Miss Joan Bernard (6 April 1918 – 1 August 2012)
A Commemoration & Celebration of the Life & Service of our Founding Principal, Miss Joan Bernard will be held in College over the weekend of 2-3 March.  We would like to invite students to join staff and alumni in remembering her life and celebrating her remarkable achievements.
The weekend will include an informal afternoon tea and a Formal Dinner on Saturday 2 March.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11am on Sunday 3 March, which will be led by Rev Dr Paul Regan, and will be followed by a light lunch.
Miss Bernard was a pioneer, serving in the Allied expeditionary Force during WWII, mentioned in despatches for her wartime service.  She was also an advocate of women’s education, and a dedicated Christian throughout her life.
Please email FranHephrun, Alumni & Development Officer, at f.c.hephrun@dur.ac.uk for more information or if you would like to attend.