Events

May 27 - June 2, 2019

Monday, May 27

Department of Theater Student Production Work on Display

Department of Theater student work from the 2018-19 productions season will be on display. This will include custom made hats from the University Theater...

The Beauty of Sculpted Minerals

Beautiful mineral sculptures carved from jade, carnelian, malachite, lapis lazuli, tiger eye, and rock crystal are on loan from the Halls of Gems and...

Clifford Gallery Exhibition: Tommy Brown '79, The Significance of Moments

I live in Chenango county, or “Upstate.” My subject is there, and my definition of it is always new. My subject is whatever I'm looking at. I prefer to be...

Tuesday, May 28

Department of Theater Student Production Work on Display

Department of Theater student work from the 2018-19 productions season will be on display. This will include custom made hats from the University Theater...

The Beauty of Sculpted Minerals

Beautiful mineral sculptures carved from jade, carnelian, malachite, lapis lazuli, tiger eye, and rock crystal are on loan from the Halls of Gems and...

Colgate Alumni Collect

Colgate Alumni Collect, open March 21-June 30, 2019. Now in its third year, Colgate Alumni Collect presents the personal collections of Tim Keny ’77 and...

Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking on Country)

Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking on Country) March 21–June 30, 2019 Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking...

Transatlantic Avant-gardes

Transatlantic Avant-gardes, open from March 21–June 30, 2019. A selection of artworks from the permanent collection will be on display accompanied by labels...

“Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!” Uncovering Histories of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology

“Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!” Uncovering Histories of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology May 2–June 30; September 5–November 24, 2019 The Longyear Museum of...

Clifford Gallery Exhibition: Tommy Brown '79, The Significance of Moments

I live in Chenango county, or “Upstate.” My subject is there, and my definition of it is always new. My subject is whatever I'm looking at. I prefer to be...

Wednesday, May 29

Department of Theater Student Production Work on Display

Department of Theater student work from the 2018-19 productions season will be on display. This will include custom made hats from the University Theater...

The Beauty of Sculpted Minerals

Beautiful mineral sculptures carved from jade, carnelian, malachite, lapis lazuli, tiger eye, and rock crystal are on loan from the Halls of Gems and...

Colgate Alumni Collect

Colgate Alumni Collect, open March 21-June 30, 2019. Now in its third year, Colgate Alumni Collect presents the personal collections of Tim Keny ’77 and...

Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking on Country)

Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking on Country) March 21–June 30, 2019 Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking...

Transatlantic Avant-gardes

Transatlantic Avant-gardes, open from March 21–June 30, 2019. A selection of artworks from the permanent collection will be on display accompanied by labels...

“Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!” Uncovering Histories of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology

“Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!” Uncovering Histories of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology May 2–June 30; September 5–November 24, 2019 The Longyear Museum of...

Clifford Gallery Exhibition: Tommy Brown '79, The Significance of Moments

I live in Chenango county, or “Upstate.” My subject is there, and my definition of it is always new. My subject is whatever I'm looking at. I prefer to be...

Thursday, May 30

All-Class Reunion

Learn more about Reunion Calling all Colgate alumni! This special weekend will include all the traditional events of Reunion Weekend, plus some other...

Department of Theater Student Production Work on Display

Department of Theater student work from the 2018-19 productions season will be on display. This will include custom made hats from the University Theater...

The Beauty of Sculpted Minerals

Beautiful mineral sculptures carved from jade, carnelian, malachite, lapis lazuli, tiger eye, and rock crystal are on loan from the Halls of Gems and...

Colgate Alumni Collect

Colgate Alumni Collect, open March 21-June 30, 2019. Now in its third year, Colgate Alumni Collect presents the personal collections of Tim Keny ’77 and...

Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking on Country)

Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking on Country) March 21–June 30, 2019 Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking...

Transatlantic Avant-gardes

Transatlantic Avant-gardes, open from March 21–June 30, 2019. A selection of artworks from the permanent collection will be on display accompanied by labels...

“Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!” Uncovering Histories of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology

“Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!” Uncovering Histories of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology May 2–June 30; September 5–November 24, 2019 The Longyear Museum of...

Clifford Gallery Exhibition: Tommy Brown '79, The Significance of Moments

I live in Chenango county, or “Upstate.” My subject is there, and my definition of it is always new. My subject is whatever I'm looking at. I prefer to be...

Black Holes

Black Holes takes you on a journey through one of the most mystifying, awe-inspiring phenomena in the universe: a black hole. Where do they come from? Where...

We Are Stars

What are we made of? Where did it all come from? Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect life on Earth to the...

Colgate at 200!

Experience Colgate's Bicentennial in the Ho Tung Visualization Lab with an immersive fulldome production of Colgate's history. Robert Garland, Roy D. And...

Friday, May 31

All-Class Reunion

Learn more about Reunion Calling all Colgate alumni! This special weekend will include all the traditional events of Reunion Weekend, plus some other...

Colgate University Men's Rowing at IRA National Championship

Colgate University Men's Rowing at IRA National Championship Streaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/user/usrowingorg/featured ...

Department of Theater Student Production Work on Display

Department of Theater student work from the 2018-19 productions season will be on display. This will include custom made hats from the University Theater...

Germany After Merkel and the Future of the EU

The Federal Republic of Germany marks its 70th anniversary this year - and the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.Amidst much political turmoil...

How Technology is Changing Education

This presentation will share the story of the leading education technology company, EVERFI, and showcase how it is revolutionizing the way real-world...

Navigating Change: Learning to Sail Through Challenge and Change

Five years ago in a time of huge transitions in my life, I felt an urge to learn how to sail. The only problem was that I never liked boats, being out on...

The Beauty of Sculpted Minerals

Beautiful mineral sculptures carved from jade, carnelian, malachite, lapis lazuli, tiger eye, and rock crystal are on loan from the Halls of Gems and...

Colgate Alumni Collect

Colgate Alumni Collect, open March 21-June 30, 2019. Now in its third year, Colgate Alumni Collect presents the personal collections of Tim Keny ’77 and...

Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking on Country)

Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking on Country) March 21–June 30, 2019 Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking...

Transatlantic Avant-gardes

Transatlantic Avant-gardes, open from March 21–June 30, 2019. A selection of artworks from the permanent collection will be on display accompanied by labels...

“Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!” Uncovering Histories of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology

“Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!” Uncovering Histories of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology May 2–June 30; September 5–November 24, 2019 The Longyear Museum of...

Partnership, Collaboration, Communication: Reflections of a Mayor in a College Town

As we celebrate Colgate's Bicentennial, it is the perfect time to reflect on the interdependent relationship between the Village of Hamilton and its...

Reunion Weekend Museums Tour

Exhibition Tours of “Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!” Uncovering Histories of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology at the Longyear Museum of Anthropology and both...

Team Colgate Meets the Maya Eclipse Nerds

A fast paced, under-the -dome review of 40 years of J-Term and Extended Study exploration of archaeoastronomy at Central American archaeological sites,...

The Journey of Aging and Caring for Parents in their later years

A panel discussion on the experience of aging and caring for parents and loved ones in their later years.

Clifford Gallery Exhibition: Tommy Brown '79, The Significance of Moments

I live in Chenango county, or “Upstate.” My subject is there, and my definition of it is always new. My subject is whatever I'm looking at. I prefer to be...

Class of 1974 50th Reunion Kickoff Meeting

Members of the Class of 1974 are invited to join Advancement staff to review the 50th Reunion planning cycle.

Colgate Women’s Ice Hockey: Application of Advanced People Analytics in the Run to the National Championship Game

An on-going experiment helped propel the 2018 team to one of the most historic seasons in Colgate’s 200 year history. Coach Fargo and Crowley will explain...

Creating Community: How Access to Art Transforms the Human Experience

Join Elise Bronzo ‘10 and Teesa Bahana ‘11 for a conversation on their unexpected journeys post-Colgate that landed them in arts and travel, and completely...

Let's Talk Politics (with Political Science Faculty)

Join political science faculty for an open forum discussion of current political issues and concerns. From President Trump's presidency to partisan...

Soaring is Pure Flying

The title of this session speaks well for itself! When you are airborne in a glider you are without an engine, and greatly dependent on Mother Nature for...

Sunday Pasta

Join Ed Garrubbo as he discusses his Garrubbo Guide website dedicated to Italian food, as well as the creation of his cookbook Sunday Pasta. He’ll explain...

The Development of Aggression and Bullying in Children: What Can We Do?

This session will review what is known about the development of different types of aggressive behavior (including bullying behaviors). What is the difference...

The Modern Hill: Key Moments in Colgate's Architectural History Since World War II

Like many American college campuses, Colgate has been transformed in the decades since WWII. Roughly half of our structures date from those years, and...

Special Collections and University Archives Open House: A Showcase of Materials from Colgate's 200-Year History

Join the Special Collections and University Archives department for a showcase of materials from across Colgate’s 200-year history. The displays will include...

Benton Hall Tours and Career Initiatives Open House

Tour one of the newest buildings on campus and learn about the work done in Career Services, Thought into Action, and National Fellowships and Scholarships....

Middlescence: A New Age. New Stage. Midlife Redefined.

Do you ever feel your story has been written? Do you wish you had a bit more of that certain something that gives life meaning and joy? The demographic gift...

The Benefits of Staying Mentally Active: Reflections of an Oil Paint Artist

[1] Colgate University, Department of Educational Studies, Teacher Preparation Program (2016). Vision statement.

The Incomplete College Graduate and the Consequences for a 2050 United States of America

Scholar and activist Shaun Harper contends that there is a "Mis-education of White America" that is having a lasting impact upon our schools and society. And...

Colgate at 200!

Experience Colgate's Bicentennial in the Ho Tung Visualization Lab with an immersive fulldome production of Colgate's history. Robert Garland, Roy D. And...

1968: World Turmoil and Colgate

The Panel will explore the events leading up to and following the 1968 sit-in at the Administration building. This pivotal moment in Colgate’s history will...

Addressing Climate Change at Colgate: From Carbon Neutrality to Arctic Research

Climate change is a defining issue of our time and threatens to impact the lives of people across the planet in our time and beyond. Climate action and...

Colgate Entrepreneurs in Real Estate: Seeking Success in a Rapidly Changing Industry

Real estate is an inherently entrepreneurial industry. What makes the difference between success and failure? What resources, personal characteristics, and...

Colgate's Residential Commons

Colgate students spend about 20,000 hours – or nearly half of their four-year career outside of the classroom. The University’s residential education...

Turn Athletic Success Into Business Excellence

How to transition from the sport you have played and trained for your whole life into a business venture or position in your ideal company. Former and...

Making of a Star and Her Entourage

The Making of a Star and Her Entourage traces the evolution of humankind’s understanding of the universe. Discover the long journey beginning with the...

Exploring Terroir of Pinot Noir

Building on the success of the Emeritus seminar that I presented in 2014, I propose hosting a more in-depth wine tasting and presentation focusing on the...

Finding My Roots at National Geographic

Finding my roots while exploring the world with National Geographic magazine

Tales of a Time Traveler

In TALES OF A TIME TRAVELER, time travel surrounds you - from the biological clock in your brain and the changing shadows on the Cockrell Sundial at HMNS, to...

Tradition and Technology in Wooden Boats: Recreating an 1882 Herreshoff Steam Launch

Story of the Dragon: Featured in the Spring 2018 issue of Woodboat Magazine, come hear a first-hand account the reconstruction of a 1882 Herreshoff steam...

Seven Wonders

Turn back the pages of time and witness the ancient wonders of the world as they appeared thousands of years ago. Travel to Egypt to visit the Lighthouse of...

Dawn of the Space Age

Relive the excitement of the early days of space exploration, from the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings...

The Stars Above Colgate: Evening at the Observatory

Prof. Tom Balonek and the summer astronomy research students welcome alumni and friends to the observatory for a glimpse of the stars and constellations...

Saturday, June 1

All-Class Reunion

Learn more about Reunion Calling all Colgate alumni! This special weekend will include all the traditional events of Reunion Weekend, plus some other...

Colgate University Men's Rowing at IRA National Championship

Colgate University Men's Rowing at IRA National Championship Streaming Video: https://www.youtube.com/user/usrowingorg/featured ...

Department of Theater Student Production Work on Display

Department of Theater student work from the 2018-19 productions season will be on display. This will include custom made hats from the University Theater...

Dato the Fact Cat and The Voyagers: A Visit to The Bahamas From A to Z. Teaching Children About Their Cultural Roots Through an Alphabetical Journey

To celebrate the centennial of my father's birth, I created a children's book that focuses on the history, environment, and culture of his homeland, The...

Entrepreneurship at Colgate: 10th Anniversary of Thought Into Action

Thought Into Action celebrates its 10th anniversary year in 2018-2019. Over the last decade, 530 entrepreneurs have worked on 350 startup ventures. The...

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

Join Ron Hoham as he discusses the Bicentennial trees, tree choices (native or non-native species), deer damage on campus, diseases such as emerald...

Debating Western Civilization

The phrase Western civilization has become a lightening rod in American society for the culture wars and for the battle over liberal arts education. Some...

Into the Light: The Early African American Men of Colgate University Who Transformed a Nation, 1840-1930

A discussion of the early African American men who attended Colgate from 1840-1930 and their impact on American society.

Sunday Night Football Experience

Spend some time in the SNF truck! See and hear what goes on during a broadcast of prime times number 1 show. Question and answers following.

Colgate at 200!

Experience Colgate's Bicentennial in the Ho Tung Visualization Lab with an immersive fulldome production of Colgate's history. Robert Garland, Roy D. And...

LMAkerspace

Join other makers for an informal gathering. Bring your own crafts or try new ones with supplies provided. We have materials for beading, embroidery,...

LMAkerspace: Bring Your Own Crafts or Try New Ones

Join other makers for an informal gathering. Bring your own crafts or try new ones with supplies provided. We have materials for beading, embroidery,...

The Beauty of Sculpted Minerals

Beautiful mineral sculptures carved from jade, carnelian, malachite, lapis lazuli, tiger eye, and rock crystal are on loan from the Halls of Gems and...

“Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!” Uncovering Histories of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology

“Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!” Uncovering Histories of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology May 2–June 30; September 5–November 24, 2019 The Longyear Museum of...

Meet North American Animals

Join us at the Colgate Bookstore on Saturday, June 1st from 11am - 12pm for the Utica Zoomobile: North American Animals! Free and open to children of all...

Story Time with Lindsay Fleece Rentschler ‘05

Join Lindsay Fleece Rentschler '05 at the Colgate Bookstore on Saturday, June 1st at 11:30am for a special story time of her children's book, Up the Hill: A...

Colgate Alumni Collect

Colgate Alumni Collect, open March 21-June 30, 2019. Now in its third year, Colgate Alumni Collect presents the personal collections of Tim Keny ’77 and...

Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking on Country)

Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking on Country) March 21–June 30, 2019 Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking...

Transatlantic Avant-gardes

Transatlantic Avant-gardes, open from March 21–June 30, 2019. A selection of artworks from the permanent collection will be on display accompanied by labels...

Divide and Conquer: 2731 Miles Mountain Biking From Canada to Mexico Down the Continental Divide

Join Brent Goldstein '89 as he shares tales and answers questions about his participation in the 2018 Tour Divide Mountain-Bike Race. The Tour Divide is an...

Life After Drunk: Writing My Way Sober

If you’ve been part of a recovery program, these are the words—One Day at a Time—that pull you out of early sobriety’s swamp of panic, shame, and despair,...

Sustainable Artisanal Farming in Upstate N.Y.: Raising High Quality, Grass-Fed, Grass-Finished Beef

A session to understand what goes into raising high quality, great tasting grass-fed and grass finished beef on a local Upstate NY farm, and how it varies...

34th Annual Alumni Author Book Signing

Join us at the Colgate Bookstore on Saturday, June 2nd at 12:30pm as we host our 34th Annual Alumni Author Book Signing! Copies of the authors’ books will be...

34th Annual Alumni Authors Book Signing

Meet the authors! Alumni who have authored novels, memoires, short stories, and more will be on hand to talk about their books and sign copies, which will be...

Clifford Gallery Exhibition: Tommy Brown '79, The Significance of Moments

I live in Chenango county, or “Upstate.” My subject is there, and my definition of it is always new. My subject is whatever I'm looking at. I prefer to be...

Special Collections and University Archives Open House: A Showcase of Materials from Colgate's 200-year History

Join the Special Collections and University Archives department for a showcase of materials from across Colgate’s 200-year history. The displays will include...

Student Research Q&A

Please join current students for a question and answer session on their summer research projects

A Culture of Inclusion and Belonging in High Performing Teams

Deep discussion concerning creating an inclusive workplace that allows all to belong, welcomes diversity of perspective and thought and drives high...

Gallery Talk: The Significance of Moments

Tommy will give a gallery talk and walk through of his photographs on display in the Clifford Gallery. Brown says his medium is the visual reality of rural...

National Fellowships at Colgate: Report for 2018-2019 Academic Year and Looking Ahead

I will report on the results and application activity during the 2018-2019 academic year. Further, O will look ahead to the 2019-2020 application year and...

Office of International Student Services Open House

Join the Office of International Student Services staff for afternoon tea and conversation.

Astronaut

The exploration of space is the greatest endeavor that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it...

The Stars Above Colgate: Evening at the Observatory

Prof. Tom Balonek and the summer astronomy research students welcome alumni and friends to the observatory for a glimpse of the stars and constellations...

Sunday, June 2

All-Class Reunion

Learn more about Reunion Calling all Colgate alumni! This special weekend will include all the traditional events of Reunion Weekend, plus some other...

Department of Theater Student Production Work on Display

Department of Theater student work from the 2018-19 productions season will be on display. This will include custom made hats from the University Theater...

The Beauty of Sculpted Minerals

Beautiful mineral sculptures carved from jade, carnelian, malachite, lapis lazuli, tiger eye, and rock crystal are on loan from the Halls of Gems and...

Clifford Gallery Exhibition: Tommy Brown '79, The Significance of Moments

I live in Chenango county, or “Upstate.” My subject is there, and my definition of it is always new. My subject is whatever I'm looking at. I prefer to be...

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...

Colgate Alumni Collect

Colgate Alumni Collect, open March 21-June 30, 2019. Now in its third year, Colgate Alumni Collect presents the personal collections of Tim Keny ’77 and...

Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking on Country)

Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking on Country) March 21–June 30, 2019 Koolanga Boodja Neh Nidjuuk (Children Listening and Looking...

Transatlantic Avant-gardes

Transatlantic Avant-gardes, open from March 21–June 30, 2019. A selection of artworks from the permanent collection will be on display accompanied by labels...

“Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!” Uncovering Histories of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology

“Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!” Uncovering Histories of the Longyear Museum of Anthropology May 2–June 30; September 5–November 24, 2019 The Longyear Museum of...

May 27 - June 2, 2019