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.
In the early, wintery weeks of 2018, Adams and geology major Monica Dimas ’19 (Los Angeles, Calif.) traveled together on a research expedition to Tanzania. There, they planted a seismometer to capture data that describe the moving and shaking around “the mountain of the gods,” Ol Doinyo Lengai.
LeAnna Rice, Campus Advisor for the JED Foundation and former Mental Health Counselor and Outreach Coordinator for SUNY Binghamton University, will be Colgate’s next director of the ALANA Cultural Center, effective June 18, 2018.
In a letter to the campus community, President Brian W. Casey announced that Vice President and Director of Athletics Victoria Chun ’91, MA’94 has been named director of athletics at Yale University, effective July 1, 2018.
Maria del Carmen Flores-Mills, J.D., the senior associate dean of the college at Franklin & Marshall College and former associate dean at Princeton University, has been named as the dean of students at Colgate University, effective June 4, 2018.
The New York Times writes about internship support for students in need, speaking with Michael Sciola, associate vice president of institutional advancement and career initiatives. “Our overall goal is to empower our students to explore their interests with practical immersive experiences,” he said, “without the limitation of financial barriers.”