In an election year with historic voter turnout, Colgate University organizations mobilized to help register new voters, encourage students to vote in Madison County, and create easy access to polling sites.
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.
Following annual tradition, the Max A. Shacknai Center for Volunteerism, Outreach, and Education (COVE) organized a 9/11 Afternoon of Service. On Friday, Sept. 6, more than 70 student volunteers worked with eight nonprofits in Hamilton and neighboring towns to help local farms, promote environmental conservation, maintain trails, and preserve the Chenango Canal among other activities.
On Monday, the Colgate University community paused in its academic pursuits to hold the opening ceremony of its annual MLK Celebration in Memorial Chapel. This year, the celebration spans a two-week period from Jan. 21 to Feb. 1 and is built around the theme Thriving in the Current Times. In her opening remarks, LeAnna Rice, […]