Don Russell ’48 credits his admission to Bowdoin to the fact that so few young men were left at home at the height of World War II.
For more than a century and a half, Bowdoin has created opportunities for my family. I was the fourth of five generations to attend Bowdoin, beginning with my great-grandfather on my mother’s side, Isaac Metcalf, Class of 1847.
As I reflect on the last 50 years, I realize that my acceptance to Bowdoin and my education there were defining moments of my life.
Ted ’65 and Janice Strauss have a strong conviction that there is probably no better use of money than providing an excellent educational opportunity for someone who otherwise would not be able to afford it.
William H. Hazen ’52 didn’t leave Bowdoin behind when he left campus in 1952. Rather, the College became an integral part of the lives of Bill, his wife Judy, and their family for the next fifty years.