The Colgate community comes together each year to celebrate sustainability during 13 Days of Green. This Colgate tradition, with programs leading up to Earth Day, highlights local and global sustainability challenges and initiatives, and demonstrates what individuals can do to inspire change.
On March 25, as the academic quad filled with flags representing various queer identities, the annual week of Queerfest activities officially began. Events throughout the week destigmatized queer identities and educated allies, explored pleasure in a non-heteronormative way, and supported queer artists.
Rabbi Barry R. Baron, former command chaplain in the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, N.C., has been named associate university chaplain and campus rabbi at Colgate University, effective June 15.
At the heart of Haven, Colgate’s survivor-centric support center for sexual violence, is a survivor herself. Tracia Banuelos said her experience of being assaulted at a young age, and the resulting difficulty in finding services herself, ultimately led to a career path where she is responsible for something she always felt was lacking in her journey as a survivor. Support.
Through much deliberation, community feedback, and careful examination, Colgate is proud to announce its investment in several impactful carbon offset projects to mitigate remaining University emissions for air and automotive travel, and energy consumption related to buildings.
By 5 a.m., three of Colgate’s groundskeepers have already been plowing campus pathways and roads for an hour. They are part of a group of approximately 87 people (18 groundskeepers and 69 custodians) working to remove snow from campus after each snowfall so that students, faculty, and staff can get their days started on time.