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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Choosing a Major Dinner March 4, 2015, 5:30 pm, Cornerstone Main Space. RSVP to email@example.com
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