Colgate University celebrated its 196th commencement with the Class of 2017, Sunday, May 21. Nationally renowned poet Claudia Rankine delivered the keynote address at the Sanford Field House.
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Construction of a dynamic new home for career support, Benton Hall, is now underway, and work on two new residence halls will soon begin this year as part of an overall effort to continue steadfast support of residential living and learning on campus.
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It's that time of year when the tents are raised and our extended family of alumni and friends are welcomed back to the hill for a weekend of recalling fond memories and making new ones. Share your experience #gatereunion.
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With an NCAA Graduation Success Rate of 98%, Colgate Division I student-athletes are champions in the classroom and in competition.
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited campus Friday, March 24, as part of the Kerschner Family Series Global Leaders at Colgate. While on campus, Biden met with students and spoke to the community in the Sanford Field House. The recorded event can be viewed here.
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A distinction since 1928, Colgate's core curriculum brings students and faculty together through intellectual exploration of fundamental works and ideas.
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At Colgate, we live the liberal arts. With more than 90 percent of students living on campus, it's easy to forge lifelong personal connections in our tight-knit community.
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Colgate extends its warmest congratulations to Peter Balakian, Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor in Humanities, Professor of English; Director of Creative Writing, winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, for Ozone Journal.
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Students have many ways to extend their course work and research beyond the classroom. These opportunities often result in co-authored academic papers and presentations as national conferences.
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Colgate meets 100% of the demonstrated need of all admitted students. The average debt of a Colgate graduate is $16,000, far below the national average of $28,400.
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At Colgate, we consider the success of our alumni, young and old, to be one of our most prominent distinctions. Alumni from the Department of the Classics recently returned to campus to talk about how their majors have propelled them to success in both law school and in their legal careers.
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MariaDorin Shayo ’17 (presenting her research), earned funding from the Lampert Institute for Civic and Global Affairs to study traditional medicine in Tanzania for her senior thesis. It's just one example of financial resources made available to Colgate students for academic research, career exploration and development, and more.
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Members of the Colgate community officially welcomed Brian W. Casey as the university's 17th president in the historic Memorial Chapel, Friday, September 30. The excitement continued with Homecoming Weekend and the dedication of the new Class of 1965 Arena.
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The spring Colgate Scene features:
Considered the founder of Mesoamerican archaeoastronomy, retired Professor Tony Aveni recalls his Colgate years. Two alumni challenge FDA guidelines that could impact breast cancer patients. A scroll brought back from India serves as a discussion point across campus.
Colgate is ranked number one among baccalaureate institutions for student participation in semester-long off-campus study opportunities, according to the newest Open Doors report by the Institute of International Education (IIE) with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
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Only a community of students, faculty, and staff working together can ensure that Colgate reaches its goal of carbon neutrality by 2019.
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Nationally-recognized Career Services support, coupled with steadfast alumni involvement, helps Colgate students enter the workforce with confidence and poise, ready for careers of their choosing.
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Learning inside and outside the classroom is enhanced by the embrace of diverse opinions, religions, and cultures. At Colgate, students live, learn, and grow. Together.
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Thought Into Action Colgate Entrepreneurs helps students in the creation of for-profit and not-for-profit ventures through the power of alumni mentorship and the strength of a liberal arts education.
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Incoming first-year students have the opportunity to participate in a number of pre-orientation programs. Eight dynamic offerings are now available for enrolled students to join.
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With more than 200 clubs and student organizations, there’s always something to do on campus, and there’s support to help build new organizations should you have a new idea in mind. Last semester, the African Student Union organized a fashion show featuring designers from New York City.
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On campus, students work side by side with their peers and award-winning professors to explore the world through interdisciplinary study. Colgate is alive with research, excitement, and possibility. Schedule a visit and see for yourself.
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Colgate faculty members are renowned for their work with students in the classroom, and for their dedication to scholarly exploration.
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