Events

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

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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...

Friday, May 31