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Days of Remembrance event to be held on April 28
Illinois College will hold a Holocaust Remembrance Convocation on Monday, April 28, at 11 a.m. in Rammelkamp Chapel.

The United States Congress established the Days of Remembrance as the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust and created the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as a permanent living memorial to the victims. This year, Holocaust remembrance week is April 27-May 4. The Museum designated “Confronting the Holocaust: American Responses” as the theme for the 2014 observance.

Illinois College students and faculty, in collaboration with professor Adrienne Hacker Daniels, will participate in readings, with music featuring pianist Garrett Allman, clarinetist Douglas Phillips and cellist Susan Phillips.

This presentation is free and open to the public. For more information contact Hacker Daniels at 217-245-3465 or at ahacker@mail.ic.edu

About Illinois College

Founded in 1829, Illinois College is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success. The college is located in Jacksonville, Ill. With an enrollment of more than 1,000 students, the college offers over 50 undergraduate programs and a Master of Arts in Education degree program. In 1932 the society of Phi Beta Kappa established a chapter at Illinois College, and it remains one of only 11 in the state.

Illinois College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association. Visit www.ic.edu or call 217-245-3149 for more information.

Media Contact Information
Office of Marketing and Communications
Todd Spann | Senior Writer
217.245.3149 | icnews@mail.ic.edu

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