Students, faculty members, and alumni of geology at Colgate can stay in touch with happenings in the department and with each other through this page.

Colgate Geology Student Awards - 2020

We are happy to announce this year's recipients of our departmental awards:

Award Winner
Norma Vergo Prize Mary Hurtgen ’20
Award for Excellence Emily Weaver ’20
Robert M. Linsley Prize Rachel Meyne ’21
Kevin Williams Memorial Fellowships Celia Meyer ’22 & Jeri Stoller ’22

Image Galleries

Students in the department interact with faculty members outside of the classrooms and labs as well. Through department-organized gatherings and field trips, and "CUGS" - the Colgate University Geological Society (student club), they develop a true sense of community. 

View image galleries from department activities. 

Alumni News

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To send updates for the next newsletter or to request a copy of an old newsletter, contact: Jodi McNamara

Students, faculty members, and alumni celebrated the life and teaching career of late geology professor Bruce Selleck with a service at Memorial Chapel followed by a reception at the Colgate Inn.
Students, faculty members, and alumni celebrated the life and teaching career of late geology professor Bruce Selleck with a service at Memorial Chapel followed by a reception at the Colgate Inn.

Tributes from Geology Alumni 1961-2017

In 2019, Jon Powell '74 asked geology alumni to share their thoughts about the lasting impacts of the geology department and faculty on them, to create a booklet of testimonials, which he presented to Jim McLelland (the Chief) in December of that year.

View the Testimonial Booklet

CU ExxonMobile Alumni
Colgate Geology alums gathered for lunch on ExxonMobil's campus north of Houston (L to Rt: Jay Barr '04, Heide Mairs '82, Jeffrey Palmer '80, Susannah Boote '13, Pamela Tiezzi Darwin '81, Barry Caspar '84, Robert Ylagan '90).

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