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2019

02/15/2019 - President Emeritus Oakes Ames dies at 87
Ames served as the College’s president from 1974 to 1988.

02/12/2019 - Runaway Train
Musical fosters discussions about mental health and sexual maltreatment

02/8/2019 - Renowned biologists to give Commencement address
Renowned developmental biologists Martin Chalfie, a 2008 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, and Tulle Hazelrigg will deliver a joint keynote address at Connecticut College’s 101st Commencement on May 19.

02/6/2019 - Green Dot Week raises awareness
Connecticut College is celebrating its annual "Green Dot Week," a series of events and activities dedicated to raising awareness about the College's violence prevention program

02/4/2019 - Conn joins American Talent Initiative
Connecticut College has been invited to join the American Talent Initiative, a coalition of educational leaders with a mission to expand access and opportunity to high-achieving, low-income students from across the U.S. ATI has a vision of enrolling and graduating 50,000 such students from top colleges and universities by the year 2025.

02/1/2019 - College celebrates MLK Day
The Civil Rights Movement is—and always has been—about so much more than just a dream, keynote speaker Jason Jordan told those gathered for “Out of the Shadows: Recognizing the Communities that Paved the Way for the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”

01/31/2019 - Connecticut College adds a second Posse
Connecticut College will welcome a new group of Posse students from New York City in the fall of 2020, expanding a partnership with The Posse Foundation that has brought Posse scholars from Chicago to the Conn campus for a decade.

01/25/2019 - 45 scholar-athletes named to NESCAC All-Academic Team
An All-American, an Academic All-American, and 15 members of the women’s soccer team are among the 45 Connecticut College student-athletes selected to the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Fall All-Academic Team. 

01/25/2019 - Traveling with Dr. King
“Traveling with Dr. King” is a video from the Wondros production company that is edited by Jaime Arze ’88, featuring recollections from some of those closest to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The project was part of an historic retreat in January 2019 with King’s key advisers, hosted by The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands, in partnership with the Gandhi King Institute for Nonviolence and Social Justice.

01/24/2019 - It’s all business
Over the winter break, 16 students returned to campus early to participate in Fast Forward: Everything is a Business, a five-day career preparation program.

01/22/2019 - Professor David Dorfman ’81 named 2019 United States Artists Fellow
The fellowship, for which winners must be nominated by peers or experts in their field, recognizes the accomplishments of artists with a $50,000 award to spend however they choose.

01/17/2019 - Trustee Emerita Linda Lear ’62 honors former professor Richard Lowitt with endowed fellowship
Connecticut College received a generous gift of $120,000 from Trustee Emerita Linda Lear ’62, establishing an endowed student research and travel fellowship in honor of former Connecticut College history professor Richard Lowitt, who passed away in June 2018 at age 96.

01/14/2019 - Legal trailblazer Patricia M. Wald ’48 dies at 90
Patricia McGowan Wald ’48, who was the first woman to serve as chief judge of the federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., and who later served on the International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague, died Jan. 12 at the age of 90.

01/11/2019 - The ARC
The Academic Resource Center is developing new initiatives to help students hone their career-related skills.

01/10/2019 - Think.Do.Lead features humanitarian, author and activist Binalakshmi Nepram
In the newest episode of her podcast, Think.Do.Lead, President Katherine Bergeron sits down with award-winning humanitarian, author and activist Binalakshmi Nepram.

01/8/2019 - Raja Feather Kelly ’09 receives prestigious dance residency
Award-winning dancer and choreographer Raja Feather Kelly ’09 has been chosen as the 2019-2020 Randjelovic/ Stryker Resident Commissioned Artist by the New York Live Arts organization.

01/8/2019 - Pathways
Integrative Pathways, a cornerstone of Connections, help prepare students for a meaningful life after Conn.

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