Student Clubs and Organizations

  • Good luck on your midterms was written in chalk in the quad, signed DORAK (the Do Random Acts of Kindness Club)
    “DoRAK exists to remind people that there is still good in the world, and it is actually quite easy to create,” Le said. “It does not cost anything to be kind, nor does it take a lot of effort. If you think about it, kindness is at the very foundation of human well-being. Sustainability is being kind to nature. Justice is being kind to others. Acceptance is being kind to yourself. Try to practice kindness in whichever way you can.”
    May 1, 2019
  • Colgate upper campus on fall mid-day as woman walks past blooming tree.
    The Colgate community kicked off its annual celebration of sustainability, 13 Days of Green, with games and opportunities to learn about sustainable initiatives, April 10, on the academic quad.
    April 12, 2019
  • Donovan's Pub sign with an autumn backdrop
    This year has seen some of Midnight Philosophy’s largest and liveliest attendance. People filter in and out over the course of the club’s hours-long debates, but the population is rarely smaller than a full-sized class.
    February 21, 2019
  • A new non-partisan initiative focused on increasing voter participation on campus has connected eager students with absentee ballots and registered many others in preparation for their first visit to the polls this November. The Colgate Vote Project was born as a collaboration between faculty, staff, and students to increase the number of students voting, either […]
    November 1, 2018
  • Woman presents science project to group of students
    Impulse is a term used in physics to describe a change in momentum, which is exactly what Jillian Belgrad ’17 and Hannah Bercovici ’17 thought the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) community at Colgate needed two years ago. They worked with Karen Harpp, professor of geology and peace and conflict studies, to form the […]
    October 4, 2018
  • On September 13, the Africana, Latin American, Asian American, and Native American (ALANA) Cultural Center hosted its annual ALANApalooza event. The celebration, welcoming students, faculty, and community members back to campus, featured local catering from Mr. Ed BBQ based in Sherburne, N.Y., student clubs and organizations encouraging new students to join, and music from one […]
    September 21, 2018
  • Colgate University lawn and trees
    Colgate’s 13 Days of Green celebration included panel discussions, a Locavore Dinner, a pop-up thrift shop, and a day of service.
    May 4, 2018