Admission 101: Demystifying the College Admission Process
The offices of Admission and Alumni Engagement are thrilled to provide an exciting opportunity to our alumni whose high school juniors are preparing for the selective college admission process.*
Join us on campus November 5 & 6 for an informative and insightful program during which we'll cover:
Identifying a college that's the right fit
Applications: what works and what doesn't
Making your pitch and standing out from the crowd
Admission counselors will lead the sessions, and current students will give you the real scoop on college life. Click here for more information. Registration is required and is will open September 25th, so mark your calendars! (space is limited).
*If your child is not yet a junior in high school, but you would like to make sure you are on the mailing list for next year's event, please email us at email@example.com.
Challenge Gift to support next generation of Holleran Center scholars
Connecticut College has received a $2.5 million gift from trustee emerita Carolyn Holleran ’60 and Jerry Holleran GP ’07. The Hollerans’ generous gift is earmarked to strengthen the center that bears their name, the Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy. The gift also provides $100,000 for the Connecticut College Fund to help meet the immediate needs of all students, faculty and the College.
The $2.5 million gift will expand the Holleran Center’s reach, increase its global impact and ensure Connecticut College continues to graduate proven leaders committed to social justice. The funds will be used to endow important faculty and staff positions, as well as to support community-based courses both for first-year students and for those in the Center’s longstanding certificate program. To help broaden the base of financial support for the Holleran Center, the Hollerans are offering a special challenge. “In the spirit of maximizing the impact of our support, we are earmarking $1 million of our contribution as a challenge to others who care deeply about the Center and its mission. We will match every gift made to the Center before June 30, 2018 on a 2:1 basis, up to $1 million. We hope this challenge will inspire others to give generously and to help the Holleran Center reach its next levels of success.”
Please contact Martha C. Merrill ’84, interim vice president for College Advancement, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (860) 439-2408 if you have questions about this special challenge.
Join us for Fall Weekend 2017
Alumni, parents and friends are invited to Conn's annual Fall Weekend celebration Oct. 6-8, 2017. Sit in on faculty-led seminars, attend student performances, cheer on Camel athletic teams, browse the always-popular Harvestfest for College-themed novelties, and enjoy the beautiful autumn season on campus.
Exciting events highlighting this year's celebration include the popular A Cappella Showcase in Evans Hall on Friday night, President Katherine Bergeron's State of the College address on Saturday morning, and theater performances of Wendy Wasserstein's Uncommon Women and Others throughout the weekend. To register and view a schedule of events, visit www.conncoll.edu/fall-weekend.