My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“My classes stress the interconnectedness of knowledge. A recent Fulbright fellowship provided the opportunity to work with undergraduate and graduate students at Kyoto Seika University in Japan. My teaching at Colby-Sawyer College is enhanced thanks to this experience.”
Fine and Performing Arts Professor Jon Keenan

175th Celebration

In 2012 the college celebrated 175 years as an institution of teaching and learning. Visit the 175th website for more information and to view photos of the events.

Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta
Aster Asteraceae family

Leaves: Leaves and stems are very bristly-hairy. Stem leaves are slightly toothed.

Flower: A big, single, slender-stemmed blossom with its numerous (10-20) long petals, daisylike rays and chocolate-colored centered disk.

Form/habitat: Grows to be 1-3 feet in height. Found in dry fields, roadsides, open woods and waste places.

NWI Status: FACU-

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