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In Memoriam - Sue Marcum (1958 - 2010)

Sue Marcum was an extraordinary individual who transformed the lives of those she met. Thousands of students at American University's Kogod School of Business discovered their love for the field of Accounting through her dynamic teaching and personal commitment to their individual success. Colleagues and friends found joy in the hours spent together over shared interests and collaborations. We will long for her smile and laughter in the days ahead. We invite you to join us in remembering Sue and her love for life.

Memorial Service

American University's Kogod School of Business held a memorial service to celebrate the life of our beloved professor, colleague, and friend.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Eight o'clock in the evening

American University
Bender Arena
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016

All members of the public were welcome to attend.

For additional questions, please contact Lara Kline at or (202) 885-1891.

Sue Marcum Scholarship Fund

Professor Sue Marcum personally established this scholarship in 2006. This annual award supports an alumnus of American University who chooses to pursue a Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) degree at the Kogod School of Business. Her family has asked that all donations in Professor Marcum's honor be directed towards the scholarship fund.

To donate online, please visit the Sue Marcum Scholarship Fund Giving page. In the box labeled "Other," please type "Sue Marcum Endowed Scholarship Fund."

Donations by mail may be addressed to the Sue Marcum Scholarship Fund c/o Kogod School of Business, 4400 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20016-8044.


Condolences for the Marcum family may be sent to the Kogod School of Business, c/o the Dean's Office, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016-8044.

Individuals are also invited to stop by Kogod's first floor lobby to share memories and condolences in a remembrance book; or visit the Facebook page created by students to honor Professor Marcum.