The Keck Center in Lawrence Hall is a high-tech space for the exploration of language and culture, promoting global perspectives in education.
The center's robust technology and study space support our commitment as a university to broaden students' perspectives. The center creates opportunities for students to explore diverse ways of thinking through both academic study and immersion in new languages and cultures.
Departments and Programs of Interest
The Keck Center is open to all students on campus, but is utilized most significantly in the curricula of the following departments and programs:
Keck Center Staff
Each year Colgate hosts foreign language interns from eight different countries. With offices in the Keck Center, students are invited to develop their conversational language skills by speaking with these native speakers.
Their office is located in 17A2 Lawrence Hall.
Office Hours: Tuesday 9-10:30 a.m., Wednesday 4:30-6 p.m., and by appointment.
Office Hours: Tuesday 2-4 p.m. and Thursday 2-4 p.m.
Office Hours: Monday 4:10-5:10 p.m. and Wednesday 4:10-5:10 p.m.
Lucia Garana Manchon
Office Hours: Wednesday 4-7 p.m., Thursday 4-7 p.m. and by appointment.
Office Hours: Monday 4-5:30 p.m. and Tuesday 9-11:30 a.m.
Office Hours: Tuesday 2-5 p.m., Wednesday 2-5 p.m., Thursday 3-5 p.m. and by appointment.
Office Hours: By appointment.
Office Hours: Monday 3:30-4:30 p.m., Wednesday 8:15-9:15 a.m., Friday 1:30-2:30 p.m. and by appointment.
Student Language Ambassadors
- Brianna Botello '25
- Diego Abanto Ibarguen '23
- Bryan Pham '25