By 2022, it is projected that New York State will have a shortage of 10,000 teachers. To help address the deficit, two Colgate University professors have been tasked with building and enhancing the high school physics teacher education program.
Each summer, Colgate University students and alumni gather for an evening of celebration and connection, swapping stories while enjoying hors d’oeuvres. Called Colgate in Your City, this series of events takes place in cities like Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and the District of Columbia.
During the summer, Colgate students are applying their liberal arts know-how in a variety of real-world settings. Microbiology major Rebecca Gowen ’19, from Philadelphia, Pa., describes her summer research, conducted through the Beckman Scholars Program.