In this episode of 13, Colgate’s sustainability staff members talk biomass — the primary heat source for the University — and how burning locally sourced wood chips helped Colgate on its path to carbon neutrality.
A newly announced National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) round of grant funding will help one Colgate professor to develop and run a three-week, residential institute about abolitionism and the Underground Railroad for 25 middle- and high-school teachers.
Joseph Hernon, a military veteran, and firefighter with 10 years of emergency management experience will lead Colgate University’s emergency management operations after a nationwide search to fill the vacant role of associate vice president for campus safety, emergency management, and environmental health and safety.
A total of 17,540 students, from 50 states and 146 countries, applied for admission to the Colgate Class of 2025, and 913 enrolled in the class, which has an average GPA of 3.77 out of 4.0, up from 3.69 in 2020.
Two members of the Colgate Class of 2021, Jake Gómez and William “Paul” McAvoy, will share this year’s 1819 Award, which recognizes character, scholarship, and service to others, best exemplifying the Colgate spirit.
In this all-new episode of 13 Assistant Dean and Director of International Student Services Kerra Hunter talks about supporting Colgate’s international student population, which currently hails from 44 countries around the world, and the ways the University works to make their transition to studying in the United States as seamless as possible.