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Announcements

Senior Capstone Dance Concert: "Precedented. (our connection is unstable)"

The Senior Dance Majors would like to invite you to their Capstone Concert "Precedented. (our connection is unstable)" this Thursday, April 15, Saturday, April 17 and Sunday, April 18 at 7:30pm in person at The Dune, for the campus community and via Zoom for all!

Senior Capstone Dance Concert Website with Zoom Links


Apply to be a Sustainability Fellow!

Are you interested in working in a team to make sustainable change on campus? Starting next year we are changing the structure of our Fellows program to be more inclusive to the entire Conn community. We have more Sustainability Fellow positions available and more teams will be formed, each focused on specific projects.

To apply, please fill out this Google Form!


 

Apply to be a Social Media Intern in the Office of Admission!

The Office of Admission is hiring one Social Media Intern to start in the fall of 2021! This position is open to members of the classes of 2023 and 2024 only, as this is a four semester commitment. Students who plan on going abroad for a semester are also encouraged to apply. This is a paid position and weekly hours typically range from 1-4 hours per week. One of the primary responsibilities is managing the @connchronicles Instagram account.

Email Riley Hopkins, Assistant Director of Admission, at rhopkin1@conncoll.edu for an application! Applications will be due at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 16.


Summer Civic Leadership Opportunity

Interested in Civic Leadership in New London this summer? Open to current first years, sophomores and juniors.

This program is a paid, intensive, six week, full-time opportunity through the Dean of the College and the Holleran Center and runs May 27- July 2. Students receive a stipend, live on campus, participate in full-time internships with community based organizations in New London, and participate in a weekly seminar on ethical and equity minded community engagement. Internships will be designed to support housing and food security, education and youth and health equity. The deadline for applications is April 15, 2021. For more information on the program and how to apply follow the link below.

Civic Leaders Information and Application


New Summer 2021 courses!

Connecticut College announces the Summer 2021 Summer Session! Students will have the opportunity to explore new subjects they’ve been curious about or to enhance their majors through an intensive, five-week summer session this summer.

Students may enroll in up to six credits in the summer session. Courses will cost $3250 for 4-credit and $2000 for 2-credit courses, and financial aid will be available. Students must submit requests for financial aid by April 9, and notification of the amount of the award will be provided by April 16, before registration, which opens April 28.

Over 30 courses will all be offered from many departments, Courses will be offered remotely from June 1-July 2 and will be held synchronously, so please review the course schedules carefully before registering. Courses must have a minimum of 10 students to be held, so we encourage students to register as soon as possible.

With many summer internships and research opportunities suspended due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this summer session is a valuable chance for students to complement their regular academic schedules and complete semester-long courses in five weeks, taught by Connecticut College faculty.

Information and Financial Aid Application


The Office of Admission is Hiring Tour Guides!

Tour guides give tours of campus to prospective and admitted students throughout the year. New tour guides will begin working in the fall semester of 2021. If you are interested in becoming a tour guide, please email Ashlyn Healey, Assistant Director of Admission, at ahealey2@conncoll.edu for the application. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. Late applications will not be accepted.