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Ciccone Commons

Colgate's first faculty-led living-learning community launched in fall 2015.


Rebecca Shiner, Professor of Psychology

Rebecca Shiner

Professor of Psychology
Psychology, 106B Olin Hall
Phone: 315-228-7193

Mark Shiner, University Chaplain and Catholic Campus Minister

Mark Shiner

Associate Chaplain and Catholic Campus Minister
Chaplain's Office, 104 Chapel Garden Level
Phone: 315-228-7680
Jack Nelson

Jack Nelson

Assistant Director of Residential Life
Residential Life, Drake Hall
Phone: 315-228-7961
Avatar for Isabella Crowley, Ciccone Commons residential fellow.

Isabella Crowley

Residential Fellow
Residential Life, Drake Hall
Phone: 315-228-7367

Faculty and Staff Affiliates

  • Nady Abdal-Ghaffar
  • Rodney Agnant
  • Alan Cooper
  • David Dudrick
  • Engda Hagos
  • Spencer Kelly
  • Noor Khan
  • Julia Martinez
  • Rebecca Metzler
  • Ernie Nolen
  • Jenna Reinbold
  • Erik Ronning
  • Lenora Warren


Curtis Hall and Drake Hall
Curtis Hall Residence
Most of the rooms in Curtis Hall are double bedrooms, with the exception of six suites, while Drake features a variety of room types, though most are traditional doubles as well. Every floor has a student lounge or common space, and laundry facilities are located in the basements of each hall. Curtis Hall is home to the satellite student health clinic, while the Office of Residential Life is located in Drake Hall, accessible via a separate entrance.

Room types
Single room
Double rooms
3-person rooms
3-person suites (available to sophomores only)
4-person suites (available to sophomores only)
5-person suites (available to sophomores only) 
John C. Cushman III House - 102 Broad Street - Ciccone Commons Social House
Cushman House Residence
Cushman House is the social house for the Ciccone Commons for juniors and seniors in the Ciccone Commons. The house has single and double rooms, as well as living, study, and dining spaces on the first floor.

Room types


Named For

Diane Ciccone ’74, P’10

Dianne-Cicconne-061616Diane Ciccone ’74, P’10 was one of the first 132 women to enroll at Colgate. She is a founding member of Colgate’s Alumni of Color organization. Diane is a former member of the alumni council and the Board of Trustees. She is a frequent volunteer and student adviser, and she created a fund to support the ALANA Cultural Center. She has received the Maroon Citation and the Wm. Brian Little ’64 Award for Distinguished Service. More about Ciccone