Union College hosts fundraiser for student who died from epilepsy complications

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Union’s chapter of Alpha Phi Omega (APO) hosted a fundraiser in honor of Alexander Askenazy ’20 Sunday, Feb. 11, at Messa Rink.

The 19-year-old passed away in his residence hall last October from an existing medical condition.

“Skate for Alex” included skating and trivia.

Proceeds from the event will benefit Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE).

A number of media outlets covered the event:

  • WTEN (ABC affiliate)
  • WNYT (NBC affiliate)
  • Spectrum News