Memorials honoring Aaronette White set for October 3 and 18

Professor Aaronette M. White
Professor Aaronette M. White

Memorial celebrations of the life of Professor Aaronette White are scheduled for October 3 and 18 on the UC Santa Cruz campus.

White, a professor of psychology who was recently appointed associate dean of equity and social responsibility in the Division of Social Sciences, died in August of a cerebral aneurysm at age 51.

Wednesday, October 3 at 8 p.m. in Quarry Plaza, the Student Union Assembly, along with the UCSC Ethnic Resource Centers, and African/Black Student Alliance will hold a life and legacy vigil for Professor White. The campus community is invited to share stories, memories, and experiences.

Also, on Thursday, October 18, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., in the Merrill Cultural Center, a memorial honoring Professor White will be hosted and co-sponsored by the Psychology Department, the Social Sciences Dean's Office, the Ethnic Resources Center, Colleges Nine and Ten, Cowell College, and the Humanities Division.