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…

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 –…

This article was written by Anne Clemens, senior managing editor for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health, and first published online at dartmouth-hitchcock.org. In January 2020, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-HH) and Colby-Sawyer College announced an expansion of its longstanding partnership aimed at supporting critical workforce pipelines across the…

Colby-Sawyer College has once again been awarded a $1.2 million grant by the Pussycat Foundation to support two additional cohorts of BOLD Women’s Leadership Network scholars. Created in honor of former Cosmopolitan magazine editor-in-chief Helen Gurley Brown, the BOLD Women’s Leadership Network is…

Colby-Sawyer College has again been recognized as one of the top colleges in the region by U.S. News & World Report, earning top 10 rankings in three categories in its 2021 Best Colleges issue. Released on Monday, the annual report ranks Colby-Sawyer in…

The Colby-Sawyer College Board of Trustees has elected Bernard Botchway ’15 of Charlotte, N.C., as its newest trustee. Botchway began his three-year term July 1. After graduating from Colby-Sawyer with a bachelor’s degree in history and political studies in 2015, Botchway went on…

Colby-Sawyer College has been selected to receive a 2020 CASE Educational Fundraising Award from the Council of Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The annual CASE awards recognize exemplary development programs based on a blind review of data submitted to the CASE Voluntary…