The fondest recollections of Colgate University’s Bicentennial All-Class Reunion might differ among the 4,000 alumni, family members, and friends who attended the event last weekend. Yet, all of those memories, full of joy and deep connection, were made to last a lifetime.
Six hundred and eighty four members of the Class of 2019 received their degrees during the institution’s 198th commencement exercises held along the banks of Taylor Lake — Colgate’s first outdoor ceremony since 2008.
One of Colgate University’s two new residence halls will be named Jane Pinchin Hall, in honor of Jane Lagoudis Pinchin, former interim president, former provost and dean of the faculty, and Thomas A. Bartlett Chair and professor of English, emerita.
Rabbi Barry R. Baron, former command chaplain in the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) at Fort Bragg, N.C., has been named associate university chaplain and campus rabbi at Colgate University, effective June 15.
Colgate’s Leadership tradition, 200 years in the making, was on full display last weekend as alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends gathered for a series of celebratory events on campus.