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Feb. 23: Media update for Manchester memorial service

There will be a memorial service at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, in Cordier Auditorium on the North Manchester campus of Manchester University. It is open to the public, and the media may be in the auditorium.

HOWEVER: Out of respect for those who are grieving, no still or video cameras, sound recordings or broadcasts will be permitted inside the auditorium building. The University is recording the memorial for family members who cannot attend. Turn off all cell phones and electronic devices inside the building. You may take notes on paper, but no texting or broadcasting will be permitted from inside the auditorium.

Manchester University is a private institution, and anyone violating these stipulations will be asked to leave the grounds immediately. The grounds, internal pathways and all buildings of Manchester University are private property. Anyone who is asked to leave and does not may be subject to legal action.

Parking is available on East Street near the Jo Young Switzer Center.

Email sent Tuesday, Feb. 23, by Manchester University President Dave McFadden.
Donations to an emergency fund for the students' families or to a memorial fund to honor the students can be made at www.manchester.edu/international-student-memorial.


For the media:
Contact Anne Gregory in media relations via email at aggregory@manchester.edu or by at 260-982-5285 and leave a message or text 260-417-5061. Calls and texts will be answered in the order they are received.
Manchester University is a private institution. Please review these Media Access Policies. Manchester University grounds, including buildings and pathways are private property. All media on campus must arrange to be accompanied at the campus. Please respect the privacy of those who are in mourning.