LOP Mast







For incoming Colby students who want to:

– be involved in the local community (with youth at the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter.)

– develop deep friendships with Colby classmates.

– ask big questions about who we are and what we ought to do.

Lives of Purpose (LOP) is a student community, created in the Fall of 2014, dedicated to engaging a select group of first-year students in local service, and intentional community build around active reflection on ethical and/or religious commitments.

Have questions?

Applications for the class of 2021 are now open! Accepted on a rolling basis. And we encourage all applicants to select the Civic Engagement COOT trip (a new partnership!)

A joint effort of the Colby Volunteer Center and Office of Religious & Spiritual Life.

For more information, contact Kurt Nelson, Dean of Religious & Spiritual Life, kdnelson@colby.edu or Thu Le ’19, program chair, nnle@colby.edu.

Read Thu’s welcome letter.

LoP People:

Program Chair –

Thu Le

Thu Le

Sophomore Mentors:




Amber Churchwell