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From the CCAA Chair

BY CHAIR JONATHAN L. DUDLEY ’10, CCAAPREZ@CCIS.EDU

Jonathan Dudley ’10

Welcome to the new normal. We all have had to make hard changes and remain flexible. If you have not taken time for reflection, I encourage you to think about everything that has happened and how you have moved forward. I, for one, am thankful for all the many blessings I have in my life and I wish many more for you.

I am glad to report that one of those blessings is the leadership of our college. I’m not sure if they have a crystal ball, but they always seem to be one step ahead. Over these past several months, I have seen the college take on these challenging times head-on with grace and flexibility.

The Alumni Association has followed suit. Under the leadership of Keith McIver, our new Director of Alumni Development, we have jumped head-first into virtual experiences. New online alumni events focus on three distinct areas: socials, careers and education. Turn to page 40 to read about our first virtual social. We had a great turn out, including many members of the CCAA Advisory Board, and have a full line-up of events prepared in the months ahead. Do you have an event idea? Send your ideas to ccalum@ccis.edu.

I hope you will enjoy this issue of Affinity magazine. I would like to take this time to thank those who have so bravely served on the front lines, taking risks every day in response to COVID, the safety of our communities and serving overseas. Thank you for all that you do.

We Are CC!

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