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NMSU to host memorial ceremony to honor Aggies

New Mexico State University will host a memorial ceremony at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at the Aggie Memorial near Garcia Hall to honor students, employees and alumni who have died in the past year.


Man (right) reads names from a list, while man (left) rings a bell.
New Mexico State University Police Chief Stephen Lopez (right) reads names of former Aggies at the Aggie Memorial ceremony in May 2013, while NMSU Dean of Students Michael Jasek (left) rings a bell. (NMSU photo by Emily C. Kelley)

The NMSU Police Department and Dean of Students office are sponsoring the event, which is in its second year. The event is open to the public.

?New Mexico State University is a community where once you are a member you are always a member,? said Michael Jasek, dean of students. ?The Aggie Memorial is a way to remember those students, alumni and employees of our community who have passed during the last year. The memorial pays tribute to all those who have passed in a ceremony that is important to the campus.?