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Colby Museum Staff Departure: Miriam Valle-Mancilla

The museum would like to make the bittersweet announcement that Miriam Valle-Mancilla, the Colby Museum’s Linde Family Foundation Coordinator of Academic Access, is leaving Colby to become the Curator of Education at the Ontario Museum of History and Art in California. Miriam began influencing the work of the Colby Museum while she was still a  More

Posted May 11 at 2:06 pm
Contact Jessamine Batario
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An Important Library Message to Students

Dear Students, This is a year-end reminder to please return all library materials before you leave campus. Equipment must be returned to Miller Library service desk. Do not place equipment in book drops. All bills for lost items must be paid by Friday, May 21, 2021. Payments are accepted with Colby ID only at the  More

Posted May 11 at 1:37 pm
Posted By Stephanie Frost

Did you use Talkspace this year? We want your feedback!

Want to make a difference and directly impact mental health services at Colby?? That’s just what you’ll do when you take a moment to complete the brief survey below! We encourage you to take this opportunity to share your thoughts and experience as a Talkspace user! https://colby.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b12TgAoRhyfRl3M

Posted May 11 at 1:27 pm
Contact Counseling Services
Posted By Alissa Benziger

Farnham Writers’ Center hours for Wednesday and Thursday this week: Open late!

The FWC will be open virtually until 2 am on both Wednesday 5/12 and Thursday 5/13 for reading period. Bring any writing at any stage in the writing process! You can book a session here: https://colby.mywconline.com/. Questions? Reach out to headtutors@colby.edu.

Posted May 11 at 7:50 am
Contact Alex Glowacky
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Alexandra Glowacky

UPS on Campus May 15/16 and 22/23

Student Post Office has extended hours for the end of the semester. We are open: Student Post Office Open 8 am – 4 pm Mon-Fri ************************* Student Post Office & UPS Saturday May 15th & Sunday May 16th 12 pm – 4pm daily ************************* Student Post Office & UPS Saturday May 22nd Open 12 pm  More

Posted May 10 at 1:54 pm
Contact Student Post Office
Phone 2078594060
Category Campus Updates
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Employment opportunity: Learning Assistants in BI163: Cellular Basis of Life

Employment opportunity: Learning Assistants in BI163: Cellular Basis of Life

Are you interested in constructing a better learning environment for students at Colby? Do you want to be a member of a teaching team to help develop active and inclusive strategies and activities for class? Do you want to become a better learner? Then being a Learning Assistant (LA) is for you! LAs in BI163  More

Posted May 10 at 8:33 am
Contact Taylor Methven
Posted By Taylor Methven

Colby’s “Men’s Story Project”

Colby’s “Men’s Story Project”

Join us Wednesday, May 12th, at 8:00 p.m. for a virtual storytelling and dialogue presented by students of Colby regarding their experiences as they attempt to shift the narrative behind masculinity. Link to the event can be found in the image attached!

Posted May 9 at 8:48 am
Contact Emily Schusterbauer
Posted By Tiger Nguyen

Looking for Portland Summer Housing!

I am looking for a housing/living set up in Portland, ME, for this summer. I have a job and am now looking for a place to use as a home base for June/July/August. If you have any leads or ideas, please let me know at 206-660-3272. Thank you! – Sylvia Shelton ’23

Posted May 7 at 3:46 pm
Contact Sylvia Shelton
Phone 12066603272
Category Miscellaneous
Posted By Sylvia Shelton

LinkedIn Learning May Challenge | Mindset Matters!

LinkedIn Learning May Challenge | Mindset Matters!

Henry Ford famously said, “Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you’re right.” Ford’s adage highlights the power of positive thinking, warns of the danger of negative thinking, and it reminds us how much mindset matters. While we may think that success leads to happiness, studies consistently demonstrate that the reverse is  More

Posted May 7 at 3:33 pm
Contact Academic Technology - ITS
Category Training
Posted By Ellen Freeman

Culinary Institute of Art (CIA)

Culinary Institute of Art (CIA)

Cook like a pro at home with the Culinary Institute of America! Colby employees now have exclusive access to over 70 years of culinary experience with The Culinary Institute of America (CIA). In addition to teaching future chefs, the CIA teaches home cooks like you with DISH – their at-home program for foodies. As a  More

Posted May 7 at 2:51 pm
Contact Jody Leary
Phone 2078595500
Posted By Jody Leary

Managing Stress: The Mind Body Connection with Sasha Rydlizky

Managing Stress: The Mind Body Connection with Sasha Rydlizky

Check out what’s happening on BurnAlong this month! Join us on May 12th at 12PM ET for an exclusive live event – see for yourself how to get started with mindfulness, and learn the importance of building up daily habits to manage stress. Join Sasha and the BurnAlong team live for a deep dive into  More

Posted May 7 at 2:38 pm
Posted By Jody Leary

***Caps & Gowns have arrived!!! – including extras if you forgot to order :-)

Cap & gown & tassel units have arrived at The Colby Bookstore and are ready for pick up! When you pick up your cap & gown, please be mindful of your tassel. It is slippery and likes to escape the package. Also, hanging your robe up will help any wrinkles smooth themselves out. 🙂 If  More

Posted May 7 at 11:50 am
Contact Amethyst Miller
Posted By Barbara Shutt

Campuses for Environmental Stewardship 2021 Summit Wednesday, May 19th 12:00-3:30 PM (EST)

The Campuses for Environmental Stewardship 2021 Summit will bring together faculty and campus administrators in the discussion of how campuses can play a leadership role in prioritizing and solving critical issues like climate change, food insecurity and other intersecting issues. Together, conference participants will consider ways to recognize and reward the importance of community-engaged teaching/learning,  More

Posted May 7 at 11:41 am
Contact Elizabeth Jabar
Posted By Elizabeth Jabar

BurnAlong for Colby Employees and Their Families

BurnAlong for Colby Employees and Their Families

We want to remind everyone that BurnAlong is an exciting new online fitness and wellness option available to Colby employees and their families. BurnAlong gives you: • Instant access to on-demand and live video classes from 100’s of instructors spanning 45+ health and wellness categories. • There are classes for every age, interest, and level.  More

Posted May 7 at 9:47 am
Posted By Jody Leary

Give the Gift of Health (Health Advocate)

Give the Gift of Health (Health Advocate)

Whether they live near or far, remind your parents and parents-in-law that they can call Health Advocate too! You can also reach out to us on their behalf. There’s no cost to use the program; it’s paid for by your employer or plan sponsor. For more information, go to Health Advocate on our website. If  More

Posted May 7 at 8:41 am
Phone 2078595503
Posted By Jody Leary

Pick up The Pequod Spring Issue in the Spa! Tuesday 5/11 and Wednesday 5/12

Pick up The Pequod Spring Issue in the Spa! Tuesday 5/11 and Wednesday 5/12

Pick up The Pequod featuring your peers art and creative writing! We will be tabling in the spa on Tuesday 5/11 and Wednesday 5/12 from 10-11am and 2-4pm. The Pequod, established in 1968, is a student-run literary magazine that exhibits the creative work of Colby College’s artists and writers. It is published on a biannual  More

Posted May 6 at 5:56 pm
Contact Anikka Schliesmann
Category Miscellaneous
Posted By Anikka Schliesmann

CN431 Chinese Food Documentary Screening

CN431 Chinese Food Documentary Screening

Like Chinese cuisine? Love watching movies? Interesting in learning more about authentic Chinese food? Join us over Zoom to view an episode of a Chinese documentary television series on all things Chinese cuisine, including the history of food, eating, and cooking in China! WHEN: SATURDAY, MAY 8th @ 7pm WHERE: https://colby.zoom.us/j/91043100557

Posted May 5 at 9:50 pm
Contact Liya Yang
Category Student Projects
Posted By Liya Yang

New Course: Words From the Floating World: Literature of Early Modern Japan (EA 297)

New Course: Words From the Floating World: Literature of Early Modern Japan (EA 297)

The floating world–this was the society of ambition and pleasure inhabited by the urban commoners of early modern Japan. The development of woodblock printing and an emerging consumer economy drove an explosion of new forms of literature and entertainment. This course will explore the literature of the floating world, including genres such as adventure novels,  More

Posted May 5 at 8:45 pm
Contact Laura Nuffer
Category Miscellaneous
Posted By Laura Nuffer

Mental Health: You Can Make a Difference

Mental Health: You Can Make a Difference

May is “Mental Health Awareness” month. Please see the mental health resources available to you on our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) website. The website offers a wide range of resources and tools to help you. If you have any questions, please call the Human Resources office at extension 5503 or email us at: benefits@colby.edu.

Posted May 5 at 4:26 pm
Phone 2078595503
Posted By Jody Leary

Healthy Tips for Women Webinar

Healthy Tips for Women Webinar

We can all face challenges as we try to reduce stress, find balance, and be our best selves at work and in our personal lives. These wellness seminars and management trainings can help. Sign up for an upcoming live webcast, including “Healthy Life Tips for Women,” (see below) using the easy one-click registration or listen  More

Posted May 5 at 3:54 pm
Phone 207-859-5503
Posted By Jody Leary

****Mother’s Day Cards @ The Colby Bookstore****

****Mother’s Day Cards @ The Colby Bookstore****

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 9th. The Colby Bookstore has tons of Mother’s Day cards, plus Mom mugs and tees, Colby chocolates, and books Mom’s like to read. Really. We asked them, and they said these were great. And did we mention the Mother’s Day cards? Moms like getting them a lot. Colby Bookstore  More

Posted May 5 at 3:08 pm
Posted By Barbara Shutt

Employment opportunity: Learning Assistants for SP 125 and 126!

Employment opportunity: Learning Assistants for SP 125 and 126!

Are you interested in constructing a better learning environment for students at Colby? Do you want to be a member of a teaching team to help develop active and inclusive strategies and activities for class? Do you want to become a better learner? Then being a Learning Assistant (LA) is for you! LAs in Spanish  More

Posted May 5 at 2:20 pm
Contact Taylor Methven
Posted By Taylor Methven

APPLY Waterville Seed Library Program Coordinator

APPLY Waterville Seed Library Program Coordinator

The Waterville Seed Library is seeking leadership for next academic year. This is a paid position in the Colby Office of Civic Engagement, with a commitment of 3-5 hours per week. The Waterville Seed Library was established in spring of 2021 as an additional free public resource offering through it’s home at the Waterville Public  More

Posted May 5 at 2:16 pm
Contact Please email kwstin21@colby.edu or eajabar@colby.edu with any questions
Posted By Elizabeth Jabar

Community Advisor Positions 2021-2022

Community Advisor Positions 2021-2022

The Office of Campus Life invites students interested in the Community Advisor (CA) position for 2021-2022 to still apply using our Interest Application Process. This process has been developed to promote and collect applications following the formal selection process (that occurred in February) in the event CA positions become available and need to be filled  More

Posted May 5 at 11:38 am
Contact Dan Cline/Campus Life
Phone 207-859-4287
Category Campus Updates
Posted By Daniel Cline