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Rose-Laying Ceremony and Remembrance Convocation to be Held Friday

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.

Remembrance Week Begins Tonight with Candlelight Vigil

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.

Hendricks Chapel Dean’s Convocation Brings Campus Together in Spirit and Song on Sunday Evenings

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.

Schedule of Events for Remembrance Week 2017

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.

Lockerbie Scholars anchor ‘Cuse Cast

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.

Remembrances Scholars Linked to Students on Pan Am 103


Hailey Temple Remembrance Scholars 2014-15Hailey-Margaret Temple is pursuing a dual degree in Public Relations and Information Management & Technology with a Spanish minor. She is from Huntingdon Valley, PA but is a proud member of Orange Nation. During her time at Syracuse University, she studied abroad in Madrid, Spain and participated in the School of Information Studies’ Spring Break in Silicon Valley. She is Co-Executive of University 100, a student manager of the NEXIS lab, Class Act for the iSchool, and a Peer Advisor. Hailey also works as an iSchool journalist and student assistant in the Office of the Chancellor. In her free time, Hailey runs half marathons with her friends and family. Hailey first felt the impact of the Remembrance Scholarships after seeing the chairs on the Quad and attending events during her freshman year. She wanted carry the legacy of the victims and educate others about terrorism in today’s society. By representing Wendy, Hailey hopes to represent her humility and service to others.

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