I retired in August 2004, with two presentations at literature meetings in Liverpool providing a satisfying punctuation, then returned to volunteer for the MoveOn.org effort to change the administration in Washington.
Working at a place like Colby, you often cross paths with students who are remarkable in one way or another. These are the students you wish everyone could meet. Well, meet Nick Currey ‰09. As inspiring young people go, he‰s a doozy.
%cmp04a%right%Currey first came to Colby as a high school junior from Ridgewood, N.J. An Eagle Scout and skier, baseball player and poet, he fell in love with Mayflower Hill. Colby liked him, too.
On the eve of his departure for his first semester in Dijon, France, Currey complained of an odd lump on his side.... Read more »
Matt Apuzzo ‰00 (,Faces of KatrinaŠ) covers criminal justice for The Associated Press in Connecticut, where he was a member of an investigative team covering corruption in Gov. John Rowland‰s office. He previously covered drug trafficking for the The Standard-Times in New Bedford, Mass., and got his start at the Waterville Morning Sentinel.
Mackenzie Dawson Parks ‰99 (,Gossip GirlŠ) is a freelance writer and editor for the New York Post. She also has written for Parenting, Psychology Today, Los Angeles Confidential, and For the Bride magazines. She lives on Manhattan‰s Upper West Side.
Douglas Rooks ‰76 (,Of the PeopleŠ) is a journalist and freelance writer. He is the former editor of Maine Times and editorial-page editor of the Kennebec Journal in Augusta.
Neha Sud ‰05 (,Acting LocallyŠ) is enrolled in the Erasmus Mundus Masters Program in Journalism and Media, at the Danish School of Journalism, the University of Amsterdam, and the University of Wales. She is specialising in war correspondence. She is a former editorial assistant at Colby.