Professor Martin Atangana

Dear York College Family, “It is with great sadness that I write to inform you of the passing of Dr. Martin Atangana chair of the Department of History and Philosophy.

Professor Atangana passed away on Sunday morning (September 1, 2013) at the hospital where he was recuperating. He served many years in the Department of History and Philosophy as faculty and recently as elected department chair. Dr. Atangana’s scholarship was focused on the history of Central Africa. He was also a noted musician.

Pending more information on memorial services, condolences may be forwarded to the Department of History and Philosophy to be conveyed to Dr. Atangana’s family.

-P. Meleties
Acting Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

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