Colby-Sawyer College Nurses Achieve Perfect NCLEX-RN Pass Rate

One hundred percent of Colby-Sawyer’s 2016 undergraduate nursing class passed the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN), administered by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), on their first attempt. By comparison, the 2015 national pass average…

Colby-Sawyer to Join the Great Northeast Athletic Conference in 2018

The Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) announced on Thursday that Colby-Sawyer College and Regis College have accepted invitations to join as full members. The Chargers will join at the beginning of the 2018-19 academic year, while Regis will become a member in the 2017-18 academic year…

Colby-Sawyer’s Sustainable Removal of Colby Farm Makes Way for Arts Building

Colby-Sawyer College will begin site work this month for a new arts building by removing Colby Farm, which was built as a private single-family residence in 1987 and acquired by the college in 2000…

Gov. Maggie Hassan Appoints Colby-Sawyer College Dean to Health Care Workforce

Dr. Susan Reeves ’88, dean of the Colby-Sawyer College School of Nursing and Health Professions and Gladys A. Burrows Distinguished Professor of Nursing, has been appointed to Health Care Workforce, a commission created by Gov. Maggie Hassan to address New Hampshire’s shortage of health care…

Colby-Sawyer College Elects Four to Board of Trustees

Colby-Sawyer College's Board of Trustees has elected Lisa M. Hogarty '81, Beth Meurlin '70, JoAnn Overfield '69 and Dave Payne as members of the board to serve three-year terms that begin July 1…

Colby-Sawyer College Announces Interim Academic Vice President

Associate Professor and Chair of the Environmental Studies Department at Colby-Sawyer College, Laura Alexander, Ph. D. , has accepted the position of Interim Academic Vice President for 2016-2017, effective July 1…

Colby-Sawyer College’s Business Administration and Health Care Programs Awarded Accreditation

Colby-Sawyer College has been awarded a 10-year initial accreditation of its baccalaureate programs in business administration and health care management by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), an award-winning accreditation association in business education…

Colby-Sawyer to Celebrate 178th Commencement

Colby-Sawyer College will celebrate its 178th Commencement on Saturday, May 7, graduating approximately 310 students and recognizing them and other individuals for academic excellence, outstanding contributions to society, and service to the college and community…

Mardia Cooper '17 Wins Essay Contest

Colby-Sawyer junior Mardia Cooper of Chicago, Ill. , won first place in the…

Colby-Sawyer College’s Theresa Edick ’18 Named Newman Civic Fellow

Colby-Sawyer College sophomore Theresa Edick, a resident of Dublin, N. H. , has been named a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, a Boston-based not-for-profit focused on public service and higher education. Edick will receive a certificate of accomplishment and gain access to the Newman Civic…

Colby-Sawyer Mourns Melissa Molin '16

On April 4, Vice President of Student Development and Dean of Students David Sauerwein shared with the college community news that a member of our Colby-Sawyer family, Melissa Molin ’16, passed away that evening due to injuries sustained in a single-car accident…

Colby-Sawyer College’s Agreement with Vermont Law School  Provides Students Path to Career in Law

Colby-Sawyer College and Vermont Law School (VLS) have signed an articulation agreement that allows Colby-Sawyer students to complete their bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor in as little as five years, and a bachelor’s and master’s degree in four…

Colby-Sawyer Hosts Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Jorie Graham

Colby-Sawyer College will host Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Jorie Graham on Thursday, April 14, for a reading and discussion of her work in the Archives Reading Room of the Cleveland Library. The event is free and open to the public…

Colby-Sawyer Hosts Fourth Annual Relay for Life

The fourth annual Relay for Life of Colby-Sawyer College event will be held at the Dan and Kathleen Hogan Sports Center beginning at 5 p. m. on Saturday, April 2, and running through 5 a. m. on Sunday, April 3. All are welcome to participate…

Colby-Sawyer Receives Hannaford Charitable Foundation Gift to Support Sustainability Initiatives

Colby-Sawyer College has received a $10,000 gift from the Hannaford Charitable Foundation to support the purchase of a commercial-size food composter…

Colby-Sawyer College Names Susan D. Stuebner as Ninth President

Susan D. Stuebner, Ed. D. , has been named the ninth president of Colby-Sawyer College, a comprehensive college that integrates the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation. Stuebner, who has more than two decades experience in higher education, is currently the executive vice president…

Annual Exercise and Sport Sciences Symposium Focuses on Effective Coaching

Colby-Sawyer College hosts the Exercise and Sports Sciences Symposium Athletes First: Components of Effective Coaching on Monday, March 7, at Wheeler Hall in Ware Student Center. The event runs from 8:30 a. m. to 2 p. m. Lectures are free and open to the public with a reservation required by Friday…

Colby-Sawyer College Board of Trustees Elects Peter F. Volanakis as Chair

The Colby-Sawyer College Board of Trustees has elected Peter F. Volanakis of Hanover, N. H. , as its next chair. He will begin his three-year term of service on July 1, 2016, and succeed Thomas C. Csatari, also of Hanover, who has served as chair since 2011…

Colby-Sawyer College and St. Johnsbury Academy Establish Academic Collaboration

Colby-Sawyer College has signed an agreement with St. Johnsbury Academy allowing junior and senior academy students to take college-level courses on location at St. Johnsbury Academy in St. Johnsbury, Vt…

Catrina Hood '17 Selected for the 2016 NH-INBRE Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Catrina Hood of East Barre, Vt. , has been selected for the 2016 NH-INBRE Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College. A member of the class of 2017, Hood is a pre-med student majoring in biology…

Colby-Sawyer College Receives Grant to Support Environmental Stewardship and Service Learning

Colby-Sawyer is pleased to announce it has received a $3,000 Campuses for Environmental Stewardship sub-grant from a four-state Campus Compact Coalition. These funds, awarded to the Coalition by the Davis Education Foundation, are intended to train an interdisciplinary team of faculty at each…

Colby-Sawyer College Students to Compete in CFA Institute Research Challenge Finals

Colby-Sawyer College, a comprehensive college that integrates the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation, is proud to announce that students from its Investment Management course faced down challengers from some of New England’s most prestigious educational institutions to advance…

President Galligan Appointed Dean of LSU’s Law Center

Yesterday afternoon, President Thomas C. Galligan Jr. accepted the position of dean of Louisiana State University’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center. His role there begins July 1…

Colby-Sawyer Hosts ‘Unassigned’ Featuring the Creativity of Independent Artists

Colby-Sawyer College’s Fine and Performing Arts Department presents “Unassigned,” an exhibition of independent works of art, craft and design by practicing designers and design instructors. Invited artists hail from across the country and will exhibit experimental videos, photography, books…

Colby-Sawyer Art Professor Receives Fulbright Grant

Joyce J. Kolligian Distinguished Professor and Sonja C. Davidow ’56 Endowed Chair in the Fine and Performing Arts Jon Keenan is at Tokyo University of the Arts this November on a Fulbright Specialist grant as part of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars Program…

Colby-Sawyer College Elects New Trustee

Colby-Sawyer College’s Board of Trustees elected William T. “Bill” Hopwood as a member of the Board at its Oct. 16 meeting to serve a three-year term beginning Jan. 1, 2016…

New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner Discusses Presidential Primaries at Colby-Sawyer

Colby-Sawyer College hosts a New Hampshire presidential primary symposium with New Hampshire Secretary of State Bill Gardner on Monday, Oct. 19, at 12 p. m. in Room 201 of the Curtis L. Ivey Science Center. Gardner will discuss his role in overseeing the primary since the 1970s and maintaining the…

Colby-Sawyer College Announces Presidential Blue Key Society Members

Colby-Sawyer College is pleased to announce these students have been selected as inaugural members of The Presidential Blue Key Society (PBKS): Asra Batool ’17, a business administration major from Islamabad, Pakistan; Kaitlyn Cahill ’16 a business administration major from Spencer, Mass. ;…

Colby-Sawyer’s Retention Rate Improves for Sixth Consecutive Year

Colby-Sawyer College’s student retention rate has increased for the sixth consecutive year to 77. 9 percent, a 2. 2 percent increase from 2014…

Colby-Sawyer College Adds Faculty Members to its Ranks

Colby-Sawyer College has welcomed six faculty members this fall to three academic departments. They bring the number of full-time and pro-rata faculty at the college to 79, compared with 60 a decade ago. Last year, 80 percent of all Colby-Sawyer classes, including online classes, were taught by…

Colby-Sawyer Students Combat Waste with Annual Sale

Students in the Sustainability Core Club at Colby-Sawyer College, a comprehensive college that integrates the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation, took on the throwaway culture by salvaging items discarded last spring and selling them back to students at the second annual…

Colby-Sawyer Students Present, Compete at Regional Athletic Trainers' Symposium

Fifteen athletic training and exercise science students from Colby-Sawyer College, a comprehensive college that integrates the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation, presented their Capstone research at the 2015 New Hampshire Athletic Trainers' (NHATA) Student Symposium hosted on…