COLIE | Memory Eternal

We carry with us some part of those who shaped our lives in any way, and I am happy to have known her, just as I am happy to know those who also shaped my life at Cornell and elsewhere.

52 Years Later, C.U. Honors the Nine Cornellians Who Perished in A Dormitory Fire

“For too long, all of you have felt unheard and your memories unacknowledged,” Cornell President Marth Pollack said in a speech at the event. “No one can take away the pain of what you experienced. But what we can do is hear your stories and become accustomed, become the custodians of your memories with this memorial, which will remain here in the heart of campus for as long as the University stands.”