Both the Department of German and the German Club sponsor extracurricular opportunities focused on German language and culture.
This student organization cultivates awareness of German culture and customs by hosting a variety of entertaining activities and events throughout the semester. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or at our website.
Foreign Language Program at Hamilton Central School
Colgate student coordinators and student volunteers, mentored by faculty advisers, design and teach German lessons to Hamilton Central School elementary students each semester as part of the Foreign Language Program at HCS, sponsored by the Keck Center for Language Study. Contact Nathan Conlon (email@example.com) for more information or to participate.
During Fall 2020, our regular in-person co-curricular events listed below will not take place, due to Covid-era restrictions. We will instead offer alternate virtual gatherings to speak German outside of class, including Kaffeestunde, game nights, and Netflix parties film screenings.
Wednesdays, 4:15–5:15 p.m.
Max Kade German Center, 115 Lawrence Hall
Germans traditionally have "Kaffee and Kuchen" in the afternoon. Join faculty and fellow students for a hot drink, cookies, cake — and the chance to speak German, play games, plan events, and more.
Table of Babel
Tuesdays, 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Frank Dining Hall
The Table of Babel gives you the opportunity to chat over lunch with students and faculty who are interested in German.