Events

May 28 - June 3, 2017

Sunday, May 28

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati:  Pursuing The Classics at Colgate

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati: Pursuing The Classics at Colgate Ongoing exhibition curated by Colgate Students. Free and open to the...

Quaker Meeting at Chapel House

Join Friends from Colgate and the surrounding Hamilton community on Sundays at 11 a.m. in Chapel House for Quaker Meeting. We gather weekly and sit quietly...

Boathouse Open Hours

Weather permitting, Glendening Boathouse will be open for boating. Please note: No swimming is permitted at any time. Available watercraft include: canoes,...

Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World

The Longyear Museum of Anthropology announces the opening of a new student-curated exhibition, Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World, on...

Monday, May 29

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati:  Pursuing The Classics at Colgate

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati: Pursuing The Classics at Colgate Ongoing exhibition curated by Colgate Students. Free and open to the...

Tuesday, May 30

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati:  Pursuing The Classics at Colgate

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati: Pursuing The Classics at Colgate Ongoing exhibition curated by Colgate Students. Free and open to the...

Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World

The Longyear Museum of Anthropology announces the opening of a new student-curated exhibition, Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World, on...

Wednesday, May 31

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati:  Pursuing The Classics at Colgate

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati: Pursuing The Classics at Colgate Ongoing exhibition curated by Colgate Students. Free and open to the...

Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World

The Longyear Museum of Anthropology announces the opening of a new student-curated exhibition, Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World, on...

Boathouse Open Hours

Weather permitting, Glendening Boathouse will be open for boating. Please note: No swimming is permitted at any time. Available watercraft include: canoes,...

Thursday, June 1

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati:  Pursuing The Classics at Colgate

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati: Pursuing The Classics at Colgate Ongoing exhibition curated by Colgate Students. Free and open to the...

Colgate Alumni Collect Exhibition

Colgate Alumni Collect features diverse art works from the collections of four alumni who have acquired art from all corners of the globe throughout their...

Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World

The Longyear Museum of Anthropology announces the opening of a new student-curated exhibition, Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World, on...

Longyear Museum of Anthropology Exhibition: Earth to Fire

The Longyear Museum of Anthropology announces the opening of a new student-curated exhibition, Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World, on...

Early-bird Cocktails/Dinners

Attendees can informally meet and treat themselves to cocktails and/ or dinner in and around Hamilton. Families and friends welcome too! (Please note that...

June 1, 2017 5:30pm
Class of 1967 Golden Anniversary Dinner

Immediately following the Class of 1967 reception, for class members and their guests.

Friday, June 2

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati:  Pursuing The Classics at Colgate

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati: Pursuing The Classics at Colgate Ongoing exhibition curated by Colgate Students. Free and open to the...

Colgate University Men's Rowing at  IRA National Championship

Colgate University Men's Rowing at IRA National Championship http://gocolgateraiders.com/calendar.aspx?id=6460

Managing Colgate’s Endowment

Patrick Shaw ’92; JS Hope ’97, Vice President Finance and Administration, Chief Investment Officer

The State of Sustainability at Colgate

Pamela Gramlich, Environmental Studies and Sustainability Office Program Coordinator

Venice Past and Present

Mary Ann Calo, Batza Professor of Art and Art History Emerita

Colgate Alumni Collect Exhibition

Colgate Alumni Collect features diverse art works from the collections of four alumni who have acquired art from all corners of the globe throughout their...

Colgate Queer History: An Oral History Project

khristian kemp-delisser, Assistant Dean/Director of LGBTQ Initiatives

Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World

The Longyear Museum of Anthropology announces the opening of a new student-curated exhibition, Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World, on...

Longyear Museum of Anthropology Exhibition: Earth to Fire

The Longyear Museum of Anthropology announces the opening of a new student-curated exhibition, Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World, on...

State of Colgate Athletics and Walking Tour of our Facilities

Victoria (Vicky) Chun ’91, MA’94, Vice President and Director of Athletics; Ann-Marie Guglieri, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Internal Operations;...

America’s Great Eclipse: Summer 2017

Tony Aveni, Russell Colgate Distinguished University Professor of Astronomy and Anthropology and Native American Studies

Rock Around the Clock: Rock in the Sixties

Marietta Cheng, Professor of Music and Director of the Colgate University Orchestra; Introduction by Jeff White ’67

50th Reunion Luncheon for the Class of 1967

50th Reunion Luncheon for the Class of 1967

Investigating the Impact of Environmental Art

Bob Turner, Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies

Skilled Immigrants and the American Economy

Chad Sparber, Associate Professor of Economics, Chair of the Department of Economics

Welcome Back All-Class Lunch

Welcome Back All-Class Lunch

Walking Tour of the Colgate Community Gardens

Beth Roy, Manager of Colgate Community Gardens Route 12B, just south of the Colgate Townhouses

All-Class Reunion Golf Shot Gun

Preregistration required; no walk-in play or day-of registration

Encore Career: What Do You REALLY Want To Do?

Michael Sciola, Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement and Career Initiatives

The Incomplete College Graduate and the Consequences for a 2050 United States of America: Why “Multicultural Education” Is Not Only for Students of Color

John Palmer, Associate Professor of Educational Studies, Chair of the Department of Educational Studies, Arnold A. Sio Chair in Diversity and Community,...

The Story of Camp Fiver

Moderator: Tom Tucker ’67, P’01; Fiver leaders Greg Marotz ’67, P’89, Ira Haspel ’67, P’95, and Mike Barnett ’67; Fiver alumni Gabriela Berroa ’15 and Mykel...

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati: Pursuing The Classics at Colgate

Tour by Student Curators of of a Bicentennial Exhibition, Deo ac Veritati: Pursuing the Classics at Colgate Meet at Main Staircase, Level 3, Case Library...

Living Writers

Jennifer Brice, Associate Professor of English

Round Robin Tennis Tournament with Alumni, Friends, and the Colgate Tennis Coach

Bobby Pennington, Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach, and Instructor in Physical Education Open to all. Bring your racket; no advance sign-up required

Then and Now: In the Blink of an Eye

Moderator: Larry Goldman ’67; Panelists: Steve Englund ’67, Elwood Berry ’67, and Jill Harsin, Professor of History

Residential Life at Colgate Today

Christopher Wells, Senior Advisor to the President

Willow Society Social

Photos at 3:30 p.m. for the classes of 1942, 1947, 1952, 1957, and 1962

Class of 1972 50th Reunion Kickoff Meeting

Class of 1972 50th Reunion Kickoff Meeting

Colgate Rugby Alliance Meeting

Facilitated by Matthew Hansen ’02 and Zachary Herzog ’16

Reception and Exhibition Tours

Reception and Exhibition Tours of Earth to Fire at the Longyear Museum of Anthropology and Colgate Alumni Collect at Picker Art Gallery Anja Chávez,...

pr-Oneg Shabbat Reception

Please contact Rabbi Dena Bodian at dbodian@colgate.edu if you are interested in a communal Shabbat dinner following this event. Rabbi Dena Bodian, Associate...

Welcome Back Dinners

Dinner for the Classes of 1942–1967 and Award Winners

Torchlight Parade — a Combined Celebration!

Participation is open to those who have purchased Raider, Friday Only, and Full Weekend packages. Please gather at your class or affinity banner until you...

Fireworks Over Campus

Enjoy the show from Whitnall Field

The Stars Above Colgate: Evening at the Observatory

Thomas Balonek, Professor of Physics and Astronomy Prof. Tom Balonek and the summer astronomy research students welcome alumni and friends to the...

Saturday, June 3

Alumni Council Meeting

Annual Alumni Council meeting at Reunion* *Council members are not required to attend the annual meeting. Those on campus for Reunion are encouraged to attend.

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati:  Pursuing The Classics at Colgate

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati: Pursuing The Classics at Colgate Ongoing exhibition curated by Colgate Students. Free and open to the...

5K and 1-Mile Fun Run

Amber Williams, Director of Men’s and Women’s Cross Country/Track and Field; Tony Bulagay, Assistant Cross Country/Track and Field Coach Refer to online...

Service of Remembrance for the Class of 1967

Class photograph will be taken on the chapel steps immediately following the service

Admissions at Colgate University

Gary Ross ’77, Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Alumni Corporation Annual Meeting — All are welcome to attend!

Joseph P. McGrath ’85, P’15,’20, President of the Alumni Council, presiding

Bike Ride for the Serious Cycler

Lee Levitt ’82 Bring your bike and meet at Donovan’s Pub

Bike Ride for the Whole Family

Yariv Amir ’01, Associate Director of Athletics for External Operations Bring your bike and meet at Donovan’s Pub

Outdoor Vinyasa Yoga

$10 per participant, payable by cash or card at beginning of class Janette LaVigne ’82 Meet at main entrance of Huntington Gymnasium

Campus Landscape Walk: Tree Choices, Deer Pressures, Diseases, and Perennials

Ron Hoham, Professor of Biology Emeritus Meet at the front steps of O’Connor Campus Center

Colgate Bookstore Children’s Fun Time

Meet Paddington Bear, followed by storytime and drop-in crafts

Hamilton Amazing Race

A competitive scavenger hunt. All ages welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult. Outdoor Education staff

Our Kid Is Off to College...Really!

Jane Jones, Assistant Director for Alcohol and Other Drug Services

The Amazing Alexander Hamilton: Are the American Founding Fathers Cool Again?

Robert Kraynak, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for Freedom and Western Civilization

We’re All...Coming of Age

Jack Kupferman ’77 with Caroline Sugg ’77 and Charity Sonia Whyte ’16

The Colgate Thirteen 75th Reunion Documentary

Produced and directed by Doug Wilson ’88

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati: Pursuing The Classics at Colgate

Tour by Student Curators of of a Bicentennial Exhibition, Deo ac Veritati: Pursuing the Classics at Colgate Meet at Main Staircase, Level 3, Case Library...

Indie Filmmaking

Indie Filmmaking – Tales from the Trenches: The Making of the Award winning Independent Film, The Park Bench Ann LeSchander ’87

A Conversation with Mark Murphy ’77: From Colgate to the NFL

Interviewed by Victoria (Vicky) Chun ’91, MA’94, Vice President and Director of Athletics

Five Secrets for a Happy, Healthy Life

Evey Schweig ’82 and Janette LaVigne ’82

Boathouse Open Hours

Weather permitting, Glendening Boathouse will be open for boating. Please note: No swimming is permitted at any time. Available watercraft include: canoes,...

Class of 1967 50th Luncheon

Class of 1967 50th Luncheon

Colgate Alumni Collect Exhibition

Colgate Alumni Collect features diverse art works from the collections of four alumni who have acquired art from all corners of the globe throughout their...

Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World

The Longyear Museum of Anthropology announces the opening of a new student-curated exhibition, Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World, on...

Golden-years Luncheon

The classes of 1942 – 1966 may dine at the Colgate Inn

Longyear Museum of Anthropology Exhibition: Earth to Fire

The Longyear Museum of Anthropology announces the opening of a new student-curated exhibition, Earth to Fire: Pottery Technologies Around the World, on...

Picker Art Gallery Exhibition: Colgate Alumni Collect

Picker Art Gallery Exhibition: Colgate Alumni Collect

32nd Annual Alumni Authors Book Signing

Please join us at the Colgate Bookstore on Saturday, June 3rd as we host a variety of Colgate authors for readings and signings on the first floor. This...

Good Nature Farm Brewery — Special Tour and Tasting

Carrie Blackmore ’08 Tour size is limited. Meet at Transportation Tent at 12:15 p.m. First 20 to gather/board the Colgate Cruiser will be accommodated

June 3, 2017 12:30pm
50 Years of Colgate Rugby

Hosted by Coach David Chapman and emceed by Alex Heller ’13

Celebrating the Bicentennial - Deo Ac Veritati: Pursuing The Classics at Colgate

Tour by Student Curators of of a Bicentennial Exhibition, Deo ac Veritati: Pursuing the Classics at Colgate Meet at Main Staircase, Level 3, Case Library...

Colgate Football Tailgate and Reception

Hosted by Dan Hunt, Fred ’50 and Marilyn Dunlap Head Coach of Football

June 3, 2017 2:30pm
Walking Tour of the Colgate Community Gardens

Beth Roy, Manager of Colgate Community Gardens Route 12B, just south of the Colgate Townhouses

Colgate’s Board of Trustees: Who We Are, What We Do, and Why It Is Important

Moderated by J. Christopher (Chris) Clifford ’67, P’93, H’11. Participants include: board chair Daniel B. Hurwitz ’86, P’17,’20; current trustees Linda J....

From the Back of the Bus

A National Award-Winning Original Musical Theater Performance on Racism and Racial Healing Directed by Walt Shepperd ’62

AOC Meet and Greet

Hosted by Dr. Thomas Cruz-Soto, Associate Dean for Campus Life and Director of ALANA Cultural Center, and Veronica “Ronnie” McFall ’89, Assistant Director of...

Colgate Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Reunion and Reception

Hosted by Heather Young, Head Coach of Women’s Lacrosse, and Mike Murphy, Head Coach of Men’s Lacrosse

Color Wars

Color Wars: How a Female Entrepreneur Set Out to Create Her Own Fashion Brand by Working for Her Competitors Alexandra Thompson ’02

Open House for Outdoor Education, Outdoor Recreation, and Outing Club

Open House for Outdoor Education, Outdoor Recreation, and Outing Club

Varsity Athletics Alumni Gathering

Hosted by Victoria (Vicky) Chun ’91, MA’94, Vice President and Director of Athletics All former varsity athletes and their families are invited to attend

Broken Brotherhood: Vietnam and the Boys from Colgate

Directed by Lou Buttino ’66. Perspectives on the war from classmates from Colgate. Film screening and discussion. Moderated by Rich Weidman ’67, with...

The Changing Business of Sports Television

Doug Wilson ’57 and Woody Freiman ’77, P’13

Class Cocktail Receptions and Banquets

Refer to the class highlight sheet in your registration packets for your banquet location

June 3, 2017 5:30pm
Class of 1992 Silver Anniversary Cocktail Reception and Banquet

Class of 1992 Silver Anniversary Cocktail Reception and Banquet

Colgate Thirteen 75th Reunion Concert

Colgate Thirteen 75th Reunion Concert Memorial Chapel; overflow location: Golden Auditorium

The Stars Above Colgate: Evening at the Observatory

Thomas Balonek, Professor of Physics and Astronomy Prof. Tom Balonek and the summer astronomy research students welcome alumni and friends to the...

May 28 - June 3, 2017