SHW recognizes the impact of tragedy on our community & we are working to support the health & well-being of all UVA students. Linked is a list of supportive resources that may be helpful in processing & coping with grief and other emotions at this time. studenthealth.virginia.edu/support
Today, we held a community-wide moment of silence and tolled the Chapel bells on Grounds, as we returned to the demands of our daily routine and grieved the losses of Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis Jr. and D’Sean Perry.
Following a period of tragic loss for UVA, we will pause social media posts during the Thanksgiving break. We wish the UVA community a peaceful holiday, and remain grateful for the company of family, friends and supporters. #UVAStrong
The ACC announced today that the Virginia at Virginia Tech football game scheduled for Saturday, November 26, has been cancelled. The decision was made following communication between the ACC, Virginia and Virginia Tech athletic department administration. virginiasports.com/news/2022/11/2…
Today's Memorial Service honored the lives of Devin Chandler, Lavel Davis, Jr. and D’Sean Perry, as well as the two students injured in the shooting, Mike Hollins and Marlee Morgan. Always remember the light they share with all of us. #UVAStrong
"To my three young kings, I'm eternally grateful for you ... We will turn today's tragedy into tomorrow's triumph ... My young kings, may you celebrate in paradise and we will celebrate on this side each and every day with the light of your stars." - Tony Elliott
"The way you held my head high in high school is the same you mentored me in college. Helping me be the person I am today ... You were always going to go out of you way for people you love the most." - Will Bettridge
A public memorial service will be held on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena to honor the lives of the three students we lost, and to offer support for the two additional students who were wounded. bit.ly/3ghjYrm#UVAStrong
Tomorrow, 11/17, counseling and therapy dogs will be available at Newcomb from 8 AM - 8 PM. For counseling services, visit Newcomb 177. To meet with a therapy dog, visit Newcomb 182. If there isn't a pup in when you stop by, pop back in later to give them a scratch and some pets!
The #UVAStrong community responded to the tragic deaths of three student-athletes with an outpouring of emotion, support and love on Monday and Tuesday. Across Grounds, these gestures took shape in ways small and large.