In Memoriam: Former Trustee and Legend Janice H. Wilkins ’41

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…

Nursing Students Continue Perfect Pass Rate

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…

New Trustees Elected

Colby-Sawyer elected four trustees to the board this spring. Their terms began July 1 and end June 30, 2021…

Colby-Sawyer Appoints Deans of its School of Nursing and Health Professions

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…

Colby-Sawyer Presents 2018 Town Award to Mount Sunapee Resort

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…

Colby-Sawyer's First Masters in Nursing Cohort Achieves 100 Percent Certification

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 Inducts 22 Nursing Honors Students

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…

Community Members Recognized for Service at Campus Compact Awards Ceremony

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…

Senior’s Research Wins Prestigious American Ornithological Society Award

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 to Celebrate 180th Commencement: U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen to Receive Honorary Degree, Speak

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…

Colby-Sawyer Hosts 15th Annual Susan Colby Colgate Scholars’ Symposium

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…

In Memoriam: Former Trustee Anne Dwyer Milne ’54

Former trustee Anne Dwyer Milne, 83, a resident of Manchester, N. H. , died Saturday, March 31, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer…

Students Participate in “Med Student for a Day” Program

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;…

Colby-Sawyer Public Health Majors Advocate on Capitol Hill

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…

President Stuebner a Panelist at Statewide Summit on Higher Education

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…

Acclaimed Filmmaker, Author and Activist John de Graaf Comes to Campus

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…

In Memoriam: Former Trustee Henry F. G. “Harry” Wey III

Former trustee Henry F. G. “Harry” Wey III, 84, a resident of Hingham, Mass. , died Saturday, Feb. 22…

Annual Symposium Features the Olympics and Lessons Learned

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…

Statement on Peaceful Protests

Colby-Sawyer College is committed to an educational, living and working environment that encourages free speech and the ability to protest peacefully…

Alumna Publishes Undergraduate Research

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…

Center for Art + Design Receives Honor Award

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…

President of Colby-Sawyer Joins CIC Board of Directors

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…

Faculty Exhibition Features Professor Bert Yarborough

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…

Colby-Sawyer Partners with Upper Valley Educators Institute

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 New Faculty to Campus

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…

A Message from President Stuebner About DACA

On Sept. 6, President Susan D. Stuebner shared this message with the Colby-Sawyer College community regarding the recently announced changes to DACA:…

Graphic Design Students’ Work Accepted at International Conference

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…

Professor’s Winning Logo Design Celebrates Sustainable Learning Initiative

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…

Colby-Sawyer to Celebrate Grand Opening of Center for Art + Design

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…

Annual 5K Dash and Stroll

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…