Colby-Sawyer College and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-HH) announced today an expansion of their existing partnership, which trains registered nurses, by now exploring additional areas of health sciences education and training.
Colby-Sawyer’s chapter of Sigma’s Nursing Honor Society, Psi Sigma, inducted 13 undergraduate nursing students and one Nurse Leader earlier this week.
Colby-Sawyer College and Southern Vermont College (SVC) have reached an agreement that will allow qualified students in SVC’s online RN to BS nursing program to complete their bachelor’s degree as students in Colby-Sawyer’s online RN to BS nursing program. Southern Vermont announced last month that it will close at the end of this academic year.
Professor of Social Sciences and Education Randy Hanson was chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to participate in a special American history seminar on “The Civil War in American Memory.” The seminar for faculty members in history, political science and related fields is especially important for those who may be called upon as resources and experts when questions arise over what should be done with controversial historical statues and markers on their campuses and in their communities. From a pool of 51 nominations, 25 faculty members were selected to participate in the seminar, which will be held June 23–27 at Yale University.
The graduate outcomes report for the Colby-Sawyer College Class of 2018 indicates that six months after graduation, 99 percent of the graduates are employed (94 percent) and/or pursuing graduate studies (11 percent), with some overlap in the categories.
The Colby-Sawyer Board of Trustees voted to grant faculty promotions to two members of the Social Sciences and Education Department during its February meeting. It also voted to grant faculty emeriti status to two educators who have had a significant impact on academic life at Colby-Sawyer.
Colby-Sawyer will host the 16th Annual Susan Colby Colgate Scholars' Symposium on Monday, April 22, from 4 to 7 p.m., and Tuesday, April 23, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at locations across campus.
For creative writing major Cameron Bolling ’20 of Merrimack, N.H., a room is more than just four walls and a door. It is a visible reminder of what the people who congregate there can share inside, and it can be a marker of an institution’s values. While many large public universities have an LGBTQ+ resource center, they are less common at smaller colleges like Colby-Sawyer. When Bolling and his friends were able to establish the LGBTQ+ Resource Center in Colgate Hall, the heart of campus, it was a significant accomplishment. After a year of planning, the LGBTQ+ Resource Center opened Friday, March 22.
Colby-Sawyer College is the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant of $648,000 that will focus on Pell-eligible students from New Hampshire and prepare them for post-graduate success in STEM careers and graduate school.
The Department of Fine and Performing Arts will host the annual Gladys Greenbaum Meyers ’39 Juried Student Art Exhibition featuring student work in a variety of disciplines, including ceramics, graphic design, drawing, painting, printmaking, photography and mixed media.
Colby-Sawyer College’s undergraduate nursing program has been recognized as #1 in New Hampshire by RegisteredNursing.org after the group analyzed 15 programs in the state. Colby-Sawyer led the pack with a score of 98.85.
Graphic design major Kailyn Lapham ’20 of Medway, Mass., placed third at the seventh annual Free Enterprise Marathon held March 1 on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus in New York. With her presentation “Free Enterprise: Why It Is Essential for Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs,” she competed against students from 12 other colleges to take home $600 in prize money.
The Department of Fine and Performing Arts presents “Liam O’Gallagher: This Was The Future,” an exhibition featuring the work of avant-garde sound artist, painter and teacher Liam O’Gallagher. The opening reception will be held Thursday, Feb. 28, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Center for Art + Design’s William H. and Sonja Carlson ’56 Davidow Fine Art Gallery. Following the reception, the exhibition remains open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Saturday, May 11.
Dr. Edward Cameron, a global climate change specialist, will look beyond the term “climate change” and explore everyone’s role in building a more sustainable world by outlining what an environmentally conscious and inclusive economy can look like on the regional, national and global levels in his talk “Vision 2020: Building a Low-Carbon, Climate Resilient and Inclusive World” on Monday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. in Clements Hall in the Curtis L. Ivey Science Center.
Colby-Sawyer College has been selected to join the BOLD Women’s Leadership Network, a highly selective national program of female scholars, and was awarded a three-year, $1.1 million grant for scholarships and transformational campus projects.
A team of Colby-Sawyer students has been selected from 95 entries to advance to the final round of the New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC), which will be held Thursday, Nov. 29, at the University of New Hampshire.
Colby-Sawyer College’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will host “Echoes: Selections of Art from the College’s Permanent Collection,” an exhibition of extraordinary work by master artists including Rembrandt, Katsushika Hokusai and Picasso.
Colby-Sawyer’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program has been granted accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of academic nursing programs through its robust accreditation process, serving the public interest by assessing and identifying programs that engage in effective educational practices.
Medical school is everything Morganne Murphy-Meyers ’17 hoped for, and everything she prepared for while at Colby-Sawyer College. Now, the biology major from Truckee, Calif., is thriving in the hands-on program at her top choice, the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. She attributes her continuing success to the excellent academics, nurturing faculty mentors, and bountiful opportunities in and out of the classroom that she found at Colby-Sawyer.
This fall’s Somewhat North of Boston (SNOB) film festival in Concord will feature three movies with deep connections to the Colby-Sawyer community. Though the films are very different, all three highlight the strong sense of collaboration that is part and parcel of Colby-Sawyer’s active filmmaking community.
As part of the college’s most recent campus improvements and ongoing commitment to sustainability, an electrical vehicle (EV) charging station was installed this fall. The free EV station works with all plug-in vehicles and is located in Parking Lot D, adjacent to Colby-Sawyer’s wind turbine and Sue’s Sugar Shack. Estimated charging times can be found at clippercreek.com/charging-times-chart.
On Oct. 11, Barbara Marsh Jones ’53, Cathy Volanakis and chair of the Board of Trustees Peter Volanakis were inducted into the Colby-Sawyer Legends Society, which recognizes those who support the college with lifetime philanthropic gifts of $1 million or more.
In a unique collaboration between Colby-Sawyer College and New England high schools, the college will host “Artist Teachers and the Next Generation of Creative Makers.” The exhibition opens with a reception on Friday, Oct. 12, from 4 to 6 p.m. and continues through Nov. 16.
Students returning to Colby-Sawyer this fall found a number of campus improvements completed over the summer as part of the college’s commitment to the student and community experience. Notable projects included rejuvenated lounges in some student residence halls, a repaved Chargers Road and the installation of an electric vehicle charging station.
Meaza Petros ’19 from Boston, Mass., who designed her own Colby-Sawyer major focused on global affairs, was accepted to present at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Portland, Ore. in March. Petros will share the stage with Associate Professor of Humanities and poet Ewa Chrusciel; their panel proposal, “Hoopoes and Dybbuks: Immigrant and Refugee Voices,” was one of 500 selected from more than 2,000.
As Colby-Sawyer College began its 181st academic year, Colby-Sawyer President Susan D. Stuebner hosted a Celebration of Service to honor faculty and staff members who have reached milestones in their careers at Colby-Sawyer. Collectively, those recognized have served 600 years at the college.
This August, 14 Colby-Sawyer students, alumni and faculty presented research findings at the 2018 New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (NH-INBRE) Annual Meeting. Supported by an Institutional Development Award from the National Institutes of Health, INBRE promotes the development, coordination and sharing of biomedical research resources within 24 states. NH-INBRE is a partnership among eight institutions, including Colby-Sawyer, the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the University of New Hampshire.
For the second year in a row, Colby-Sawyer College landed on the U.S. News & World Report’s list of best regional colleges in the North and was recognized as a Best Value in the same category, which is composed of colleges that focus on undergraduate education but grant fewer than half their degrees in liberal arts disciplines.
The Colby-Sawyer College Board of Trustees has endorsed new recipients of two established professorships, Professor of Exercise and Sport Sciences Russell E. Medbery as the David H. Winton Endowed Chair and Professor of Natural and Environmental Sciences Nick Baer as the M. Roy London Endowed Chair. Each will actively hold their titles for five years and retain them throughout their tenure at Colby-Sawyer.
One hundred percent of Colby-Sawyer’s 2018 athletic training graduates who sat for the Board of Certification passed on their first attempt. By comparison, the national first-time pass average in 2016-2017 was 83.6 percent.
Former trustee Janice H. Wilkins, a groundbreaking attorney and public servant, died Saturday, July 14, at the age of 96, in Needham, Mass. She was formerly a resident of East Walpole, Mass.; Westwood, Mass.; and New York City.
One hundred percent of Colby-Sawyer’s 2018 undergraduate nursing class passed the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) on their first attempt. This is Colby-Sawyer’s third straight year of achieving a perfect pass rate.
Colby-Sawyer elected four trustees to the board this spring. Their terms began July 1 and end June 30, 2021.
Colby-Sawyer College has named Joan Loftus, associate professor of Nursing, as dean of its School of Nursing and Health Professions and Shari Goldberg, professor of Nursing and Public Health, as associate dean. Both professors assume their roles July 1.
On Friday, June 8, Colby-Sawyer College President Susan D. Stuebner presented the 2018 Town Award to Mount Sunapee Resort during the spring meeting of the President’s Community Forum. The Town Award is presented annually to an area resident or organization who has demonstrated extraordinary involvement in, and made noteworthy contributions to, the college.
One hundred percent of Colby-Sawyer’s first cohort of Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) students passed the Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) certification exam on their first attempt. For comparison, the national pass rate for the CNL exam over the last seven years averages 70 percent.
Colby-Sawyer’s chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Psi Sigma, inducted 22 nursing students earlier this month. The students represented the undergraduate, MSN and RNBS degree programs.
Jenna Flint ’19 and Area Coordinator Michael Brown were recognized for their outstanding public service at Campus Compact for New Hampshire’s 15th Annual Presidents’ Awards on April 10. Woodcrest Village Assisted Living was also recognized with the Presidents’ Community Partner Award for creating opportunities for students to volunteer with their residents.
Colby-Sawyer senior Calum Dixon, an environmental studies major from Avon, Maine, was awarded the Nellie Johnson Baroody Award at the American Ornithological Society’s (AOS) annual meeting in Tucson.
Colby-Sawyer will celebrate its 180th Commencement on Saturday, May 5, graduating approximately 265 undergraduate students and recognizing them and other individuals for academic excellence, outstanding contributions to society, and service to the college and community. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. on the college’s front lawn.
Colby-Sawyer will host the 15th Annual Susan Colby Colgate Scholars' Symposium on Monday, April 16, from 4 to 8 p.m., and Tuesday, April 17, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at locations across campus.
Former trustee Anne Dwyer Milne, 83, a resident of Manchester, N.H., died Saturday, March 31, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.
Colby-Sawyer is proud to announce that four pre-medical students were selected to participate in the 2018 “Med Student for a Day” program sponsored by Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine. Biology majors Yonatan Degefu ’18 of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Ben Maines ’18 of Abbot, Maine; and Rhiju Tamang ’18 of Kathmandu, Nepal; along with exercise science major Brady Dion ’18 of Sabattus, Maine, attended the event at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) on Monday, April 2.
Public health majors Lila Bradley ’20 of Epsom, N.H. and Molly Pfenning ’20 of Rutland, Vt., took part in the Save the Children Advocacy Summit this March in Washington D.C., where they worked with Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) and met with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan.
Colby-Sawyer College President Susan D. Stuebner, Ed.D., will take part in a conversation with New Hampshire college and university presidents led by WMUR Political Director Adam Sexton as part of the New Hampshire College & University Council’s (NHCUC) inaugural Summit on Higher Education held March 19 in Concord.
Colby-Sawyer College presents a screening of "Redefining Prosperity: The Gold Rushes of Nevada City" followed by a discussion with producer John de Graaf. The free event, open to the public, will be held on Wednesday, March 21, at 7 p.m. in Clements Hall in the Curtis L. Ivey Science Center.
Former trustee Henry F. G. “Harry” Wey III, 84, a resident of Hingham, Mass., died Saturday, Feb. 22.
Colby-Sawyer College will host its 26th Annual Exercise and Sport Sciences & Athletics Symposium, “The Olympics: Lessons Learned from Working with Elite Athletes and Teams,” on Monday, March 5, in Wheeler Hall at the Ware Student Center from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Colby-Sawyer College is committed to an educational, living and working environment that encourages free speech and the ability to protest peacefully.
Editor's Note: In January 2019, Olivia McAnirlin '17 was accepted into the University of Illinois' Recreation, Sport, and Tourism PhD program, bringing her one step closer to her dream of teaching postsecondary education.
For their work designing the college’s new Center for Art + Design, S/L/A/M Collaborative has earned the Honor Award from the New Hampshire Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIANH). The prestigious Honor Award celebrates the Center for Art + Design as an aesthetic, creative, safe, valuable and sustainable building.
President Susan D. Stuebner was one of 10 members elected to the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Board of Directors during its Jan. 4 meeting in Hollywood, Fla. President Stuebner will serve a three-year term from January 2018 to January 2021.
Colby-Sawyer will celebrate recent works by faculty members in the Fine and Performing Arts Department at the annual Faculty Art Exhibition. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, Feb. 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the William H. and Sonja Carlson Davidow '56 Fine Art Gallery in the Center for Art + Design. Following the reception, the exhibition will remain open through Saturday, May 5. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Colby-Sawyer College and the Upper Valley Educators Institute (UVEI) have joined a partnership that enables Colby-Sawyer students to earn both their bachelor's degree and a New Hampshire teaching license in elementary or secondary education in as few as four years.
Colby-Sawyer welcomes six faculty members this fall to five academic departments. Full-time faculty members teach 90 percent of all Colby-Sawyer classes in 20 undergraduate majors and 24 minors, as well as for the online R.N. to B.S. and Master of Science in Nursing degree programs.
On Sept. 6, President Susan D. Stuebner shared this message with the Colby-Sawyer College community regarding the recently announced changes to DACA:
Works by five graphic design majors were accepted to the Student Work Exhibit at the 44th Annual Siggraph Conference. Held this summer in Los Angeles, the students' videos and animations were viewed by thousands of artists and computer professionals at the world's largest, most influential annual conference and exhibition in computer graphics and interactive techniques.
Associate Professor of Fine and Performing Arts Hilary Walrod received two awards of excellence for the logo she designed to represent Colby-Sawyer’s Sustainable Learning Initiative (SLI) at Franklin Falls. The work was recognized in the Identity Program and Green–Message categories at the annual University & College Designers Association (UCDA) Design Competition and will be on display at the UCDA Design Conference in Baltimore in October.
Colby-Sawyer College will celebrate the grand opening of its Center for Art + Design with a public reception on Friday, Oct. 13, from 4 to 7 p.m. Guests are invited to explore the 15,000-square-foot facility, view the inaugural exhibition and extend the evening with a theater performance. The event is free.
Colby-Sawyer will host its 12th Annual 5K Dash and Stroll on Saturday, Sept. 9. Registration for this free, fun and noncompetitive walk and run will be held at the Kelsey Athletic Campus soccer field beginning at 9:30 a.m. Start time for runners, walkers and leashed canine companions is 10 a.m.
Former Trustee and Legends Society member William S. “Bill” Wesson, 88, a resident of Palencia, Fla., died Wednesday, Aug. 16. He loved his family, animals (especially cats Anderson and Cinnamon), classical music, good food and good wine.
A new solar array brings Colby-Sawyer closer to its goal of transitioning to a carbon-neutral campus by 2050. In July, ReVision Energy installed a 68.4-kilowatt solar array on the roof of the college’s new Center for Art + Design. The 15,000 square foot building, opening this fall, is home to studios, a state-of-the-art black box theater and a fine art galleria with views of Mount Kearsarge, as well as offices for faculty and outdoor art areas.
Colby-Sawyer tennis player Evelyn Miller ’18 of Smithfield, R.I., received the Jill Craybas Award as the USTA Rhode Island’s 2016-17 College Female Tennis Player of the year at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. The award was presented July 19 on the center court during the Dell International Tennis Hall of Fame Championships by Gordie Ernst, renowned head coach at Georgetown University; Frank Laliberte and USTA Rhode Island President Doug Chapman.
Dan Parish has been named vice president for College Advancement at Colby-Sawyer College and will begin his role Aug. 21. Parish, who has almost three decades’ experience in higher education, is currently the inaugural director of the Dartmouth for Life program in Dartmouth College’s Office of Alumni Relations after working for 14 years in the Dartmouth admissions office.
Colby-Sawyer College has named Anna Miner vice president for Admissions and Financial Aid after she served as director of Admissions for two years.
Colby-Sawyer has chosen Parkhurst Dining as its new dining services partner, effective July 6. A division of Eat’n Park Hospitality Group, Parkhurst provides dining and catering services to more than 65 private colleges, universities and corporations across the Northeast, mid-Atlantic, and east north-central regions. The college previously partnered with Sodexo, one of the world’s largest multinational corporations.
This summer, the Colby-Sawyer campus is humming with construction projects in addition to the usual updates. The largest of these projects are repaving The Loop in front of Colgate Hall, completing the Center for Art + Design, and developing a cross country trail in Kelsey Forest.
Colby-Sawyer has approved a new major in crime and legal studies, as well as a minor in health care management, that will launch in fall 2018.
The New Hampshire Public Health Association (NHPHA) has selected Emily Bear '18 to serve as the student representative to its Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 term.
Campus Safety Officer Thomas W. “Tom” Bates died peacefully at his home in Wilmot on Saturday, May 27, after a months-long experience with cancer.
Susan Reeves ’88, dean of Colby-Sawyer’s School of Nursing and Public Health, has been named Chief Nursing Executive for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-H), effective June 19.
The Colby-Sawyer Board of Trustees voted to grant faculty tenure and promotions during its May meeting.
On May 12, Colby-Sawyer President Susan D. Stuebner hosted a Celebration of Service at the President’s House to honor faculty and staff members who have reached milestones in their careers. The afternoon ceremony was full of thanks, refreshments and good company.
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Laura A. Alexander '98 has been named the Academic Vice President and Dean of Faculty at Colby-Sawyer after serving in the role on an interim basis for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Colby-Sawyer’s alumni success continues to grow, with 98 percent of the Class of 2016 employed and/or enrolled in graduate studies six months post-graduation.
After a lengthy application process completed in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC), Colby-Sawyer now has its own chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), the honor society of nursing dedicated to advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership and service.
In a Colgate hallway, Susan Sam-Mensah '18 wraps her left calf in cardboard, getting into the costume of a one-legged lawyer from Pennsylvania. Next to her, Jane Martina '17 looks over her lines. They aren’t actors in the traditional sense but students in Associate Professor of Social Sciences & Education Professor Eric Boyer’s class POL 301: The U.S. Constitution.
Colby-Sawyer has named Sean Ahern ’09 as this summer’s Humanities Scholar in Residence. He will direct a renovation of the Baker Communication Center and produce a podcast series and accompanying media, “New London Calling,” devoted to telling stories about the college and community.
Colby-Sawyer College celebrated its 179th Commencement on Saturday, May 6, graduating approximately 255 students and recognizing them and other individuals for academic excellence, outstanding contributions to society, and service to the college and community. The ceremony was held at 10:30 a.m. on the college’s front lawn.
Jen Tockman, director of Colby-Sawyer’s Harrington Center for Experiential Learning, has been elected to serve a one-year term as the 2017 President of the New England Association of Cooperative Education and Field Experience (NEACEFE).
On Feb. 22, Colby-Sawyer President Susan D. Stuebner renewed the college’s commitment to sustainability by signing Second Nature’s Climate Commitment. With the signing, Colby-Sawyer becomes the 100th college to integrate a goal of carbon neutrality with climate resilience to mitigate and adapt to a changing climate.
Colby-Sawyer College will host its 25th Annual Exercise and Sport Sciences & Athletics Symposium, “Exploring Perspectives on Sport Specialization,” on Monday, March 6, in Wheeler Hall at the Ware Student Center from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The symposium will feature presentations by industry experts on long-term athletic development, early sports specialization in children, and peak adolescent sport performance, followed by a question and answer session and lunch. The free event is open to the public and reservations are required; lunch with presenters and faculty following the symposium is available for $7.32 in the dining hall. For more information and reservations, contact Terri Hermann at 603.526.3616 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Colby-Sawyer College’s Board of Trustees has elected William H. “Bill” Mitchell as a member of the board to serve a three-year term beginning May 1, 2017.
Dr. Susan Reeves ’88, dean of the Colby-Sawyer College School of Nursing and Health Professions and Gladys A. Burrows Distinguished Professor of Nursing, shared her expertise while serving on the Governor’s Commission on Health Care Workforce, which released its final report Dec. 16.
Richard “Dick” Dulude, 83, trustee emeritus of Colby-Sawyer and resident of Georges Mills, N.H., and Vail, Colo., died Sunday, Jan. 1, at home in New Hampshire.
Colby-Sawyer College and Compass Innovative Behavior Strategies have signed a pilot agreement that will provide students with a paid internship on campus and offer local families a convenient site for their children to receive behavioral therapy.
Three film festivals have accepted a short film produced by a student-faculty team made up of Abhineet Kumar ’17 of Mumbai, India, and Professor of Humanities Craig Greenman.
Colby-Sawyer celebrated the grand opening of its field studies office for the Sustainable Learning Initiative (SLI) at Franklin Falls with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 3. President Susan D. Stuebner and members of the senior leadership team, staff and board of trustees were joined by representatives from PermaCityLife and the City of Franklin to mark the occasion.
Assistant Professor of Humanities Paul Robertson’s analysis of Paul the Apostle’s first-century letters that make up 13 books of the Bible has been published by the international academic printing house Brill.
Two Colby-Sawyer biology majors were among a select few undergraduates chosen to present their research on developing an alternative method of treating bacterial infections to the New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (NH-INBRE) External Advisory Committee (EAC) on Saturday, Oct. 29.
Colby-Sawyer College will host “The Faculty Curates,” an art exhibition designed and organized by faculty in the Fine and Performing Arts Department, from Nov. 10 to Jan. 25 at the Marian Graves Mugar Gallery in the Sawyer Fine Arts Center with an opening reception Thursday, Nov. 10, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Colby-Sawyer College’s Business Administration Department honored Trustee Anthony H. “Tony” Librot ’94 on Tuesday, Oct. 25, for his generous donation to renovate the department’s offices and public spaces on the third floor of Colgate Hall. Librot’s gift funded improvements that have imbued the space with energy and the department's ethos.
The Colby-Sawyer College chapter of Alpha Chi inducted 28 students at a ceremony held at the Ware Student Center on Sunday, Oct. 23.
Business administration and health care management majors sharpened their professional skills by participating in a mock speed interview event on campus Tuesday, Oct. 18. Prizes were awarded to the three highest-performing students.
Yara Mehiar ’17 is a public health major from Jordan. She completed her internship at Reclaim Childhood (RC), a non-profit organization based in Amman, the capital of her home country. During her internship, Mehiar worked to improve the health and quality of life of refugees in Jordan through a daily summer camp focused on recreational sports.
Since 2006, the Colby-Sawyer Athletic Hall of Fame has celebrated the athletes, coaches, teams and supporters who have set records, demanded excellence, forged lasting bonds and made dreams come true.
Colby-Sawyer is pleased to announce ten new members of the Presidential Blue Key Society (PBKS). Chosen to embody and inspire the learning spirit of Colby-Sawyer, the students will be formally recognized at the Presidential Blue Key Society Induction Ceremony during Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 15.
A Colby-Sawyer student-led initiative has led to recognition of the college’s responsible land management. The N.H. Tree Farm Program formally recognized Colby-Sawyer’s 86-acre Kelsey Forest as the state’s newest member of the American Tree Farm System (AFTS) during a Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) Field Day held on campus Friday, Sept. 23.
Colby-Sawyer College will celebrate the beginning of a new era of leadership with the investiture of Susan D. Stuebner, Ed.D., as its ninth president on Friday, Oct. 14, at 3 p.m. on the Quad. The event falls on the first day of Homecoming and will be followed by a reception in the Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery. The investiture is free and open to the public.
The National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), the country’s leading student affairs organization, has selected Colby-Sawyer College as one of less than 100 institutions nationwide to participate in the 2016-2017 NASPA Lead Initiative, which recognizes the college’s dedication to promoting civic learning and democratic engagement.