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M. Jane Powers

Now the clinical director for a therapeutic day school for disabled children and adolescents, this Colby alumna stays connected to Mayflower Hill as a member of the Board of Trustees. Read more »

Margaret Klawunn
Occupation: Education
Major: English

This vice president for campus life at Brown University likens her job to the rigors and rewards of parenting, a 24/7 job. Read more »

Geoff Becker
Occupation: Education, Writing
Major: English

An M.F.A. from Iowa Writers Workshop, a Pushcart Prize, an NEA Literary Fellowship, a tenured job teaching creative writing at Towson University, two published novels and two books of short stories are some measures of this fiction writer's success. Read more »

Jane Hubley
Major: Art

This social worker helps children new to Maine and the United States, including many from families resettled from refugee camps. Read more »

Carrie Johns
Occupation: Education, Environment
Major: Biology

Environmental science has evolved considerably over the last 30 years, as the career of this biology major proves. Read more »

Carol Wynne
Occupation: Education
Major: Psychology

A 20-year career involving literature and literary education allows a dedicated educator to put words to work. Read more »

Anthony Carnevale
Occupation: Economics, Education
Major: Government

As director of the Center on Education and the Workforce at Georgetown, this researcher leads the national discussion on the link between higher education and the economy. Read more »

Grayce Hall Studley
Occupation: Education
Major: German

This nationally known guru of bilingual education established Portland as one of the nation’s premier providers of all-encompassing services designed to ease the transition of students into a new culture and a new language. Read more »

Theodora Wright Weston
Occupation: Education

At Colby, Weston came to know Dean Ninetta Runnals, chatted with Eleanor Roosevelt, and, in her senior year, got married. Three days later her husband went to war, and for nearly four years their relationship was conducted through letters. Read more »

Frank Norvish
Occupation: Education
Major: English

A student of French, German, and Latin, this alumnus' most dramatic story involves none of the languages he studied. Read more »

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