John W. Bardo Celebration of Life: ‘It’s a Great Day to be a Shocker’

May 08, 2019 - 10:52 am

Wichita State University will honor the life of late President John W. Bardo in a Celebration of Life tomorrow (Thursday, May 9) in the Rhatigan Student Center (RSC). Dr. Bardo, the 13th president of WSU, died March 12, after a long illness.

Everyone is invited to see Bardo’s life display in the Cadman Art Gallery, on the first floor of the RSC now through Friday, May 10.

On Thursday, May 9, exhibits featuring Bardo will be on display from 2-2:45 p.m. in Astor Lounge, outside of the Shirley Beggs Ballroom, on the third floor of the RSC.

The Celebration of Life program with video remembrances begins at 2:30 p.m. in the Shirley Beggs Ballroom. Formal remarks will start at 3 p.m.

Immediately following the program, an ice cream social will be held from 4-5 p.m. on the RSC east patio, lawn and Groover Lounge.

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