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NEWS FROM CONNECTICUT COLLEGE September 2013

Announcements

Meet the president-elect Sept. 19 on campus

The Connecticut College community is invited to meet President-elect Katherine Bergeron at a special event on campus Sept. 19 at 2 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium (reception to follow). For those unable to attend, live streaming video will be available during and immediately following her presentation. Look for details soon on the College's website.

Fall Weekend/Campaign for Connecticut College celebration, Oct. 18-20

The College’s annual gathering for alumni, parents and student, Fall Weekend, will take place Oct. 18-20. This year's program will include a celebration of the completion of the $211 million Campaign for Connecticut College. 

Thinking of sending your son or daughter to Connecticut College?

Get the low-down on tours, information sessions and interviews available all fall. Fall visiting schedule

Tributes to President Higdon

The College is preparing a special tribute book for President Higdon to share with him upon his retirement in December. The book will include notes and letters he's received during his presidency, and we welcome all notes, reflections and well-wishes from our alumni and parents. 

If you would like to contribute to this special keepsake, you can:

Deadline for submissions: Oct. 15, 2013

Prepare your high school student for college

The annual Alumni Sons & Daughters Admission Program provides valuable insights and information to help high school juniors prepare for the selective college admission process. Sons and daughters of alumni attend classes, practice interview techniques with student and staff interviewers, and gain a feel for the college experience by talking with current students.

The 2014 program will take place on Sunday, Feb. 16 and Monday, Feb. 17. Learn more about the Alumni Sons & Daughters Admission Program.

In the News


New president!
  

A scholar of music history who is a senior administrator at Brown University will become Connecticut College’s 11th president in January. Read article. View slideshow of reception.

College Alum now heading White House personnel

Jonathan McBride ’92 was named assistant to President Obama and director of presidential personnel. Read article.

Most successful fundraising campaign ever (for College)

See how much the Campaign for Connecticut College raised. Read article.