College Remembers September 11
To the College Community:
I write to let you know that the College and various campus groups will mark the
one-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, with several
events on Wednesday, September 11, which are listed below.
All of you are invited to attend one or more of the observances as your schedule
allows. The College also will proceed that day with its regular work; classes
will go forward, but we ask that the faculty and students be sensitive to any
who choose for personal reasons to spend the day differently.
My thanks go out to the students and others who together have planned these occasions
for us to reflect soberly on the day and honor the victims of a year ago.
Memorial Events at Amherst College
Wednesday, September 11, 2002
||Gathering at the College's War Memorial for a brief period of
silence honoring those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September
||Begin two minutes of silence
||Johnson Chapel bell to be tolled 21 times
||Five-College coordinated bell-ringing
|3 to 4 p.m.
||Community Tea for faculty, staff and students, Lewis-Sebring
||Interfaith Memorial Service, Johnson Chapel
||Meeting with Deans Onawumi Jean Moss and Gregory Call for reflections
on "1001 Reasons to Hope," [location to be announced]; followed by Candlelight
Vigil sponsored by the Association of Amherst Students, Main Quadrangle
|9:30 to 11 p.m.
||Drop-in hours in student residences, sponsored by Resident Counselors
|Throughout the day
||Chapin Chapel available for reflection and prayer (brief services
for Muslim Prayer at 9:50 a.m., Christian Prayer at 11:50 a.m., Jewish Prayer
at 1:50 p.m.)
|Throughout the day
||Live television broadcast of national observances, McCaffrey
Room, Keefe Campus Center
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