Historically, young adults have the lowest rate of voter turnout of all groups. In 2016, only 48% of Colgate students voted. The Colgate Vote Project — a student volunteer organization — hopes to change that.
One of the facets of Colgate University’s strategy to detect signs of SARS-CoV2 on campus is the broad use of wastewater testing to find any early indications of spreading coronavirus. The plan received national attention, with news outlets like CBS mentioning the effort as a stand out among many of the college reopening plans across the country.
Students from more than 70 student groups have joined together to form a super-organization, the Colgate Student Coalition, to raise bail funds for individuals arrested as part of protests that have swept the nation in the wake of George Floyd’s death.
Colgate Director of Student Health Services Dr. Merrill Miller and Dr. Ellen Larson talk about how the University has worked to keep the community healthy amid a global Coronavirus pandemic on the newest episode of 13.
As Colgate Dining Services shifted to meal deliveries for nearly 300 students living on campus last week, more than three dozen University staff have stepped up to help with the effort to provide for this community.