Acceptance Letters: Parents, college and letting go

Dan Collison

Hometown  —  Hanover, New Hampshire

Dan Collison is a physician. He enjoys teaching workshops on the humanities and medicine and on cultivating enjoyment and opportunity. Dan and his wife, Joan, are the parents of three adult children including Charlie '15 (Sociology) and Catherine '18 (Drama).

Cultivating Opportunities at Kenyon

By Dan Collison on April 25, 2017

A good college provides ample opportunities for young people to discover where and how they might fit in and contribute. Of course, part of the challenge is in taking the leap and seeing what works and what doesn’t — effort and struggle are an expected part of the game.