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Fatbike is city’s newest headquarters company

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They’ve just sent out their first 12 bikes to retail shops around the nation, but Colorado Springs’ startup Borealis Bikes Inc., a division of Fatbike LLC., has big plans for the future. “We’re working on creating other models, and we’ll be shipping more of the model we’ve completed. There’s no way we’re going to be… Continue Reading Fatbike is city’s newest headquarters company

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AFA, CC, Regis among top colleges

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AFA, CC, Regis among top colleges

Colleges in Colorado Springs ranked among the best in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report rankings released Tuesday. The US Air Force Academy was listed the 25th top liberal arts school in the nation. Colorado College followed closely behind, at number 31. The magazine’s definition of a liberal arts college is… Continue Reading AFA, CC, Regis among top colleges

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CC’s annual local economic impact totals $168 million

Each Colorado College student spends on average just shy of $9,024 a year off-campus, creating an economic impact of $35.6 million to the Colorado Springs economy, according to a report planned for release Friday morning. Including other factors, the college sent an average of nearly $168 million into the local economy each year from 2006… Continue Reading CC’s annual local economic impact totals $168 million

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CC finishes $14 million residence hall renovation

Colorado College has completed a $14 million renovation of Slocum Hall, one of its largest residence halls. Built in the 1950s, the makeover was designed to create new study spaces in the building, enhancing the sense of community and collaboration. The residence hall now has an open lounge on the first floor, as well as… Continue Reading CC finishes $14 million residence hall renovation

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Colorado College has installed an electric vehicle charging station. For 75 cents per hour, anyone can plug in and charge up in the parking lot at 830 N. Nevada Ave. on the college campus just north of downtown. CC alumni Jim Burness arranged for ChargePoint to donate the station. The college’s sustainability council allocated another… Continue Reading CC installs electric vehicle charging station

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(Published 1:15 p.m. April 5, 2013) A pocket brain monitoring device, a luxury accessories line and a fresh fish farm using aquaponics could be some of the next big ideas. They are the three top ideas that took home cash prizes Thursday at Colorado College’s “The Big Idea” contest, where students were vying for a… Continue Reading Three winners in CC’s ‘Big Idea’ entrepreneurial contest

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Colorado College, located in the heart of downtown Colorado Springs, is developing a long-term transportation plan and is seeking community comments. The public is invited to an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 4 in Slocum Hall, 130 E. Cache La Poudre Street, for an overview of the college’s study planning process and… Continue Reading Colorado College seeks transportation plan comment

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Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation has appointed C.J. Pascoe, Colorado College assistant professor of sociology, to its newly created research advisory board. The board is made up of seven scholars from a variety of disciplines who will advise the foundation based on “sound theory and research,” according to an announcement from the foundation.  The… Continue Reading Colorado College’s C.J. Pascoe joins board for Lady Gaga’s Foundation

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Colorado College hockey is money. The program brings in millions in ticket sales and sponsorships, attracts thousands of loyal fans and elevates the college’s profile to a national stage. CC ranks eighth in college hockey revenue behind giants like Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin, and fifth when it comes to fans — with as many… Continue Reading CC hockey: King of its market

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CC names new dean of college

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Colorado College President Jill Tiefenthaler has named sociology associate professor Sandra Wong as dean of the college and faculty. Wong will start the new job July 1. Wong has been part of the college faculty for 12 years. She had previously spent eight years as an assistant professor at Wesleyan University. Wong’s major teaching and research interests… Continue Reading CC names new dean of college

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