MacDonell “Don” Roehm Jr. ’61 earned All-American and All-State honors for his skill as a Colgate soccer fullback. His passion for protecting Colgate athletics off the field as well was enshrined in a $4 million endowment bequest.
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.