Family, friends, students, and members of the community gathered at the UNCG Dance Theater on August 22nd, 2015, to celebrate the life and contributions of Dr. Jan Van Dyke. The former Department Head and Professor Emerita of Dance at UNCG passed away on July 3rd, 2015. Presenters at the memorial included members of Van Dyke’s family, colleagues and students, sharing stories of her life and speaking of her passion for dance and the community. Portions of Van Dyke’s notable works Waltz, Spike, and The Life and Times were screened and the event closed with a live performance of Round Dance. Those who attended said that the event was a perfect way to honor Van Dyke’s memory.