My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“We are used to working with sick patients in the hospital setting, so it was nice to see the other end of the spectrum and be able to raise awareness among the students.”
Sandra Guglielmi, Nursing major

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.


Yarrow Achillea millefolium
Aster Asteraceae family



The Flowers are usually white or pink, in flat tight clusters. Each has 5 petals in 4-6 rays.


Leaves fern-shaped, soft, aromatic, and finely disected. Stem leaves are alternate.

Form/habitat: 1-3' tall, fields and roadsides. Flowers June-Sept.

NWI status: FACU

Text by Thad Soule for CES301.

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