• A photo of Dan Benton and the 13 podcast logo
    The University’s largest-ever single donor shares why he gives to Colgate, as well as what inspires him about The Third-Century Plan and a related series of initiatives designed to bolster arts, creativity, and innovation, in this episode of 13. 
    March 1, 2021
  • Student walks to the front door of Benton Hall. The building is named after lead donor and alumnus Dan Benton '80.
    With a litany of thanks for the supporters, architects, designers, engineers, and staff who made it all possible, Colgate officially dedicated Benton Hall during a ceremony on September 28. The building was named after lead donor and alumnus Dan Benton '80.
    October 5, 2018
  • Benton Hall under construction, November 21, 2017
    Shiny copper roof flashing and grand white–mullioned windows signaled the buttoning-up of Benton Hall’s exterior just as early winter snowfalls began to blanket the campus. When it opens in July 2018, Benton Hall will stand as a best-in-class career center — and then some. It’s part of a current $60 million building investment to enhance the […]
    December 23, 2017
  • Colgate University community members came together last week to break ground on two facilities that will transform students’ experiences in two key areas: preparation for success after Colgate and athletics. In separate ceremonies held on Friday afternoon, students, faculty, staff, trustees, and other supporters turned shovels and applauded the creation of Benton Hall and the […]
    October 8, 2015