UGA memorial service to honor those who passed this year
Twenty-six University of Georgia students, faculty and staff members who have died in the past year will be recognized at the university’s annual candlelight memorial service on May 2 at 7pm on the steps of UGA Chapel.
President Jere Morehead will guide this years ‘Georgia Remembers’ service with the help of university leaders such as Savannah Hembree, president of the UGA Staff Council; George Moore, president of the Student Government Association; and Luke Naeher, chair of the University Council Executive Committee.
Names of each of the 11 students and 15 faculty members will be read allowed, followed by a toll of the Chapel bell and the lighting of a candle. Members of the Arch Society will light candles as each name is read.
Members of the university community and public are invited to attend. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be moved inside the Chapel.