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Smart, healthy, entrepreneurial—that’s what “Forbes,” “The Huffington Post” and “Business Insider” reported about Connecticut College students.
“Forbes” listed Connecticut College 16th on its 2015 list of Most Entrepreneurial Colleges, highlighting the Holleran Social Entrepreneurship Initiative. The College outranked Colby, Amherst, Williams, Trinity and Bowdoin.
A review of recent projects funded through the initiative affirms the out-of-the-box thinking Forbes praised in its ranking, which used the number of alumni and students who identified themselves as founders and business owners on LinkedIn to determine the list. Projects developed through the initiative include Spokespeople, the campus bike collective; alternative break trips to build houses in the Dominican Republic and bring medical supplies to Uganda; and skating lessons for local youths.
Other recent rankings include:
In recent years, Connecticut College has been recognized by numerous national media outlets, including the “Princeton Review,” which lauded the College’s career program, as well as the value of a College education. “Kiplinger” also named the College a best value, while “Newsweek” ranked the campus 10th on its list of Most Beautiful Schools.