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August 13, 2012

President Lee Higdon lauds value of liberal arts in LEADERS Magazine

Leaders Magazine, July, August, September 2012 Issue, President Lee Higdon is interviewed by the editor of LEADERS Magazine, a publication distributed to leaders of the world, on the value of a liberal arts education. In the article, Higdon discusses diversity on campus, how the College is managing cost and financial aid, and the confidence he has in graduates finding jobs. “A liberal arts education is the best preparation for life and career, and in today’s complex and uncertain world, this is truer than ever,” he says in the article. View Article

Sailor Maggie Shea '11 draws inspiration from accomplishments and disappointments

Chicago Tribune, July 22, 2012, Maggie Shea ’11, captain of Connecticut College’s sailing team for two years, competed in the Olympic trials in Europe for a spot on one of the women’s match-racing crews. After ultimately being cut with two of her teammates during the semi-finals, she says being a part of the Olympic campaign is one of her biggest accomplishments. After a defeat by Anna Tunnicliff, a gold-medalist in Beijing, Shea says, “We have a lot of respect for her as a competitor and feel she’ll go on to get the gold.” Shea hopes to make it to the Olympics in 2016 or 2020. View Article





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