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Student Philanthropy Council awards $10,000 to local nonprofits

By Upstate Institute on April 29, 2010

Four non-profit organizations in Utica, New Hartford, Esperance and Hamilton, New York, are the recipients of a total of $10,000 in grants funded by the Brennan Family Foundation. The twelve-member Upstate Institute Student Philanthropy Council (SPC) composed of sophomores at Colgate University considered fourteen applications from non-profits throughout central Upstate New York. Read more

Symposium on cultural and heritage tourism held on April 23

By Upstate Institute on April 23, 2010

The Upstate Institute at Colgate University hosted a Symposium on Cultural and Heritage Tourism on Friday, April 23, 2010 at the Oneida Mansion House in Oneida. Cultural Tourism is a term that describes travel that is directed toward experiencing the arts, heritage, and diversity of the people and landscapes of a region. The Symposium explored the best practices in the field of Cultural and Heritage Tourism and advanced conversations about how members of the Cultural Tourism industry in Madison County might work together. Read more

Discussion of local food, farming offered as live webcast

By Upstate Institute on April 21, 2010

The future of farming and food was the topic of a symposium hosted by Morrisville State College’s Science, Technology & Society program, with support from Colgate and its Upstate Institute. READ MORE