Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Portland High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Portland High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing. (see more)
Colleges across the country are recognizing students from Portland High School for their on-campus success. Click any achievement to discover alumni from Portland High School, view their personalized Merit pages, and learn about what they are accomplishing.
Students were recently named to Colby's Dean's List for outstanding academic achievement during the fall semester of the 2017-18 academic year.
Coastal Carolina University Department of Music presented its 18th annual Choral and Holiday Concert recently at the First United Methodist Church of Conway. Directed by Timothy Koch, teaching associate in the Department of Music at CCU, students performed classic Christmas pieces as well as international pieces including Italian, Nigerian, French and Moravian carols.
Associate Professor of Environmental Studies Philip Nyhus has collaborated with students in two recently published papers. "Global patterns and trends in human-wildlife conflict compensation," coauthored with Jeremy Ravenelle '18, appears in the December 2017 issue ofA Conservation Biology, which is the flagship journal of the Society for Conservation Biology. The team "reviewed research on wildlife-damage compensation to determine geographic and taxonomic gaps, analyze patterns of positive and negative comments related to compensation, and assess the relative magnitude of global compensation payments."
Coastal Carolina University welcomes 2,373 first-time freshmen as its Class of 2021 for Fall 2017. Go, Chants!
The following local residents were among the 1,075 students who received their degrees in May as part of the Class of 2017
Internships are field experiences designed to provide a student learning opportunity under collaborative supervision between Colby-Sawyer College faculty, staff, and work site professionals. Internships offer the opportunity for students to enhance their academic programs with work experience related to career interests in all industry areas in national and international settings.
Wofford's Interim is a time for exploration and experiential learning away from the rigors of traditional academic courses for students and faculty alike. More than 150 students chose to participate in internships and research projects during Interim 2016.
The Charger Award for Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year is given to the student-athlete who has extraordinary athletic ability and has contributed the most to his team, the College and the world of sport. Presented at the annual Senior Award Banquet, the award recipient is determined by the Colby-Sawyer Athletic Advisory Council in recognition of his hard work, good judgment, understanding and determination.
Colby-Sawyer College's annual Diversity Week celebration was held Feb. 3-7. Each day during Diversity Week Colby-Sawyer community members gathered in the dining hall for the Get to Know Me CSC campaign. The campaign celebrated individuals across gender, nationality, racial and cultural lines.
The Sophomore Experience is a fast-paced, conference-style event to provide students with the information they need to develop a plan for their remaining two years at Wofford College. The emphasis is on understanding their strengths and choosing an appropriate major for their interests and passions, and on learning how to secure internships and other real-world experience that will help them prepare for their professional lives. 93 students participated in this year's Sophomore Experience.
In support of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, 50 Colby-Sawyer College students participated in "A Night Without a Dorm" on Friday evening, Nov. 15. Organized by the Sociology Club and Campus Activities Board, the 12-hour event raised awareness about homelessness while collecting donations for the Concord Cold Weather Shelter.