Medical School Adventures: Morganne Murphy-Meyers ’17 Gets Her White Coat

Medical school is everything Morganne Murphy-Meyers ’17 hoped for, and everything she prepared for while at Colby-Sawyer College. Now, the biology major from Truckee, Calif. , is thriving in the hands-on program at her top choice, the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine. She attributes…

In Memoriam: Former Trustee and Legend William S. “Bill” Wesson

Former Trustee and Legends Society member William S. “Bill” Wesson, 88, a resident of Palencia, Fla. , died Wednesday, Aug. 16. He loved his family, animals (especially cats Anderson and Cinnamon), classical music, good food and good wine…

Solar Array Added in Quest for Campus Carbon Neutrality

A new solar array brings Colby-Sawyer closer to its goal of transitioning to a carbon-neutral campus by 2050. In July, ReVision Energy installed a 68. 4-kilowatt solar array on the roof of the college’s new Center for Art + Design. The 15,000 square foot building, opening this fall, is home to…

Evelyn Miller '18 Named USTA Rhode Island’s College Tennis Player of the Year

Colby-Sawyer tennis player Evelyn Miller ’18 of Smithfield, R. I. , received the Jill Craybas Award as the USTA Rhode Island’s 2016-17 College Female Tennis Player of the year at the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R. I. The award was presented July 19 on the center court during the…

Colby-Sawyer Names Vice President for College Advancement

Dan Parish has been named vice president for College Advancement at Colby-Sawyer College and will begin his role Aug. 21. Parish, who has almost three decades’ experience in higher education, is currently the inaugural director of the Dartmouth for Life program in Dartmouth College’s Office of…

Colby-Sawyer Names Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid

Colby-Sawyer College has named Anna Miner vice president for Admissions and Financial Aid after she served as director of Admissions for two years…

Colby-Sawyer Partners with Parkhurst Dining

Colby-Sawyer has chosen Parkhurst Dining as its new dining services partner, effective July 6. A division of Eat’n Park Hospitality Group, Parkhurst provides dining and catering services to more than 65 private colleges, universities and corporations across the Northeast, mid-Atlantic, and east…

Campus Improvements to Greet Students

This summer, the Colby-Sawyer campus is humming with construction projects in addition to the usual updates. The largest of these projects are repaving The Loop in front of Colgate Hall, completing the Center for Art + Design, and developing a cross country trail in Kelsey Forest…

Colby-Sawyer Introduces Major in Crime and Legal Studies, Minor in Health Care Management

Colby-Sawyer has approved a new major in crime and legal studies, as well as a minor in health care management, that will launch in fall 2018…

Emily Bear '18 Selected to Serve as NHPHA Student Representative

The New Hampshire Public Health Association (NHPHA) has selected Emily Bear '18 to serve as the student representative to its Board of Directors for the 2017-2018 term…

In Memoriam: Campus Safety Officer Thomas W. Bates

Campus Safety Officer Thomas W. “Tom” Bates died peacefully at his home in Wilmot on Saturday, May 27, after a months-long experience with cancer…

Colby-Sawyer Dean’s New Role Strengthens Powerful Partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Susan Reeves ’88, dean of Colby-Sawyer’s School of Nursing and Public Health, has been named Chief Nursing Executive for Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-H), effective June 19…

Colby-Sawyer College Grants Faculty Tenure and Promotions

The Colby-Sawyer Board of Trustees voted to grant faculty tenure and promotions during its May meeting…

Colby-Sawyer Celebrates Faculty, Staff Service

On May 12, Colby-Sawyer President Susan D. Stuebner hosted a Celebration of Service at the President’s House to honor faculty and staff members who have reached milestones in their careers. The afternoon ceremony was full of thanks, refreshments and good company…

Colby-Sawyer College Names Alumna as Academic Vice President and Dean of Faculty

Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Laura A. Alexander '98 has been named the Academic Vice President and Dean of Faculty at Colby-Sawyer after serving in the role on an interim basis for the 2016-2017 academic year…

Colby-Sawyer College’s Class of 2016 Enjoying Success

Colby-Sawyer’s alumni success continues to grow, with 98 percent of the Class of 2016 employed and/or enrolled in graduate studies six months post-graduation…

A New Chapter

After a lengthy application process completed in partnership with Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC), Colby-Sawyer now has its own chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), the honor society of nursing dedicated to advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in…

Living History: The U.S. Constitution Redux

In a Colgate hallway, Susan Sam-Mensah '18 wraps her left calf in cardboard, getting into the costume of a one-legged lawyer from Pennsylvania. Next to her, Jane Martina '17 looks over her lines. They aren’t actors in the traditional sense but students in Associate Professor of Social Sciences &…

Colby-Sawyer Alumnus Returns as Humanities Scholar in Residence

Colby-Sawyer has named Sean Ahern ’09 as this summer’s Humanities Scholar in Residence. He will direct a renovation of the Baker Communication Center and produce a podcast series and accompanying media, “New London Calling,” devoted to telling stories about the college and community…

Commencement 2017

Colby-Sawyer College celebrated its 179th Commencement on Saturday, May 6, graduating approximately 255 students and recognizing them and other individuals for academic excellence, outstanding contributions to society, and service to the college and community. The ceremony was held at 10:30 a. m. on…

Harrington Center Director Jen Tockman Elected As NEACEFE President

Jen Tockman, director of Colby-Sawyer’s Harrington Center for Experiential Learning, has been elected to serve a one-year term as the 2017 President of the New England Association of Cooperative Education and Field Experience (NEACEFE)…

Colby-Sawyer Renews Commitment to Sustainability

On Feb. 22, Colby-Sawyer President Susan D. Stuebner renewed the college’s commitment to sustainability by signing Second Nature’s Climate Commitment. With the signing, Colby-Sawyer becomes the 100th college to integrate a goal of carbon neutrality with climate resilience to mitigate and adapt…

Exercise and Sport Sciences & Athletics Symposium Celebrates 25 Years

Colby-Sawyer College will host its 25th Annual Exercise and Sport Sciences & Athletics Symposium, “Exploring Perspectives on Sport Specialization,” on Monday, March 6, in Wheeler Hall at the Ware Student Center from 8:30 a. m. to 12:30 p. m. The symposium will feature presentations by industry…

Colby-Sawyer Board Elects New Trustee

Colby-Sawyer College’s Board of Trustees has elected William H. “Bill” Mitchell as a member of the board to serve a three-year term beginning May 1, 2017…

Colby-Sawyer Dean Shares Expertise in Governor Commission Service

Dr. Susan Reeves ’88, dean of the Colby-Sawyer College School of Nursing and Health Professions and Gladys A. Burrows Distinguished Professor of Nursing, shared her expertise while serving on the Governor’s Commission on Health Care Workforce, which released its final report Dec. 16…

In Memoriam: Trustee Emeritus Richard “Dick” Dulude

Richard “Dick” Dulude, 83, trustee emeritus of Colby-Sawyer and resident of Georges Mills, N. H. , and Vail, Colo. , died Sunday, Jan. 1, at home in New Hampshire…

Colby-Sawyer College Partnership with Compass Innovative Behavior Strategies Provides Students with Career Training

Colby-Sawyer College and Compass Innovative Behavior Strategies have signed a pilot agreement that will provide students with a paid internship on campus and offer local families a convenient site for their children to receive behavioral therapy…

Student-Faculty Duo Produce Short Film "Solipsism"

Three film festivals have accepted a short film produced by a student-faculty team made up of Abhineet Kumar ’17 of Mumbai, India, and Professor of Humanities Craig Greenman…

Colby-Sawyer College Opens Franklin Field Office Devoted to Community-Based Sustainability

Colby-Sawyer celebrated the grand opening of its field studies office for the Sustainable Learning Initiative (SLI) at Franklin Falls with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 3. President Susan D. Stuebner and members of the senior leadership team, staff and board of trustees were joined by…

Colby-Sawyer Professor Publishes New Research on Old Texts

Assistant Professor of Humanities Paul Robertson’s analysis of Paul the Apostle’s first-century letters that make up 13 books of the Bible has been published by the international academic printing house Brill…

Colby-Sawyer Biology Majors Present Biomedical Research

Two Colby-Sawyer biology majors were among a select few undergraduates chosen to present their research on developing an alternative method of treating bacterial infections to the New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (NH-INBRE) External Advisory Committee (EAC) on Saturday…

Colby-Sawyer Showcases Diverse Influences in 'The Faculty Curates'

Colby-Sawyer College will host “The Faculty Curates,” an art exhibition designed and organized by faculty in the Fine and Performing Arts Department, from Nov. 10 to Jan. 25 at the Marian Graves Mugar Gallery in the Sawyer Fine Arts Center with an opening reception Thursday, Nov. 10, from 5 to 7…

Colby-Sawyer’s Business Administration Department Thanks Trustee for Gift

Colby-Sawyer College’s Business Administration Department honored Trustee Anthony H. “Tony” Librot ’94 on Tuesday, Oct. 25, for his generous donation to renovate the department’s offices and public spaces on the third floor of Colgate Hall. Librot’s gift funded improvements that have…

Colby-Sawyer Students Inducted into Alpha Chi National College Honor Society

The Colby-Sawyer College chapter of Alpha Chi inducted 28 students at a ceremony held at the Ware Student Center on Sunday, Oct. 23…

Speed Interviewing Prepares Seniors for Professional World

Business administration and health care management majors sharpened their professional skills by participating in a mock speed interview event on campus Tuesday, Oct. 18. Prizes were awarded to the three highest-performing students…

Fun, Games and a Thirst for Change

Yara Mehiar ’17 is a public health major from Jordan. She completed her internship at Reclaim Childhood (RC), a non-profit organization based in Amman, the capital of her home country. During her internship, Mehiar worked to improve the health and quality of life of refugees in Jordan through a…

Infinite Chargers: The 2016 Hall Of Fame Class

Since 2006, the Colby-Sawyer Athletic Hall of Fame has celebrated the athletes, coaches, teams and supporters who have set records, demanded excellence, forged lasting bonds and made dreams come true…

New Members Inducted Into the Presidential Blue Key Society

Colby-Sawyer is pleased to announce ten new members of the Presidential Blue Key Society (PBKS). Chosen to embody and inspire the learning spirit of Colby-Sawyer, the students will be formally recognized at the Presidential Blue Key Society Induction Ceremony during Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 15…

Student Research Leads to Tree Farm Certification

A Colby-Sawyer student-led initiative has led to recognition of the college’s responsible land management. The N. H. Tree Farm Program formally recognized Colby-Sawyer’s 86-acre Kelsey Forest as the state’s newest member of the American Tree Farm System (AFTS) during a Sustainable Forestry…

Colby-Sawyer College to Invest Susan D. Stuebner, Ed.D., as Ninth President

Colby-Sawyer College will celebrate the beginning of a new era of leadership with the investiture of Susan D. Stuebner, Ed. D. , as its ninth president on Friday, Oct. 14, at 3 p. m. on the Quad. The event falls on the first day of Homecoming and will be followed by a reception in the Marian Graves…

Colby-Sawyer Selected to Lead Civic Engagement Initiative

The National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), the country’s leading student affairs organization, has selected Colby-Sawyer College as one of less than 100 institutions nationwide to participate in the 2016-2017 NASPA Lead Initiative, which recognizes the college’s…

Colby-Sawyer Welcomes the Class of 2020

Colby-Sawyer welcomed 297 new students to campus, including first-year students, transfers and the college’s first cohort of graduate students set to earn a master’s of science in nursing. The college’s total student population is 1,042…

Colby-Sawyer College’s Athletic Training Graduates Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rate

One hundred percent of Colby-Sawyer’s 2016 athletic training graduates who sat for the Board of Certification passed on their first attempt. By comparison, the 2015 national first-time pass average among bachelor’s degree candidates was 77 percent…

Colby-Sawyer's Annual Economic Impact on Region Reaches $100 Million

Colby-Sawyer is a vital part of the New Hampshire economy, with an annual economic impact on the Lake Sunapee Region that has reached $100 million, according to a report compiled by the institution’s Office of Financial Services…

Colby-Sawyer College’s Class of 2015 Finds Post-Graduation Success

Colby-Sawyer’s Class of 2015 is finding professional and continued academic success, according to a report on graduate outcomes released by the college’s Harrington Center for Experiential Learning. Six months after graduation, 92 percent of the responding class members (44 percent) were either…

Nursing Grads Receive Commendation from N.H. Governor Maggie Hassan

For their professional success, future contributions to the health care of New Hampshire’s citizens, and their commitment to the health and well-being of their fellow citizens, New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan recognized Colby-Sawyer College’s exceptional 2016 undergraduate nursing class…

Ethan Casson ’96 Named CEO of Minnesota Timberwolves

Sport management major, Colby-Sawyer College men's basketball player and 2015 Colby-Sawyer Athletics Hall of Fame inductee Ethan Casson '96 has been hired as the Chief Executive Officer of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx. He begins his new role Aug. 8…

Colby-Sawyer College Launches First Graduate Program, a Master of Science in Nursing

Colby-Sawyer will expand its exceptional nursing education options this fall and offer its first graduate program, a Master of Science in Nursing (M. S. N. ). In collaboration with Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H), the college’s longtime partner in the health professions, Colby-Sawyer developed the…