Curious about life at Connecticut College?
Join students, faculty and staff at our new Google+ Hangout series. Each week features a different topic, and you can jump in and get your questions answered on air by tweeting with the hashtag #CChangouts. Watch and participate right here at www.conncoll.edu/cchangouts.
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Students discuss what it’s like to live on campus. Learn about how CC residential life works: which residence houses have cafeterias, what is a floor governor exactly, and more. Connecticut College will become your home away from home, and our students will explain why and how.
Connecticut College offers award-winning career services, with four years of career preparation, a school-funded internship program that all students are eligible for, and tons of individual support to help you achieve your career goals. We call this Career Enhancing Life Skills, or CELS. Learn about the career experience from students, as they discuss the process that helped them find their internship.
With more than half of all students studying abroad, opportunities abound. See what our students have to say about their experiences studying and conducting research outside of Camel Country.
Interested in participating in performing arts outside of the classroom? Students discuss the many opportunities to get involved in extracurricular arts – dance, theater, music and film – at Connecticut College.
Connecticut College is committed to building an inclusive and diverse community, in terms of race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation and religion, and we actively seek students, faculty and staff who wish to be part of our efforts. See how students and staff experience this on campus, and work together to build on this commitment.
Food, glorious food (Watch the recording)
Wednesday, April 10, 7 p.m. EST
Grab some grub! Students, faculty and staff discuss the broad range of places to eat, both on and off campus. Whether your thing is sustainable food, vegetarian options, allergy concerns or finding the hottest wings in town, we guarantee a range of opinions and a lively discussion.
The international student experience (watch the recording)
Monday, April 15, 7 p.m. EST
International students discuss their transition to Connecticut College, the visa application process and more. Also, a staff expert will be on hand to address any specific questions.
What’s the big deal about water? (watch the recording)
Tuesday, April 16, 7 p.m. EST
Water impacts almost every aspect of life and is studied through viewpoints ranging from scientific to political. Join moderator Doug Thompson, professor of geology and director of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment, and a panel of faculty and students who are grappling with the changes facing this important natural resource.
What is happiness? (Watch the recording)
Wednesday, April 17, 7 p.m. EST
Join this lively discussion led by Larry Vogel, professor of philosophy, during which a panel of professors and students grapple with your questions about happiness and the meaning of life.
Your first year at Connecticut College (Watch the recording)
Thursday, April 18, 7 p.m. EST
Students share their first year stories and provide suggestions for getting involved on campus, living with a roommate and making the most of your college experience.
What moves you? (watch the recording)
Sunday, April 21, 7 p.m. EST
When we experience an idea, a piece of music or vigorous physicality, how do we respond emotionally, viscerally and intellectually? When do we experience that singularly focused state called flow? Join Heidi Henderson, associate professor of dance, and a group of students and faculty who will explore how "being moved" fits into our lives at Connecticut College.
Join a discussion for and by the students. Tweet your burning questions about life at college using the hashtag #CChangouts . No question is off the table, and your questions will shape the direction of the discussion.
What gets lost in translation? (Watch the recording)
Wednesday, April 24, 7 p.m. EST
We rely on translation to bridge the gap between languages and cultures. But are there concepts that simply defy translation? Join Jim Austin, associate professor of French and film, who will lead faculty and students who use the art and science of translation in their daily work in a discussion to find out what you — and they — might be missing.
Getting involved: clubs, organizations and traditions (Watch the recording)
Monday, April 29, 7 p.m. EST
Connecticut College offers everything from belly dancing to club baseball. Learn how to join a club, organization, team or group and how to start your own. Also hear about campus traditions like Camelympics that make Connecticut College unique.
Preparing for fall
Wednesday, May 8, 7 p.m. EST
Now that you’re in and enrolled, what comes next? This session will address your questions about housing, courses, registration, AP credits and more.