Colgate University is situated in Hamilton, New York. It was founded in 1819 by 13 men, and even today, Colgate thinks the number 13 to be a great symbol and each Friday the 13th “Colgate Day.” The most well-known professions of graduates consist of technology, accounting, financial services, nursing, medicine, and so on.
Columbia, Harvard and Boston Universities are among the leading graduate schools. There are just about 3,000 students. Colgate’s newspaper, The Colgate Maroon-News, is a newspaper of Colgate University in Hamilton, New York. It is the most ancient college weekly in the United States of America, having been started in 1846 as the Hamilton Student.
Ever since 1930, Colgate has accomplished the Torchlight Ceremony, which starts on direction weekend of their first undergraduate year, when young students are led up Colgate’s hill by department and the persons of the senior honor society bearing torches. After four years, on the night before start, graduating seniors proceed down Colgate’s hill to throw their torches into a bonfire and commemorate their final night with each other as a graduating class. Colgate takes part in NCAA Division I athletics, and the symbolic figure is the Raider.