Colgate at 200 Years
Clifford Gallery Exhibition: The Hill Envisioned

Colgate's setting - its extraordinary combination of our Hill and our expansive lower park - has long been one of its greatest assets. Few institutions...

Living Writers guest:  Patti Smith, Author of Just Kids

Patti Smith Just Kids, Patti Smith’s memoir of New York City and Robert Mapplethorpe, won the National Book Award. Critics regard her 1975 debut album,...

Bicentennial Kickoff Weekend

Family Weekend, Homecoming, and the Colgate Bicentennial converge in one spectacular weekend of events. Don't miss out on a full schedule of events,...

Shabbat Services and Dinner

In this special bicentennial edition of the weekly Shabbat services and dinner, student co-authors will speak about the experience of co-writing the new...

Pre-Concert Complimentary Food and Beverages

Join students, families, alumni, faculty, and staff prior to the Bicentennial celebration and Symphoria concert at 7:00 for food trucks and complementary...

Fireworks Over Whitnall Field

Stick around following the Bicentennial celebration and Symphoria concert at 7:00 for a fireworks show over Whitnall Field.

Bicentennial Tailgate

Come one, come all! Students, families, alumni, faculty, staff, and fans of the Colgate Raiders are invited to enjoy a tailgate before the football team...

Family Weekend Bagel Brunch

This bicentennial bagel brunch will celebrate the publication of the new history of Jewish life at Colgate,Repression, Re-invention, & Rugelach: A History of...

Founders’ Week

This week includes a variety of important programs and events to mark the 200th anniversary of the 13 Colgate Founders. The campus and local community can...

Writing from Hamilton, Poetry and Place: a Reading by Peter Balakian

Peter Balakian is the author of Ozone Journal (2015), winner of the Pulitzer prize; Ziggurat (2010); and June-Tree: New and Selected Poems 1974-2000. In...

Art and Humanities Colloquium: James Bennett and Robert McVaugh

The Colgate Campus: Looking Forward and Looking Back James Bennett, Senior Associate at Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates and Project Manager for the Upper...

Colgate's Natural History Museums

Begins in Ho Atrium at 4:15, with remarks at 4:30, followed by tours to the new Olin Hall display cases. The Beauty of Mineral Sculptures, Robert M. Linsley...

Living Writers guest:  Mel Watkins, Colgate '62 and Author of Dancing with Strangers

Mel Watkins In his memoir, Dancing with Strangers, Colgate alum Mel Watkins (’62) remembers what it meant to grow up as an African-American in a...

Friday Night Film Series: Lights, Camera, Colgate!

Colgate, like many colleges and universities, has used film to show off the campus and shape public narratives of the institution. This program of Colgate...

Colgate University Orchestra

Marietta Cheng, Conductor and Professor of Music Program: Von Suppé, Light Cavalry OvertureTchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 in B Flat Minor, Op. 23Andrew...

September 30, 2018 3:30pm
Bicentennial Tour: Albany, NY

Join alumni and friends for the nationwide Bicentennial Tour celebrating Colgate's 200th anniversary. Jim Smith '70, author of Becoming Colgate, will be...

Bicentennial Tour: Texas

Join alumni and friends for the nationwide Bicentennial Tour celebrating Colgate's 200th anniversary. Jim Smith '70, author of Becoming Colgate, will be...

How Oneida Nation Land Became Colgate

Laurence M. Hauptman (SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History) "How Oneida Nation Land Became Colgate" Lecture on the history of the transfer of...

Bicentennial Tour: Boston, MA

Join alumni and friends for the nationwide Bicentennial Tour celebrating Colgate's 200th anniversary. Jim Smith '70, author of Becoming Colgate, will be...

Bicentennial Tour: Fairfield, CT

Join alumni and friends for the nationwide Bicentennial Tour celebrating Colgate's 200th anniversary. Jim Smith '70, author of Becoming Colgate, will be...

Charter Day

Charter Day marks the official date the university earned its charter from New York State two hundred years before. Colgate will host a ceremony and special...

Bicentennial Tour: Denver, CO

Join alumni and friends for the nationwide Bicentennial Tour celebrating Colgate's 200th anniversary. Jim Smith '70, author of Becoming Colgate, will be...

Bicentennial Tour: Chicago, IL

Join alumni and friends for the nationwide Bicentennial Tour celebrating Colgate's 200th anniversary. Jim Smith '70, author of Becoming Colgate, will be...

Commencement

Come celebrate our Bicentennial class, the Class of 2019, as they earn their diplomas from Colgate University! Family and friends are encouraged to join the...

All-Class Reunion

Calling all Colgate alumni! This special weekend will include all the traditional events of Reunion Weekend, plus some other special events to recognize 200...

Bicentennial Tour: Los Angeles, CA

Join alumni and friends for the nationwide Bicentennial Tour celebrating Colgate's 200th anniversary. Jim Smith '70, author of Becoming Colgate, will be...

Bicentennial Tour: Philadelphia, PA

Join alumni and friends for the nationwide Bicentennial Tour celebrating Colgate's 200th anniversary. Jim Smith '70, author of Becoming Colgate, will be...

Bicentennial Tour: San Francisco, CA

Join alumni and friends for the nationwide Bicentennial Tour celebrating Colgate's 200th anniversary. Jim Smith '70, author of Becoming Colgate, will be...

Bicentennial Tour: Washington, D.C.

Join alumni and friends for the nationwide Bicentennial Tour celebrating Colgate's 200th anniversary. Jim Smith '70, author of Becoming Colgate, will be...

Bicentennial Tour: Naples, FL

Join alumni and friends for the nationwide Bicentennial Tour celebrating Colgate's 200th anniversary. Jim Smith '70, author of Becoming Colgate, will be...

Bicentennial Tour: West Palm Beach, FL

Join alumni and friends for the nationwide Bicentennial Tour celebrating Colgate's 200th anniversary. Jim Smith '70, author of Becoming Colgate, will be...