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April 13, 2012

Interdisciplinarity of dance at Connecticut College reflected in public television story
CPTV shines spotlight on 'one of the nation's most progressive dance departments. View the video.

Designer Peter Som ’03 tells Teen Vogue he wouldn’t trade his college experience for the world
Teen Vogue, April 2012: Peter Som '93 is featured as one of nine top fashion designers who share why they love their liberal arts educations. "Connecticut College gave me the perfect mix of nurturing professors, small classes and a neo-gothic East Coast campus that for me said, 'college,'" Som said. "My major was art history and I minored in studio art. Having this background helps me and inspires my collections to this day. I wouldn't trade my college experience for the world. Besides, at that age I personally was too young to handle coming directly to all the fabulous craziness that is New York City!" View the article.

Connecticut College athletes make community service a priority
A men's lacrosse game in early April benefited the Women's Center of Southeastern Connecticut, an organization for which members of the team have been volunteering for the past few months. The story also mentions that the women's hockey team sponsored a bone marrow drive during its season. "Conn's been really active over the years," Nick Rodricks '12 said. "What it shows about the teams is that we're aware that we shouldn't take advantage of these things for four years, book it and leave without being able to do a little bit extra in the community." View Article.

More mentions of Connecticut College in the news.

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