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Hey! Come host an admitted student!

Hey! Come host an admitted student!

The Office of Admissions and Financial Aid is seeking first years, sophomores, and juniors to host admitted students during our Admitted Students Program, April 23-25. We are seeking residential students on Mayflower Hill, students are not permitted to host overnight if they live in the Alfond Commons. Registration to host can be found here: https://admissions.colby.edu/register/host2020  More

Posted December 13 at 6:34 pm
Contact Office of Admissions and Financial Aid
Posted By Victor Garcia

Colby Bookstore Open Sunday Dec 15 8am – 5pm

The Colby Bookstore has extended hours for exam week. We are open all our regular hours, and more. Extended hours: 8am – 5pm Sunday Dec 15 The Colby Bookstore is located in Cotter Union. Regular year round hours are Monday – Saturday 8am to 5pm. Your purchase support Colby programs.

Posted December 13 at 4:49 pm
Posted By Barbara Shutt

Use Library Resources when you are off-campus? A KEY change to how YOU log in to Colby Library electronic resources is happening on December 17.

Colby Information Technology Services (ITS) is switching everyone at Colby to a new, faster user authentication system, called “Okta”. On Tuesday December 17th, Colby ITS will be moving the Colby Library off-campus authentication process (the way ITS makes sure that you can get to library resources ONLY Colby students, faculty and staff have access to)  More

Posted December 13 at 9:27 am
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Posted By Brenda de Santiago-Stewart

Seeking @thiscolbylife features!

Seeking @thiscolbylife features!

The Office of Admissions and Financial Aid is seeking Colby College community members, including students, faculty, and staff who would like to be featured on our Instagram account, @thiscolbylife. This account showcases our Colby College community to prospective students. If you would like to be featured, please email thiscolbylife@colby.edu.

Posted December 10 at 10:57 am
Posted By Amy Blanchard

Farnham Writers’ Center Reading Period/Exam Week Hours 

Farnham Writers’ Center Reading Period/Exam Week Hours 

Hello all! Please note that while the Farnham Writers’ Center has closed for the semester, we have tutors on call who are ready and excited to help you with your final writing assignments, be they argumentative papers, creative writing pieces, or thesis essays. We have tutors available all the way through Sunday afternoon. Send us  More

Posted December 9 at 2:03 pm
Contact Nick Ho
Posted By Nicholas Ho

Athletics Center construction site tour

Athletics Center construction site tour

A tour of the Athletics Center under construction is being offered this semester to interested members of the Colby community from Noon to 1pm on Friday, December 13th. (Rain date: Friday, December 20th) Additional tours will be offered during the Winter semester 2020. Anyone wishing to attend the site visits must be properly dressed for  More

Posted December 6 at 2:40 pm
Contact Janna Weston
Phone 859-5014
Posted By Brian Lanoie

Parking Lot Snow Removal

In order to clear the parking lots of snow, the snow removal plan will be in effect for the coming weekend. All student cars must be moved to a designated lot within a stated time frame. Details are below. Employee cars must also be moved from campus lots. For students, faculty, and staff parked in  More

Posted December 5 at 2:30 pm
Contact Security
Posted By Robert Williams

Nominations for the 2020 MLK Drum Major for Justice Award

Dear Colby Community, Planning for Colby’s 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration has already begun and, as in past years, we invite nominations for the Drum Major for Justice Award, which was established to honor the exemplary commitment of a Colby student and a faculty/staff member to issues of social justice both within and beyond  More

Posted December 5 at 12:55 pm
Contact MLK Committee
Posted By Alexandria Mucci

Mé Lon Togo’s Specials + Three Nights of Live Music

This week, we’ll be serving Jordan’s two most popular specials to date! Ouagadougou Pasta: Pollack and salmon wrapped in turkey bacon, sauteed w/ black pepper, shallots, and garlic, deglazed w/ vodka and tomato sauce, finished w/ parsley, basil, and fresh shrimp, and served w/ vermicelli. Bourbon Red Snapper and Shrimp Étouffée: Shrimp, pollack, and hake  More

Posted December 4 at 9:43 pm
Posted By Nicholas Rimsa

Volunteer with a family for ME

Volunteer with a family for ME

Who is A Family for ME? A Family for ME is a partnership between the Department of Health and Human Services and Spurwink Services, with the focus of raising awareness of the urgent need and finding Maine families who are willing and able to parent children in foster care. How can you get involved? Joining  More

Posted December 3 at 10:08 am
Posted By Alyssa Kent

#GivingTuesday: Local charity auction ending today (12/3) at 8pm!!!

#GivingTuesday: Local charity auction ending today (12/3) at 8pm!!!

Today is #GivingTuesday, a popular day for charitable giving. While there are lots of organizations that will be pining for your donations, consider supporting a course-based initiative to help combat food insecurity needs in our community. Over 70% of the children that attend the George J. Mitchell (Elementary) School here in Waterville are eligible for  More

Posted December 2 at 9:16 pm
Posted By Timothy Hubbard

Family in Need

Family in Need

My cousin lost her home in a house fire over the weekend. If you are looking to support a family for the holidays, this one could use the help! They lost everything, so any support is needed: Girl, size 14-16 or junior XS Boy, size 4T Boy, size 3T Girl, 9-12 months Mom, size medium  More

Posted December 2 at 11:54 am
Contact Nicki Veilleux
Phone 207-859-4901
Posted By Nicole Veilleux

Seeking Spring Rental/Sublet

Seeking Spring Rental/Sublet

Visiting photography scholar seeking two-bedroom furnished apartment near Colby for short-term rental/sublet April 15-June 15, 2020. Photographer for Israel’s Ha’aretz newspaper will be working with Center for Small Town Jewish Life and other Colby departments and the Waterville community in the spring semester. If you have a place to rent or sublet or know of  More

Posted December 2 at 10:57 am
Contact Center for Small Town Jewish Life
Phone 207-322-5032
Posted By Elizabeth Snider

CREATURE COMFORTS PET SITTING

CREATURE COMFORTS PET SITTING

Creature Comforts Petsitters! We’re booking for the holidays! We care for your pets at your home where they feel comfortable and safe. Pet sitting, dog walking, and horse care by the day, week, long term, or on call. 20+ years experience, bonded, and insured. 207-313-1591. Text, call, find us on Facebook and Instagram. creaturecomforts.ker@gmail.com.

Posted December 2 at 10:16 am
Phone 207-313-1591
Posted By Jill Gordon

Food insecurity auction update: Approaching our goal! Help us get there!

Food insecurity auction update: Approaching our goal!  Help us get there!

As of my posting this Sunday night, the auction that students in Colby’s EC479: Auctions class have organized has raised $4,681, putting us close to our goal of $5000. All funds generated by the auction will go towards addressing food insecurity needs in our community. Specifically, our intent is to raise funds for the Waterville  More

Posted December 1 at 8:57 pm
Posted By Timothy Hubbard

Winning isn’t the only thing that matters…

Winning isn’t the only thing that matters…

Auctions are helpful ways of extracting willingness-to-pay from interested bidders in the presence of information asymmetries. For example, a seller often doesn’t know who values an item most, let alone what the item is worth to any given bidder. In such an environment, the seller is shorthanded and must construct an environment that incentives those  More

Posted November 30 at 1:25 pm
Posted By Timothy Hubbard

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 1:09 pm
Contact Tess Yerby
Posted By Julia Kostro

Want to support small businesses this Saturday, but away from Waterville?

Want to support small businesses this Saturday, but away from Waterville?

Support local businesses by bidding for gift cards to local restaurants and stores in the auction being hosted by EC479: Auctions students! Almost all of the nearly 200 items up for sale were bought at or were donated by local businesses and many are still priced below face value! Moreover, the auction being hosted is  More

Posted November 29 at 5:58 pm
Posted By Timothy Hubbard