Kerry Gribbon ’07 honors John Palmer

This Torch Medal is given to John Palmer, Associate Professor and Chair of Educational Studies, by Kerry Gribbon ’07.

Torch Medals honor a Colgate faculty or staff member who made a meaningful impact on an alum during their time at Colgate. Alumni in the reunion classes of 2007 and 2012 are invited to give a Torch Medal, delivered virtually, to a present or past member of the faculty or staff. See more Torch Medals, and give yours here.


“Professor Palmer started out as my freshman advisor, but continued to be a great support throughout my time at Colgate! He helped me during difficult times and encouraged me during great times! I will always be thankful to Professor Palmer for the important role that he played! ”

— Kerry Gribbon ’07

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