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!   First Read, July 15, 2017 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 Syd Abrams ’17, program chair, sabrams@colby.edu.

Read Syd’s welcome letter.

LoP People:

Abrams photo

Syd Abrams
Program Chair

Thu Le

Thu Le
Discussion Leader


Ruofei Jia
Discussion Leader