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Alfond  spearheads Maine student debt solution

Alfond spearheads Maine student debt solution

The efforts of Colby and the Alfond Foundation to revive Waterville extended their boundaries on Tuesday, with the foundation announcing it would pay off some or all of the college loans of anyone who moves to Maine or stays in Maine after graduation to work in the field of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). In a lunchtime ceremony downtown […]

Board of Trustees Winter meeting

On Tuesday, February 14, President of the College David A. Greene sent an email to students and faculty outlining the findings of the winter Board of Trustees Meeting which took place in Boston. Greene highlighted the recently announced $100M gift by Peter and Paula Lunder that will go towards further strengthening the Colby College Museum of Art as well as […]

by Grant Alenson· · 0 comments · News
Planning Board decides downtown properties

Planning Board decides downtown properties

The downtown Waterville revitalization project is progressing as the College continues with its extensive planning. This past Monday, the Waterville Planning Board discussed Colby’s plan for the downtown student apartment complex. The apartment complex will be located on part of the Waterville Concourse parking lot. The meeting covered the size of the complex, how many people are projected to be […]

by Hannah Dineen· · 0 comments · Local

Colby hires Paul Ureneck as director of commercial real estate

Colby hires Paul Ureneck as the College’s Director of Commercial Real Estate.

Embrace social class awareness week

Embrace social class awareness week

Social Class Awareness Week is a week that Colby has held for the past 10 years. This year, the focus is on the downtown revitalization project being led by President Greene. This project branches out into three focused areas. One aspect of the revitalization project that ED322 focused on is the dormitory that is being built downtown, another being the […]

by ED322, 2016 Class· · 0 comments · Opinion
Purchase of Waterville concourse approved

Purchase of Waterville concourse approved

In recent months, Colby has been planning its role in the revitalization of Waterville, particularly the building of a new dormitory in downtown’s Concourse for 150 students, staff and faculty. Last Tuesday, these plans became a reality when the Waterville city council voted 6-0 to approve the purchase of the .77 acre site on The Concourse for $300,000. Several local […]

by Adelaide Bullock· · 0 comments · Local
New role announced for Dean Terhune

New role announced for Dean Terhune

In an email sent to students on February 10 by President David A. Greene, it was announced that this spring Jim Terhune will conclude his tenth year as Colby’s Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at the end of this academic year. In that role, Terhune has overseen  the staff, departments, and programs that comprise the Division […]

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DePre Family Capitalizes on Colby Connection, Invests in Waterville

DePre Family Capitalizes on Colby Connection, Invests in Waterville

On December 9 2015, President David A. Greene officially announced his plans for an economic developmental project that would revitalize downtown Waterville. Partnering with Collaborative Consulting, Greene promised that the project will bring 200 high quality jobs to support individuals and families under a new economic model. Furthermore, the Colby community will be able utilize the internships and professional opportunities […]

by Jamie Schwartz· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Local
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Waterville revitalization highlights Colby/Thomas relations

Written by Kiernan Somers and Peg Schreiner On October 8, Laurie Lachance, President of Thomas College, and David A. Greene, President of Colby College, spoke together at a Business Breakfast Series event hosted by the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce. At the event, the two discussed both colleges’ plans for investing in downtown Waterville and how each school would continue to […]

by Kiernan Somers· · 0 comments · Editor Pick News, Featured, News
BREAKING: College purchases fourth property downtown

BREAKING: College purchases fourth property downtown

The College has recently purchased its fourth building in Waterville.