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  • Washington DC Mall with I have a Dream
    On Monday, the Colgate University community paused in its academic pursuits to hold the opening ceremony of its annual MLK Celebration in Memorial Chapel. This year, the celebration spans a two-week period from Jan. 21 to Feb. 1 and is built around the theme Thriving in the Current Times. In her opening remarks, LeAnna Rice, […]
    January 25, 2019
  • 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
  • Portrait of Courtney Young, Colgate's new University Librarian
    Courtney L. Young, head librarian and professor of women’s studies at Penn State University–Allegheny, has been named university librarian at Colgate and will take up her duties on July 1.
    May 9, 2018
  • Portrait of LeAnna Rice who has been appointed the new director of the ALANA Cultural Center
    LeAnna Rice, Campus Advisor for the JED Foundation and former Mental Health Counselor and Outreach Coordinator for SUNY Binghamton University, will be Colgate’s next director of the ALANA Cultural Center, effective June 18, 2018.
    May 3, 2018
  • Marta Perez-Carbonell at a blackboard that reads Short Fiction in Contemporary Spain
    Assistant Professor of Spanish Marta Perez-Carbonell shares a glimpse inside her contemporary Spanish fiction class in this new video. Students in Perez-Carbonell’s course craft their own short stories in Spanish, which are then collected in a small volume printed by Colgate’s Document Services shop. On the last day of class, students read their work out […]
    January 24, 2018
  • Stephanie Wu
    Growing up in Hong Kong, Stephanie Wu ‘18 hardly thought about race at all. When she came to the United States to study psychology at Colgate, she was in for a new experience. “My race was suddenly so salient,” Wu said. That profound shift in the way Wu experienced her racial identity has prompted her […]
    December 6, 2017