Campus Life

  • Colgate Vote Project icon
    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.
    October 8, 2020
  • Professor Holm works at a wastewater collection site on campus.
    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. 
    September 24, 2020
  • Deo Ac Veritati inscribed on stone shield
    Esther Rosbrook, assistant director of Colgate University’s ALANA Cultural Center, will assume the director position on June 1. She is currently serving as the center’s assistant director.
    May 15, 2020
  • Ben Sharff '20 is one of the founders of 6FTCloser
    In our new normal, Ben Sharf is wrapping up his senior thesis for his final year at Colgate through distance learning in quarantine, in addition to building the nonprofit organization 6FTCloser.
    April 17, 2020
  • Two staff members carry basket of meals to vans for delivery
    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. 
    April 8, 2020