Memorial ceremony for UCSB, Isla Vista shooting victims Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Agora Stage

  • June 2, 2014 6:00am

In memory of the those who lost their lives in the shootings that took place in the Isla Vista community adjacent to UC Santa Barbara, Cal State East Bay's Student Life and Leadership Program invites the campus community, UCSB alumni living in the Bay Area, and the general public to a candlelight vigil at the Agora Stage on CSUEB's Hayward campus, on Tuesday, June 3 at 7 p.m.

It is asked that those who attend bring a candle and a lighter, if possible. Since it is against University policy to have an open flame on campus, participants also are asked to bring a small cup or container for the candle. Student Life will provide candles as well.

"We will have an open mic for anyone who wants to share their thoughts and well wishes at the vigil," said Megan Lebre, Student Life advisor and program coordinator. "We will also provide paper and pens to write messages of support for UCSB."

-- Barry Zepel

California State University, East Bay is the San Francisco East Bay Area's high-access public university of choice. CSUEB serves the region with campuses in Hayward and Concord, a professional development center in Oakland, and an innovative online campus. With an enrollment of more than 14,000, the University offers a nationally recognized freshman year experience, award-winning curriculum, personalized instruction, and expert faculty. Students choose from among more than 100 professionally focused fields of study for which the University confers bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as an Ed.D. in education. Named a "Best in the West" college, as well as a Best Business School, by the influential Princeton Review, Cal State East Bay is among the region's foremost producers of teachers, business professionals and entrepreneurs, public administrators, health professionals, literary and performing artists, and science and math graduates.

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