Colby-Sawyer College raised a record $21.5 million in fiscal year 2021, more than doubling its previous fundraising record of $10.6 million set in 2019. The $21,513,102 raised, the highest single-year total in the college’s 183-year history, represents a 381% increase over last year’s…

The Colby-Sawyer College Board of Trustees has announced the election of five new trustees, including three alumni, who began varying terms of service Thursday, July 1, 2021. Edwin A. Cowell, Mitchel E. Harris, Susan MacMichael John ’68 and Sally Shaw Veitch ’66 will…

Colby-Sawyer College investment management students have generated enough profit through real-world investments made since 2010 to partially fund an upgrade to the campus’s Wi-Fi network. Students in the college’s investment management course have been investing in the stock market since 2010 using a…

Colby-Sawyer College announced Wednesday it will require all students and employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the start of the fall semester. In an email sent to students and their families, college officials said the decision to mandate vaccination against COVID-19 was…

Colby-Sawyer College celebrated its 183rd Commencement on Saturday, May 8, with an in-person ceremony for its 148 graduates and faculty and staff. Participants were masked and socially distant, in accordance with the college’s COVID-19 protocols, and family and friends joined the celebration remotely…

Eleanor Bernert Sheldon ’40, of New York, N.Y., died May 8 with her sons by her side. She was 101. Eleanor was a dedicated member of the Colby-Sawyer community and an integral part of the college’s board of trustees from 1977–85. During her…

The Nancy Beyer Opler Award for Excellence in Advising honors the academic advisor who best demonstrates the ability to facilitate students’ adjustment to the academic community and support students in their academic and professional planning…

In an effort to increase access to affordable four-year degrees for professional nurses across New Hampshire, Colby-Sawyer College has established formal articulation agreements with all seven public community colleges in the state. Through the agreements, students who earn an associate degree in nursing…

Colby-Sawyer College raised more than $340,000 during its third annual Day of Giving on Thursday to support student scholarships, experiential learning opportunities, athletic programs and faculty initiatives. The college far surpassed its goal of 900 donors during the 24-hour event, with 1,314 individuals…

Colby-Sawyer College will soon be able to provide additional scholarships to students in nursing and health sciences, thanks to a generous gift to the college from Sheldon and Betsy Boege of New London and a grant awarded to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-HH) to address…

Colby-Sawyer College President Susan D. Stuebner has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). Founded in 1976, the NAICU represents private, nonprofit colleges and universities across the nation on proposed legislation…

Colby-Sawyer College has received the largest gift in its 183-year history in the form of a $10.2 million investment by longtime supporters William and Sonja Carlson Davidow ’56. According to the terms of the gift, the $10.2 million investment will almost entirely benefit…

Brenna Hopkins ’22 comforted the crying infant while Shelby Kanter ’22 put in a call to his provider. The patient, 4-month-old Ricky Tundra, was admitted earlier in the day with a cough and a slight fever, and his team of caretakers were growing…

COVID-19 has been a world-changing event unlike any other in the history of the institution. No other event forced students, staff and faculty off campus in the same way. Though the 1918 flu pandemic arrived at Colby Academy, there is no record of…

The following is an excerpt from an address delivered during the college’s 183rd Convocation ceremony by School of Business & Social Sciences Associate Professor Amy Carrier Lyon ’85, recipient of the 2020 Nancy Beyer Opler Award for Excellence in Advising. Convocation marks the…

Healthcare workers in general, and nurses in particular, have long been associ­ated with a chaotic and frenetic work environment. Stress is part of the job and coping is a required skill. Perhaps those traits have never been tested more than during the current…

Colby-Sawyer College School of Arts & Sciences Assistant Professor Chery A. Whipple, Ph.D., was awarded two grants that will advance science research at the college and throughout the state. Whipple was one of three principal investigators on a National Institutes of Health –…