Tree Dedication Ceremony Honors Memory of Students
UC Pays Tribute to Students who Passed Away this Academic Year
Written By Tyler Gardinier '14, PR Intern
Tributes to Joseph Chubbuck, David Walter and Nick Turek
Utica, NY (03/31/2014)- On Wednesday, April 2, Utica College will host a tree dedication ceremony in memory of three Utica College students who recently passed away.
The three students that passed away were Joseph Chubbuck, a senior earning his degree in physics; David Walter, a graduate student in cybersecurity, and Nick Turek, who was pursuing his degree at Utica College in computer science.
The dedication will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Pub with remarks by Utica College President Todd S. Hutton and Dean of Students Alane Varga. The dedication ceremony will start at 5 p.m. near the entrance to South Hall residence hall, with a reception afterward in the Pioneer Pub, Strebel Student Center. Friends and family members are invited.
About Utica College – Utica College, founded in 1946, is a comprehensive private institution offering bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. The College, located in upstate central New York, approximately 90 miles west of Albany and 50 miles east of Syracuse, currently enrolls over 4,000 students in 36 undergraduate majors, 27 minors, 21 graduate programs and a number of pre-professional and special programs.