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  • James Allen Smith stands among archive stacks
    Historian James Allen Smith, Class of 1970, has drawn upon Colgate’s rich archival records to tell the moving, vivid, and inspiring story of its founding, its development over time, and its bonds with the village of Hamilton, the region of central New York, and the nation.
    May 29, 2019
  • Christopher Koelsch speaking with panelists
    In the panel discussion “Leading in the Arts,” a group of professionals representing a variety of fields discussed the meaning of leadership in the arts, how they consider their audience and the larger public, and their responsibilities as far as representation. Lynn Schwarzer, professor of art and art history and film and media studies, moderated.
    April 11, 2019
  • Young Colgate alumni (Classes of 2009–2018) in six cities celebrated their alma mater’s 200th year at “Bicentennial Birthday Parties” in six U.S. cities on December 6, 2018. Their special birthday present to alma mater was gifts to benefit financial aid, matched by alumni challengers in each city.
    December 27, 2018
  • Nikki Giovanni headshot
    Colgate University will honor Martin Luther King Jr. during a two-week celebration, January 21–February 3, 2019. The commemoration is sponsored by the ALANA Cultural Center and the Bicentennial committee. Acclaimed author Nikki Giovanni will deliver the keynote address on January 31 at 7 p.m. in Love Auditorium. A full list of additional events can be […]
    December 19, 2018
  • In the months since Colgate officially kicked off its Bicentennial celebration, the University has played host to more than 70 events on and off campus, and there is still much more to come.
    December 13, 2018
  • Julia Marchetti ’18 and Erin Burke ’18
    Colgate is home to a vast collection of natural history specimens. These specimens have been used extensively in teaching throughout the last 150 years, beginning in 1868 with their arrival in the luggage of Albert Bickmore, former professor of zoology and geology. Bickmore, who later founded the American Museum of Natural History in New York […]
    October 4, 2018
  • Colgate Lucky 13, in gold for the university's Bicentennial
    Happy Colgate Day. As you read this, the international Colgate community is celebrating by wearing maroon, attending events, and touching base with friends from their days on the hill. There won’t be another Colgate Day for 14 months, but there will be no shortage of excitement in the coming year. The university’s formal celebration of […]
    July 13, 2018