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…

Feed the Freezer Helps with Food Insecurities

The Feed the Freezer program at Colby-Sawyer began in 2013 when employee Sandi Brownwell formed the group to create a food recovery project in the state of New Hampshire. The purpose was to package meals from leftover food in the dining hall and…

Student-Athlete FeatureSarah Morin

Nursing major Sarah Morin ’21 has not only proven herself as a standout in the classroom, but also on the field as a dual-sport athlete. Growing up in Pelham, N.H., Morin started playing field hockey and lacrosse when she was 10 years old…

Will Bennett10 Years in Dining Services

“How may I make your day?” Students might recognize this phrase, a staple from Will Bennett, lunch lead for Parkhurst Dining Services. Will celebrated his 10th anniversary at the dining hall last April. In recent years, students knew him best for his presence…

Stay-at-Homecoming 2020

Homecoming Weekend at Colby-Sawyer College looked a little different this year, but that did not stop alumni, parents, friends and students from taking part in our first-ever virtual Stay-at-Homecoming event. The two-day event included many on-demand activities, such as a virtual tour…

Coach’s CornerLiz Lincoln ’14

Liz Lincoln ’14 entered the tennis game later than usual, but that didn’t stop her from becoming an absolute powerhouse on the court. As a three-sport athlete in high school, playing soccer and basketball and swimming competitively in the summer, Lincoln was looking…

Lady Jane

Jane “Lady Jane” Galpin, front desk coordinator at the Dan and Kathleen Hogan Sports Center, has worked at Colby-Sawyer College for 18 years. She grew up in Goshen, where she still lives, and first heard about an opening at Hogan from her friend…

Spill the TeaDining Hall

This semester, Colby-Sawyer College’s dining hall had to undergo a few changes in order to accommodate students under Covid-19 guidelines, including single-use to-go containers, plastic silverware and seating restrictions. Nevertheless, General Manager for Parkhurst Dining Services Leslie Ekstrand promises that many things remain…