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September 7, 2011

UMBC Commemorates September 11th

UMBC will mark the 10th anniversary of September 11 with a series of events designed to aid reflection, service and healing.


Friday, September 9, 2011

Day of Reflection / Peace Vigil
The Women's Center will open its doors from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. as a quiet space for meditation, silent prayer and reflection for community members seeking an environment focused on thoughts and hopes for peace.

The Commons: A Place for All
Throughout the day, The Sports Zone will be open for members of our community to gather, reflect and connect. Televisions will be available for viewing the national coverage.

University Counseling Services
Counselors will be available in the Counseling Center from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. to provide support for people needing to talk with someone about feelings related to the events of September 11, 2001.


Monday, September 12, 2011

Flag Ceremony
UMBC ROTC – 8 a.m.,Flag Pole area located near the Administration building.

102 Minutes That Changed America
Join us for a showing of the critically acclaimed documentary "102 Minutes That Changed America” an authentic and reverential chronicle of the unforgettable events of 9/11.
Showings: 9:00 AM; 10:30 AM; 1:15 PM ~ Lower Level Flat Tuesdays
Discussion and Memorial: 12—1 p.m.

Operation Gratitude
Ensure that a Soldier, Sailor, Airman, or Marine knows that his or her sacrifices are appreciated. Writing a letter is a meaningful way for Americans to show support for our Military. It only takes five minutes of your day, but will bring lasting joy to our troops. Stop by the Commons Lobby (located next to lower level flat Tuesdays) to write a quick note of appreciation for our troops. 10 a.m.– 4 p.m.

University Counseling Services
Counselors will be available in the Counseling Center from 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. to provide support for people needing to talk with someone about feelings related to the events of September 11, 2001.

9/11 Remembrance Project
Students, faculty and staff of UMBC have the opportunity to come together in a unique and meaningful way to honor the victims of September 11th and build something positive out of the destruction our country faced. Members of the UMBC community are encouraged to pledge hours of community service to a non-profit organization of their choosing. Participants have the option of dedicating their service in memory of one or more of the victims. This powerful and distinctive project unites the members of our community in making a positive impact through our actions and, communicates that we remember what was lost on that day and that we will do our part to rebuild and strengthen our nation. For more information, please visit http://911day.org website or stop by the Commons Lobby (located next to lower level flat Tuesdays) 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., to formally dedicate your service to a 9/11 victim.

Posted by chelseah at September 7, 2011 1:18 PM