Get to know talented Colby-Sawyer alumni and community members — learn about their personal and professional achievements and how they stay connected to the college.
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What do 26 years of memories look like? For George Martin they look like eight championship balls, multiple plaques and recognitions, numerous cassette tapes, VHS tapes and DVD’s with each and every game coached in the last quarter of a century and countless pictures of student-athlete alumni that still keep in touch with the beloved coach.
How Dr. Kevin Finn’s experiences as an athlete, athletic trainer, professor, department chair and associate dean have prepared him for his new role as Dean of the School of Nursing & Health Sciences and Director of Clinical Partnerships at Colby-Sawyer.
An epiphany arrived during Maddy’s introductory graphic design class when she realized her affinity for floral design translated seamlessly to graphic design.
Colby-Sawyer College faculty and staff couples share their stories of love, and how they consider the college an integral part of both their professional and personal lives.
The love story of Casey Gunter ’14 and Marc-Andre Parent ’16 begins with a game of humans versus zombies, an interruption to a psychology project and three words that would be etched in their minds forever.
Adventures in Learning, the lifelong learning organization has a well-earned reputation for thought-provoking courses and a remarkable sense of community.
Nearly four decades have passed since Becky Irving ’42 M.T. last taught a course at Colby-Sawyer. The former head of the college’s Medical Technology Program still remembers the majority of her students.
Environmental studies major Steve Hash ’07 credits those at Colby-Sawyer who inspired his passion for the environment and recognizes how his time at the college continues to impact his life.
Rayla Putnam ’18 and Acadia LeBlanc ’19 share the same vision – to promote sustainability and environmentally focused living. The two embarked on a life-changing journey as Agriculture Extension Volunteers in Ghana, West Africa.
In May of this year, Donna Marszalkowski will celebrate her 15 years of service to Colby-Sawyer College. She says, “It’s been phenomenal. I’ve had so much fun. My students are my top priority, and my job is my top priority.”
For this month's Spill the Tea feature I had the pleasure of sitting down with members of Residential Education (Res Ed) to talk about what has been brewing over in their department.
Each year, Colby-Sawyer College sends original holiday cards to our alumni, friends, families and community members. This year is no exception, thanks to our two holiday card winners: Kailyn Lapham ’20, and runner-up, Erin Chute ’20.
“At the end of the day, the encounters that mean the most are when a student that has struggled with something finally gets it and, hopefully, understand themselves and others better.”
For me, the easiest decision in my college career was to remain enrolled at Colby-Sawyer because I was given opportunities that only a school like Colby-Sawyer can give its students.
Senior nursing student Dan Gillis ’20 believes, “Life has a way of steering us in certain directions.” If this is the case, then life definitely steers Dan in the direction of serving other people.
Justin Gordon ’22 believes that everything happens for a reason. He says, “I never regret anything I do in life. Everything I’ve ever done, has led to something else.”