May 2015

Keeping you up to date on all the goings on at Colby-Sawyer College!

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Colby-Sawyer College will celebrate its 177th Commencement on Saturday, May 9, graduating approximately 265 students and recognizing them and other individuals for academic excellence, outstanding contributions to society, and service to the college and community.  Read more>>

The Power of Infinity Campaign

Colby-Sawyer is proud to announce the launch of its new capital campaign—The Power of Infinity. The campaign aims to raise $60 million, which will be allocated to scholarships, campus improvements, student research funds, faculty support and more. Read more>>

Joe Carroll Retiring

After almost 40 years in the Department of Social Sciences and Education, Professor Joe Carroll is retiring. If you would like to share any favorite memories/thoughts/wishes/etc., please contact Assistant Professor Kraig Larkin, who is organizing a department tribute to Joe." style="color:#363636;" >alumni
Class Notes

If you haven't submitted your news for the Fall 2015 magazine, this is your absolutely, positively last chance! Send them to We'd like to send our thanks to outgoing Correspondents Susan Olney Datthyn '61 and Wendi Braun '77 for their dedication over the years. If any of their classmates are interested in taking over their duties, drop us a line! Finally, we're looking for alumni to spotlight in the Class Notes section. If you have an interesting job or story, let us know!

Welcome to Luke Gorman

There's a new face in the office! Director of Annual Giving Luke Gorman joined the team in April. Luke, who grew up in the college's Grey House on Seamans Road, is a graduate of the University of Vermont. His experiences include teaching English in the Marshall Islands, professional snowboarding for 7 years, work as a program director for Tenacity, Inc. in Boston, and at Grassroot Soccer, Inc. in Norwich, VT. Welcome, Luke!

Alumni Fall Festival

It's not too early to start plannng for the fall! We hope that many of you will come to back to campus for Alumni Fall Festival, taking place October 16 - 18, 2015. We'd also love to hear from you if you are celebrating a Reunion year and are interested in being part of a committee for your class, or if you have any ideas you'd like to contribute as we begin planning events. This is your festival, and we want it to be as amazing as possible! Send your ideas, suggestions and other feedback to us at