Two Syracuse University students have been named finalists for three of the United States’ most prestigious nationally competitive scholarship awards: the Marshall Scholarship, the Mitchell Scholarship and the Rhodes Scholarship.
Zainab Abdali, a 2017-2018 Remembrance Scholar and member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program , was selected as a finalist for the Marshall Scholarship.
Cameron MacPherson ’16, a 2015-2016 Remembrance Scholar and member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program , was selected as a finalist for the Mitchell Scholarship and a district finalist for the Rhodes Scholarship.
You can read more about Abdali and MacPherson’s studies and accomplishments in this recent article from Syracuse University News.
The 2017-18 Convocation for Remembrance Scholars, honoring 35 outstanding students from this year’s senior class, will be held Friday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel.
The Convocation will be preceded by the annual Rose-Laying Ceremony at 2:03 p.m. at the Place of Remembrance, located in front of the Hall of Languages. This ceremony honors the 270 people, including 35 students studying abroad through Syracuse University, who were killed in the Dec. 21, 1988, bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. The ceremony also honors 2002-03 Lockerbie Scholar Andrew McClune, who died in 2002.
Learn more about Friday’s Remembrance Week events here.
This week the Daily Orange – Syracuse University’s independent, student-run newspaper – will be featuring stories, videos, and event highlights from Remembrance Week 2017. You can access the Remembrance coverage on their website.
Remembrance Scholar Alex Alvarez ’18 anchors this week’s ’Cuse Cast, with details on Remembrance Week activities.
Syracuse University’s Remembrance Week 2017 will be held on campus Sunday, Oct. 22, through Saturday, Oct. 28. The weeklong series of events honors the 270 people, including 35 students studying abroad through Syracuse University, who lost their lives in the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, on Dec. 21, 1988. Read more about the Week’s events here.
Every Sunday evening at 7 p.m., Hendricks Chapel comes alive. Members of the Syracuse University community come together for the Dean’s Convocation, a spirited gathering featuring music and reflection. This Sunday’s convocation will focus on the theme of memories, and will lead into a candlelight vigil hosted by the Syracuse University Remembrance Scholars to begin the University’s annual Remembrance Week. Read more.
The Remembrance and Lockerbie Scholars have planned a series of wonderful events and installations for Remembrance Week 2017, beginning with the Candlelight Vigil on Sunday, October 22 and concluding with the Rose Laying Ceremony and Remembrance Scholar Convocation on Friday, October 27. The full schedule of events is available on our events page. Join the Scholars as they Look Back and Act Forward in memory of the victims of Pan Am Flight 103.
2017-2018 Lockerbie Scholars Andrew Dorrance and Heather Mutch anchor this week’s ‘Cuse Cast, with details on important training for resident advisors and this year’s Student Involvement Fair.
Syracuse University’s Remembrance Scholar Selection Committee has chosen the 35 students who will be the 2017-18 Remembrance Scholars. Read more about the new cohort of Scholars.