Posted on March 5, 2009

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.


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.


The university has posted a biography of Carson at

Lauren A. Burk Memorial Service at Auburn University

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, to the American Kidney Fund, 72 Edgewood Ave. Atlanta, GA 30303 or Lauren A. Burk Memorial Scholarship Fund at Oglethorpe University

You can also make a contribution to the Delta Gamma Foundation in Lauren’s name at[email protected]/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.]