Remembrance


The Emory University Office of Spiritual and Religious Life (OSRL) is honored to assist the Emory community with responding to the passing of students, faculty, and staff members when appropriate. This page contains family funeral and campus memorial service information when OSRL is assisting a family, friends, and the university community with responding to the death of a member of our university community. Information about pastoral care, grief and loss support, and memorial services is also available on the OSRL website.

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ALEXANDER VALLEJO

Emory University expresses its deepest condolences on the passing of Emory College of Arts and Sciences student Alexander Vallejo on September 16, 2022.

Students, faculty, and staff who would like to offer support may contact the OSRL contact, Rabbi Jordan Braunig at jordan.braunig@emory.edu

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REV. STEVE AYRES 

Emory University expresses its deepest condolences on the recent passing of School of Theology student Rev. Steve Ayres.

Students, faculty, and staff who would like to offer support or more information may contact the OSRL contact, Rev. Maddie Henderson at mhend25@emory.edu

Grief Support Time

CAPS will hold space on Monday, September 12, 2022, from 12:00-2:00 pm.. in the Wesley Teaching Chapel for grief support.

Candler Chapel Service

On Tuesday, September 13, 2022, during weekly chapel service, the community will collectively lift Steve’s family up in prayer during worship. Immediately following chapel, colleagues from OSRL and CAPS will hold additional space from 12:00-2:00 p.m. for anyone needs time to process with staff chaplains or grief counselors.

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KENDRA LUMPKIN  

Emory University expresses its deepest condolences on the passing of School of Nursing student Kendra Lumpkin on July 27, 2022.

Students, faculty, and staff who would like to offer support may contact the OSRL contact, Venerable Priya Sraman at priya.rakkhit.sraman@emory.edu.

Campus Support Space

Friday, July 29, 2022, 10:00-11:00 a.m., Room P01, Woodruff School of Nursing

Campus Memorial Service

Wednesday, August 3, 2022, Noon, Cannon Chapel

The Woodruff School of Nursing will host a campus memorial service in honor of Kendra Lumpkin. All are welcome in person and a reception will follow. A zoom registration and link is located at: https://emory.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IGNOC7KtR8OHCTATbI1qkQ

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Memorial information will remain on this page for 90 days. To learn more about university response to student loss, please visit the Campus Life website.