Alumni, parents, and friends streamed into the Village of Hamilton by the thousands on Friday, Sept. 21, joining the campus community for Colgate’s three-day Bicentennial Kickoff Celebration. They were greeted by banners hailing Colgate at 200 Years and a calendar packed with special events.
Colgate University has named Paul B. Mischler, currently deputy chief advancement officer at the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Medicine, as vice president for advancement at Colgate University. He will take up his new post on November 5.
Colgate students will now have the opportunity to apply for special 10-week paid summer internships with major companies located in Germany, thanks to the university’s new membership in the German American Exchange (GAE).
Looking back on another successful fiscal year, the campus community is honoring the generosity of alumni, parents, and friends. Overall giving to Colgate rose nearly 10 percent to $35.1 million between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018.
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.
Today, members of the Class of 2018 received the degrees that they worked so hard to attain. Honored guests and familiar friends, rising to congratulate them, made clear that these graduates are taking their liberal arts education into a world of change.
On April 25, Colgate University’s Clifford Art Gallery celebrated the opening of The Hill Envisioned: What Might Have Been — What Might Yet Be. The exhibition is an exploration of the development of Colgate’s distinctive campus throughout the last 200 years.