Colby-Sawyer Hosts an Exhibition of Ceramics by Vivika and Otto Heino

Colby-Sawyer College presents “Coming Home: The Ceramics of Vivika and Otto Heino,” an exhibition of 48 ceramics by internationally celebrated New Hampshire and California potters, from the collection of Forrest L. Merrill. The opening reception will be held Friday, Aug. 2, from 5 to 7 p. m. in…

Colby-Sawyer Celebrates the Renovation of the Elizabeth Kind Van Cise Fitness Center

Working out in the Hogan Sports Center just got a little easier and a lot more enjoyable for Colby-Sawyer students, faculty, staff and the local community. Thanks to two generous donors, the Elizabeth Kind Van Cise Fitness Center received a makeover in May which included an array of new…

Kelsie Lee Clarke ’11 Designs Memorial for Public Works Employees

On Wednesday, June 5, 2019, Kelsie Lee Clarke ’11 stood among surviving family members who came to remember fallen loved ones at the dedication of the New Hampshire Memorial for Public Works Employees. As the artist who designed the memorial, Clarke experienced a range of emotions during the…

Community Award Presented to New London Residents Betsy and Sheldon Boege

On Friday, May 17, Colby-Sawyer College President Susan D. Stuebner presented the 2019 Community Award to New London residents Betsy and Sheldon Boege during the spring meeting of the President’s Community Forum. The Community Award is presented annually to an area resident or organization who has…

Colby-Sawyer Names Vice President for Marketing & Communications

Gregg Mazzola has been named vice president for Marketing & Communications and at Colby-Sawyer College and will begin his role July 1. Mazzola, who has 25 years’ experience in enrollment management, admissions, communications, and marketing experience in both higher education and in private…

$2.5 Million is First Portion of Colby-Sawyer’s Largest Bequest

From small New England towns came Colby-Sawyer’s biggest supporter, and from our small college came a groundbreaking attorney and public servant who never forgot her alma mater in New London…

Giving Day 2019 Raises More than $160,000 in 24 Hours

Colby-Sawyer’s first Day of Giving far exceeded its goal of 300 gifts in 24 hours – 837 alumni, students, parents, grandparents, trustees, friends, faculty and staff made gifts on April 18 that totaled $163,532. Matching gift challenges throughout the day of $25,000 from the Board of Trustees…

Colby-Sawyer to Celebrate 181st Commencement Ceremony

Colby-Sawyer will celebrate its 181st Commencement on Saturday, May 11, graduating approximately 180 undergraduate students and recognizing them and other individuals for academic excellence, outstanding contributions to society, and service to the college and community. The ceremony will begin at…

Colby-Sawyer and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health Announce Enhanced Partnership

Colby-Sawyer College and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-HH) announced today an expansion of their existing partnership, which trains registered nurses, by now exploring additional areas of health sciences education and training…

Colby-Sawyer Inducts 14 Members into Nursing Honors Society

Colby-Sawyer’s chapter of Sigma’s Nursing Honor Society, Psi Sigma, inducted 13 undergraduate nursing students and one Nurse Leader earlier this week. Sigma’s mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. To be inducted, students…

Colby-Sawyer to Aid in Transfer of RN to BS Students from SVC

Colby-Sawyer College and Southern Vermont College (SVC) have reached an agreement that will allow qualified students in SVC’s online RN to BS nursing program to complete their bachelor’s degree as students in Colby-Sawyer’s online RN to BS nursing program. Southern Vermont announced last month…

Professor Randy Hanson Chosen to Participate in Seminar on “The Civil War in American Memory”

Professor of Social Sciences and Education Randy Hanson was chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History to participate in a special American history seminar on “The Civil War in American Memory. ” The seminar for faculty members in…

Outcomes Report Shows 99% of Colby-Sawyer’s Class of 2018 Working or in Grad School

The graduate outcomes report for the Colby-Sawyer College Class of 2018 indicates that six months after graduation, 99 percent of the graduates are employed (94 percent) and/or pursuing graduate studies (11 percent), with some overlap in the categories…

Colby-Sawyer Grants Faculty Promotions and Appoints Faculty Emeriti

The Colby-Sawyer Board of Trustees voted to grant faculty promotions to two members of the Social Sciences and Education Department during its February meeting. It also voted to grant faculty emeriti status to two educators who have had a significant impact on academic life at Colby-Sawyer…

Colby-Sawyer Hosts 16th Annual Susan Colby Colgate Scholars’ Symposium

Colby-Sawyer will host the 16th Annual Susan Colby Colgate Scholars' Symposium on Monday, April 22, from 4 to 7 p. m. , and Tuesday, April 23, from 8 a. m. to 5 p. m. , at locations across campus…

Colby-Sawyer Supports LGBTQ+ Community with Resource Center

For creative writing major Cameron Bolling ’20 of Merrimack, N. H. , a room is more than just four walls and a door. It is a visible reminder of what the people who congregate there can share inside, and it can be a marker of an institution’s values. While many large public universities have an…

Colby-Sawyer Awarded NSF Grant to Support Student Success in Biology

Colby-Sawyer College is the recipient of a National Science Foundation grant of $648,000 that will focus on Pell-eligible students and prepare them for post-graduate success in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers and graduate school…

Annual Gladys Greenbaum Meyers ’39 Juried Student Art Exhibition

The Department of Fine and Performing Arts will host the annual Gladys Greenbaum Meyers ’39 Juried Student Art Exhibition featuring student work in a variety of disciplines, including ceramics, graphic design, drawing, painting, printmaking, photography and mixed media…

Colby-Sawyer’s Nursing Program Ranked #1 in New Hampshire

Colby-Sawyer College’s undergraduate nursing program has been recognized as #1 in New Hampshire by RegisteredNursing. org after the group analyzed 15 programs in the state. Colby-Sawyer led the pack with a score of 98. 85. The annual registered nursing program rankings are based on current and past…

Colby-Sawyer Students Compete, Place in Annual Free Enterprise Marathon

Graphic design major Kailyn Lapham ’20 of Medway, Mass. , placed third at the seventh annual Free Enterprise Marathon held March 1 on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus in New York. With her presentation “Free Enterprise: Why It Is Essential for Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs,” she competed against…

Colby-Sawyer Hosts Liam O’Gallagher Exhibition

The Department of Fine and Performing Arts presents “Liam O’Gallagher: This Was The Future,” an exhibition featuring the work of avant-garde sound artist, painter and teacher Liam O’Gallagher. The opening reception will be held Thursday, Feb. 28, from 5 to 7 p. m. in the Center for Art +…

Climate Change Expert Edward Cameron to Share Vision for a Resilient World

Dr. Edward Cameron, a global climate change specialist, will look beyond the term “climate change” and explore everyone’s role in building a more sustainable world by outlining what an environmentally conscious and inclusive economy can look like on the regional, national and global levels in…

Colby-Sawyer Selected to Join BOLD Women’s Leadership Network

Colby-Sawyer College has been selected to join the BOLD Women’s Leadership Network, a highly selective national program of female scholars, and was awarded a three-year, $1. 1 million grant for scholarships and transformational campus projects…

Colby-Sawyer Team Reaches Finals of Social Venture Innovation Challenge with Powerful Combination of Sustainability and Entrepreneurship

A team of Colby-Sawyer students has been selected from 95 entries to advance to the final round of the New Hampshire Social Venture Innovation Challenge (SVIC), which will be held Thursday, Nov. 29, at the University of New Hampshire…

Colby-Sawyer Hosts Exhibit “Echoes” Featuring Renowned Master Artists

Colby-Sawyer College’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts will host “Echoes: Selections of Art from the College’s Permanent Collection,” an exhibition of extraordinary work by master artists including Rembrandt, Katsushika Hokusai and Picasso…

Colby-Sawyer Announces CCNE Accreditation for Master of Science in Nursing Program

Colby-Sawyer’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program has been granted accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CCNE ensures the quality and integrity of academic nursing programs through its robust accreditation process, serving the public interest by assessing…

Film Festival Features Artistry of Colby-Sawyer Faculty and Alumni

This fall’s Somewhat North of Boston (SNOB) film festival in Concord will feature three movies with deep connections to the Colby-Sawyer community. Though the films are very different, all three highlight the strong sense of collaboration that is part and parcel of Colby-Sawyer’s active…

Colby-Sawyer College Installs Electric Vehicle Charging Station

As part of the college’s most recent campus improvements and ongoing commitment to sustainability, an electrical vehicle (EV) charging station was installed this fall. The free EV station works with all plug-in vehicles and is located in Parking Lot D, adjacent to Colby-Sawyer’s wind turbine and…

Colby-Sawyer Recognizes Extraordinary Philanthropy with Legends Society Induction

On Oct. 11, Barbara Marsh Jones ’53, Cathy Volanakis and chair of the Board of Trustees Peter Volanakis were inducted into the Colby-Sawyer Legends Society, which recognizes those who support the college with lifetime philanthropic gifts of $1 million or more…

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts ‘Artist Teachers and the Next Generation of Creative Makers’

In a unique collaboration between Colby-Sawyer College and New England high schools, the college will host “Artist Teachers and the Next Generation of Creative Makers. ” The exhibition opens with a reception on Friday, Oct. 12, from 4 to 6 p. m. and continues through Nov. 16…

Campus Improvements Enhance Student Experience

Students returning to Colby-Sawyer this fall found a number of campus improvements completed over the summer as part of the college’s commitment to the student and community experience. Notable projects included rejuvenated lounges in some student residence halls, a repaved Chargers Road and the…

Student-Faculty Duo to Present at Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference

Meaza Petros ’19 from Boston, Mass. , who designed her own Colby-Sawyer major focused on global affairs, was accepted to present at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Portland, Ore. in March. Petros will share the stage with Associate Professor of Humanities and poet Ewa…

A Celebration of Service

As Colby-Sawyer College began its 181st academic year, Colby-Sawyer President Susan D. Stuebner hosted a Celebration of Service to honor faculty and staff members who have reached milestones in their careers at Colby-Sawyer. Collectively, those recognized have served 600 years at the college…

Students Present Biomedical Research at Annual NH-INBRE Conference

This August, 14 Colby-Sawyer students, alumni and faculty presented research findings at the 2018 New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (NH-INBRE) Annual Meeting. Supported by an Institutional Development Award from the National Institutes of Health, INBRE promotes the…

Colby-Sawyer Leads Regional N.H. Colleges in Three U.S. News & World Report Categories

For the second year in a row, Colby-Sawyer College landed on the U. S. News & World Report’s list of best regional colleges in the North and was recognized as a Best Value in the same category, which is composed of colleges that focus on undergraduate education but grant fewer than half their…

Colby-Sawyer College Honors Faculty with Endowed Chairs

The Colby-Sawyer College Board of Trustees has endorsed new recipients of two established professorships, Professor of Exercise and Sport Sciences Russell E. Medbery as the David H. Winton Endowed Chair and Professor of Natural and Environmental Sciences Nick Baer as the M. Roy London Endowed Chair…

Athletic Training Graduates Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rate

One hundred percent of Colby-Sawyer’s 2018 athletic training graduates who sat for the Board of Certification passed on their first attempt. By comparison, the national first-time pass average in 2016-2017 was 83. 6 percent…