Long before “The Bucket List” movie was released, I had complied a list of travel destinations which included a safari in Kenya and Tanzania. I could never have imagined just how much of an impact the trip would have on me and the new passion I would discover.
Meagan McCoy’s new life starts today as she walks across the stage to receive her degree in nursing from Colby-Sawyer. She has accepted a position as a graduate nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at Elliot Hospital in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Nursing is a profession that can take you anywhere. There are nurses in every aspect of society. I picked critical care to focus on, but I originally picked nursing because of how vast the profession was.
While at Colby-Sawyer, Makenzie found the college’s relationship with DHMC and the guidance from her professors to be extremely beneficial. She says, “Professors care about each student individually and help us succeed in our specific goals.”
Chris Beaudet ’05 determined that the Colby-Sawyer College nursing program was his best choice. The program is very well-regarded and most of the clinical rotations were done at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
Ann Preston Roselle ’98 chose a career in nursing thanks to her high school nurse, Nancy Wible. Ann says, “I really loved and respected how the students at my high school responded to her compassion and empathy.
More than 40 years have passed since Teresa graduated from Colby-Sawyer, but she is still involved in the college as a member of the President’s Alumni Advisory Council and a generous donor to the endowed scholarship program.
Ellen Lampman Reed ’03 had a sweet upbringing in Charlotte, Vermont. Along with her her brother, Eric, they produce over 1 million pounds of chocolate confections a year running the family business, Lake Champlain Chocolates.
Love stories that got a start at Colby-Sawyer and kept going for Dan Berry ’94 and Patty Randall Berry ’94, Chris Burke ’05 and Amy Beaton Burke ’07 and Keith Perkins ’99 and Tracey Guarda Perkins ’01.