With the receipt of a $20 million gift toward the Colgate Commitment from John K. Hoyns ’76, Colgate University has raised more than half of the $1 billion goal set for the Campaign for the Third Century.
This year, Colgate’s annual MLK Celebration will run from Jan. 23 through Jan. 29, 2023.
The opening ceremony, featuring student speaker Kwabena Owusu Ansah ’24 and performances by the Colgate Resolutions and Safety Forth, will be held at 4:30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 23, in Memorial Chapel and will stream live.
More than 110 aspiring and published authors — alumni, parents, students, employees, local residents, and visitors from across the country — were on campus in June for the 27th annual Colgate Writers Conference. The event was spearheaded by Associate Professor of English Jennifer Brice, with assistance from four undergraduate Creative Fellows.
The new Spear House parking lot may look mostly the same as before, but massive stormwater storage chambers and other improvements make this project a substantial investment in sustainable infrastructure at Colgate.
Barry R. Baron, associate university chaplain and campus rabbi, will serve as university chaplain, beginning his three-year term on July 1. He will succeed Protestant Campus Minister Corey MacPherson, who has served as university chaplain since 2017.