Alumni and friends of the Colgate community came to campus to share their global health care experiences with students on Oct. 20 and 21 during the semi-annual Michael J. Wolk ’60 MD Conference on Medical Education.
The New York Times writes about internship support for students in need, speaking with Michael Sciola, associate vice president of institutional advancement and career initiatives. “Our overall goal is to empower our students to explore their interests with practical immersive experiences,” he said, “without the limitation of financial barriers.”
This summer, I worked for the Home Base Program through Massachusetts General Hospital and the Red Sox Foundation. Home Base provides clinical care and support services to veterans of post-9/11 conflicts.
Since 2011, John Levisay ’89 has been crafting the perfect online learning experience with his start-up called Craftsy, which offers classes ranging from quilting to jewelry making to photography. On May 11, it was announced that NBCUniversal is acquiring majority ownership of Craftsy. Levisay will continue in a leadership role, reporting to NBCU Cable’s president of strategy and commercial growth.
Amanda Liberman ’17, of Reading, Mass., has received Colgate’s 1819 Award, given annually to a student whose character, scholarship, sportsmanship, and service to others best exemplify the university’s spirit and the value of a liberal arts education.