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Kerschner Family Series Global Leaders at Colgate. Launched by Colgate’s Society of Families, this series allows the university to invite high-profile guests to campus.

Konosioni. Colgate’s senior honor society.

kudos. Takes a singular verb [His receiving that critic’s kudos is a rare occurrence.].