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.
Syracuse University will hold its first Service of Commemoration–honoring, faculty, staff and students who passed away in 2016—on Tuesday, March 21, at 4 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel. Read more about the Service of Commemoration.
HAILEY TEMPLE and WENDY LINCOLN
Hailey-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.
Tory Miles (Victoria) is from the small town of Millbury, MA. Tory is an Advertising major emphasizing in Account Planning and Media Planning. Syracuse University has allowed her to thrive far beyond the standard college degree. From being PR Captain of the Quidditch team to being a sister of Gamma Phi Beta, Tory has had experiences that will last a lifetime. The chance to be a Newhouse Ambassador, get to play in the concert band, be an intramural referee supervisor, be a member of The NewsHouse Advertising club, intern in London, and join Order of the Omega are just some of the opportunities and privileges attending Syracuse has provided. Tory values the importance of taking advantage of all that life has to offer. She believes that life is all about taking chances and putting oneself out there. She also inherently believes we, as people, are not that different. Each of us is valuable, and believes the world has to remember that a little better. Her mom, dad, and brother are her best friends and feels extremely blessed to have them. She also holds the Massachusetts record for Career Stolen Bases in softball. Continue Reading
JACKIE BARR and NICOLE BOULANGER
Jackie Barr is an information technology and public relations dual major with a minor in marketing. She is an active member of the campus community through Enactus where she helps with photography and marketing for Team Guatemala, an organization that fundraises for Mayan women by selling goods hand made by the women themselves. She is also brother of Alpha Phi Omega community service fraternity and a member of the club field hockey team.
Jackie is representing Nicole Boulanger who was a musical theater major studying abroad as part of SU’s DIPA program. On campus, she was active in musicals, the Musical Prep Club, the Folk Liturgy group and the Pep Club. She was an intelligent and dedicated student who was featured in several Syracuse productions. She also showed talent in other arts including drawing, painting and writing prose. Her last performance was in a project for the Funge Theater Class in London, which she choreographed and directed, and for which she performed her original dance about the effects of cliques in society. Continue Reading
Friday, October 24 at 2 p.m. – The Rose Laying Ceremony will be held at the Place of Remembrance in front of Hall of Languages
Friday, October 24 at 3:30 p.m. – The Remembrance Convocation will take place in Hendricks Chapel
The application for the 2014-2015 Remembrance Scholars is now live, and is due by midnight on January 21st, 2014. If you missed one of our information sessions, see our Application 101 PowerPoint for some more info about the scholarship. You can also check out our application center for FAQs and links to the online application. Good luck to all who apply!
Lockerbie Scotland’s Rev. Sandy Stoddart and Hendricks Chapel’s Dean Tiffany Steinwert have composed a Common Prayer. The prayer is being distributed widely – especially via social media – and is intended to be read on December 21, 2013 at 2:03 p.m. (Eastern Time, 7:03 p.m. Greenwich time). The prayer can be found on SU’s webpage for the 25th Anniversary: www.syr.edu/pa103remembrance25. It is also reprinted below.