A Chance Meeting

Sally Williams Cook ’74 started her career writing for newspapers and national magazines, including an Associated Press column titled “Kids.” Her job consisted of interviewing very famous and influential people, such as President Jimmy Carter and actress Meryl Streep. But it wasn’t until…

Bringing Back Normal

Anjali Schutt ’15 spends her days as an occupational therapist (OT) trying to bring a little bit of normalcy back into her patients’ everyday lives after they suffer a debilitative brain injury or disease. She likes the fact that each day is different…

Chargers in Love

Hear from six couples about how they met and fell in love at Colby-Sawyer College. Featuring:

Keith Perkins ’99 and Tracey Guarda Perkins ’01; Sarah Cahill ’13 and Shalyn Spencer ’13; Marc-Andre Parent ’16 and Casey Gunter Parent ’14; Erik Rocheford ’01 and Katie Lynch Rocheford ’02; Matt Nolan ’16 and Courtney Troxell Nolan ’15 and Shawn Coe ’95 and Jacqueline Swain Coe ’95.

Coffee With a Shot of Serendipity

Jackie Swain Coe ’95 and her husband Shawn Coe ’95 decided to purchase a small-town coffee shop last summer. When deciding on the name, they considered the address of the café – 1 East Main Street. Jackie said, “We were playing around with…

Perfect Balance

Jed Norris ’03 has learned to adapt in his role as the early education program coordinator at Shelburne Farms in Shelburne, Vt., since the onset of the pandemic. Some things are better; some things are more difficult. But one thing remains clear to…

Self-Publishing Advicefrom ‘Skyborn’ Author Cameron Bolling ’20

Cameron Bolling ’20, author of Skyborn, the first book in the Battle of the Horizon trilogy, reads an excerpt from the final book in his series, Earthtremor, recently released on 1/21/21 in print and e-book on Amazon. He follows up by discussing his writing and self-publishing processes and ends with an excerpt from BoH Book II, Seablood.

Finding her PathSpill the Tea

Before becoming a college librarian, Malia Ebel went to law school and worked as a corporate lawyer. Her pro bono jobs led her to work with and visit libraries, which she realized was her favorite part of the day. Malia decided to switch…

Happy Holidays Part Two

Listen to part two of two episodes featuring holiday traditions from professors, staff, and students. This episode features: Teresa Gallagher (“Mama T”), front desk consultant in Colgate; Ruth Padilla, senior Biology major; Nicole Chartier, adjunct professor for the School of Nursing & Health Sciences; Ewa Chrusciel, associate professor for the School of Arts & Sciences; Laura Sykes, academic vice president and dean of faculty; and Wally Borgen, adjunct professor for the School of Arts & Sciences.

Happy Holidays Part One

Listen to part one of two episodes featuring holiday traditions from professors, staff, and students. This episode features: Beth Krajewski, research consultant for the library and adjunct professor for the School of Arts & Sciences; Michael Brown, area coordinator for the Department of Residential Education; Anette Helin, senior self designed major; Tom Kealy, dean for the School of Business & Social Sciences; and Eric Boyer, professor for the School of Business & Social Sciences, and Erica Webb, director of Student Success and Retention.

Happy Holidays From the 2020 Holiday Design Winners

Congratulations to this year’s holiday design winner, graphic design major Egann Roberge ’21 for the holiday video and second-place winner, ceramics major Orlando Plagata ’22 for the holiday card. Egann and Orlando were tasked with creating a holiday video for their Motion Design…

Amira Eid `22

As a junior communications major, Amira Eid of Pelham, N.H. has found herself excelling in the classroom and on the tennis court. She began playing tennis when she was only 6 years old because her mom thought she would enjoy the challenge of…

Jamie Trombley Regula ’11Silvatica Designs

Jamie Trombley Regula’s two passions — wood and art — have collided and created the inspiration for Silvatica Designs. Regula says, “Silvatica Designs is the synthesis of my background in forestry and passion for the arts.” “I initially enrolled at Colby-Sawyer College as…

Preppy PersonalsNatalie Ciulla Katz ’99

Natalie Ciulla Katz did exactly what she set out to do after graduating Colby-Sawyer with a degree in education in 1999: she became a teacher and elementary school principal. As she was fulfilling her dream of working with children, she also spent time…

Kate Rocheford Ferguson ’04Orchard Knitting Company

Knitting and crocheting were always a hobby for Kate Rocheford Ferguson ’04. Learning to crochet 10 years ago from her mother-in-law, Ferguson decided to also teach herself to knit about three years ago. She said, “I loved making items for family and friends…

Continued Support From Friends (and Skunks)

It was a crisp, blue-sky autumn day in September 1960 when Georgia Grant and I left our hometown of Dover, Mass., to arrive by bus as freshmen at the Colby Junior College campus. The tall white spire of the central building rose above…

Thankfulness

This year, Colby-Sawyer’s seniors have faced what seemed to be insurmountable challenges. After living on this campus for three years, their fourth year has looked incredibly different and has required many adjustments. Wacky Bingo is no longer the entire student body packed into…