Colgate Seen

Autumn 2017

Alumni can be seen sporting their Colgate gear here, there, and everywhere around the globe. Send your sightings to scene@colgate.edu.

Claire, Jackie, Bill ’87, Billy ’17, Bill ’56, and Patricia Baxter.

Three Colgate generations celebrated commencement: (L to R) Claire, Jackie, Bill ’87, Billy ’17, Bill ’56, and Patricia Baxter.

Fitz De Smet ’92 and Price Roe ’93 at art gallery in Hanoi.

Fitz De Smet ’92 (left) and Price Roe ’93 bumped into each other in an art gallery in Hanoi, Vietnam, during Chinese New Year.

Robert Johnson delivered supplies to victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Robert Johnson ’94 (third from left) was part of a grassroots effort that delivered more than 250,000 pounds of supplies and people via private airplanes in support of Hurricane Harvey victims. Based in Dallas, Johnson flew multiple missions to the Houston and Gulf Coast area in coordination with the Salvation Army and other relief organizations. “As airplane owners, this is a great opportunity to try to use our passion to help others,” Johnson said in a National Business Aviation Association article. He is also a Colgate Alumni Council and Board of Trustees member.

Victoria Wilson, Jordan Sheiner, Michael Castor, and Nicole Barbuto on Peru's Inca Trail

Classmates from 2012 hiked Peru’s Inca Trail: (L to R) Victoria Wilson, Jordan Sheiner, Michael Castor, and Nicole Barbuto.

Scene class editors Kaori Nakamura DiChiara ’93 (left) and Crissy Singer Shropshire ’92

Scene class editors Kaori Nakamura DiChiara ’93 (left) and Crissy Singer Shropshire ’92 lunched at the Mount Kisco (N.Y.) Diner.

Peter Browning '01 and his dad, Peter '63

Peter Browning ’01 (left) and his dad, Peter ’63, at the end of their 200-mile trek through the Canadian Rockies from Banff to Jasper.

Gary Bletsch ’80 and Jim McCoy ’82 at Mongolia’s Flaming Cliffs

Gary Bletsch ’80 (left) and Jim McCoy ’82 at Mongolia’s Flaming Cliffs (where Roy Chapman Andrews found the first dinosaur eggs in 1923 — one of which resides at Colgate). Bletsch and McCoy have gone on several international birding trips together since meeting through an online ornithology forum in 1999.

Corinne Wickel ’84 and her daughter, Lauren, at the Grand Canyon.

Corinne Wickel ’84 and her daughter, Lauren, celebrated their June birthdays (which are a day apart) in a “grand” way at the Grand Canyon.

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