Emergency BU Alert Boston University's Charles River Campus is cancelling evening classes on Monday, February 8, 2016. All academic and administrative activities (e.g. classes, seminars and meetings) that are scheduled to take place before 5:00 PM will meet as scheduled. Academic and administrative operations that are normally scheduled to occur after 5:00 PM will be cancelled. For detailed information on the Boston University Medical Campus, please go to: http://www.bu.edu/ehs/comm Please note: Employees in essential services must report as scheduled. Essential services include, but are not limited to, University Police, Facilities Management and Planning, University Dining Services, University Mail Services, Student Health Services, Environmental Health & Safety and Network Services. For the latest information please go to: http://www.bu.edu/today

BU Today

Campus Life

SMG Student Remembered Tonight

Service at Hillel House for Adam Robert Engel

+
t_adam.jpg

Adam Engel, whose friends describe him as a great person, a loyal friend, one who always had a smile on his face, will be remembered Monday evening at BU’s Florence and Chafetz Hillel House.

Friends of Boston University honors student Adam Robert Engel, who died September 4, will hold a memorial service in his honor tonight, October 4, at BU’s Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at 8 p.m.

Engel (SMG’12) died after falling in the lobby of the Doubletree Guest Suites in Boston. The native of Old Bethpage, N.Y., was 19 years old.

Students recall the straight A student as a young man possessed of remarkable qualities. “He was a great person,” says Ted Mejia (CAS’12), who roomed with Engel. “He was one of the best people I ever met.” Kate Polacikova (SMG’12) describes Engel as “a great and loyal friend,” who “always knew how to make someone feel loved.”

Anyone interested in speaking at, or participating in, the service is asked to email Emily Weingart (SAR’12) at eweingar@bu.edu. Students who have photos of Adam they would like to see included in a slideshow that will run during the service are asked to email them to Paul Foster (CAS’12) at paulf721@bu.edu.

The memorial service for Adam Engel will take place on Monday, October 4, at 8 p.m., at the Florence and Chafetz Hillel House, 213 Bay State Rd., fourth floor.

John O’Rourke can be reached at orourkej@bu.edu.

+ Comments

Post Your Comment

(never shown)