A few weeks ago, Keenan Boscoe ’18 was putting together a peanut butter and jelly sandwich in Dana when he noticed a group of men in suits observing the dining hall, watching as students circulated between the salad bar, Simple Servings Station, and pasta station. One of the men introduced himself, explaining that he and his colleagues were representatives of […]
We urge you to vote for the most qualified diplomat, leader, and candidate in recent memory On Sunday, March 6, Mainers have the opportunity to throw their support behind candidates in the Maine Caucus. We urge all Colby students to cast a ballot in favor of the most qualified Presidential candidate in modern history: Hillary Rodham Clinton. Today, […]
President Greene’s State of the College address was delivered confidently, succinctly, and to great reception. In essence, it seemed to be a proud reflection on his presidency thus far at Colby. But, just moments prior, his administration took a step that greatly undermined that image: they censored the Echo. Even worse, our own newspaper took no initiative to stand up […]
On February 11, the Student Government Association (SGA), in conjunction with the President’s of- fice, hosted the State of the College Address; an open forum intended to help inform the community on overarching goals, missions, and plans for the College. In front of a large student audience, Student Body President, Michael Loginoff ’16, and Vice-President Brittany Chin ’16, began the […]
On January 27, the Colby community received an Official Notice that the College will be re-evaluating its dining service management contract with Sodexo, which is set to expire this year. The email came jointly from Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students James Terhune and Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer Doug Terp, who wrote, “as […]
As part of the ongoing revitalization of downtown Waterville, the College is seeking to purchase a current parking lot in order to construct a multi-use facility comprised of a dormitory and retail space. The lot is located on the same intersection as two of the buildings the College purchased in late 2015. President of the College David A. Greene has expressed his desire to have a boutique hotel, student dorms, and faculty living space on Main Street or in the downtown Waterville area.
On December 9, President of the College David A. Greene announced that Collaborative Consulting, an innovative IT consulting firm, is opening a business and delivery center in Waterville that will create 200 high-quality jobs over the next three to four years. According to an official press release, the facility will be known as the Collaborative Waterville and the facility will […]