Campus Memorial for Professor Robert Coleman-Senghor

bob_coleman.jpgThe English Department is holding a memorial service for Professor Robert Coleman-Senghor on Friday, April 29 from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. on the Commencement Lawn. All are welcome to attend. Coleman-Senghor, a longtime professor of English, passed away on Saturday, April 9.

The event will involve a program of speakers, as well as opportunities for attendees to share their memories and participate in honoring Coleman-Senghor as a colleauge, teacher, friend, and beloved member of the SSU community.

According to a Facebook page created for the event, "there will [hopefully] be an opportunity for sharing passages from literary works, so please bring a piece or two that you might wish to read; other sentiments are also warmly encouraged, in case you wish to collect your thoughts in advance."

Questions may be directed to the English Department, at (707) 664-2140 or to Merle Williams at

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