On October 4, 2018, Manor College is holding a commemoration for the 85th anniversary of the Holodomor, the man-made famine in Soviet Ukraine from 1932 -1933 that killed millions of Ukrainians. The remembrance will be held in the Ukrainian Heritage Museum at Manor College at 1:00 pm. This event is open to the community.
Chrystyna Prokopovych, Curator of the Ukrainian Heritage Museum, stated, “On the 85 days leading up to International Holodomor Memorial Day on November 24 2018, a candle will be lit daily in a different part of the world uniting Ukrainians and friends of Ukraine in remembrance of the innocent victims of the genocidal policy of the Stalin regime, while raising awareness of the issues of human rights, respect and tolerance.”
Manor College strives to foster appreciation for its Ukrainian heritage and culture; The College was established in 1947 by the Sisters of Saint Basil the Great, Jesus Lover of Humanity Province, a Byzantine Ukrainian order of the Eastern rite. Manor College wants to reverently acknowledge those that were affected by the Holodomor.
About Manor College:
Located in suburban Philadelphia, Manor College is a small college that offers big opportunities and a stellar education–one with small classes full of big thinkers, and a big-hearted community ready to challenge all of our students to reach and grow. Manor offers more than 50 Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Certificate programs in Allied Health, Arts and Sciences, Business and Technology, and Education and Professional Studies to traditional age and adult students. Manor College is America’s only accredited institution of higher education founded by Ukrainian Sisters, the Sisters of Saint Basil the Great. Learn more at www.manor.edu