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Reaching Out to Local Youth

Reaching Out to Local Youth

On November 15, TEDxConnCollege held their first ever youth event in Cummings Arts Center. The event featured talks from over 20 students from several southeastern Connecticut middle schools. The theme for this specific event was “Worlds Imagined,” and it was the first and only TEDxYouth event to ever be hosted and facilitated by a college […]

SGA Update: Thursday, November 6

On Thursday, November 6, SGA had its weekly meeting in the Zachs Hillel House. In the first part of the meeting, the Director Smith was there to answer questions from students and listened to their comments and concerns. He re-emphasized the safety tips that were included in an email that Dean Arcelus sent out a […]

On Our Way to a Revitalized General Education

In 1973, Conn adopted the general education curriculum that we are familiar with now. On November 5, the faculty expressed their commitment to developing the framework of Curriculum ReVISION, a new general education curriculum, through an overwhelmingly lopsided faculty vote. Education is not static; it evolves to meet the needs of changing society. Our current […]

The Signing and Reaffirming of the Shared Governance Covenant

The Signing and Reaffirming of the Shared Governance Covenant

On Thursday, Oct 9, prominent leaders of the campus community came together to reaffirm Connecticut College’s commitment to shared governance. College President Katherine Bergeron, Student Government Association President Ethan Underhill ’15, Co-Director of the Office of Sustainability and Chair of Staff Council Josh Stoffel and Dance Department Chair/representative of the Facutly Steering and Conference Committee […]

Tracking the Isis Conflict

Since Obama’s recent speech at the 2014 West Point Commencement, ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and Syria) has obtained enough territory, money, weapons and power to convince Western leaders that the group will cause problems for years to come. “The need for a new strategy reflects the fact that today’s principal threat no longer comes […]