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Colby-Sawyer College to Host Artist and Scholar Lecture Series to Promote the Arts and Proposed Fine & Performing Arts Center

NEW LONDON, N.H., Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2010 – Colby-Sawyer College will launch the 2010-2011 Artist and Scholar Lecture Series on Sept. 14 with a noontime event featuring New London's most celebrated artist, Tomie dePaola, the internationally renowned author and illustrator of children's books. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College to Celebrate 2010 Commencement

NEW LONDON, N.H., May 3, 2010 – Colby-Sawyer College will celebrate its 2010 Commencement on Saturday, May 8, graduating 152 students and honoring the graduating class and other individuals for academic excellence, outstanding contributions to society, and service to the college and community. read more…

Colby-Sawyer Hosts 15th Annual Chocolate Fest, the Lake Sunapee Region's Sweetest Event

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 12, 2010 – Colby-Sawyer College and the Lake Sunapee Regional Chamber of Commerce will co-sponsor the 15th Annual Chocolate Fest, featuring some of the area's most delectable chocolate desserts. read more…

Colby-Sawyer Hosts Spring Dance Performance Featuring Student, Faculty and Guest Dancers

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 12, 2010 – “Inspired Dancers Move with Delicate Beauty,” a performance of 10 original pieces choreographed and performed by Colby-Sawyer students, faculty and guest artists that feature modern, jazz and lyrical dancing. read more…

Colby-Sawyer Singers Present Broadway's Heroes and Heroines, Vamps and Villains for a 'Wicked' Good Time

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 9, 2010 – Broadway tunes will fill the air as the Colby-Sawyer Fine and Performing Arts Department presents its spring concert with the Colby-Sawyer Singers on Thursday, April 29, at 7 p.m. The community is welcome to attend and admission is free. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Exhibition of Works by Eight Senior Students

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 8, 2010 – The Colby-Sawyer College Fine and Performing Arts Department will host its annual Senior Art Exhibition featuring a variety of media including ceramics, graphic design, painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture. The show will open with a reception on Thursday, April 15, at 7 p.m. in the Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery in Sawyer Center. read more…

Colby-Sawyer Hosts the N.H. Clothesline Project to Raise Awareness of Violence and Sexual Abuse

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 2, 2010 – The New Hampshire Clothesline Project is a visual display of T-shirts with written messages and illustrations that graphically demonstrates the impact of violence. These shirts are designed by survivors of violence, their families or friends. read more…

Colby-Sawyer Hosts a Multimedia Presentation by UFO Researcher Robert Hastings

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 2, 2010 – Colby-Sawyer College will host a multimedia presentation, “UFOs: The Secret Story,” by Robert Hastings on April 14. Hastings' research is based on thousands of Air Force, FBI and CIA documents recently declassified under the Freedom of Information Act, and his interviews with more than 120 former and retired military personnel. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Performance by Italian Classical Guitarist Emanuele Segre

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 19, 2010 – The award-winning Italian guitar virtuoso Emanuele Segre will bring his interpretations of the classical guitar repertoire to a performance at Colby-Sawyer College on Wednesday, April 7, 2010, at 7 p.m. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Theater Club Presents 'True West,' a Sam Shepard Play About Two Estranged Brothers

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 11, 2010 – Colby-Sawyer College will stage “True West,” a play by Sam Shepard about estranged adult brothers exploring their history and rivalry when they find themselves together again in the family home. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Readings by Four Distinguished Poets in Celebration of Poetry Month in April

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 11, 2010 – Colby-Sawyer College will host readings by award-winning poets Cynthia Huntington, Ewa Chrusciel and Maxine Kumin as part of its spring 2010 Books Sandwiched In Series in April in celebration of Poetry Month. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Students Present Hope for Haiti Concert Featuring Orange Crush, With Silent Auction and Empty Bowls Project Fund-Raisers

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 10, 2010 – Student leaders from the Class of 2012 have joined other student clubs and organizations at Colby-Sawyer College to present a benefit concert, Silent Auction and the Empty Bowls Project on March 20 to raise funds for Haitian people in the aftermath of a catastrophic earthquake that struck their country on Jan. 12, 2010. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College to Screen Academy Award-Winning Film 'Precious' About Teen's Struggle to Overcome Abuse, Incest

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 9, 2010 – Colby-Sawyer College will present “Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire,” an Academy award-winning film that unflinchingly follows the brutal journey of an illiterate, pregnant Harlem teenager's struggle to overcome incest and abuse. The film will be screened Monday, March 29, at 7 p.m., in Wheeler Hall of the Ware Campus Center. Admission is free. “Precious” is rated R. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Author Joan Hecht as She Shares the Powerful Survival Story of 'The Journey of the Lost Boys'

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 8, 2010 - What does the face of civil war look like? In Sudan's case, too often the faces belong to children – 30,000 of them, who were separated from their families after attacks on their villages and forced to walk more than a thousand miles in search of refuge with little food or water and no protection from animals and enemy soldiers. Half of them died along the way. The survivors have a story to tell. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts 2010 Exercise and Sport Sciences & Athletics Symposium on Youth Sport Specialization

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 8, 2010 – This year the Exercise and Sport Sciences & Athletics Symposium at Colby-Sawyer College will focus on specialization in youth sports and seek to answer the question: Is it too much too soon? read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Production of 'Spoon River Anthology' Theater Production Rescheduled for March 14, 15 Due to Power Outage

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 1, 2010 - Colby-Sawyer College has rescheduled its stage adaptation of “Spoon River Anthology,” in which the ghosts of the townspeople, free in death, return to share their stories and the secrets they guarded in life, shattering myths of idyllic small-town life in America along the way. The original performance dates were cancelled due to massive power outages in the area. read more…

Wesley McNair Presents 'My Life as a Poet, a Multimedia Memoir' and First Reading from 'Lovers of the Lost: New & Selected Poems'

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 26, 2010 - College Sawyer College will host renowned New England poet Wesley McNair for a presentation on his life as a poet and the first ever reading from his latest book, Lovers of the Lost: New and Selected Poems. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Author Joan Hecht as She Shares the Powerful Survival Story of “The Journey of the Lost Boys”

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 25, 2010 - What does the face of civil war look like? In Sudan's case, too often the faces belong to children. Colby-Sawyer College will host Joan Hecht, author of “The Journey of the Lost Boys,” and one of the Sudanese Lost Boys she has written about, to share that story on Tuesday, March 23. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Tartan Terrors on St. Patrick's Day

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 23, 2010 – Get your plaid on – New London is about to be invaded by the Tartan Terrors when Colby-Sawyer College hosts this Celtic event for a festive Saint Patrick's Day performance that mixes comedy, dance, and music, and features a two-time world championship bagpiper. For reservations, call the box office at (603) 526-3670. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College and the Department of Fine and Performing Arts to Host the Annual Gladys Greenbaum Meyers Juried Student Art Exhibition

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 19, 2010 - The Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Colby-Sawyer College will host the annual Gladys Greenbaum Meyers Juried Student Art Exhibition featuring students' recent work in ceramics, drawing, graphic design, mixed and new media, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. The opening reception and awards presentation will take place Thursday, March 4. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College to Host The Langston Hughes Project, A Multimedia Performance of 'Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz'

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 4, 2010 - The Langston Hughes Project's multimedia performance of Langston Hughes' epic poem “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz” features the Ron McCurdy Quartet with spoken word and images from the Harlem Renaissance. The performance will take place Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. in Wheeler Hall. There is no charge for admission to this Black History Month event. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College to Show the Beautiful, Complex Chinese Film 'Raise the Red Lantern'

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 27, 2010 - One man, multiple lovers, a struggle for power and the fall of those who lose that battle – this describes not another season of “The Bachelor” but rather Zhang Yimou's beautifully filmed and once-controversial exploration of life in a Chinese compound in the 1920s, “Raise the Red Lantern.” read more…

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Award-Winning Slam Poet Carlos Andrés Gómez

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 25, 2010 - Colby-Sawyer College will host Carlos Andrés Gómez, the 2006 Toronto International Poetry Slam Champion and actor who can drop audiences' jaws in awe and drill them to their chairs with an eloquent torrent of words. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Screening of Documentary 'Kilowatt Ours: A Plan to Re-Energize America'

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 19, 2010 - Colby-Sawyer College will present “Kilowatt Ours: A Plan to Re-Energize America,” an award-winning documentary that helped move the conversation about energy conservation into a mainstream campaign. The film will be shown on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 8 p.m. in Wheeler Hall at the Ware Campus Center. read more…

Colby-Sawyer to Host Mount Everest Climber, Environmentalist and Businessman Brent Bishop

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 12, 2010 - Colby-Sawyer College will host a presentation by climber, environmentalist and businessman Brent Bishop about his adventures on Mount Everest and his efforts to restore the Himalayas to their pristine beauty by removing the refuse left by thousands of climbers. read more…

Colby-Sawyer Assistant Professor of Humanities Ewa Chrusciel Named a Finalist in International Poetry Competition

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 12, 2010 - Colby-Sawyer Assistant Professor of Humanities Ewa Chrusciel's poem “hagio graphia” has been named a finalist in the poetry category of the International Aesthetica Creative Works Competition. The Aesthetica Creative Works Annual is comprised of the winning entries of the Aesthetica Annual Creative Works Competition, which this year received 18,000 submissions from more than 30 countries. read more…

'Interior Life' Photography Exhibit at Colby-Sawyer Puts the Personal on Display

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 7, 2010 - The Colby-Sawyer Fine and Performing Arts Department will host “Interior Life,” an exhibition featuring work by seven photographers who know that the personal is often on display if we choose to look. The opening reception is Thursday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. in the Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery. The exhibition will continue through Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Appoints New Institutional Research Director

NEW LONDON, N.H., Dec. 11, 2009 - Colby-Sawyer College has appointed Ni Yi of Charlottesville, Va., as its new director of institutional research. Beginning in January 2010, Dr. Ni will provide leadership in the collection and analysis of data in support of institutional effectiveness and the college's strategic planning initiatives. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Screening of Documentary, 'The Horse Boy,' An Uplifting Journey into the Mystery of Autism

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 9. 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will present “The Horse Boy,” a documentary that chronicles a family's hope-inspiring journey from Texas to Mongolia to find healing for their son, Rowan, who was diagnosed with autism at age two. read more…

MILK & JADE by Dana Leong to Bring Electronic Hip-Hop and Jazz Funk to an Energetic, Eclectic Musical Performance at Colby-Sawyer College

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 9, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will host a performance by the renowned quartet MILK & JADE by Dana Leong, who will bring its distinctive blend of electronic hip-hop, jazz funk and rock to campus. The group, formerly known as The Dana Leong Band, will illustrate the musical talent and diverse sounds that make it one of the top urban musical acts in the country. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Appoints Pamela Spear as Director of Baird Health and Counseling Center

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 5, 2009– Pamela Spear of New London, N.H., was recently appointed director of the Baird Health and Counseling Center (BHCC) at Colby-Sawyer College. This position coordinates all programs, policies and procedures in the delivery of health and counseling services to students within a context of holistic health care. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College to Feature 'Chuck Gibson Design: 20 Projects' Exhibition

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 3, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will exhibit “Chuck Gibson Design: 20 Projects,” which features the work of an award-winning Hanover, N.H.-based artist who seeks connections between traditional graphic design and the three-dimensional forms of environmental graphic design. read more…

Founder and Author of 'Ten Ways to Change the World in Your Twenties' To Speak at Colby-Sawyer College

NEW LONDON, N.H, Oct. 30, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will host Libuse Binder, founder of the organization Ten Ways to Change the World in Your Twenties and author of the like-titled book, on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. in Wheeler Hall at the Ware Campus Center. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Women's Tennis Team Wins Commonwealth Coast Conference After Record-Breaking Season

NEW LONDON, N.H, Oct. 30, 2009 – Living up to the expectations as the preseason favorite to win The Commonwealth Coast Conference (TCCC), the Colby-Sawyer College women's tennis team defeated the Endicott College Gulls at the 2009 TCCC championships. Earning their first conference title since 1996, the Colby-Sawyer women's team defeated the defending champion Gulls in a 5-2 match. The team achieved a record-setting 17-1 season for the college with the win. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Presents Theater Production of 'Pride and Prejudice' in Partnership with S.K.I.T. (Sunapee-Kearsarge Intercommunity Theatre)

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 23, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will present a stage adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel, “Pride and Prejudice” – a humorous and romantic story set among the English aristocracy in the Georgian era – for its annual fall theatre production. This spirited production is the result of a new collaboration between the college and Sunapee-Kearsarge Intercommunity Theatre, better known as S.K.I.T. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Names Two New Distinguished Professorships in Nursing and Fine and Performing Arts

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 19, 2009– Colby-Sawyer College has named two faculty members to its newly established distinguished professorships. Susan Reeves, chair of the Nursing Department, has been appointed as the Gladys A. Burrows Distinguished Professor of Nursing, and Jon Keenan, professor of Fine and Performing Arts, as the Joyce J. Kolligian Distinguished Professor of Fine and Performing Arts. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Reading by N.H. Poet Laureate Walter E. Butts

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 15, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will host New Hampshire Poet Laureate Walter E. Butts for a reading and discussion of his poetry. The event is part of the Department of Humanities' Word by Word series, which celebrates writing and poetry. read more…

Storyteller and Perfomer Paul Taylor Presents “Lightning Brothers,” An Intimate Look at Australia's Wardaman Aboriginal Culture

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 12, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will host Paul Taylor's “Land of the Lightning Brothers,” a visual presentation that features 8,000-year-old rock paintings and traditional stories of the Wardaman aboriginal culture of northern Australia. read more…

Seabrook Station Executives Discuss Nuclear Energy with Adventures in Learning Class on the Nation's Energy Challenges

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 9, 2009 – Guest speakers at an Adventures in Learning (AIL) course this week were Chief Nuclear Officer of FPL Group Mano Nazar, and Operations Manager of Seabrook Station Edward Metcalf. read more…

Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson to Address the Role of Religion in the 21st Century in Public Event at Colby-Sawyer College

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 29, 2009 - Colby-Sawyer will host The Right Reverend V. Eugene Robinson, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire, for a presentation and discussion of the role of religion in the 21st century. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Alumni/Faculty Art Exhibition and Auction to Benefit New Art Center Project

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 28, 2009 - Colby-Sawyer College will host an exhibition and auction of selected works by alumni, faculty and faculty emeriti to benefit the construction of a new art center at the college. The exhibition is part of Fall Festival, a new annual event for which the college's alumni are invited to return to campus for events and activities. read more…

Colby-Sawyer Presents One-Person Play Examining Issues of Diversity

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 26, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer will present “American Voices,” a one-person play which expands traditional views of diversity to include stories of men and women of different socio-economic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations and races, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 at 7 p.m.in Wheeler Hall of the Ware Campus Center.  read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Presents 'For the Bible Tells Me So,' Documentary about the Struggle for Christians with Homosexual Children

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 25, 2009 - Colby-Sawyer College presents “For the Bible Tells Me So,” a documentary about some Christians' conflict between reconciling their beliefs and their children's homosexuality, on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 at 7 p.m.
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Colby-Sawyer College's Family Weekend Features Music, Crafts, Food, Empty Bowls Project

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 25, 2009- Colby-Sawyer College encourages community members to participate in this year's Family Weekend, a fall festival that features music and a wide range of crafts and activities. read more…

One Month, One Suitcase, and a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity

College Archivist Kelli Bogan heads to England through Rotary International

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 23, 2009 — Rain boots, dress shoes, sneakers, two uniforms, enthusiasm, and lots of energy; these are the things that Colby-Sawyer College archivist, Kelli Bogan, will need to fit in a single suitcase for her month-long visit to England. On Sept. 26, Bogan will leave her home in Sunapee to visit southeastern England for four weeks as a part of the Rotary International Group Study Exchange (GSE) program. read more…

Books Sandwiched In Series at Colby-Sawyer College Features N.H. Authors Discussing Natural History, Writing and Children's Literature

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 18, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will present its fall Books Sandwiched In series in October with discussions and readings with three accomplished New Hampshire writers: naturalist and author/illustrator David Carroll, novelist Ernest Hebert and children's book author David Elliott. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Reports Three Confirmed Cases of Flu on Campus

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 19, 2009 - Colby-Sawyer College reports that three cases of the H1N1 virus have been confirmed on its New London, N.H., campus by the New Hampshire Department of Health Services (DHHS). As predicted by the Centers for Disease Control, the college has seen a rise in the incidence of flu-like illness, with approximately 48 students and employees reporting symptoms since the beginning of the fall semester. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College to Feature Modern Jazz Performance by Eric Mintel Quartet

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 17, 2009 — Colby-Sawyer College will host the Eric Mintel Quartet, an original and entertaining jazz act that has captivated audiences during previous performances on campus. The quartet will return to the college on Friday, Oct. 2, 2009 for an 8 p.m. performance in Wheeler Hall at Ware Campus Center. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 10, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College welcomed seven new faculty members this fall in its Business Administration, Exercise and Sport Sciences, Humanities, Nursing, and Social Sciences and Education Departments. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Introduces New Academic Major in Health Studies with Three Areas of Concentration

NEW LONDON, N.H., Aug. 28, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will introduce a new degree program this fall, a Bachelor of Science in Health Studies major with concentrations in Health Promotion and Wellness; Public Health; and Health Care Management. read more…

Colby-Sawyer College Welcomes Eight New Faculty Members

NEW LONDON, N.H., Aug. 31 – Colby-Sawyer College welcomes eight new faculty members this fall in Fine and Performing Arts, Natural Sciences, Nursing, and Social Sciences and Education.

The new faculty include David Ernster and Julie Vogt in Fine and Performing Arts; Kathryn Gogolin Reynolds, Waverly Thorsen and James Jukosky in Natural Sciences; Jessica Adams in Nursing; and Malachy Flynn and Darcy Mitchell in Social Sciences and Education. read more…


Colby-Sawyer College and the Department of Fine and Performing Arts to Host the Annual Gladys Greenbaum Meyers Juried Student Art Exhibition

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 19, 2010 - The Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Colby-Sawyer College will host the annual Gladys Greenbaum Meyers Juried Student Art Exhibition featuring students' recent work in ceramics, drawing, graphic design, mixed and new media, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. The opening reception and awards presentation will take place Thursday, March 4. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College and S.K.I.T. Present 'Spoon River Anthology,' A Play that Shatters Myths of Small-Town American Life

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 5, 2010 - “Spoon River Anthology,” a collaborative production by the college's Fine and Performing Arts Department and the Sunapee-Kearsarge Intercommunity Theatre (S.K.I.T), will be performed Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 25 to 27, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and children, and free with a Colby-Sawyer I.D. The box office is open 4 - 6 p.m. during the production. For reservations, please call (603) 526-3670. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College to Host The Langston Hughes Project, A Multimedia Performance of 'Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz'

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 4, 2010 - The Langston Hughes Project's multimedia performance of Langston Hughes' epic poem “Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz” features the Ron McCurdy Quartet with spoken word and images from the Harlem Renaissance. The performance will take place Thursday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. in Wheeler Hall. There is no charge for admission to this Black History Month event. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College to Show the Beautiful, Complex Chinese Film 'Raise the Red Lantern'

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 27, 2010 - One man, multiple lovers, a struggle for power and the fall of those who lose that battle – this describes not another season of “The Bachelor” but rather Zhang Yimou's beautifully filmed and once-controversial exploration of life in a Chinese compound in the 1920s, “Raise the Red Lantern.” [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Award-Winning Slam Poet Carlos Andrés Gómez

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 25, 2010 - Colby-Sawyer College will host Carlos Andrés Gómez, the 2006 Toronto International Poetry Slam Champion and actor who can drop audiences' jaws in awe and drill them to their chairs with an eloquent torrent of words. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Screening of Documentary 'Kilowatt Ours: A Plan to Re-Energize America'

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 19, 2010 - Colby-Sawyer College will present “Kilowatt Ours: A Plan to Re-Energize America,” an award-winning documentary that helped move the conversation about energy conservation into a mainstream campaign. The film will be shown on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 8 p.m. in Wheeler Hall at the Ware Campus Center. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer to Host Mount Everest Climber, Environmentalist and Businessman Brent Bishop

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 12, 2010 - Colby-Sawyer College will host a presentation by climber, environmentalist and businessman Brent Bishop about his adventures on Mount Everest and his efforts to restore the Himalayas to their pristine beauty by removing the refuse left by thousands of climbers. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer Assistant Professor of Humanities Ewa Chrusciel Named a Finalist in International Poetry Competition

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 12, 2010 - Colby-Sawyer Assistant Professor of Humanities Ewa Chrusciel's poem “hagio graphia” has been named a finalist in the poetry category of the International Aesthetica Creative Works Competition. The Aesthetica Creative Works Annual is comprised of the winning entries of the Aesthetica Annual Creative Works Competition, which this year received 18,000 submissions from more than 30 countries. [read more]

'Interior Life' Photography Exhibit at Colby-Sawyer Puts the Personal on Display

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 7, 2010 - The Colby-Sawyer Fine and Performing Arts Department will host “Interior Life,” an exhibition featuring work by seven photographers who know that the personal is often on display if we choose to look. The opening reception is Thursday, Jan. 28, at 6 p.m. in the Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery. The exhibition will continue through Saturday, Feb. 20, 2010. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College Appoints New Institutional Research Director

NEW LONDON, N.H., Dec. 11, 2009 - Colby-Sawyer College has appointed Ni Yi of Charlottesville, Va., as its new director of institutional research. Beginning in January 2010, Dr. Ni will provide leadership in the collection and analysis of data in support of institutional effectiveness and the college's strategic planning initiatives. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Screening of Documentary, 'The Horse Boy,' An Uplifting Journey into the Mystery of Autism

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 9. 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will present “The Horse Boy,” a documentary that chronicles a family's hope-inspiring journey from Texas to Mongolia to find healing for their son, Rowan, who was diagnosed with autism at age two. [read more]

MILK & JADE by Dana Leong to Bring Electronic Hip-Hop and Jazz Funk to an Energetic, Eclectic Musical Performance at Colby-Sawyer College

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 9, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will host a performance by the renowned quartet MILK & JADE by Dana Leong, who will bring its distinctive blend of electronic hip-hop, jazz funk and rock to campus. The group, formerly known as The Dana Leong Band, will illustrate the musical talent and diverse sounds that make it one of the top urban musical acts in the country. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College Appoints Pamela Spear as Director of Baird Health and Counseling Center

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 5, 2009– Pamela Spear of New London, N.H., was recently appointed director of the Baird Health and Counseling Center (BHCC) at Colby-Sawyer College. This position coordinates all programs, policies and procedures in the delivery of health and counseling services to students within a context of holistic health care. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College to Feature 'Chuck Gibson Design: 20 Projects' Exhibition

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 3, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will exhibit “Chuck Gibson Design: 20 Projects,” which features the work of an award-winning Hanover, N.H.-based artist who seeks connections between traditional graphic design and the three-dimensional forms of environmental graphic design. [read more]

Founder and Author of 'Ten Ways to Change the World in Your Twenties' To Speak at Colby-Sawyer College

NEW LONDON, N.H, Oct. 30, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will host Libuse Binder, founder of the organization Ten Ways to Change the World in Your Twenties and author of the like-titled book, on Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. in Wheeler Hall at the Ware Campus Center. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College Women's Tennis Team Wins Commonwealth Coast Conference After Record-Breaking Season

NEW LONDON, N.H, Oct. 30, 2009 – Living up to the expectations as the preseason favorite to win The Commonwealth Coast Conference (TCCC), the Colby-Sawyer College women's tennis team defeated the Endicott College Gulls at the 2009 TCCC championships. Earning their first conference title since 1996, the Colby-Sawyer women's team defeated the defending champion Gulls in a 5-2 match. The team achieved a record-setting 17-1 season for the college with the win. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College Presents Theater Production of 'Pride and Prejudice' in Partnership with S.K.I.T. (Sunapee-Kearsarge Intercommunity Theatre)

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 23, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will present a stage adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel, “Pride and Prejudice” – a humorous and romantic story set among the English aristocracy in the Georgian era – for its annual fall theatre production. This spirited production is the result of a new collaboration between the college and Sunapee-Kearsarge Intercommunity Theatre, better known as S.K.I.T. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College Names Two New Distinguished Professorships in Nursing and Fine and Performing Arts

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 19, 2009– Colby-Sawyer College has named two faculty members to its newly established distinguished professorships. Susan Reeves, chair of the Nursing Department, has been appointed as the Gladys A. Burrows Distinguished Professor of Nursing, and Jon Keenan, professor of Fine and Performing Arts, as the Joyce J. Kolligian Distinguished Professor of Fine and Performing Arts. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Reading by N.H. Poet Laureate Walter E. Butts

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 15, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will host New Hampshire Poet Laureate Walter E. Butts for a reading and discussion of his poetry. The event is part of the Department of Humanities' Word by Word series, which celebrates writing and poetry. [read more]

Storyteller and Perfomer Paul Taylor Presents “Lightning Brothers,” An Intimate Look at Australia's Wardaman Aboriginal Culture

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 12, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will host Paul Taylor's “Land of the Lightning Brothers,” a visual presentation that features 8,000-year-old rock paintings and traditional stories of the Wardaman aboriginal culture of northern Australia. [read more]

Seabrook Station Executives Discuss Nuclear Energy with Adventures in Learning Class on the Nation's Energy Challenges

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 9, 2009 – Guest speakers at an Adventures in Learning (AIL) course this week were Chief Nuclear Officer of FPL Group Mano Nazar, and Operations Manager of Seabrook Station Edward Metcalf. [read more]

Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson to Address the Role of Religion in the 21st Century in Public Event at Colby-Sawyer College

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 29, 2009 - Colby-Sawyer will host The Right Reverend V. Eugene Robinson, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire, for a presentation and discussion of the role of religion in the 21st century. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Alumni/Faculty Art Exhibition and Auction to Benefit New Art Center Project

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 28, 2009 - Colby-Sawyer College will host an exhibition and auction of selected works by alumni, faculty and faculty emeriti to benefit the construction of a new art center at the college. The exhibition is part of Fall Festival, a new annual event for which the college's alumni are invited to return to campus for events and activities. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer Presents One-Person Play Examining Issues of Diversity

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 26, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer will present “American Voices,” a one-person play which expands traditional views of diversity to include stories of men and women of different socio-economic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations and races, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 at 7 p.m.in Wheeler Hall of the Ware Campus Center. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Presents 'For the Bible Tells Me So,' Documentary about the Struggle for Christians with Homosexual Children

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 25, 2009 - Colby-Sawyer College presents “For the Bible Tells Me So,” a documentary about some Christians' conflict between reconciling their beliefs and their children's homosexuality, on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 at 7 p.m.
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Colby-Sawyer College's Family Weekend Features Music, Crafts, Food, Empty Bowls Project

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 25, 2009- Colby-Sawyer College encourages community members to participate in this year's Family Weekend, a fall festival that features music and a wide range of crafts and activities. [read more]

One Month, One Suitcase, and a Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity

College Archivist Kelli Bogan heads to England through Rotary International

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 23, 2009 — Rain boots, dress shoes, sneakers, two uniforms, enthusiasm, and lots of energy; these are the things that Colby-Sawyer College archivist, Kelli Bogan, will need to fit in a single suitcase for her month-long visit to England. On Sept. 26, Bogan will leave her home in Sunapee to visit southeastern England for four weeks as a part of the Rotary International Group Study Exchange (GSE) program. [read more]

Books Sandwiched In Series at Colby-Sawyer College Features N.H. Authors Discussing Natural History, Writing and Children's Literature

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 18, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will present its fall Books Sandwiched In series in October with discussions and readings with three accomplished New Hampshire writers: naturalist and author/illustrator David Carroll, novelist Ernest Hebert and children's book author David Elliott. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College Reports Three Confirmed Cases of Flu on Campus

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 19, 2009 - Colby-Sawyer College reports that three cases of the H1N1 virus have been confirmed on its New London, N.H., campus by the New Hampshire Department of Health Services (DHHS). As predicted by the Centers for Disease Control, the college has seen a rise in the incidence of flu-like illness, with approximately 48 students and employees reporting symptoms since the beginning of the fall semester. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College to Feature Modern Jazz Performance by Eric Mintel Quartet

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 17, 2009 — Colby-Sawyer College will host the Eric Mintel Quartet, an original and entertaining jazz act that has captivated audiences during previous performances on campus. The quartet will return to the college on Friday, Oct. 2, 2009 for an 8 p.m. performance in Wheeler Hall at Ware Campus Center. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College Welcomes Seven New Faculty Members

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 10, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College welcomed seven new faculty members this fall in its Business Administration, Exercise and Sport Sciences, Humanities, Nursing, and Social Sciences and Education Departments. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College Introduces New Academic Major in Health Studies with Three Areas of Concentration

NEW LONDON, N.H., Aug. 28, 2009 – Colby-Sawyer College will introduce a new degree program this fall, a Bachelor of Science in Health Studies major with concentrations in Health Promotion and Wellness; Public Health; and Health Care Management. [read more]

Colby-Sawyer College Professor Ann Page Stecker is Featured Speaker for 2008 Women Who Make a Difference Event in New London

NEW LONDON, N.H., May 16, 2008 – The 2008 Women Who Make a Difference Luncheon will feature Ann Page Stecker, professor of Humanities at Colby-Sawyer College, as its keynote speaker. The event, which benefits the Pediatric Programs of the Lake Sunapee Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, begins at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 28, in Wheeler Hall at Colby-Sawyer's Ware Campus Center. [ read more ]

MIT Director of Technical Communications Mya Poe Is Keynote Speaker
for Writing with Numbers Workshop at Colby-Sawyer College

NEW LONDON, N.H., May 12, 2008 – A Writing with Numbers Workshop at Colby-Sawyer College this week will feature a keynote address by Mya Poe, Ph. D., director of Technical Communication with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Writing and Humanistic Studies Program. The workshop on Thursday, May 15, and Friday, May 16, organized by the National Numeracy Network and Carleton College's Quantitative Inquiry, Reasoning and Knowledge (Quirk) Initiative, will allow educators to develop and share assignments that engage students in writing with numbers across fields of study. [ read more ]

Adventures in Learning Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

NEW LONDON, N.H., May 9, 2008 – Adventures in Learning, Colby-Sawyer College's lifelong education program, will hold a ten-year anniversary celebration on Thursday, May 22, from 4 to 6 p.m. in Wheeler Hall at the Ware Campus Center on the New London campus.[ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Presents Spring Video Showcase

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 21, 2008 - The Colby-Sawyer College Communication Studies Program will present its Spring Video Showcase, a biannual exhibition of student video productions, on Friday, May 2 at 7 p.m. in the Sawyer Center Theater. The event is free and the community is welcome to attend. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Senior Art Exhibition Features Student Work

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 21, 2008 - The Fine and Performing Arts Department at Colby-Sawyer College will host an opening reception for the Senior Art Exhibition on Friday, April 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Marian Graves Mugar Art Gallery in Sawyer Center. The reception will include the presentation of scholarships and awards from the college. Refreshments will be served, and the free event is open to the public. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Singers to Present Spring Concert "A Poetic Journey"

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 21, 2008 - The Colby-Sawyer Fine and Performing Arts Department will present its spring concert with the Colby-Sawyer Singers Thursday, May 1, at 7 p.m. in the Sawyer Center Theatre. Admission is free, and community members are welcome to attend. [ read more ]

NewDanceWorks2008 Features Colby-Sawyer Student, Faculty Choreography and Film, Sculpture and Music of Guest Artists

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 9, 2008 - Colby-Sawyer College will host NEWDANCEWORKS2008, a performance of original, contemporary concert dance works that cross all genres. Choreographed by Colby-Sawyer students and faculty members, the event will also feature the filmmaking, music and sculpture of three guest artists. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Northeast Consortium on Quantitative Literacy, Writing with Numbers Workshop

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 8, 2008 - Colby-Sawyer College will host the 12th annual Northeast Consortium on Quantitative Literacy (NECQL), an event for educators to explore strategies and practices for strengthening students' quantitative literacy skills. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Series on Sustainability with Ecologists and University Professors Tom Wessels and Chris Uhl

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 7, 2008 - Colby-Sawyer College will host a Sustainability Series featuring ecologists and academicians Tom Wessels of Antioch University/New England and Chris Uhl of Pennsylvania State University. The events are part of the college's efforts to become a leading institution in applying sustainable practices and to communicate ways for individuals and communities to live sustainably and reduce their ecological footprint. [ read more ]

Former Amnesty International USA Director William F. Schulz Discusses Restoring America's Credibility on Human Rights in the Post-9/11 Era

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 27, 2008 - Colby-Sawyer College will host Dr. William F. Schulz, senior fellow for the Center for American Progress and former executive director of Amnesty International USA, for a discussion of "Restoring American Credibility: Human Rights in the Post-9/11 Era." [ read more ]

Books Sandwiched In Series at Colby-Sawyer Features Scottish Poetry, Peyton Place and Volunteer NH

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 26, 2008 - Colby-Sawyer College will present its spring Books Sandwiched In discussion and lectures series in April with events featuring Scottish poetry, the best-selling 1956 novel “Peyton Place” by New Hampshire author Grace Metalious, and the state's extensive network of volunteers. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Presents 'The Servant of Two Masters,' A Classic Italian Renaissance Comedy

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 26, 2008 - The Colby-Sawyer College Fine and Performing Arts will present its spring theatre production “The Servant of Two Masters,” a play based on the 300-year-old classic play of the Italian Commedia dell'arte (comedy of art) theater. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Juried Student Art Exhibition

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 21, 2008 - Colby-Sawyer's Fine Arts Department will host The Gladys Greenbaum Meyers Juried Student Art Exhibition featuring students' recent work in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, ceramics, printmaking and graphic design. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Symposium to Explore Legal Issues in Sport and Exercise

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 18, 2008 - The Departments of Exercise and Sport Sciences at Colby-Sawyer College will host a symposium on legal issues in sport and exercise on March 31 in New London. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts the N.H. Clothesline Project To Educate about and Mourn the Human Toll of Domestic and Sexual Violence

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 12, 2008 - Colby-Sawyer College will host the annual New Hampshire Clothesline Project, a visual display that bears witness to domestic and sexual violence in our society. The project seeks to educate people about violence, to mourn those who have died as a result of this violence, and to honor victims' courage and their struggle to survive and to heal. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Performance by Classical Pianist Jayne Kelly

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 6, 2008 – Colby-Sawyer College will present a performance by New Hampshire-based pianist Jayne Kelly, a musician acclaimed for her virtuosity and sensitivity. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Hosts 'The Gender Agenda,' a Student-Directed Play about Gender Inequality

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 25, 2008 – Colby-Sawyer College will host a student-directed production of “The Gender Agenda,” a play that explores discrimination based on gender, race, age and religion. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Human Rights & Social Justice Film Series Spring Line-Up

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 14, 2008 – As part of its Human Rights & Social Justice Film Series, Colby-Sawyer College will host “The Devil Came on Horseback,” a film about the Darfur tragedy; “Everything's Cool,” a rousing call to action on global warming, and “White Light/Black Rain,” highlighting the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings of World War II and the growing threat of nuclear weapons today. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College To Host Celtic Music Singer Cathie Ryan

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 7, 2008 – Colby-Sawyer College will host a performance by Irish-American singer and songwriter Cathie Ryan. The performance will take place on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008, at 7 p.m. in the Sawyer Center Theatre. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College To Host Junk Rock Band Recycled Percussion

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 4, 2008 – Colby-Sawyer College will host a performance by a New Hampshire band that makes rollicking music with trash. Their “junk rock” shows are spectacles of powerful percussion, banged out with trash cans, jackhammers and chain saws. The performance will take place at 8 p.m. in the Sawyer Center Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 7.[ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Documentary "Including Samuel" About Inclusion of Children with Disabilities

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 31, 2008 - Colby-Sawyer College will host a viewing of “Including Samuel,” an award-winning documentary about the educational and social inclusion of children and young adults with disabilities. The film's director and producer, Concord Monitor photojournalist Dan Habib, will answer questions following the film.[ read more ]

Word By Word Series at Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Reading by Author Michael Lowenthal

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 22, 2008 - The Humanities Department at Colby-Sawyer College will host a reading by author Michael Lowenthal as part of its Word by Word Series. Lowenthal is the author of three novels and his non-fiction work has appeared in major publications.[ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts Exhibition of Women's Photography

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 18, 2008 - A new exhibition at Colby-Sawyer College in February will explore the perspectives of four women—Linda Ost, Margaret Cawley, Pamela Pecchio and Adrienne Campbell— in an exhibition of their black-and-white photography. The show features a broad range of subject matter and artistic processes, from photograms of people and nature to mixed media installations and travel photography. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Hosts 'China's Daughter of Dance' Yu Wei

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 17, 2008 - Colby-Sawyer College will host a performance by Chinese choreographer and dancer Yu Wei, whose collection of dances are inspired by the synergy between dance, poetry, and music that flourished in the Tang dynasty more than 1,200 years ago. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Honors the Legacy of Dr. Martin L. King Jr. and its Relevance Today with Peace Worker Arthur Romano

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 15, 2008 - Colby-Sawyer College will host international peace worker Arthur Romano in a celebration of the life and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer to Host Presidential Candidate Dennis Kucinich

NEW LONDON, N.H., Dec. 11, 2007 — Colby-Sawyer College will host a town-hall session for Democratic presidential candidate Congressman Dennis Kucinich of Ohio. [ read more ]

Student Organizations at Colby-Sawyer to Host Presidential Primary Convention

NEW LONDON, N.H., Dec. 6, 2007 — The Student Democrats Association, Peace and Justice Club and other student organizations will host a convention of representatives from the 2008 presidential campaigns at Colby-Sawyer College. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College to Showcase Students' Videos

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 29, 2007 — The Colby-Sawyer Communication Studies Program will present a screening of videos produced by students in its Video I and II courses. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College to Show Film “No End in Sight”

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 29, 2007 — Colby-Sawyer College will show the film “No End in Sight: The American Occupation of Iraq” on Monday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. in Wheeler Hall of the Ware Campus Center. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Singers to Present Holiday Concert

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 28, 2007 — The Colby-Sawyer Fine and Performing Arts Department will present its holiday concert with the Colby-Sawyer Singers Thursday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Sawyer Center Theatre. Admission is free, and community members are welcome to attend. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer to Host Mitt Romney's Campaign

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 21, 2007 — In its ongoing series of political events leading up to the New Hampshire Presidential Primary, Colby-Sawyer College will host Craig and Mary Romney Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 10 a.m. Community members are invited to attend and admission is free. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer to Host Performance by Mizero, Rwandan Children's Troupe

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 21, 2007 — Colby-Sawyer College will host a performance by Mizero, a talented troupe of Rwandan orphans who carry an unforgettable message of hope and joy through song, dance and drumming, on Monday, Nov. 26 at 5:30 p.m. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer to Host Eric Mintel Jazz Quartet for Holiday Performance of Vince Guaraldi's Music

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 20, 2007 — Colby-Sawyer College will host A Jazz Holiday with the Eric Mintel Quartet, featuring the music of composer Vince Guaraldi featured in "A Charlie Brown Christmas." [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer to Present Environmental Documentary 'Manufactured Landscapes' on Impact of Industrialization in China

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 15, 2007 — Colby-Sawyer College will present the environmental documentary “Manufactured Landscapes", a visual journey through the impact of industrialization on China, as part of its Human Rights and Social Justice Film series. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Alumna Barbara Richardson

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 9, 2007 — Colby-Sawyer College will host a reception for alumna Barbara Richardson '69, First Lady of New Mexico and wife of Governor Bill Richardson, a 2008 Democratic presidential candidate. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Mary Childers, Author of Welfare Brat

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 7, 2007 — The Colby-Sawyer College Humanities Department will present a reading by Mary Childers, author of Welfare Brat, a memoir of her struggle with growing up during the 1960s in a Bronx neighborhood ravaged by poverty. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Presentation by Author of The Zen of Listening Rebecca Shafir

NEW LONDON, N.H., Nov. 7, 2007 – Colby-Sawyer College will host a presentation by Rebecca Shafir, author of the award-winning and best-selling book The Zen of Listening: Mindful Communication in the Age of Distraction. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer to Host American Indian World Champion Fancy Dancer, Singer and International Educator Larry Yazzie

NEW LONDON, N.H. - Nov. 2, 2007 - As a dancer and singer, Yazzie has performed throughout North America as well as South America and Europe and consistently takes top honors at American Indian powwows throughout the United States and Canada. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Hosts 'Art Teaching Art: Practicing Art, Enriching Education' Exhibition Featuring Works by High School Art Educators

NEW LONDON, N.H. - Oct. 30, 2007 - The Colby-Sawyer Fine and Performing Arts Department will host 'Art Teaching Art: Practicing Art, Enriching Education,' an exhibition featuring a selection of works by art educators from high schools throughout New England. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Host Lawyer Janet P. Judge's Presentation of "MySpace & Facebook: What You Need To Know"

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 30, 2007 — Colby-Sawyer College will host lawyer Janet P. Judge as she presents 'MySpace & Facebook: What You Need To Know' on Sunday, Nov., 11 at 7 p.m. in the Ware Campus Center. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College to Host Filmmaker and Screen 'Love and Marriage,' a Documentary on Same Sex Marriage

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 17, 2007 — Colby-Sawyer College will screen “Love and Marriage,” a documentary about same sex marriage, followed by a question-and-answer session with director Robert Wagner and editor Nick Martin. [ read more ]

Exhibition at Colby-Sawyer Features Illustrations by Robert Childress from Dick and Jane Reading Primers

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 12, 2007 — A new exhibition at Colby-Sawyer College will feature the illustrations and advertisements of Robert Childress, best known for his contributions to the Dick and Jane reading primers used in American schools from the 1930s though the 1960s. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer to Host Reading by Creative Non-Fiction Writer Jane Brox from her Books on the American Family Farm

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 10, 2007 — Colby-Sawyer College's Humanities Department will present a reading by creative non-fiction writer Jane Brox as part of its Word by Word series. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Presents 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown'

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 8, 2007 - The Colby-Sawyer College Fine and Performing Arts Department will present “You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” a musical based on the newspaper comic strip by Charles M. Schulz, as its fall theater production. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer to Host Presentation by Human Rights Activist and Sports Expert Richard E. Lapchick

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 2, 2007 - Richard E. Lapchick, an internationally recognized expert on sports issues, is a human rights activist and advocate for racial equality who has been described as “the racial conscience of sport.” [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer to Host Eco-Tones' Environmental Music with Alumna Jen White

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 2, 2007 - Colby-Sawyer College will host a performance by Eco-Tones, a musical group focused on entertaining while educating their audiences about how to become better stewards of the earth. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer to Host Presentation by Author and Bear Expert Ben Kilham

NEW LONDON, N.H., Oct. 1, 2007 - New Hampshire resident Ben Kilham has confounded the experts by taking in abandoned bear cubs, successfully raising them and returning them to the wild. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Welcomes Largest Class in its History

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 25, 2007 - Colby-Sawyer College welcomed 381 new students to campus this fall, the largest incoming class in recorded history. The students come from 18 states and five countries, with 35 percent from New Hampshire and 91 percent from New England. [ read more ]

Forum Seeks to Go "Inside" Primary Process and Candidate Strategies

Better-informed electorate is goal of free educational event

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 25, 2007 – In anticipation of the upcoming New Hampshire presidential primary, Adventures in Learning is hosting a special educational forum to explore the impact of the foreshortened primary schedule on New Hampshire's pivotal role in the process, and to discuss the candidates' campaign strategies and the thinking behind what they say and do. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Presents Retrospective of 30 Years of Art by Painter, Professor John Bott

Opening Reception on Friday, Sept. 28

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 21, 2007 — The Colby-Sawyer College Department of Fine and Performing Arts will host a major art exhibition, a retrospective of 30 years of work by painter John Bott this fall. [ read more ]

Grace Hanlon Award Provides Scholarship for Kearsarge Regional High School Students to Attend Colby-Sawyer College

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 21, 2007 – A four-year scholarship program, the Grace Hanlon Achievement Award, seeks to help academically motivated Kearsarge Regional High School students in realizing their dreams of attending college. [ read more ]

College to Host Political Forums for Community

NEW LONDON, N.H., Sept. 17, 2007 — Colby-Sawyer College will host two political events related to the 2008 national elections, a visit from Elizabeth Edwards on Saturday, Sept. 22, and a Meet the 2008 Democratic Candidates event on Sunday, Sept. 23. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer's Cally White Completes New Hampshire Campus Safety Academy, Wins Director's Award

NEW LONDON, N.H., Aug. 27, 2007 – Colby-Sawyer College's newest safety officer, Cally White, has successfully completed the 2007 New Hampshire Campus Safety Academy. White was also the recipient of the NHCSA Director's Award. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College President Commits to 'Climate Neutral' Campus

College Joins Growing List of Higher Education Leaders To Fight Global Warming
NEW LONDON, N.H., Aug. 13, 2007 – Colby-Sawyer President Thomas C. Galligan Jr. has committed to reducing and eventually eliminating the college's global warming emissions, and accelerating educational efforts to equip society to re-stabilize the earth's climate. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer To Host Second 5K Fun Run/Walk For College and Communities

NEW LONDON, N.H., July 26, 2007 – Colby-Sawyer College will host its second annual 5k Dash and Stroll, a non-competitive fun run/walk for people of all ages. President Thomas C. Galligan Jr., an avid runner who launched the event in his first year at Colby-Sawyer, invites college and community members for the event on Saturday, Sept. 15. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Professor John H. Callewaert Wins Fulbright Scholar Grant for Vietnam

NEW LONDON, N.H., July 20, 2007 – John H. Callewaert, associate professor and director of the Institute for Community and Environment at Colby-Sawyer College, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant that will send him to Vietnam National University in Hanoi for six months of research and teaching in 2008. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Announces Endowed Faculty Chairs, New Professorship

NEW LONDON, N.H., July 20, 2007 – Colby-Sawyer College has announced the new recipients of two established professorships, Professor of Social Sciences and Education Randy Hanson as the new David H. Winton Endowed Chair, and Professor of Business Administration Leon-C. Malan as the new M. Roy London Endowed Chair.

The college has also established the Gibney Distinguished Professorship, to which Humanities Professor Patrick Anderson has been appointed. [ read more ]

Adventures in Learning Celebrates Tenth Anniversary With Community Events, Special Courses

NEW LONDON, N.H., July 19, 2007 – Adventures in Learning, the lifelong learning program established a decade ago at Colby-Sawyer College, will mark its Tenth Anniversary with a year-long community celebration that includes two free public presentations, a series of special courses and a community-wide reception. [ read more ]

Controversial “Under God” Debate Comes to New London

NEW LONDON, N.H., July 19, 2007 – The complaint was dismissed by a California District Court, reversed by the Ninth Circuit Court, appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court and dismissed there on a technicality. The issue is whether the “Under God” language should be stricken from the Pledge of Allegiance, and now the debate will come to Colby-Sawyer College in New London, New Hampshire. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Welcomes New Leaders, Faculty Members

NEW LONDON, N.H., May 22, 2007 – Colby-Sawyer College will welcome a new academic dean and a new chair of the Nursing Department, as well as accomplished faculty members in the Exercise and Sports Sciences, Fine and Performing Arts, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Nursing, and Social Sciences and Education Departments. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer President Thomas C. Galligan Jr. to Speak at Annual Meeting of Adventures in Learning

NEW LONDON, N.H., May 1, 2007 – Thomas C. Galligan Jr., the new president of Colby-Sawyer College, will be the keynote speaker at the eighth annual meeting of Adventures in Learning, the lifelong learning program sponsored by the college. The subject of President Galligan's talk will be “So, what is a major? The past, present and future of the undergraduate major.” [ read more ]

Scholars and Leaders Honored at Colby-Sawyer College

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 27, 2007 – Colby-Sawyer College will host the Scholars and Leaders Reception Ceremony, an event that recognizes individuals and groups of students for their academic accomplishments, community service and leadership. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Celebrates Student Scholarship in Susan Colby Colgate Scholars Symposium

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 13, 2006 – Learn about the changing role of the Roman Catholic Church in Poland, children's nutritional knowledge and eating habits, and more at the third annual Susan Colby Colgate Scholars Symposium, hosted by Colby-Sawyer College. The symposium will be held April 26, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in various locations around campus. Classes will be cancelled so that the college community will have the opportunity to participate. [ read more ]

President Galligan Announces Resident Assistant Appreciation Day

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 10, 2007 — In recognition of the extraordinary contributions that resident assistants make every day to supporting Colby-Sawyer students and encourage their growth and learning, President Galligan has issued the following proclamation. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Senior Sarah Howard Earns Alpha Chi Award for Graduate Studies in History

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 30, 2007 — Sarah Howard, a senior History, Society and Culture major in the secondary education program at Colby-Sawyer College, has received a $2,500 H.Y. Benedict fellowship award from the Alpha Chi Society for her graduate study. [ read more ]

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 27, 2007 – The Colby-Sawyer College Communication Studies Program will present the Festival of Lights, a biannual exhibition of student video productions. The event will feature the 31st edition of “Colby-Sawyer Insights,” an annual video news magazine, along with a compilation of highlights from students' video productions over the last 18 years. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Screens Film on American Painter Winslow Homer

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 6, 2007 – Colby-Sawyer College will present the Northeast premiere of a new documentary, “Winslow Homer: Society and Solitude,” the first full-length film made about one of America's greatest painters. The screening will include an introduction by the film's writer-producer-director, Steven John Ross. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Student Brings Old Time Radio to a New Generation

NEW LONDON, N.H., April 5, 2007 – The Sunapee Kearsarge Intercommunity Theatre, along with a senior student at Colby-Sawyer College, will bring old-time radio theater back to the community. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Senior Art Exhibition Features Student Work

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 30, 2007 – The Colby-Sawyer College Department for Fine and Performing Arts will present the annual Senior Art Exhibition, featuring art students' work in multiple media, including drawing, ceramics, painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture and graphic design. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Dance Concert Features Student and Faculty Dancers and Chaos Theory Dance Company

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 22, 2007 – The Colby-Sawyer College Dance Concert will feature student and faculty dancers and guest dancers from Chaos Theory Dance, a spirited and humorous improvisational dance company. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Presents A Midsummer Night's Dream

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 8, 2007 – The Colby-Sawyer College Fine and Performing Arts Department will present “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” a popular romantic comedy by William Shakespeare, as its spring theater production. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer's To Host Juried Student Art Exhibition

NEW LONDON, N.H., March 5, 2007 – The Colby-Sawyer College Department of Fine and Performing Arts will host its annual Juried Student Exhibition, featuring recent work by students in painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, photography and graphic design. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Receives National Science Foundation Grant to Integrate Math, Analytical Skills into Liberal Arts Curriculum

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 12, 2007 — Colby-Sawyer College has received a three-year $149,290 grant from the National Science Foundation's Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement program to incorporate the teaching of basic math and reasoning skills across its liberal arts curriculum. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Symposium to Explore Entrepreneurial Ideas, Opportunities in Exercise and Sport Sciences

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 9, 2007 — The Departments of Exercise and Sport Sciences and Athletics at Colby-Sawyer College will host a symposium on “Entrepreneurial Ideas and Opportunities in Exercise and Sport Sciences” this month. The symposium will take place on Monday, March 26, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Wheeler Hall at the Ware Campus Center. The lectures are free and open to the public. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Appoints Greg Matthews as Vice President for Enrollment Management

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 8, 2007 — Gregory W. Matthews, assistant vice president of Admission and Financial Aid at Ohio Wesleyan University, has been selected as the next vice president for enrollment management of Colby-Sawyer College. Matthews will serve as the college's strategic and policy leader on enrollment and oversee 15 staff in the college's Admissions and Financial Aid offices. He will assume his new role at Colby-Sawyer in spring 2007. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Student Chosen for Environmental Leadership Position with Green Corps

NEW LONDON, N.H., Feb. 8, 2007 — Stephanie Seavy, a senior in the Community and Environmental Studies Program at Colby-Sawyer College, has been selected to participate in the Green Corps' Environmental Leadership Training Program. Seavy, of Simsbury, Conn., is one of the nation's top student leaders chosen for a one-year paid position with this environmental training and advocacy organization. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College Receives Major Grant to Provide Digital Access to Important Art Work, Original Documents, Archives, and Campus Records

NEW LONDON, N.H. Jan. 9, 2007 – Colby-Sawyer College has been awarded a grant of $252,350 to fund its “Digital Document Management Project.” The grant was received from the Davis Educational Foundation, established by Stanton and Elizabeth Davis after Mr. Davis's retirement as chairman of Shaw's Supermarkets, Inc. The two-year document digitization project will streamline the college's information operations by uniting academic, archival and administrative records in a single system, greatly improving access and ease of use. [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer Presents Festival of Lights, Video Productions by Communication Studies Students

Colby-Sawyer's Human Rights Film Series Features America's War Machine, the Wrongly Imprisoned and 'Ground Zeros' of the World

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 23, 2007 – Colby- Sawyer College will continue its Human Rights and Social Justice Film Series this spring with three hard-hitting documentaries. This semester's films include “Why We Fight,” (Tuesday, Feb. 6); “After Innocence” (Wednesday, March 7); and “Scared Sacred” (Tuesday, April 3). [ read more ]

Colby-Sawyer College To Host John Cox, Republican Candidate for U.S. President

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 19, 2007 – Colby-Sawyer College will host John Cox, a Republican candidate for U.S. president in 2008. Cox, who describes himself as the only true conservative in the presidential race, will speak about his plans and participate in a question-and-answer period on campus. [ read more ]

Exhibition at Colby-Sawyer to Bring Work of Montreal Printmakers to New Hampshire

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 19, 2007 – A new exhibition at Colby-Sawyer College will feature the work of 20 artists of Montreal's Salon Écarlate collective. The emerging artists associated with Salon Écarlate (“Scarlet Salon”) seek to expand the borders and definitions of printmaking with new technologies and new approaches to the medium. The exhibition will also introduce New England audiences to artists from the vital Montreal art community, based in one of Canada's leading cultural centers. [ read more ]

Jon Waterman Presentation Explores Threats to Arctic National Wildlife Refuge of Oil Drilling and Global Warming

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 17, 2007 – Author, filmmaker and adventurer Jonathan Waterman will present a slide and video presentation on Global Warming: Oil Versus Wilderness & Climate Change in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. A veteran of a half-dozen trips to the remote, 19-million-acre wilderness, Waterman tells an insightful and educational story through breathtaking images and candid narratives. [ read more ]

Italian Classical Guitarist Emanuele Segre To Perform at Colby-Sawyer College Jan. 31

NEW LONDON, N.H., Jan. 10, 2007 – The award-winning Italian guitar virtuoso Emanuele Segre will bring his fresh and original interpretations of the classical guitar repertoire to a performance at Colby-Sawyer College on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007, at 7 p.m. [ read more ]