185th Commencement Ceremony

On Saturday, May 6th families and friends joined graduating seniors on the quad as Colby-Sawyer College held its 185th Commencement ceremony.

Commencement News

Colby-Sawyer College to Celebrate 185th Commencement

Colby-Sawyer will celebrate the graduation of 200 students at its 185th Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 6, 2023.

Professor Kathleen Farrell to Receive Advising Award

Professor Kathleen Farrell will receive the Opler Award for Excellence in Advising at the Scholars and Leaders ceremony on May 5.

Isabelle Silva ’23 to Receive Colby-Sawyer Award

Isabelle Silva ’23 from Danvers, Mass., will receive the Colby-Sawyer Award at the 2023 Commencement ceremony.

Professor Randy Hanson Named Jensen Award Recipient, Commencement Speaker

As recipient of the college’s highest teaching award, the Jack Jensen Award for Excellence in Teaching, Professor Randy Hanson will give the 2023 Commencement address.

Laura Sykes ’98 to Receive Susan Colgate Cleveland Medal

Academic Vice President and Dean of Faculty Laura Sykes ’98 will receive the Susan Colgate Cleveland Medal for Distinguished Service at the 2023 Commencement ceremony.

Eve Burton to Receive Honorary Degree at 2023 Commencement

Eve Burton, executive vice president and chief legal officer at Hearst and president of the Helen Gurley Brown Foundation, will receive an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at Colby-Sawyer's 2023 Commencement ceremony.