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…

The Colby-Sawyer College Board of Trustees has elected Bonita Basnyat ’14 of South Kingston, Rhode Island, as its newest Winton-Black Trustee. Basnyat began her one-year term July 1, replacing Cailin Bullett ’13 as one of two Winton-Black Trustees on the board. Created…

Hilda Hutchins McCollum '58, a resident of Bangor, Maine, died July 10 at her home after a lengthy battle with a variety of health issues. She was 83. Born and raised in Bangor, Maine, Hilda spent her life giving to others and to…

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. …

Colby-Sawyer College stands in support of a lawsuit filed by Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which sued the Trump administration Wednesday over guidance that foreign students enrolling in a full online course load may not remain in the United States during the…

The Jack Jensen Award for Excellence in Teaching is the college’s highest teaching award. It recognizes the fundamental importance of the quality of teaching in determining the value of the educational process, supports faculty in their pursuit of excellence in teaching and leadership…

The David H. Winton Baccalaureate Award is presented to the graduate(s) ranking highest in scholarship among those in the graduating class…

Colby-Sawyer College, in coordination with a generous gift from the family of Carole and Joseph Brophy, has created a scholarship fund to directly benefit students pursuing a graduate degree in nursing. The Carole A. and Joseph T. Brophy Masters in Nursing Scholarship Fund…

Colby-Sawyer College announced plans Thursday for a return to in-person instruction on its 200-acre New London, N.H., campus that will both best ensure the safety of the campus community and also comply with all government ordinances surrounding COVID-19. The college will implement…

Colby-Sawyer College is pleased to announce that Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice (LSRVNA) has been selected to receive the 2020 Community Award in recognition of its many contributions, and commitment, to the college. The Community Award, formerly the Town Award, is presented…

Dear Colby-Sawyer Community, I write with a heavy heart as we watch cities across the country react to the wrongful death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who was killed at the hands of police in Minneapolis, Minn. Not only was Mr…

The Graduate Award is presented each spring to the member of the graduating class whose character and influence most constructively affected the majority of the junior class members. The recipient of this award is chosen by the junior class…

The Senior Achievement Award is presented to a senior student who has distinguished him/herself through active leadership involvement in the co-curricular life of the college…

As the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to highlight the importance of healthcare workers, Colby-Sawyer College has seen a significant increase in deposits from accepted nursing students. With two weeks remaining until the college’s June 1 deadline to enroll for the fall semester, Colby-Sawyer…

In typical Colby-Sawyer fashion, friends and alumni of CSC pulled together and supported the college during the Day of Support on Friday, May 8. Thanks to contributions from more than 580 people, the college raised over $370,000 toward the Student Aid Emergency Fund…

The Commencement Speaker Medal is presented to a student who represents the character of the graduating class and will give an inspirational and engaging speech that represents the college’s values and learning outcomes. The Barbara Johnson Stearns Award was established in 1982 and…

The Colby-Sawyer Award is given at Commencement to the senior who, in the opinion of the faculty, best exemplifies the ideals of the college in personal dignity, intellectual growth, contribution to campus life and constructive influence on other students…

Presented at Commencement, Colby-Sawyer’s Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree recognizes an individual of humanitarian character and superior intellect whose life and work have brought about positive, far-reaching consequences for individuals and organizations…

Bestowed during Colby-Sawyer's Commencement ceremony, the Susan Colgate Cleveland Medal for Distinguished Service is the college’s highest honor. It is presented to individuals who exemplify Susan Colgate Cleveland’s attributes, ensuring that her work, dedication and influence will be remembered by future generations…

Colby-Sawyer is pleased to announce this year’s Gladys Greenbaum Meyers ’39 Juried Student Art Exhibition scholarship recipients. Recipients were selected by faculty based on the conceptual and technical quality of their work in a variety of disciplines, including ceramics, drawing, graphic design, illustration…

Colby-Sawyer College Vice President for Student Development & Dean of Students Robin Burroughs Davis has announced the hiring of Mitch Capelle as the college’s next Director of Athletics. Capelle comes to Colby-Sawyer from nearby Manchester, N.H. where he currently serves as the…

Alexander “Alex” Wilhelm Wenner, 80, a resident of Boonsboro, Md., died on March 12. He was born in Basel, Switzerland. Alex received a B.A. from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y. and then went on to get his Master of Library Science…

Colby-Sawyer was a special place to Tomie dePaola, and likewise, he was special to the college. dePaola taught here. He exhibited his art here. He even stumbled upon the creation of his most iconic children's book character here. On Monday, March 30, nearly…

Campus Compact, a Boston-based nonprofit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 290 students who will make up the organization’s 2020-21 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. The 2020 cohort—the largest group of Newman Civic Fellows to date—includes…

The Colby-Sawyer College Board of Trustees announced Monday, Feb. 24 it has elected Lisa M. Hogarty ’81 of Cambridge, Mass., as its next chair. Hogarty will begin her three-year term July 1, succeeding Peter “Pete” F. Volanakis of Hanover, N.H., who has served…

Colby-Sawyer College and Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) announced a significant enhancement of their longstanding academic relationship aimed at directly addressing the critical issue of the growing shortage of qualified health care professionals throughout the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health system, in New Hampshire and Vermont, and across the…

An exhibition featuring the rarely seen work of award-winning natural artist David M. Carroll will be on display at Colby-Sawyer College’s Davidow Center for Art + Design beginning Feb. 27. The exhibition, titled “Seldom Seen: Drawings and Paintings by David M. Carroll,” will…

Patricia “Pat” A. Thornton ’56, a resident of Cambridge, Mass., died Dec. 10 with her niece by her side. She was 83. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, Pat spent a lifetime helping others. After graduating from Colby Junior College in 1956 with an associate…

Dr. Kevin Finn has been named dean of the School of Nursing & Health Sciences and director of clinical partnerships at Colby-Sawyer College and will begin his role in late January. Finn, who brings over a decade of administrative, teaching and research experience…

Colby-Sawyer College held its 14th Annual Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Sunday, October 6. This year’s honorees were Cailin Bullett ’13 (Women’s Basketball), Shawn Dunstan ’12 (Alpine Skiing), Allyson Le-Bruno ’14 (Women’s Volleyball), Danielle Shannon ’11 (Alpine Skiing) and Jennifer LaChance…

Colby-Sawyer honored three distinguished alumni for their continued support and many contributions to the college during a recent award ceremony at the Davidow Center for Art + Design. The event, which served as a fitting kickoff to the college’s homecoming festivities…

Colby-Sawyer College recently inducted four new members into its Legends Society in honor of their extraordinary philanthropic giving to the college. This year’s inductees, Thomas and Judith Csatari, John and Heidi Grey Niblack ’68, David and Beverly Payne, and the Pussycat Foundation, were…

Colby-Sawyer’s first-ever W. Dale and JoAnn Franke Overfield ’69 Art + Design Faculty Exhibition will commence with an opening reception on Thursday, Nov. 7 from 5-7 p.m. at the William H. and Sonja Carlson Davidow ’56 Fine Art Gallery located in the Davidow…

Colby-Sawyer College has once again been recognized as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the region, earning Top 10 rankings in three categories in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Colleges issue. The report…

In response to a growing shortage of qualified health care professionals in specific areas of expertise both in New Hampshire and across the nation, Colby-Sawyer College has announced plans to add five new bachelor degree programs in health sciences. In addition, the college…

Colby-Sawyer College welcomes four new, full-time faculty members this fall, including three to the School of Nursing & Health Sciences and one to the School of Business & Social Sciences. School of Nursing & Health Sciences The School of Nursing…

Colby-Sawyer College students and faculty presented research findings at the 2019 New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (NH-INBRE) Annual Meeting at the Mount Washington Resort in Bretton Woods, N.H. Supported by an Institutional Development Award (IDeA) from the National Institutes of…

Colby-Sawyer College’s enrollment for the incoming Class of 2023 increased by 11% from last year despite declining enrollment figures both regionally and nationally at small, private liberal arts institutions. The college met its goal for the Class of 2023 with 292 enrolled students…

The Colby-Sawyer's fall student-athletes began their preseason by giving back. On Saturday, the Chargers teamed with Special Olympics of New Hampshire and members of New Hampshire Law Enforcement as part of the “To Serve and Protect” and “Fueling Dreams” initiatives to raise funds…