Williams to be Inducted into Ball State Hall of Fame

Colgate Director of Cross Country and Track & Field Amber Williams is being inducted into the Ball State Athletic Hall of Fame this weekend in Muncie, Ind.

The 2009 grad is one of five individuals to join the elite group and will officially be inducted Friday at the Ball State Alumni Center. She will […]

Guest Column: What is the Reform Party?

Charlie Naef, Professor of Political Science Emeritus, Colgate University

Reform Party Endorsement Does not Signify Bipartisan Support By Charlie Naef

In a press release on his candidacy for Madison County judge, Nelson Town Justice Patrick O’Sullivan said he was “honored and humbled to receive the support of the Reform Party.”

In a recent letter […]

Local Student Conducts Undergraduate Research at Colgate

(Hamilton, Kirkville) Each summer at Colgate University, about 150 students conduct serious research in fellowships that allow them to work closely with faculty for eight to ten weeks on projects of common interest, and across disciplines.

East Syracuse Minoa Central HS graduate Matt LeGro of Kirkville and a member of the Colgate Class of 2015, […]

SOMAC Presents to Hamilton Town Council

(Hamilton, NY -May 2013) Our April Hamilton Town Council meeting opened with public comments and information on the recent Earlville elections, with Mayor William Excel and trustees Moore and Hayes retaining their positions.

In addition to updates on roadwork around town, Highway Superintendent Bert Glazier reported on an increase in state Consolidated Highway Improvement Program […]

Colgate Habitat Chapter Scores HomeRun

To the Editor:

(Hamilton, NY- April 2013) HomeRun for Habitat event was put on by Colgate University’s Habitat for Humanity affiliate recently.

The event was held April 13 in Hamilton. Peter Sagal from National Public Radio’s “Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me!” spoke before both the half-marathon and the 5K events. He also ran with the […]

Greene Smith’s Beloved Birds Presentation is April 14

(Peterboro, NY – April 2013) On Sunday April 14 at 2 p.m. the Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark will celebrate Greene Smith’s birthday by hosting Colgate Sustainability Coordinator John Pumilio. Pumilio will present “A World of Wonder: Greene Smith’s Beloved Birds.”

Greene Smith was considered a leading ornithologist during the mid-19th century, lecturing at […]

Agencies Team up for Alcohol Awareness Campaign

To the Editor:

(Madison County, NY – April 2013) BRiDGES, the Madison County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Inc., in partnership with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and local law enforcement, school and government officials, would like to take this opportunity to celebrate the coming of spring and summer in our community and to […]

Former Mexican President Felipe Calderón to deliver next Global Leaders lecture

(Hamilton, NY – April 2013) Former Mexican President Felipe Calderón will deliver the next lecture in the Kerschner Family Series Global Leaders at Colgate on Saturday, April 13. His public remarks will begin at 5 p.m. in Sanford Field House and serve as a capstone for Spring Family Weekend, which begins on April 12.

Calderón […]

Medical Ethics Program and More Part of Lifelong Learning Classes

(Hamilton, NY – April 2013) Colgate Professor of Philosophy David McCabe kicks off the Lifelong Learning Program’s April/May classes with a course entitled Medical Ethics. Is it okay to use embryos for medical research? When is a person considered truly dead? Should doctors help terminally ill patients to end their lives? This course will explore […]

Peterboro Celebrates Famous Ornithologist

Ornithologist Greene Smith, (right) son of abolitionists Gerrit and Ann Smith of Peterboro, with his bird specimen hunting partner Hiram Wilson. Smith’s collection at the Ornithon, a collection of 3,000 specimens by 1880, was regarded as among the finest in the world.

In 1863, Greene Smith built his Ornithon (Bird House) in Peterboro between […]

Art exhibition: ‘The Red Cross Series’ now showing at Morrisville State College Butcher Library Gallery

(Morrisville, NY – March 2013) Morrisville State College will be exhibiting the work of painter Lynette K. Stephenson in the Butcher Library Gallery. The exhibition titled, The Red Cross Series, will be available for public viewing until April 7.

Inspired by uncontrollable tragedies that are aspects of the uncertainty of life, Stephenson’s paintings, […]

Seeing The Light

Going Green

By Jim Bona

(Hamilton, NY – March 2013) I get around a lot while I am at work. It is part of my job. I basically cover the whole campus so I get to visit most of the buildings on the hill.

The other day, in the midst of my running around, I […]