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Keene State Remembers Sept. 11

Keene State College will remember the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, in a series of discussions and events to be held during the month of September and into the following months.

Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 9 and 10

  • Campus community members are invited to share thoughts and memories of the events of Sept. 11 at Campus Conversations: Remembering 9/11. The Counseling Center and Critical Incident Stress Management Team has organized four group meeting times for students, faculty and staff members. People interested in attending are asked to sign up in advance. For more information, contact the Counseling Center at 2437.

Monday: 4:30-6:30 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Mountain View Room, Student Center.

Tuesday: 12:30-2:30 p.m. (Mountain View Room) and 7-9 p.m. (room 309, Student Center).

Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 10 and 11

  • Campus community members are invited to attend a silent vigil, to be held on Central Square in Keene from 10 a.m. Tuesday. For more information, contact Paul Cullity of the campus ministry at 2403.

Wednesday, Sept. 11

  • Campus community members are asked to observe a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m., the time the first plane hit the World Trade Center.

  • The College carillon will toll at 10:05 a.m. and at 10:28 a.m., marking the moments when the World Trace Center towers collapsed.

  • Noon: A gathering for reflection, sponsored by the Campus Ministry and the Newman Center, will take place on the Student Center lawn. This time will be spent in reflection and focus of the events of Sept. 11. A short candle ceremony will be part of this program.

  • 7:30 p.m.: Faculty Roundtable Discussion: Perspectives on the 9/11 Attacks and the U.S. Response. Mountain View Room. Sponsored by the KSC Commission on Multiculturalism and Diversity and the Vice President of Academic Affairs office.

Marie Duggan, assistant professor of economics, Interdependence between US and Arab Economies.

Richard Foley, professor of technology, design, and safety, A Citizen’s Participation in Our Evolving Democracy’s Response to 9-11.

Gregory Knouff, assistant professor of history, U.S. Military Response: Historical Contexts and Assessment.

Tony Stavely, professor of psychology, Shadowboxing in the Dark.

Charles Weed, professor of political science, Was the State Legislature’s Response Typical? And Does it Make any Difference?

Thomas Whitcomb, Department of History, Is Terrorism Islamic?

A discussion session will follow.

Friday, Sept. 20
A peace pole, sponsored by the Community Service Office and the Campus Ministry, will be planted in the atrium of the Student Center.

September 19, October 17, and November 21: Third Thursday Programs
This series of programs, organized by Student Center staff and the Campus Ministry, will address America Since 9/11: Where are We Now? Guest faculty, staff, and outside speakers will speak about impact of the events of Sept. 11 on the United States and on the world. Night Owl Café.

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