The Colgate in Focus admission diversity open house drew 68 talented high school seniors, many from low-income, first-generation, or other traditionally underrepresented backgrounds. Alumnus Javier Calvo Mendoza ’12 delivered the keynote.
"I tell my students, 'Your story fits here. Now, take that story and connect it to the ways in which we think about educational theories.' I come into the classroom with mind, body, and soul. And I think students are attracted to that.”
Last semester, a group of students in Colgate’s Africana and Latin American Studies Program studied at the University of the West Indies at Mona, in Kingston, Jamaica, led by English professor Kezia Page.
Ask people who know Rêgine Cooper and they’ll tell you she is gregarious, driven, positive, and energetic. Ask the political science major and educational studies minor from Ft. Myers, Fla., about herself and she’ll say, “I constantly tell myself, ‘Be great.’”
Stephanie Wu '18 and research partner Rachel Geyer ’17, working with psychology professor Erin Cooley, have been researching individuals’ empathetic reactions to people of other races, and the factors that affected those reactions.
Colgate Scene feature: Many Countries, One Colgate. Four years ago, Colgate sent international students digital cameras to capture their experiences as they prepared to come to Colgate. As they graduated in May, the students reflect upon their time on the hill.