The Homecoming Hospitality Center is located in Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall. Check in here to receive your weekend packet containing information about activities, schedule changes and tickets for paid events. Everyone who checks in will be entered to win a Colby-Sawyer cornhole set.
Parking is available in designated campus lots, but strictly prohibited on campus roadways. Golf cart transportation is available for those needing assistance.
The Dan and Kathleen Hogan Sports Center will be open Friday (6 a.m. – 9 p.m.), Saturday (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.) and Sunday (8 a.m. – 6 p.m.). Facilities include an indoor swimming pool and track, racquetball courts, basketball courts and the Van Cise Fitness Center.
Use of the Van Cise Fitness Center is limited to those 14 and older. Please check in at the Hogan front desk and inquire about the use of facilities.
Susan Colgate Cleveland Library, with internet-connected computers, will be open Friday (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.) and Saturday (10 a.m. – 5 p.m.).
Golf: Lake Sunapee Country Club Tee times must be made at least one week in advance by calling the Lake Sunapee Golf Shop at (603) 526-6040 ext. 1.
The Stable: Ware Student Center Our campus store, The Stable, is offering a 10% discount on all Colby-Sawyer gear.
Dining Room Open for Lunch: Ware Student Center
Hospitality Center: Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall Make this your first stop on campus. Everyone who checks in will be entered in a raffle to win a Colby-Sawyer cornhole set!
Conversation with the College Archivist: Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall Drop in for a chat and learn about Colby Junior and Colby-Sawyer College history. Help the archives by identifying friends and classmates in photos, submitting your memorabilia and by taking part in the college's ongoing oral history project.
Scholar/Donor Luncheon (by invitation only): Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center Generous scholarship donors and their grateful student recipients celebrate the power of philanthropy at this annual luncheon.
Campus Tour: Meet in Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall Revisit familiar sites and discover what's new on a student-led tour of campus. Presented by the Office of Admissions.
Baker Communication Center Open House: 3rd Floor, Colgate Hall Sean Ahern ’09, Humanities Scholar in Residence, has been expanding the center to include a digital humanities lab, media production facilities and more. Meet Sean and see the exciting changes that are happening.
Colby-Sawyer Alumni Awards Celebration: Center for Art + Design Join the campus community for a presentation of our annual awards, as we celebrate alumni for their service, contributions and accomplishments.
Distinguished Alumni Award – Beverly Stearns Bernson ’55
Alumni Service Award – Joan Campbell Eliot ’67
Young Alumni Achievement Award – Andrew Pillsbury ’07
Grand Opening Celebration: Center for Art + Design Enjoy complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres as we celebrate the grand opening of the Colby-Sawyer Center for Art + Design. Explore the 15,000-square-foot facility, which includes studios, the state-of-the-art Niblack Black Box Theater, and the beautiful Davidow Gallery. During the reception, you are invited to view “Inner Visions: Selections from the Collection of Beverly Stearns Bernson ’55,” an extraordinary exhibition composed primarily of outsider art.
Dining Room Open for Dinner: Ware Student Center
Class of 1967 50th Reunion Dinner: Residence of Anne Baynes Hall ’67
Student Performance of “Sylvia”: Niblack Black Box Theater, Center for Art + Design In this celebrated 1995 play by A. R. Gurney, a couple adopt a dog with hilarious results. Purchase tickets at the Box Office at colby-sawyer.edu/tickets or (603) 526-3670.
12th Annual 5K Dash + Stroll: Kelsey Athletic Campus Join President Susan D. Stuebner in this fall tradition that celebrates the relationship between Colby-Sawyer and the community. The noncompetitive 5K fun run and walk follows the new Kelsey Athletic Campus Woods Trail. Registration will take place under the tent at the Kelsey Athletic Campus soccer field beginning at 8:30 a.m. The start time for runners, walkers and leashed canine companions is 9 a.m.
Parking is available in LOT K adjacent to Seamans Road. Note: Portions of the trail may be under construction. Please consider mobility concerns and use caution with strollers
For more information contact Malaika Sidmore at 603.526.3720 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Free and open to the public.
Conversation with the College Archivist: Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall Drop in for a chat and learn about Colby Junior and Colby-Sawyer College history. Help the archives by identifying friends and classmates in photos; by submitting your memorabilia; and by taking part in the college’s oral history project.
Dining Hall Open for Brunch: Ware Student Center
Homecoming Mountain Day: Mount Kearsarge The bells are ringing! Relive Mountain Day with a group hike up Mount Kearsarge, led by Academic Vice President and Dean of Faculty Laura Alexander ’98! Meet at Winslow State Park and notify the gate attendant that you are with the Colby-Sawyer group.
Politics and the Law: Room 109, Ivey Science Center Join Dick Hesse, Emeritus Professor of Law from the University of New Hampshire School of Law and course leader for Colby-Sawyer’s Adventures in Learning program, for a discussion on contemporary political discourse.
Alumni/Student Networking Brunch: Room 005, Ware Student Center Alumni are invited to this informal networking brunch. Get to know our current students, share your experiences, and answer their questions!
Campus Tour: meet in Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall Revisit familiar sites and discover what’s new on a student-led tour of campus. Presented by the Office of Admissions.
Alumni Baseball: Kelsey Athletic Campus
Alumni Men’s and Women’s Soccer: Mercer Field
Coffee with President Stuebner: Room 201, Ivey Science Center Alumni, students, parents and families are invited to enjoy refreshments while President Susan D. Stuebner provides a college update and answers audience questions.
Cider Press Demonstration: The Quad Join Professor Darrell Kuykendall and current students for this fun demonstration and sample fresh apple cider.
Women’s Varsity Volleyball vs. Lyndon State College: Hogan Sports Center
Linus Blanket Project: Best Hall Common Room Join students from the community service club as they make tie blankets for families in need. A fun and charitable activity!
Dining Hall Open for Lunch: Ware Student Center
Men’s Rugby vs. Champlain College: Mercer Field
Parent and Family Reception: Lethbridge Lodge Parents, student and families are invited to connect with other Colby-Sawyer families and meet Vice President of Student Development and Dean of Students Robin Burroughs-Davis.
Galligan’s Pub at Lethbridge Lodge Colby-Sawyer’s happening hotspot offers locally sourced pub-fare and features our own beer, created by our Brewing Science students. Enjoy s’mores at the outdoor fire pits.
Women’s Varsity Field Hockey vs. University of Maine-Farmington: Sally Shaw Veitch Field
Game Day Tent: Kelsey Field Enjoy varsity sports action with a cold brew or soft drink while the kids enjoy pumpkin painting and balloons.
Alumni Men’s and Women’s Rugby: Mercer Field
Women’s Varsity Soccer vs. Green Mountain College: Kelsey Field
Chef Koz’s Crescent City Kitchen: Kelsey Field Visit Chris “Koz” Kozlowski’s ’95 food truck, as he serves up Cajun, Creole, and Caribbean food.
Tour of Cross-Country Trail System: Kelsey Field Professor Leon-C. Malan will lead a walking tour of the college’s brand new trail system. Meet at the entrance of Kelsey Field.
Men’s Varsity Swimming & Diving vs. Saint Joseph’s College of Maine: Knight Natatorium, Hogan Sports Center
Women’s Varsity Swimming & Diving vs. Franklin Pierce University and Saint Joseph’s College of Maine: Knight Natatorium, Hogan Sports Center
Espresso Dave: The Quad Stop by for a complimentary espresso, cappuccino or latte.
Women’s Rugby vs. New England College: Mercer Field
Open House: Center for Art + Design Explore Colby-Sawyer’s brand new 15,000-square-foot facility, which includes studios, the state-of-the-art Niblack Black Box Theater, and the beautiful Davidow Gallery. Meet faculty and students, enjoy pottery demonstrations, and view “Inner Visions: Selections from the Collection of Beverly Stearns Bernson ’55,” an extraordinary exhibition composed primarily of outsider art.
Graphic Design Faculty Presentation: Dunbar Graphic Design Studio, Center for Art + Design Professor Hilary Walrod will share her recent work, focusing on information design projects about food, and discuss her creative processes and approaches.
Lake Sunapee Foliage Cruise Enjoy a scenic cruise around Lake Sunapee aboard the M.V. Kearsarge. Pre-registration is required and van transportation to Sunapee Harbor will be provided. Vans depart from the rear of Colgate Hall at 1:30 p.m.
Games on the Quad Gather with current students for an afternoon of fun and games!
Sustainable Learning Initiative at Franklin Falls: Room 201, Ivey Science Center Colby-Sawyer professors and students will share information about the college’s innovative partnership with the city of Franklin, N.H. Learn how students are exploring, designing, and developing sustainable solutions to real and evolving community needs.
Class Reunion Photos for the Classes of 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007 and 2012: meet at the Game Day Tent at Kelsey Field
Men’s Varsity Soccer vs. Green Mountain College: Kelsey Field
Post-Game Party: Galligan’s Pub at Lethbridge Lodge Unwind after the day’s sporting events with old friends and cold brews.
Women’s Varsity Volleyball vs. Johnson State College: Hogan Sports Center
Dining Hall Open for Dinner: Ware Student Center
Class Reunion Photos for the Classes of 1937, 1942, 1947, 1952, 1957, 1962 and 1967: Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall
President’s Cocktail Reception: Presidents’ House President Susan D. Stuebner cordially invites members of the 50th, 55th, 60th, 65th and 70th reunion classes to the Presidents’ House for a cocktail reception.
Class Reunion Photos for the Classes of 1972, 1977, 1982 and 1987: Thornton Living Room, Colgate Hall
Homecoming Dinner: Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center Alumni and their guests are invited to join President Susan D. Stuebner for a sumptuous farm-to-table feast.
Student performance of “Sylvia”: Niblack Black Box Theater, Center for Art + Design In this celebrated 1995 play by A. R. Gurney, a couple adopt a dog with hilarious results. Purchase tickets at the Box Office at colby-sawyer.edu/tickets or (603) 526-3670.
Wacky Bingo: Dining Hall, Ware Student Center Enjoy a campus favorite event with alumni, students, parents and families!
Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Brunch (by invitation only): Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center
50th Reunion Farewell Brunch: Lake Sunapee Country Club
Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony: Wheeler Hall, Ware Student Center A celebration of the 11th class of inductees to the Colby-Sawyer College Athletic Hall of Fame.
The 2017 inductees are: Amy Callahan ’02 Candice Corcoran Raines ’71 Matthew Solazzo ’04 Kirsten Girard Soroko ’92 Brian Wilder ’99