13 Bits of Colgate News

Autumn 2019

Professors Matthew Miller and Mahadevi Ramakrishnan led a group of 16 students through the TriRhena region (the border triangle of France, Germany, and Switzerland) last May to help them understand the area’s microcultures. 

illustration of the TriRhena region with magnifying glass
Illustrations by Toby Triumph

To support a student population that is aware of the importance of mental health, the Counseling and Psychological Services center offers 10–12 group therapy sessions a week.


Football has four new captains: Aidan Gaertner ’20, Cam Rohr ’20, Jovaun Woolford ’20, and Grant Breneman ’21.


This fall, Under Armour became the official outfitter for all 25 varsity sports.


Spill something juicy at Soul Bowl, a new açaí café on Lebanon Street.


A sampling of student summer internships: the New York Lizards, the U.S. District Attorney’s Office, and the NYC Ballet.

Illustration of ballet dancer

Colgate’s Writers’ Conference in June featured workshops such as Seeing the Forest and the Trees: A YA Workshop with Amy Rose Capetta.


Students can now enjoy a cup of yogurt between classes at the new Chobani at the Hieber Café.

Illustration of Acai Bowl

Madison County’s Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) program has expanded its services to provide 24/7 care, offering students and county residents more access.


Math professor Will Cipolli received a grant to study “how radicalization became the dominant framework for understanding terrorism.”


In July, Colgate unveiled a redesigned website at colgate.edu.

illustration of computer with Colgate C

Professor DeWitt Godfrey spent the summer building three new sculptures at the Paul J. Schupf Studio Arts Center with Jesse Allen ’19 and other colleagues. He’ll install the pieces at parks next year. 


Michèle Alexandre ’96 became the first African American dean of Stetson University College of Law in June.