Connecticut College Alumni Newsletter - September 2007
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"Question authority!" - including your professors - students are told at Convocation
At this year's ceremony, the Class of 2011 are welcomed and three faculty members are honored. 
LaShawn Jefferson �88: human rights is �a way to live your life�
Jefferson, a keynote speaker during Fall Weekend on Sept. 28-30, will talk about her 14 years traveling the globe with Human Rights Watch. 
Four Alumni to enter Athletic Hall of Fame
Standout tennis, soccer and basketball athletes - along with a runner who qualified for the 2004 Olympic trials - will be inducted during Fall Weekend. 
Tavis Smiley � broadcaster, activist, philanthropist and writer � will be 2008 Commencement speaker
Smiley, known for his engaging interviews across the entertainment and political spectrum, will be on campus May 18. 
Finding purpose: path began here for Charles Sammons�94
The injustice of the first war in Iraq led Charles Sammons '94, ordained earlier this month, to start asking questions about individual responsibility. 
Carla Canepa �08 completes American Cancer Society research fellowship
The senior describes the experience as the "coolest thing" she has ever done. 
Media bytes
Joshua Green ´94 contemplates the demise of Karl Rove in The New York Times, Glenn Dreyer starts from scratch with poison ivy (OK, that´s an exaggeration), and Christy Burke ´93 has advice - and help - for entrepreneurs. 
Announcements
Check out the 2006-07 Annual Report of Giving and the latest alumni employment newsletters; the College Community gathers Oct. 5 to remember Poet William Meredith. 
 September 2007
Noteworthy Section
Panelists work in software & technology
Five alumni entrepreneurs, including Tim Armstrong ´93, president of advertising and commerce at Google Inc., will tell their stories during a panel discussion Oct. 19.  >>
Fall Weekend is Sept. 28-30
Harvestfest, a Camel Kick-Off and a flamenco performance are just some of the activities scheduled for the College's traditional "homecoming" weekend.  >>
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