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University Prepares for Spring Return with Baseline Testing

University Prepares for Spring Return with Baseline Testing
January 22, 2021

Amid rising concerns about coronavirus infection rates across the country, the University is preparing to bring students back to campus for the Spring semester with added personnel and baseline testing....

University Approved to Administer Vaccines as a Closed Point of Dispensing as Community Members Begin to Receive Vaccines

Lori Garris becomes one of the first Madison county residents to be vaccinated, recently receiving the Moderna vaccine.
January 20, 2021

The University will aid the state’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout by administering vaccines as a closed Point of Dispensing (POD), as Community Memorial Hospital (CMH) continues to administer vaccinations...

Administration Reaffirms Plans for Spring Return Amid Virus Spikes, Break Days and Car Policy Garner Student Criticism

Administration Reaffirms Plans for Spring Return Amid Virus Spikes, Break Days and Car Policy Garner Student Criticism
December 18, 2020

Vice President and Dean of the College Paul McLoughlin announced updates for the spring 2021 semester on Wednesday, reaffirming the University’s plans to bring the student body back to campus after a...

Madison County Sees Infection Rates Rise in Health Analytics Dashboard Update

Madison County Sees Infection Rates Rise in Health Analytics Dashboard Update
December 16, 2020

Colgate's Health Analytics Dashboard shows a high alert and an upwards trend in Madison County's COVID-19 infection rates since the end of November along with a moderate, increasing alert for Community...

Colgate Dance Groups Perform in Virtual Dancefest

Colgate Dance Groups Perform in Virtual Dancefest
December 9, 2020

For the first time in the 22 year history of Dancefest, this semester’s performance was conducted entirely virtually on Saturday, Dec. 5 due to social distancing regulations and capacity limits for in-person...

Cuomo Tightens State Gathering, Restaurant and Bar Guidelines as Students Prepare to Leave Campus for Break

Cuomo Tightens State Gathering, Restaurant and Bar Guidelines as Students Prepare to Leave Campus for Break
November 23, 2020

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced new statewide COVID-19 restrictions as cases continue to source across the country last Wednesday, Nov. 11, according to the New York Times. The new restrictions,...

Concerns Arise Over Commitment Violations During Halloween Weekend

Concerns Arise Over Commitment Violations During Halloween Weekend
November 14, 2020

Amid fears that Halloween gatherings might cause surges in the transmission of the novel coronavirus, university leaders urged students to attend events organized by the Residential Commons and the Colgate...

Administration Updates Plans for Spring Return

Administration Updates Plans for Spring Return
November 7, 2020

The University released its updated plans for a return to campus for the Spring  2021 semester on Friday, Oct. 22, which includes a continuation of the option for students to return to campus or to study...

Pass/Fail: In Defense of the Remote Learner

November 7, 2020

On Oct. 23, Vice President for Communications Laura Jack informed the student body that the Academic Affairs Board “formally voted not to implement a P/X option this fall.” As an institution that claims...

University Sees Increased Unregistered and Registered Guest Presence on Campus

University Sees Increased Unregistered and Registered Guest Presence on Campus
October 31, 2020

Despite the Colgate Together Travel Policy discouraging nonessential travel, many students have witnessed a number of parents and guests visiting campus both against and within the campus rules, even seeing...

Up-Hill Gatherings Cause Community Concern

Up-Hill Gatherings Cause Community Concern
October 31, 2020

Reports of large gatherings in violation of the Commitment to Community Health (Commitment) have raised concerns among the Colgate community, including students who say Upper Campus, where most first-years...

University Task Force Considers Possibility of Gate 4

University Task Force Considers Possibility of Gate 4
October 31, 2020

Just as New York State remains in the fourth and final stage of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Reopening Plan, Colgate will also attempt to move into its loosest phase of reopening, Gate 4, which is still being...

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