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Law books at the Penobscot County Law Library

How a 19th-Century Colby Graduate is Making a Difference Today

Attorney Hugh Chaplin, Class of 1880, wanted to help his county law library. It took almost a century to make it happen.

Kara Hooper

Setting a Community Compass

Kara Hooper ’97 launched a nonprofit to help students apply for college, and her town is recognizing her efforts

Olivia Hochstadt ’21 spins wool as she works in a Waterville studio.

From Colby Global Fellow to an Artist

Olivia Hochstadt '21 began seeing herself as an artist after her experiences as a Colby Global Fellow opened her eyes to the possibilities

Greg Cronin

Making it to the Top in the NHL

Greg Cronin ’86, the new head coach of the Anaheim Ducks, started his hockey coaching career at Colby

Rosecrans Baldwin

Finding His Voice in L.A.

The restless sense of inquiry of best-selling author Rosecrans Baldwin ’99 began at Colby

Daniel Franklin ’10 listens to Greg Tatro speak while engaging with a small group of recovery advocates at Jenna’s Coffee House in downtown Johnson.

Keeping His Promise

Colby gave him the tools to become his best self, and now Daniel Franklin ’10 is helping others do the same at Jenna's Promise, a novel new ‘recovery community’ in Vermont

Earle Shettleworth

Earle Shettleworth, History Maker

His Colby education nurtured a passion for history, art, and architecture

Miller Library

Colby Welcomes Gifts from Generous Alumni

Colby has received several gifts totaling $450,000 from alumni, whose support of the College stems from their profound experiences on Mayflower Hill. In support of economics Colby is pleased to accept two gifts totaling $200,000 from the Alan and Gay Quimby Auerbach Trust to support the College’s Economics Department.

Cast at curtain call

Final Curtain Call for Strider Theater

First opened in 1976, the beloved theater’s final production paid homage to its rich history

The Colby College alumni team celebrates after finishing the crosscut to death event as part of the Woodsmen Mud Meet at the Colby Woodsmen Field

Making the Cut

With great enthusiasm, Colby Woodsmen host annual Mud Meet