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Are you the parent of a student in the Class of 2010?

When you support the College through the Parents Fund this year, you can show your pride in your graduating senior by making your gift in his or her honor. Your senior can also make a gift through the Annual Fund in honor of you, a professor or someone else who’s had a special influence in his or her life.

A special honor roll booklet next spring will celebrate the senior parents and students who supported the College this year.

To give, go to or call 1-800-888-7549.

Reception in Naples, Fla., Nov. 12
The Connecticut College Club of Southwest Florida cordially invites alumni and parents to a cocktail reception on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, from 5-7 p.m. The event is sponsored by Jane Engel Francoeur ’63 and will take place at the Naples Yacht Club, located at 700 14th Ave. South. Make your reservation by Nov. 10 by sending a check for $20 per person, made payable to the Connecticut College Club of Southwest Florida, to:

Nancy Sanders ’63
220 2nd Street South
Naples, FL 34102

Questions? Please contact Nancy by calling 239-649-3295 or e-mailing

Head of the Charles Oct. 17-18
Parents joined students, alumni, and friends at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston Oct. 17-18. They cheered on the Camels and saw some of the world’s best rowing from the College's hospitality tent in Reunion Village.

For results, visit the HOCR Web site at

Founding member of Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays to speak Fall Weekend
Thomas Glave, a professor of English at SUNY Binghamton, and an award-winning author, will read from his newest collection, Our Caribbean: A Gathering of Lesbian and Gay Writing from the Antilles. All are welcome to attend.

This event will take place at 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23 in the Charles Chu Reading Room, Charles E. Shain Library. A reception to follow at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Resource Center in Burdick Hall

October 15, 2009