My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“I'm a firm believer in getting students out of the classroom and into experiences in nature. If students get out of their element, in a new place that stimulates their senses, that's where the best learning happens.”
Natural Sciences Assistant Professor Nick Baer

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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