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 […]

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 […]

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 […]