For Colgate community members worldwide, 2013 will mark the Year of ’13. The university will celebrate Colgate spirit and commemorate this once-in-a-century annum with events on the 13th of each month between September 2012 and December 2013.
– Alumni, students, and friends are finding "13" in very unique ways around the world!
Send your pictures to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
or use #project13
Year of '13: The Movie
to learn more about this exciting film opportunity!
Year of ’13 News
The Year of 2013 offers many ways for Colgate to celebrate its lucky number (the university was founded by 13 men with 13 dollars and 13 prayers). As part of our yearlong celebration, on the 13th of every month we will post a story or list pertaining to our lucky number.
May 13, 2013
13 alumni who made (or continue to make) a difference in the world – READ MORE
April 13, 2013
Hidden Colgate: A year of ’13 list – READ MORE
March 13, 2013
Top 13 stories help tell the tale of what has been happening at Colgate – READ MORE
February 13, 2013
From politicians to filmmakers: A retrospective of 13 fascinating guests at Colgate – READ MORE
January 13, 2013
13 cool (a.k.a. challenging) Colgate courses for the lucky Year of ’13 – READ MORE
Below is an excerpt from the 1913 Salmagundi yearbook; the poem is entitled "Thirteen".
"Not another Class of Thirteen
shall be seen within these walls
Till a hundred long years distant,
when her present sons have passed" READ ENTIRE POEM
Year of ’13 Events January 13
Colgate Athletics – "Skate with the Raiders" at Starr Rink at 4pm
Club of NYC – Year of ’13 Celebration
Club of Hartford – Colgate Resolutions Concert
Club of Fairfield County – Swinging ’Gates Concert
Men's Basketball – Colgate vs. Bucknell at 7pm - Lewisburg, PA
Women's Basketball – Colgate vs. Bucknell at 7pm - Hamilton - Cotterell Court
Great Minds – Jesus and Martin Luther King Jr. featuring Provost Doug Hicks
Presidential Tour – Palm Beach, Florida
Professor Adam Burnett discusses climatology on Long Island here
Women's Lacrosse – Colgate vs. Drexel at 4pm - Philadelphia, PA
Softball – Colgate vs. Stetson at 4pm - Deland, FL
Softball – Colgate vs. Bucknell at noon - Hamilton - Eaton Street Field Complex
Men's Tennis – Colgate vs. Army at noon - Verona, NY - Turning Stone
One week until the Class of 2013 graduates!
Presidential Tour – Houston, Texas