Connecticut College News


08/29/2014 - Blumenthal touts Connecticut College culture against sexual violence
In his second visit to Connecticut College in recent months, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal praised the institution’s leadership and the efforts of its student body to prevent sexual assault, a national issue that has impacted college campuses across the country.

08/29/2014 - Connecticut College opens academic year with 100th Convocation ceremony
In a ceremony that paid homage to the College’s history and celebrated the “beautiful, verdant maze” of the liberal arts experience, Bergeron welcomed the 533 new students; 16 new professors, coaches and post-doctoral fellows; and 23 new staff members.

08/26/2014 - Connecticut College welcomes the Class of 2018
Connecticut College welcomed the 503-member Class of 2018 to campus on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.

08/25/2014 - Connecticut College to celebrate 100th Convocation on Aug. 28
Connecticut College to celebrate 100th Convocation on Aug. 28

08/21/2014 - High marks – Connecticut College earns national recognition
The fall semester hasn’t started yet, and Connecticut College is already receiving high grades from prominent national publications and websites.

08/20/2014 - Good eats – The Daily Meal says Connecticut College has some of the nation’s best food
For the second straight year, The Daily Meal included Connecticut College on its list of the Best 75 Colleges for Food in America. 

08/15/2014 - Connecticut College earns top honors as an LGBTQ-friendly campus
For the second consecutive year, Campus Pride and the Huffington Post have named Connecticut College as one of the nation’s friendliest campuses for LGBTQ students.

08/14/2014 - New London water main break update
New London water main break update

08/14/2014 - Dream internships -- with $3,000 from Connecticut College
A total of 340 rising seniors – three-quarters of the Class of 2015 – are interning all over the world this summer through Connecticut College's distinctive career and proessional development program.‌

08/8/2014 - Meet the Class of 2018
Meet the Class of 2018, in their own words and photos.

08/7/2014 - Connecticut College earns elite spot on Princeton Review’s list of best career services
The Princeton Review has named Connecticut College’s career program one of the top 20 in North America, making Connecticut College the only New England liberal arts college to earn a spot on the list.

08/1/2014 - Connecticut College names Rabbi Susan Schein director of Zachs Hillel House
Rabbi Susan Schein is the new director of the Zachs Hillel House.

07/25/2014 - Haley Gowland ’17 and the Cranks open for Paramore, Fall Out Boy
The Cranks, led by Haley Gowland '17, opened for some of alernative rock's biggest acts at a concert this summer. Photo by Joe Casper.

07/22/2014 - Google Maps Street View takes high-tech hike at Connecticut College
Google Maps toured the Connecticut College campus on July 2, capturing footage for an upcoming Google Maps Street View tour.

07/21/2014 - Amy Moore Paterson ’94 turns survival into service for others
Amy Moore Paterson '94, a breast cancer survivor, was recently honored with the Points of Light Tribute Award for her effort to provide free child care in Portland, Ore.-area hospitals.

07/10/2014 - Dave Goldblatt ’06 set to die in ‘Game of Thrones’ saga
Alumnus wins right to die by famous author's pen.

06/23/2014 - Folsom to U.S. Senate: To prevent sexual assaults, change campus cultures
Bringing to Washington a strong message about sexual respect, Connecticut College’s Director of Sexual Violence Prevention and Advocacy Darcie Folsom participated today in a U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs roundtable discussion.

06/23/2014 - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah garners praise for latest album
The band, made up of Connecticut College graduates, recently released its fourth album, "Only Run," and will go on an international tour this summer.

06/23/2014 - Three postdocs to join faculty as part of C3 diversity initiative
As part of the C3 initiative, the College will be hosting post-doctoral fellows during the 2014-15 academic year.

06/23/2014 - 74 Camels named to NESCAC Spring All-Academic Team
A three-time NCAA champion, a Winthrop Scholar and a boatload of sailors are among the 74 Connecticut College student-athletes named to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Spring All-Academic Team.

06/23/2014 - Davis Projects for Peace winners bring fresh food to Portland streets
Two winners of a Davis Projects for Peace grant are dishing up fresh, healthy food as an alternative to fast food and convenience stores.

06/20/2014 - Professor Anne Bernhard talks teaching, ‘playing in the mud’ with Grace magazine
The chair of the Biology Department appears on the cover of Grace magazine.

06/17/2014 - Connecticut College receives $1 million gift to support Posse program
Carol Feinberg '49 gives $1 million gift to support Posse Scholars program.

06/16/2014 - Trip to Spanish East Harlem teaches students about the power of community
Students in two classes visted Spanish East Harlem with their professors to explore the dynamic relationship between the neighborhood and its public art.

06/12/2014 - Investment game teaches students about global macro investing
Students in the Peggotty Investment Club participated in a semester-long global macro investment game sponsored by trustee Fritz Folts '82.

06/10/2014 - Bergeron bestows first-ever Presidential Staff Recognition Awards
One of Katherine Bergeron’s first initiatives upon assuming the role of president of Connecticut College was to establish the Presidential Staff Recognition Program, which will annually bestow four awards on staff members who demonstrate distinction in one or more aspects of their daily work.

06/10/2014 - A 'most beautiful school'
Newsweek magazine and the college rankings website College Prowler placed Connecticut College at No. 10 on their list of the "Top 25 Most Beautiful Schools" in the country.

06/9/2014 - Camels finish 16th in national coed sailing championship
The Camels coed sailing team made it to the finals of the national championship.

06/6/2014 - New Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows eager to make an impact
Five rising juniors have been named Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellows for 2014.

06/2/2014 - Documentary shines light on Wallis Nicita ’67 and other great casting directors
"Casting By," an HBO documentary, highlights casting directors like Wallis Nicita '67, who is responsible for casting movies such as "Caddyshack" and "The Big Chill."

Contact Information:

 

Matt Engelhardt
Manager, Media Relations
(860) 439-2505
Email: mengelha@conncoll.edu


Deborah MacDonnell
Director of Public Relations
(860) 439-2504
Email: dmacdonn@conncoll.edu