Penn State holds Night of Remembrance on April 27

A candle was lit in remembrance of Penn Staters who died during the 2015-16 academic year. This year's Night of Remembrance will be held from 8 to 9:30 p.m. April 27, Old Main steps on the University Park campus Credit: Patrick Mansell / Penn StateCreative Commons

Penn State will honor and remember 27 students who died this past academic year. The Penn State Night of Remembrance, organized by the University Park Undergraduate Association, will be held from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, April 27, Old Main steps on the University Park campus.

The candlelight service will be an opportunity for reflection and anyone who feels moved to speak will have the chance to do so. Candles will be provided for all attendees. 

The University will be remembering the following Penn State students:

  • Christina Anthony
  • Sarah Barbale 
  • Andrew Edwards 
  • Benjamin Harner
  • Rahman Hassan 
  • Jasper Hicks 
  • Madison Hill
  • Stephanie Inman
  • Matthew Kayser
  • Samuel Kepler 
  • Robert Lane
  • Scott Loper 
  • Byron Markle 
  • Shannon Mathers
  • Stephanie Matteo
  • Hayley McMillen 
  • Starrett Metzler
  • Cody Mullen
  • Karina Nunez-Fabian
  • Timothy Piazza
  • George Samah
  • Jedidiah Seckinger 
  • Lucas Shook 
  • Garren Stamp
  • Luke Still 
  • Nicolai Tereschak
  • Matthew Wolfgang 
Last Updated May 03, 2017