Rebecca Downing

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  • Group photo of Partners in Madison County’s Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program at a press conference on August 6, 2019 at Oneida Healthcare
    Madison County’s Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program, of which Colgate University is a partner, has expanded to provide services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year countywide, with options in where to obtain care.
    August 9, 2019
  • James Allen Smith stands among archive stacks
    Historian James Allen Smith, Class of 1970, has drawn upon Colgate’s rich archival records to tell the moving, vivid, and inspiring story of its founding, its development over time, and its bonds with the village of Hamilton, the region of central New York, and the nation.
    May 29, 2019
  • Portrait of Mike Herling
    Colgate University’s Board of Trustees has announced its new leadership team and welcomes eight new members, effective May 4, 2019. As previously announced, Michael J. Herling ’79, P’08’09’12, assumes the role of board chair; joining him are vice chairs Gus P. Coldebella ’91 and Jeanne Follansbee ’78, P’08.
    May 6, 2019
  • Christopher Koelsch speaking with panelists
    In the panel discussion “Leading in the Arts,” a group of professionals representing a variety of fields discussed the meaning of leadership in the arts, how they consider their audience and the larger public, and their responsibilities as far as representation. Lynn Schwarzer, professor of art and art history and film and media studies, moderated.
    April 11, 2019
  • Young Colgate alumni (Classes of 2009–2018) in six cities celebrated their alma mater’s 200th year at “Bicentennial Birthday Parties” in six U.S. cities on December 6, 2018. Their special birthday present to alma mater was gifts to benefit financial aid, matched by alumni challengers in each city.
    December 27, 2018
  • Benton Hall under construction, November 21, 2017
    Shiny copper roof flashing and grand white–mullioned windows signaled the buttoning-up of Benton Hall’s exterior just as early winter snowfalls began to blanket the campus. When it opens in July 2018, Benton Hall will stand as a best-in-class career center — and then some. It’s part of a current $60 million building investment to enhance the […]
    December 23, 2017
  • Architect's sketch of Benton Hall
    This spring, Colgate University is beginning new construction designed to enhance the student experience in two key areas: the residential living-learning environment and career development. “Our buildings play a significant role in how students live and learn at Colgate,” said President Brian W. Casey. “These magnificent new additions will contribute greatly to the ways in […]
    February 3, 2017