tournament, a trio of WCHA titles and a 2005 NCAA Frozen Four appearance.

    Gazette.com: Kevin Cady ’11 who graduated with a master’s in education from CC and is currently a teacher with Atlas Preparatory Charter School in Colorado Springs, is receiving praise for the vivid word imagery and stomach-churning emotions comprising his three novels called, “The Warren Files” trilogy. To learn more about Cady and his novels, you can visit his website.

    BroadwayWorld.com: Adam Robert Dickerson ’13 has been selected by Artistic Director Michael Novak to join the world-renowned Paul Taylor Dance Company.

    VailDaily.com: Julie Helm Alt ’79 is retiring after more than 30 years as a veterinarian in the Vail Valley.

    Chieftain.com: Pueblo physician James Stjernholm’s ’71 commitment to patients for more than four decades knew few bounds.

    Business-NewsArticles.com: Marquis Who’s Who, a premier publisher of biographical profiles, presented Bonita Lahey ’69 with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Lahey has 35 years of experience assisting companies through innovative business advisory services, strategic planning, marketing, product development, and business process refinement.

    Denver.CBSLocal.com: Colorado native and CC graduate in 1930, Earl “Dutch” Clark was honored during the pregame ceremonies at the Super Bowl. Clark was honored as one of the top 100 players of all-time in the NFL. He was a star at Colorado College before going to the NFL where he played for the Detroit Lions.

    CNN.com: Molly Higgins ’72 is featured in this little-known account of eight Soviet women climbers who perished on a high mountain range 45 years ago in the worst storm in 25 years.   

    NewYorker.com: David Burnett ’68 has photographed three moments of political turmoil including the House’s impeachment hearings of Donald Trump.

    ColoradoCollege.edu/Bulletin: The impact of cannabis from Colorado College classroom conversations to concerns about youth to emerging jobs. Read about alumni that now work in the industry and professors who teach classes that engage in conversations on the subject.

    ColoradoCollege.edu/Bulletin: The concept of a giving circle – a group of individuals coming together to pool their money or time and collectively deciding what causes to support – isn’t new. One group is a collective of CC alumni from the classes of 2011, 2012, and 2013. See what they’ve been doing since March 2017.

    President Jill Tiefenthaler's Blog: Josh Raab ’11 and Katie Orlinsky ’05, who work for National Geographic as director of Instagram and a contributing photojournalist, respectively, showcase the power of photography to document how climate change affects the relationship between people, wildlife, and land.

    CSBJ.com: Manya Whitaker, associate professor of education, and Jake Eichengreen, executive director of the Quad Innovation Partnership, were two of six individuals honored with the Mayor’s Young Leader Awards for their contributions to Colorado Springs.

    TheSandB.comLiz Kolbe ’08, a Grinnel, Iowa native, was recognized at the Iowa State Extension and Outreach program’s Women in Agriculture conference for her work with Practical Farmers of Iowa.

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