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August 10, 2003

Schedule of 9-11 Commemorative Activities at UMBC

A variety of commemorative activities are planned at UMBC to mark the second anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Scheduled events include:

8:45 AM
The National Anthem and Taps
Performed by the UMBC Pep Band
Location: Flagpoles in front of Administration Building

11:00 AM
Drumming for World Peace: UMBC 9/11 Commemoration
The Commons, Main Street

The UMBC Community is invited to a day of inter-cultural drumming for global understanding and peace. Share your thoughts in a commemoration of September 11, 2001 at The Commons. Sponsored by the English Language Center, the Intercultural Living Exchange, the Office of Student Life, and Students for Intercultural Exchange.

Expression Boards will be placed on Main Street in The Commons beginning Wednesday, September 10 and will remain up through Friday, September 12. These boards are a chance for the UMBC community to write and creatively express their thoughts, feelings, and emotions on the 9/11 tragedy. Please stop by to read the comments and to add your own.

In addition, the UMBC Study Abroad Fair will be held from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on the Commons Terrace. Take steps to greater international understanding and find out more about summer, semester and year programs all over the world! For more information, contact the Office of International Education Services at 410-455-2624 or by e-mail at

Posted by dwinds1 at August 10, 2003 12:00 AM