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College of Arts & Sciences
Physics and Astronomy

In Memory of John L. Safko, Sr.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. John L. Safko, Sr.

Dr. Safko was a pioneer of the department, building and operating the department's astronomy program for more than 30 years.  He was also very active in various organizations, such as the Southern Atlantic Coast Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers and the SC Academy of Science.