Gregory Harder Obituary, Alvernia University sophomore student has died

Gregory Harder Obituary, Death – Gregory Harder, 20, a sophomore at Alvernia University has unexpectedly passed away on December 21, 2022. Greg was a sophomore from Fabien, New York, earning his Masters in Athletic Training while also playing quarterback for the Alvernia football team. He was on the dean’s list and the Middle Atlantic Conference Academic Honor Roll in 2021. For his achievements this semester, he will be recognized to the MAC Academic Roll again in January.

Greg started five varsity games at quarterback during his two years at Alvernia. He was also the starting quarterback for Alvernia’s junior varsity team. Greg’s contagious personality was admired by his teammates, and he was constantly visible on the sideline as he called plays for the Alvernia offense. Gregory’s memorial service will be held early in the spring semester. Details regarding the memorial service will be sent to Alvernia students through email. As a community, we offer prayers of peace and healing to Gregory’s family, teammates, and friends. We will also create a Tribute Board where members of the Harder family can add their memories, photos, and videos of Gregory.

Gregory played football at the university and was pursuing his Master’s degree in Athletic Training. He was pleased to be studying something he was passionate about. Greg was nominated to the Middle Atlantic Conference Autumn Academic Accolade Roll as a first-year student in 2021-22 and was recognized again this fall for his academic performance. Finally, we understand that this is distressing news for many members of our campus community. Because grief affects everyone differently, anybody in need of assistance is invited to use the university resources listed below:

Students can seek counseling services through the university’s Health and Wellness Center. Students can get started by emailing Students can also use TimelyCare’s TalkNow program, which offers free virtual mental health assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and includes planned counseling as well as on-demand access to a mental health practitioner. Students should visit to get started. Employees can seek help via the Employee Assistance Program, which is accessible through ADP. Please keep the Harder family in your thoughts and prayers.