From the Colgate Scene: At an especially critical time in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, Teresa Delgado ’88 came to Colgate in the fall with a message of optimism for her people.
"I tell my students, 'Your story fits here. Now, take that story and connect it to the ways in which we think about educational theories.' I come into the classroom with mind, body, and soul. And I think students are attracted to that.”
Ask people who know Rêgine Cooper and they’ll tell you she is gregarious, driven, positive, and energetic. Ask the political science major and educational studies minor from Ft. Myers, Fla., about herself and she’ll say, “I constantly tell myself, ‘Be great.’”
Stephanie Wu '18 and research partner Rachel Geyer ’17, working with psychology professor Erin Cooley, have been researching individuals’ empathetic reactions to people of other races, and the factors that affected those reactions.