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.”
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.
Lining up to receive a damp white t-shirt, students are often too preoccupied with their tie-dye game plan to wonder who created this year’s Mountain Day t-shirt design. One only needs to look as far as the creator of last year’s t-shirt, senior graphic design major Sam Thomas.
Every Colby-Sawyer student knows the cupola bell on top of Colgate Hall rings three times a year: Commencement, Convocation and Mountain Day. What most people do not know, however, is the person responsible for the bell ringing has done so for the past 25 years.
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.