Due to my teaching schedule this semester, I will be unable to attend most of the events scheduled for this year’s Remembrance Week. As in years past, I will post stories from campus as I receive them. The first is a Daily Orange video of last night’s candlelight ceremony.
Syracuse University Will Never Forget with Remembrance Week For Pan Am Flight 103
Syracuse University announced the 2019-20 class of Remembrance Scholars. The scholars, who will join Lockerbie Scholars Brodi Chambers and Rowan Chisholm, are: Hassina Adams of Syracuse, an international relations major in the College of Arts and Sciences and the Maxwell School and a member of the Renée Crown University Honors Program; Adam Bayer of Chappaqua,…Details
Twenty Eighteen marks the thirtieth anniversary of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, and there has been a flurry of activity over the past few weeks as families and friends make plans to commemorate the anniversary on December 21. This year’s Remembrance Week begins with the candlelight service this coming Sunday. The full list…Details
The linked video, recorded during the Lockerbie bombing trial in 2000, features Daniel Cohen at 1;53. Cohen, who lost his daughter Theodora on Pan Am Flight 103, died at the age of 82 this past Wednesday.
The New York Times honored Daniel Cohen, father of Theodora Cohen, in a lengthy obituary. “Theo,” a theater major, was one of 35 Syracuse University students aboard Pan Am Flight 103. In the wake of her death, Daniel and Susan Cohen became prominent activists in the effort to bring the perpetrators to justice. Daniel and…Details
Syracuse University announced the selection of the 35 Remembrance Scholars for the 2018-2019 academic year. This year’s Remembrance Week, which will culminate with the rose-laying ceremony and convocation on November 2, will mark the 30th anniversary of the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103. Katie Berrell • Long Lake, Minnesota • School of Education. Kenneth Buckner…Details
Syracuse University hosts Remembrance Week for Pan Am 103 victims Syracuse University hosted a Candle Light Vigil Mass Sunday to honor the victims of the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing, nearly 29 years ago. The mass marks the beginning of Remembrance Week on campus. An inside look at the Remembrance Program Campus community gathers for…Details