Editor’s note: This post was written by Everett Egginton ’65, professor emeritus at New Mexico State University. Last January, I had the privilege and honor of accompanying eight talented Colgate pre-med students on a pivotal journey to Chihuahua, Mexico. We were accompanied by two close friends and former colleagues: Dr. Raul Favela, chair of the […]
Colgate students are taking lessons in the liberal arts outside the picturesque Chenango Valley — and in impressive numbers. The university has been ranked first among baccalaureate institutions for student participation in semester-long off-campus study opportunities. The rankings appeared in the annual Open Doors report, published by the Institute of International Education (IIE) with the […]
Colgate students have fanned out across the globe to apply their liberal arts know-how in a variety of real-world settings. They are writing back to campus to keep our community posted on their progress. This article was written by Mariam Nael ’18, a women’s studies major from Singapore, completing a student-initiated research fellowship with the university studies division. My […]
Together they will travel more than 500 miles, through forests, mountains, and desolate tundra. The entire forest, growing in a shallow layer of soil, sits on ice and frozen dirt that is tens of thousands of years old.
It was a Colgate Hello that could be heard around the world. On October 15, Colgate ushered in a new era of internationalism and officially celebrated the opening of the Center for International Programs (CIP). The center will serve as a hub for the university’s numerous global initiatives, conducted by faculty and students.
Anna Kosa ’14, an international relations major, is again using her Colgate education as a springboard for travel and career opportunities. She is currently working for the United Nations Development Program in Kathmandu, Nepal. You can read about her newest adventure on her blog.
The Institute of International Education (IIE) released its Open Doors 2014 data today, and Colgate has again risen on two important lists representing the number of students studying abroad. This news is most welcome as President Jeffrey Herbst and Provost and Dean of the Faculty Douglas Hicks have made study abroad one of several priorities related to globalizing Colgate.
When Colgate’s founders carved the Academic Quad out of a Chenango Valley forest, central New York was on the edge of the frontier. Today, Colgate is in the middle of everywhere, and a new series of gifts is powering the university’s commitment to international engagement, as envisioned in the 2014–2019 strategic plan. Ed ’62 and […]