President John F. Kennedy Memorial Service & Tributes

President John F. KennedyMemorial Service and Tributes to JFK

Thursday, November 21, 7:00 – 8:00 pm  |  Vaughan Chapel  |  LiveStream

That evening, a memorial service will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Vaughn Chapel. Reverend Conrad Braaten will officiate at a service in keeping with the funeral mass held for President Kennedy 50 years ago, which included excerpts from his writings and speeches. The evening will include tributes to President Kennedy by Gail Summer, interim Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dave Johnson, professor of chemistry and environmental science, Kevin Reilly, chair of the School of Social Sciences and Professional Studies, and Doug Clark, vice president for administration. Susan Spataro, assistant professor of music and the music department coordinator, will lead the student choir for the opening and closing hymns. In addition, soloist Adam McAllister will perform two pieces of sacred music, Ave Maria and Pie Jesu, that were also sung at President Kennedy’s funeral mass.

The public is invited to attend these “Remembering JFK” events free of charge.