13 Bits of Colgate News

Summer 2022

Rep. Antonio Delgado ’99 has been appointed lieutenant governor of New York.


Antrell Tyson ’05 was chosen by President Biden as a regional director for the Department of Health and Human Services.


Professor Kyle Bass received the Onondaga Historical Association Medal Award, given to those who ensure history remains a vital part of our future.


The Tinder Swindler, executive produced by Eric Levy ’94, is Netflix’s most watched documentary

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The Good Life class, taught by Professor Rebecca Shiner (psychology), visited Iceland in May to explore human happiness, joy, and pleasure.


Siblings Jake ’16 and Caroline ’19 Danehy appeared on Good Morning America to discuss their Fair Harbor company, which sells sustainable bathing suits.

Illustration of swim trunks with a recycle symbol

An 88,000-square-foot, four-story, mixed-use development has been proposed for the village of Hamilton.


New York Times editor Elisabeth Goodridge ’97 will study travel writing relative to climate change as a 2023 Nieman fellow at Harvard.

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Colgate’s Longyear Museum partnered with the Oneida Indian Nation to create a story walk, with large outdoor reading stations based on the book The Legend of How the Bear Lost His Tail.


Flour & Salt Bakery, owned by Brendan ’09 and Britty Buonocore ’12 O’Connor, has relocated and expanded to Lebanon St., previously occupied by Rye Berry Café and the Barge.


2022 Balmuth awardees for teaching: Greg Fargo, women’s ice hockey coach; Engda Hagos, associate professor of biology; and Mahadevi Ramakrishnan, senior lecturer in French


Traditional dishes from Trinidad and Jamaica were prepared by students and faculty members during the Africana and Latin American Studies Caribbean Week.

Illustration of Jamaican food

The rapper T-Pain headlined Colgate’s 2022 Springfest (formerly called Spring Party Weekend), which took place for the first time since 2019.