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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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Each Remembrance Sch. represents a Student on Pan Am 103


Victoria MilesTory 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

Remembrance Scholars each represent a student from Pan Am Flight 103


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

Remembrance Week 2014 is October 19-25

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