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Produce from university’s community garden available today at the Coop

By Kellyann Hayes '16 on October 21, 2013
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The Colgate Community Garden

The Colgate Community Garden

The leaves have changed and the weather is decidedly cooler, but one thing that is still the same is the many activities and events offered around campus and in the community! Check out some events that you won’t want to miss.

Did you get your daily serving of vegetables? Today (October 21) the Colgate community garden will host a farm stand in the O’Connor Campus Center. Harvested by Colgate students, these fresh and delicious vegetables are ripe and ready. So from 11 to 12:30, come support the local food movement. Stop by and stock up your mini-fridge!

On Tuesday evening at 7:30, Andrew Halliday ’91 will speak about financial wellness in the Ho Science Center. Halliday, president of Halliday Financial, will discuss the process of making investing decisions, the importance of personal investing, and what it all means for college students after graduation. Students of all class years and majors are encouraged to come gain a better understanding of maintaining personal finances. For more information, go here.

Have you written your resume yet? On Friday at 12:15, Colgate Career Services will host a resume-writing clinic in Persson Hall. Drop in to learn the basics of resume writing and how to best impress by highlighting your knowledge, skills, and experience. For more information on the workshop, go here.

Friday kicks off Colgate’s Family Weekend, one of the highlights of the fall! As parents and family members make their way to campus, a full weekend of events is ahead of them, starting with a lecture from the Hillary Rodham Clinton as a part of the Kerschner Family Series Global Lectures. Check out what else is in store here.

It’s a tough week to fit everything in, with the many events combined with all that Family Weekend has to offer. These are just a few of the many activities there are to take advantage of. To see all of your options this week, visit the Colgate calendar of events.

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