• On Saturday, April 2, members of the Colgate community officially celebrated the naming of the university’s first residential commons for Diane Ciccone ’74. Hailing from Skaneateles and Bridgewater, N.Y., Ciccone was one of 13 women of color to enter Colgate University in 1970 — the university’s first year of coeducation. She began her 40-year legal […]
    April 8, 2016
  • Abandoned study spaces at Case Library
    Stress, sleep deprivation, and constant pressure can be a drain on even the most hardworking college student’s motivation. Last November, members of the first-year seminar (FSEM) Willpower: The Science of Self Control, studied ways in which students can manage their workload — and its fallout — by finding ways to motivate themselves. Then, they gave […]
    March 1, 2016
  • Students hold up a sign reading "Welcome to the Ciccone Commons"
    Colgate’s inaugural residential commons, which opened its doors on Arrival Day 2015, will be named for Diane Ciccone ’74, P’10. Commons residents made the choice by popular vote after reviewing a slate of important names in Colgate’s history. “I am humbled and honored with the naming of Ciccone Commons,” Ciccone said. “It not only recognizes […]
    November 12, 2015