Bookstore and Students Host Caribbean-Themed Children’s Event

By Heather Elia

(Hamilton, NY – March 2013) The Colgate Bookstore and Colgate’s Caribbean Students Association will host a “Caribbean Carnival” children’s program Saturday, March 23, at 11 a.m. in the Class of 2003 Events Room at 3 Utica St.

The program is free and open to children of all ages and their families, but […]

Green Progress Up On The Hill

Going Green

By Jim Bona

(Hamilton, NY – March 2013) Colgate has been working hard to reduce its carbon footprint and the progress is showing more and more all the time. From everything from switching from incandescent bulbs to cfls and leds, low flow shower heads, composting from the food service all the way […]

Colgate Awarded Gold LEED Certification

Trudy Fitness Center to Celebrate Recognition Feb. 28

(Hamilton, NY – Feb. 2013) The university’s Trudy Fitness Center was recognized for its green technology and energy efficiency, receiving a gold LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

A celebration will be held Feb. 28 at 4:30 p.m.

The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design […]

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour to Visit

Michael Savage (left) from Colgate’s Outdoor Education Program with Luke Logan from the Banff Centre and Hamilton Theater Technical Director Henry O’Connell. The prestigious Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to Hamilton Theater Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m.

Submitted by Constance Mente

(Hamilton, NY – Feb. 2013) The prestigious Banff Mountain Film Festival […]

Colgate, Chenango Nursery School Form Partnership

(Hamilton, NY – Feb. 2013) To meet the growing need for high-quality child care in the village of Hamilton, Colgate and Chenango Nursery School (CNS) plan to enter into a mutually partnership.

Under the agreement, approved Feb. 2 by the Colgate Board of Trustees, the university will purchase the property at 59 W. Kendrick that […]

Lebanon Board Hears Emkey Pipeline Presentation

(Town of Lebanon) Lebanon town officials presided over a two-hour public meeting on a proposed new natural gas 16- to 24-inch high pressure pipeline proposed by Emkey Resources Inc., as part of its monthly town board meeting Nov. 12.

The proposed pipeline is contingent upon approval by the state Department of Environmental Conservation permitting of […]

Kirk Exhibit ‘Machines: Fragments and Reveries Opening at Clifford Art Gallery

(Hamilton) Colgate University’s Clifford Art Gallery and the Department of Art and Art History will host the exhibition Machines: Fragments and Reveries, work by Jonathan Kirk, Nov. 28 through Feb. 1. The showing, which is free and open to the public, will feature an artist talk Nov. 28 at 4:30 p.m. in Golden Auditorium of […]

Raiders Surge to Patriot League Title, 35-24

Colgate quarterback Gavin McCarney scores one of his three touchdowns while leading the Raiders to a 35-24 win over Lehigh for the Patriot League title. (Photo by Bob Cornell)

By John Painter

(Bethlehem, Pa. – Nov. 10, 2012) Dick Biddle calls it his best championship ever.

Actually, Biddle included the word “probably” in his postgame […]

Electric Vehicle Shockingly Viable

Going Green

By Jim Bona

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2012) We have a new vehicle at work. It is an electrically powered golf cart, equipped with a cab and cargo box. It is good for the very regular short hop around campus to move equipment, get to buildings and general running around. It can handle […]

Madison County Reads Ahead: Truett Named New Program Coordinator

(Madison County, NY – Nov. 2012) Madison County is fortunate to have lifetime local resident Tara Truett step up to lead Madison County Reads Ahead program. Pat Graham stepped down in September after a very successful tenure. Both she and past Program Coordinator Morris Atwood agree that Tara is perfect for the job. The transition […]

Colgate University Theater Department to host Grupo Krapp

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2012) “Grupo Krapp isn’t the sort of company that comes around very often, wrote the The New York Times in an article that talked about how local audiences were finally getting a chance to see what all the fuss is about. Combining dance, music, and video in a free performance suitable […]

Hamilton Town Council Hears from PCD, Continues Budget Work

Submitted by Chris Rossi

(Hamilton, NY – Oct. 2012) Our Oct. 11 Hamilton Town Council meeting opened with news from Shannon Montaro from the Partnership for Community Development. The PCD is a unique non-profit organization created as a collaborative effort of the village and town of Hamilton and Colgate University. All three entities provide financial […]