UNC-CH to Remember Eve Carson Today

News&Observer (Raleigh), March 5, 2009

A year after student leader Eve Carson was shot to death, the UNC-Chapel Hill community will remember her today with a service on campus.

The ceremony begins at 3:45 p.m. at the Pit, next to the Student Union. Chancellor Holden Thorp will speak, and the Clef Hangers, an a cappella group, will perform.

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Students, professors and others plan to meet today to commemorate the life of Carson, who was known for her high academic achievement and drive to help others.

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The university has posted a biography of Carson at www.unc.edu/eve/bio.html.

[Editor’s Note: Earlier stories about the murder of Eve Carson are listed here.]

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Eve Carson.


Scholarship and contribution information

Auburn University is creating a scholarship fund in remembrance of Lauren Burk. For more information, contact the AU Office of Development at (334) 844-8700.

Contributions may be made to the Invisible Children’s Fund at http://www.invisiblechildren.com/home.php, to the American Kidney Fund, 72 Edgewood Ave. Atlanta, GA 30303 or Lauren A. Burk Memorial Scholarship Fund at Oglethorpe University www.oglethorpe.edu.

You can also make a contribution to the Delta Gamma Foundation in Lauren’s name at http://www.formrouter.net/forms01@DGF/gift_honor_memory.html.

[Editor’s Note: Information about the murder of Lauren Burk on March 4, 2008, can be read here. Scroll down to the second story.]

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Lauren Burk, 1989–2008.

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