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Sophomore Jump

The Sophomore Jump provides all sophomore students at Colorado College with opportunities to grow and develop personally, academically, and socially throughout their sophomore year. Please see below a list of events that might be of specific interest for sophomores.


Upcoming Events

Faculty Dinners

Join faculty from across the curriculum for dinner and discussion. Come hear how your professors discovered their interests and talk about your future goals.

Dinners are held on the second Tuesday of every block at 6:00 pm in the Boardroom in Armstrong Hall, RSVP to Jenn Sides, Academic Support Specialist in the Learning Commons, jsides@ColoradoCollege.edu.

Block 1: Tuesday, September 9, 2014   Anusha Kedhar, Assistant Professor, Theatre and Dance

Block 2: Tuesday, October 7, 2014   Santiago Guerra, Assistant Professor, Southwest Studies

Block 3: Tuesday, November 4, 2014  Anne Hyde, Professor, History

Block 4: Tuesday, December 2, 2014   Marlow Anderson, Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science

Block 5: Tuesday, January 27, 2015   Tricia Waters, Associate Professor, Psychology

Block 7: Tuesday, March 31, 2015   Jeff Noblett, Professor, Geology

Block 8: Tuesday, April 28, 2014   Purvi Mehta, Assistant Professor, History

Venture Grant Workshop November 11, 2014, 5:30 pm, Gaylord Hall. RSVP to jsides@coloradocollege.edu

Choosing a Major Dinner March 4, 2015, 5:30 pm, Cornerstone Main Space. RSVP to jsides@coloradocollege.edu

  

 Rock the Block

A series of workshops to develop skills for success on the Block Plan. All sessions scheduled for the First Wednesday of the Block in McHugh Commons at 5pm.  Dinner provided.

(RSVP through SUMMIT)

Block 1, September 3, 2014:  “You can’t, you won’t, and you don’t stop:" Time Management on the Block Plan; facilitated by Traci Freeman and Re Evitt

Block 2, October 1, 2014: 200 Pages Before I Sleep:  Reading Efficiently on the Block Plan; facilitated by Jan Edwards

Block 3, October 29, 2014: Silencing Your Inner Critic:  Managing Anxiety on the Block Plan; facilitated by Heather Horton

Block 4, December 3, 2014: Space, Visualize, Elaborate:  Improve Your Memory on the Block Plan; facilitated by Jan Edwards and Traci Freeman

Block 5, January 21, 2015: Say It Like You Mean It: Communication in the College Classroom; facilitated by Julian Plaza

Block 6, February 18, 2016: Dig Deep: Stay Motivated on the Block Plan; facilitated by Traci Freeman

Block 7, March 25: Beyond Breathing:  Relaxation & Stress Management on the Block Plan; facilitated by Heather Horton

 

 Co-sponsored with the Career Center 

Block 2, Wednesday, October 8, 2014, Explore Your Interests, 12:00 - 1:00pm in TLC 3, lunch provided

Block 2, Friday, October 17, 2014, Internship Experience Forum, 3:00 - 6:00 pm in El Pomar Atrium from 3pm-6pm.

Block 3, Wednesday, November 5, 2014, Diving in: Start your search for experience early, 12:00 - 1:00 pm in TLC 3, lunch provided

Block 4, Wednesday, December 10, 2014, Digging deeper: Going beyond search engines to discover great possibilities, 12:00 - 1:00 pm in TLC 3, lunch provided

Block 6, Wednesday, February 25, 2015, Discover Your Strengths, 12:00 - 1:00 pm in TLC 3, lunch provided

 

 


Sophomore Jump Contacts

Traci Freeman
Director, Colket Learning Center
traci.freeman@coloradocollege.edu
(719)389-6726


Jenn Sides
Office Supervisor
Colket Learning Center
jsides@coloradocollege.edu
(719)389-6168