April 7, 2003


Trust fund set up for son of slain soldier
A trust fund has been set up for the son of Spc. Jamaal Addison of Roswell, who was killed in action in Iraq, March 23. Addison’s grandmother, Constance Walcott, is a secretary in the Environmental Health and Safety Office.

Contributions to the Jamaal Addison II Memorial Fund, named for Addison’s son, can be made at any Washington Mutual Bank branch.

Addison, who was 22, leaves behind a wife, Tekla, 2-year-old Jamaal II, and a daughter, Christian, 3, who lives in California.

Addision was killed when a convey from his unit, the 507th Maintenance Division, based in Fort Bliss, Texas, was ambushed by Iraqi Fedayeen fighters. A memorial service was held for Addison in Conyers, April 5.

For more information about the trust fund, contact Deborah Blessener at

COQ transcripts to be posted online

Beginning later this week, full transcripts of each of the 25 speakers from the March 26 Classroom on the Quad (COQ) will be posted on the Academic Exchange website (www.emory.edu/ACAD_EXCHANGE). For more information, send e-mail to Academic Exchange Managing Editor Allison Adams at aadam02@emory.edu.

Aquinas Lecture to be held April 10

The Aquinas Center will hold its 10th annual Aquinas Lecture on Thursday, April 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Jones Room of Woodruff Library.

Speaking will be Lawrence Cunningham, John A. O’Brien Professor in Theology at the University of Notre Dame, whose address is titled “Catholic Spirituality after Vatican II.”

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call Jan Sebacher at 404-727-8860.