Morcom PHOTO: KATIE DOW ‘90Shelli Gay arrived on the Colby-Sawyercampus in October of 1994, and from thebeginning proved herself to be a valuablecolleague in the President’s Office.
AP – Those are just some of the people who stand in line for ahug from you when they come to our office, which is a signthat the depth of the emotion we have for the key relation-ships at this college is very unusual, and it is reciprocal. It’s also a place where you find some splendidcolleagues with whom to work. Wolf SPRING/SUMMER 2005 1On the Cover: Colby-Sawyer alumna Amanda Rucci ’01, director of the New England Handicapped Sports Association’s (NEHSA) adaptive skiprogram, guides the bi-ski sled of oneof the disabled skiers in her programdown Mt. PHOTO: JOHN QUACKENBOSDEPARTMENTSColby-Sawyer Matters . Usually, you think of loveas being something between two people, but this is a collegethat is capable of cultivating deep emotional and intellectualconnections.Hasseltine DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENTBeth Cahill DIRECTOR OF ALUMNI RELATIONSGaye La Casce DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONSKimberly Swick Slover COVER PHOTOGRAPHYJohn Quackenbos DESIGN AND PRODUCTIONPaxton Communications Concord, NHPRINTINGPenmor Lithographers Lewiston, MEADDRESS LETTERS AND SUBMITARTICLE IDEAS TO: David R. Thisresponsiveness is definitional of our style of leadership.Morcom Editor Publications Office Colby-Sawyer College541 Main Street New London, NH 03257Phone: (603) 526-3730E-mail: [email protected]© Copyright 2005 Colby-Sawyer College BOARD OF TRUSTEESAnne Winton Black ’73, ’75Chairman Philip H. We’vecontinually improved in this area, but how else has your jobchanged and how have you changed? The CES students used the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation grantto produce publications and other mate-rials to educate the community andenvironmental organiza-tions about the research,according to John Callewaert, director of thecollege’s Institute for Community and Environ-ment. The students workedvery hard this year and thegrant supported activities that will pro-vide a real and lasting benefit to thecommunity,” said Callewaert. The group also helda regional land conservation seminarand introduced “best practice” proposalsbased on the organizations’ and commu-nities’ needs. Todo it with all his favorite people around him was quite movingbecause his family may have known about his affiliation withthe college, but, perhaps, not how deep that relationship trulyis. For example, when we were dedicating Mercer Halland Bill Mercer was standing there with all his children, andeven though his wife, Ramona (Ramona Wells Mercer ’41), wasunable to join him, it was wonderful to be able to celebrate anincredible man who has been a great friend to this college. One of her morechallenging duties has been to manage the president’scalendar, which means coordinating more than1,500 appointments annually. As exec-utive assistant to the president, her myriad dutiesinclude coordinating major events, representing thepresident on leadership committees, and organizingand attending senior staff meetings, retreats andmeetings of the Board of Trustees.