In May, Colgate community members traveled to Puerto Rico for a week devoted to hurricane relief. The group performed service work at Plenitud, a non-profit educational farm and learning center located in the mountains of western Puerto Rico near a town called Las Marias.
A new book exploring the history of Jewish Life at Colgate is now available, and the work is more than a 25th anniversary tribute to Colgate’s Saperstein Jewish Center. It is an academic effort based on painstaking archival research and extensive interviews conducted by six students.
The San Francisco Chronicle writes: It’s a documentarian’s job to depict reality and truth. But what if the reality itself is in question? That was the conundrum filmmaker Penny Lane — her real name — faced when putting together her found-footage documentary The Pain of Others.
Hanna Rodriguez-Farrar, vice president for public affairs and university relations at Dominican University of California, will join Colgate University as chief of staff to the president starting August 1.
Colgate’s newly enrolled Class of 2022, one of the university’s largest, shows students joining the community in increasing numbers from the midwest, the Southeast, and New York, compared to class statistics from four years earlier.