Memorial Service for Chinweike Okegbe

August 26, 2016 - 2:00pm
St. Paul's Chapel

Please join us as we remember our colleague and dear friend Dr. Chinweike Okegbe. The memorial service will take place at St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University on Friday, August 26, 2016 at 2 pm.


A scholarship fund in the Department of Biological Sciences has been established in Chinweike’s name. If you would like to donate, please do so online here.  Any checks should be made out to Columbia University, with "Chinweike Okegbe Memorial Fund (23744)" for the memo. Please send to the address specified here.

Donations can be made to support the family and to offset some of the costs of the funeral. Muin Khan in the 500 Fairchild office will collect them in order to present to the family. Checks should be made payable to Chinwe E. M. Okegbe and can be sent to this address.

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