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Elizabeth Gallina ‘18 markets upcoming holiday season events for Partnership for Community Development

By Upstate Institute on November 16, 2017
Elizabeth sits at a desk, on her laptop while working on creating marketing content

Elizabeth Gallina ’18 working on the creation of marketing materials for the Partnership for Community Development

Elizabeth Gallina ‘18 has been very busy at work with Partnership for Community Development (PCD), where she primarily works on marketing and social media. The Partnership for Community Development (PCD) is an economic development non-profit serving the Hamilton area. Established in 1998, the PCD works closely with the Village of Hamilton, the Town of Hamilton and Colgate University to enhance sustainable economic opportunities and foster community vitality through imaginative community-based projects.

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Alexandra Albrecht ‘18 compiles and analyzes satisfaction data for Community Action Partnership

By Upstate Institute on November 15, 2017
Alex sits at a desk in the office of CAP's Madison County location

Alex Albrecht ’18 working at CAP’s Madison County office

In a showing of her passion for work in the not-for-profit field, senior Alexandra “Alex” Albrecht is working with Community Action Partnership of Madison County (CAP) this semester to “compile and analyze data from client satisfaction surveys at the various CAP locations and across the organization.” In doing so, she is helping CAP with their mission of serving the lower income residents of Madison County.

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Maggie McDonnell ’19 works to streamline Hamilton Central School District’s website

By Upstate Institute on November 9, 2017
Maggie sitting at a desk while using her laptop to do work

Maggie McDonnell ’19 completes most of her work for Hamilton Central School remotely, but occasionally works in the office.

Having immersed herself within the Hamilton community since her first days at Colgate, Maggie McDonnell ‘19 is now taking on the task of updating and streamlining Hamilton Central School’s process of information sharing, as a part of the Upstate Institute and COVE Community-Based Work Study program. Hamilton Central School (HCS) serves students and families in the Hamilton-area from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade. So far, Maggie has found HCS to be “an interesting place to work” because “teachers and administration work closely together and have their hands in a lot of different parts of the school system.”

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