Tuesday, March 28, 2006
Students visiting nongovernmental organizations in Washington, D.C., stand with Jim Smith '70 (left) and Pablo Eisenburg (front right), of the Center for Public and Nonprofit Leadership at Georgetown University.
Democracy, reflection, peer-to-peer-networking, and the ideals of a liberal arts education. A recent alternative spring break trip, visiting nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and foundations in Washington, D.C., brought to life many of the concepts that are integral to Colgate’s Sophomore-Year Experience program.
Nine sophomores and one senior – from North America, India, Ghana, and Egypt – attended the five-day moveable feast, which whetted the students’ voracious appetites for ways they could apply their Colgate educations to lives engaged in philanthropy and civil society."