The celebration begins online, August 13, 2018.In September, the university will host its first bicentennial events. You are warmly invited to join the festivities online and in person. Reconnect with Colgate. Remember your experiences. Imagine the possibilities.
Bicentennial Website Launch
Colgate derives its distinctive character from its 200-year history. Professors, students, and staff members have combed the archives to learn how the remarkable people and crucial moments have shaped this incomparable place. They will share their discoveries here throughout the year.
Read the forthcoming Colgate: A Bicentennial History by James A. Smith ’70 and Colgate in 200 Photos.
To build on its extraordinary legacy, the university must expand its reputation for energy, beauty, and intellectual rigor. Here, in the weeks and months ahead, you will read more about Colgate’s vision for its third century and consider what the future holds for this great university.
Join Colgate’s bicentennial celebration on campus and around the world.
Share your own hopes and memories here, starting this August.
Events will take place on campus and across the country throughout the bicentennial year.
If you cannot be there in person, be there in spirit. Check back in August to share your hopes and memories.