The Colgate Maroon-News

Alumni Council Column: The Journey Continues

Bob Fenity, Class of 2006

April 19, 2018

Something seems fitting that for my first submission to The Colgate Maroon-News ever, 12 years after graduating, I’m cramming the night before the deadline to write these words, but here goes. This past Friday was Colgate Day, and in Washington, D.C. we had an incredible turnout of 80-plus alumni jo...

Alumni Council Column: Institutional Tradition

Betsy Levine Brown, Class of 2001

April 5, 2018

Tradition. A word we consider with great reverence and respect, however, often one that inhabits our daily lives. We have holiday traditions, family gathering traditions and for us, we have Colgate traditions. When my father, ’71, shared many of these Colgate traditions with me as a young girl, I o...

Alumni Council Column: Innovation and Leadership

Greg Dahlberg, Class of 1998

March 8, 2018

The world is constantly evolving and those afraid of change risk becoming obsolete. Rapid innovation – driverless cars, artificial intelligence, cryptocurrencies, blockchain, etc. and business model changes can disrupt entire industries, e.g. Amazon’s recent purchase of Whole Foods. Sometimes, thes...

Alumni Column: I’ll Happily Do it for Colgate

Susie Becker Gould, Class of 2003

February 22, 2018

It’s 11p.m., my daughter was diagnosed with the flu today, work’s crazy and I’m leaving for vacation on Friday. All that being said, I have an article to write for the Maroon-News and as always  I’ll happily do it for Colgate. That is a spirit that I know runs strong in most every Colgate alum that I meet...

Alumni Column: On the Benefits of TIA

Tim O'Neill, Class of 1978

February 8, 2018

If you walk from the center of Hamilton towards the Jug, you might notice a conspicuously laid out space at 20 Utica Street.  An open design, akin to a WeWork space, presents itself.  It is the home of the Colgate University Thought Into Action Incubator.Many readers of this article may not be familia...

Alumni Column: Making Meaningful Connections

Taylor Buonocore Guthrie, Class of 2008

November 2, 2017

In the summer of my junior year at Colgate, I had an internship with a consulting firm. As is common, the firm gathered interns from around the country for a three-day training retreat. At training, I met a girl named Mollie. We struck up a nice conversation during one of the coffee breaks. We exchang...

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