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ITS authentication change for Hathitrust

ITS will be migrating Hathitrust (digital library resource) to Okta, our new authentication system, on Tuesday December 17th. During the migration access to this service may be interrupted. After the migration is complete, you will be presented with an Okta login screen when accessing this service. If you have not done so already, please finish  More

Posted December 12 at 7:57 am
Contact ITS Support Center
Phone 207-859-4222
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Adam Nielsen

Apply: O’Hanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Leadership Applications are open until January 6

The O’Hanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Leadership offers Colby students an opportunity for community leadership and professional development. Fellowships will be competitively awarded to highly-motivated students who are dedicated to public service and have an expressed interest in making an impact on the Colby and greater Waterville communities. Fellows build student participation in civic engagement by  More

Posted December 10 at 9:23 am
Contact Elizabeth Jabar
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Elizabeth Jabar

Upcoming Teach for America Deadline! 

Upcoming Teach for America Deadline! 

Be among the most diverse, remarkable leaders of your generation. By joining Teach For America, you will join a powerful network of over 60,000 changemakers shaping the political, economic, and social future of our country. As a corps member, you’ll leverage your unique talents to grow your impact while living your most deeply held values.  More

Posted November 30 at 1:07 pm
Contact Tess Yerby
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Julia Kostro

Intersections Utilities Study

On Monday, December 2nd, utility location work at the Mayflower Hill Drive and Armstrong Road intersections will begin. This is being done to help further the design work at these locations. The actual work will be out of the path of travel and should have minimal impact on traffic. The work is scheduled to be  More

Posted November 27 at 1:31 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Dale DeBlois

Utility Interruption – Campus Steam Servicing Heights, Senior Apartments, and Lorimer Chapel; 27 November

At 6am on Wednesday 27 November, Facilities Services will secure campus steam to Heights, Senior Apartments, and Lorimer Chapel for critical infrastructure repairs. Isolation of campus steam will remove heat and hot water services to the aforementioned buildings. It is estimated that steam and services will be restored at 3pm.

Posted November 25 at 9:13 am
Contact Matt Mulcahy
Phone ext 5008
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Matthew Mulcahy

Utility Interruption – Diamond Domestic Water, 27 November

At 6am on Wednesday 27 November, Facilities Services will secure domestic water to Diamond for critical infrastructure repairs. It is estimated that water will be restored to the building at 9am. During the outage, please restrict the use of toilets, sinks, water fountains, and all water fixtures to facilitate a quicker restoration of the system  More

Posted November 25 at 9:03 am
Contact Matt Mulcahy
Phone ext 5008
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Matthew Mulcahy

Utility Interruption – Runnals Domestic Water, 27 November

At 6am on Wednesday 27 November, Facilities Services will secure domestic water to Runnals for critical infrastructure repairs. It is estimated that water will be restored to the building at noon. During the outage, please restrict the use of toilets, sinks, water fountains, and all water fixtures to facilitate a quicker restoration of the system  More

Posted November 25 at 9:01 am
Contact Matt Mulcahy
Phone ext 5008
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Matthew Mulcahy

Lives of Purpose applications open!

Lives of Purpose applications open!

Applications are now open for Lives of Purpose! We are a service and discussion group for first and second year Colby students focused on building community on campus and making meaningful personal connections. LOP participants commit to visiting the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter once a week in small groups to play with and supervise the kids  More

Posted November 22 at 4:21 pm
Contact Alyssa Chesney
Phone 818-480-0622
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Alyssa Chesney

Farnham Writers’ Center CLOSED Tuesday November 26

The Farnham Writers’ Center will be closed for Thanksgiving break starting Tuesday, November 26 and continuing until 2 pm on Sunday, December 1 when we will reopen with normal hours.

Posted November 21 at 2:30 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Lydia Fanning

November Workday Project Update

The Colby Workday project moved into the configure and prototype phase, the third of five phases, at the beginning of November. During this phase, which continues through January, the functional/technical team is configuring the new system to meet Colby’s business requirements and processes for managing HR, payroll, and finance functions.   The transition management team  More

Posted November 15 at 12:23 pm
Contact Melissa Breger
Phone 2078595509
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Melissa Breger

Mental Health Narratives

Mental Health Narratives

Monday, November 18 and November 19, 2019, 7:30-8:30pm, Ostrove Auditorium. Sponsored by SHOC, Mental Health Narratives features the reading of stories written by Colby students about their experiences with mental illness. Each year, Colby students are asked to submit their stories related to mental health. Narratives will be read by the authors themselves or anonymously.  More

Posted November 15 at 8:39 am
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Taylor Glassman

Winter Parking Notice

With the possibility of snow this week this is being resent. There are still vehicles parking on the dirt portion of Mary Low. Vehicles that are parked illegally and vehicles that interfere with the removal of snow will be towed at the owner’s expense. If there are no spaces available in Roberts, Mary Low or  More

Posted November 6 at 1:31 pm
Contact Security
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Robert Williams

Come visit us at the Farnham Writers’ Center!

The Farnham Writers’ Center is open from 10 am – midnight Monday-Thursday and from 2 pm- midnight on Sundays. We are located in Miller 206. To make an appointment, go to https://web.colby.edu/farnham-writerscenter/, or just stop by as a walk-in. Feel free to come in at any stage of the writing process: from tips on research  More

Posted November 5 at 12:07 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Lydia Fanning

Submit Your Story for Mental Health Narratives

Submit Your Story for Mental Health Narratives

The Mental Health Narratives is an event hosted by SHOC where Colby can come together to listen to members of our community share their experiences with mental health in a supportive and empowering environment. This semester’s Narratives will be a “return to form” and will not include a discussion element. Instead, the narratives this semester  More

Posted November 3 at 5:29 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Taylor Glassman

Mary Low Coffeehouse is HIRING

Mary Low Coffeehouse is currently accepting applications for new baristas! Please send a cover letter and a resume to jealva20@colby.edu and sdboddy20@colby.edu by NOVEMBER 11. After that time we will contact you if you have been selected to interview. Good luck!

Posted November 3 at 3:46 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Josephina Alvarado

ENTER THE 2nd ANNUAL VISUAL IDENTITY DESIGN COMPETITION FOR THE FRINGE FESTIVAL

ENTER THE 2nd ANNUAL VISUAL IDENTITY DESIGN COMPETITION FOR THE FRINGE FESTIVAL

In the spirit of creativity and the improvisational nature of a Fringe Festival, we’re announcing a campus-wide open call to students in the Colby community interested in creating a visual identity to capture the spirit of Colby’s Fringe Festival. The winner’s artwork will be used to represent this year’s Festival in print and on the  More

Posted October 21 at 12:16 pm
Contact Lynda Chilton
Phone 2078594520
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Lynda Chilton

Routine Pumping of Campus Grease Traps

On Monday 21 October, the campus will be pumping grease traps outside and in the vicinity of each of the dining facilities. During the time that the individual grease traps are open, there is an expected; although, very pungent odor that exists. The odor quickly dissipates after the pumping is complete and the lid to  More

Posted October 18 at 10:00 am
Contact Matt Mulcahy
Phone ext 5008
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Matthew Mulcahy

Mary Low Parking Lot

All vehicles need to be removed from the Mary Low parking lot from 7:00 A.M Monday October 21 through 5:00 P.M. Tuesday October 22. The lot needs to be free of vehicles so boring testing can be performed for the new Gordon Center for Creative and Performing Arts. Vehicles that are left in the lot  More

Posted October 17 at 4:39 pm
Contact Security
Phone 207-859-5530
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Robert Williams

Roberts entry work

Beginning Saturday October 19, 2019 Facilities Services will be completing the final finish layer on the concrete pad of the main entrance at Roberts. This work will continue throughout the weekend and be completed by Tuesday October 22, 2019. During the time the finishing product is being installed both entry doors will not be able  More

Posted October 17 at 3:40 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Perry Richardson

Farnham Writers’ Center CLOSED over Fall Break

The Writers’ Center will be closed starting Friday, October 18 and will reopen Wednesday, October 23 with normal hours. We will be offering on-call help for students on Tuesday night. To be matched with an on-call tutor for Tuesday evening, email headtutors@colby.edu.

Posted October 17 at 2:21 pm
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Lydia Fanning

One Love Colby 5k Run/Walk

One Love Colby 5k Run/Walk

Calling all Colby students!! Please join us at our Club’s 5k run/walk fundraiser to benefit the One Love Foundation on October 27! Check in will begin at 9am and the race will start at 10am at Quarry Road Trails. One Love is a national foundation to end domestic violence in relationships and spread awareness about  More

Posted October 17 at 9:19 am
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Lauren Jennings

Fall Break Shuttle Schedule

Saturday 8:00A to 10:00P One Shuttle Noon to 5:00 Apple Picking Shuttle Sunday 8:00A to 10:00P One Shuttle Noon to 5:00 Apple Picking Shuttle Monday 8:00A to 10:00P One Shuttle Tuesday Regular schedule The shuttle will be flexible in its route on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. The main route will be from the Pugh Center  More

Posted October 17 at 8:21 am
Contact Security
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Robert Williams

Colby Workday Project website and update

With Colby’s decision to select Workday that will support our faculty, staff, students, and prospective employees with cloud-based technology, our staff in Human Resources, Finance, Provost Office, and ITS are working to prepare this technology’s launch for next fiscal year.   In order to keep the Colby community informed, the project team will provide regular  More

Posted October 8 at 11:38 am
Contact Melissa Breger
Phone 2078595509
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Melissa Breger

KICKBALL TOURNAMENT FRIDAY OCTOBER 11TH – Sign up here!

KICKBALL TOURNAMENT FRIDAY OCTOBER 11TH – Sign up here!

Colby Intramural Sports will be hosting a kickball tournament for all Colby students, faculty and staff on Friday October 11th from 4-6pm! Each team should have at least 7 people. Snacks will be provided and there will be prizes!!! Please feel free to email dmchef20@colby.edu with any questions.

Posted October 7 at 8:51 pm
Contact Colby Intramural Sports
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Katherine Briggs