Home- Campus Life- Volunteerism- Max A. Shacknai COVE- About- Mission and Goals COVE Mission and Goals The ultimate mission of the COVE is to train students to consider the root causes of, and issues surrounding community needs, and to develop the skills and strategies that catalyze real and lasting change. Our Goals The COVE is a professionally staffed organization on campus to support student volunteer organizations, service-learning classes, internship programs, residential life initiatives, social-change efforts, and change-oriented career counseling. Our Two Driving Challenges To create healthy communities that meet the multiple needs of all people. To create an active body of citizen community builders. Campus Life Housing Options Campus Dining The Arts on Campus Clubs and Organizations Sports and Recreation Volunteerism Max A. Shacknai COVE How to Get Involved News and Events Programs About Mission and Goals Guiding Questions Where We Work Staff Upstate Institute Religious Life Fraternities and Sororities ALANA Cultural Center LGBTQ Life Career Services for Students Class of 2017 Colgate Bookstore RELATED LINKS Intellectual Engagement INTELLECTUAL ENGAGEMENT Collaborative research by highly regarded faculty is a Colgate trademark. Off-Campus Study OFF-CAMPUS STUDY Colgate has one of the most robust off-campus study programs in the country. Career Services CAREER SERVICES Staff members and dedicated alumni play a key role in students' career exploration. Lucky 13 LUCKY 13 Find out why 13 is the most popular number on campus.