SUNY New Paltz Remembers September 11, 2001

9/11 Remembrance
A panel discussion that will reflect on the impact of Sept. 11 will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Lecture Center 102. Four social scientists on our faculty will comment on the impact and effect of these events, their aftermath and their future implications. They will talk about how this has affected our government decisions and social interactions. The moderator will be Dean Gerald Benjamin (College of Liberal Arts & Sciences) and the panelists will be Janice Anderson (Communication and Media), Lew Brownstein (Political Science), Glenn Geher (Psychology), and Brian Obach (Sociology). Each panelist will speak for about ten minutes. They will then take questions and comments from the audience. For more information contact Gerald Benjamin at 257-3520, or e-mail: Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Wanda Nicholson, Piper, plays the bag pipes on campus during the Day of Reflection ceremonies, sponsored by the Center for Peace and Social Justice.
Wanda Nicholson, Piper, plays the bag pipes on campus during the Day of Reflection ceremonies, sponsored by the Center for Peace and Social Justice.
Photo by Eric Gullickson, Public Affairs

9/11-Bell Toll/Moments of Silence
All SUNY colleges and universities will toll their bells on Sept. 11 at 10:29 a.m., the time the second World Trade Center tower collapsed. Moments of silence will also be observed at 8:46 a.m., the time the first plane struck the World Trade Center, at 9:03 a.m., the moment of the second impact, 9:59 a.m., when the first tower collapsed, and finally at 10:29 a.m., when the second tower fell. For more information, contact the Office of Public Affairs at x3245.
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9/11-Candlelight Vigil
The Center for Peace and Justice has organized a number of activities for students between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Sept. 11. They include six moments of silence (including the attack on Pentagon and crash of flight in Pennsylvania) observed with bagpipe playing and Pastor Paul Walley officiating. There will be counseling center staff on hand and other speakers. At 2 p.m., Hudson Valley players will reenact the feelings of students after the attacks. They will show a three-hour taping airing the events of that day in the multipurpose room of the Student Union Building, and have a candlelight vigil on the concourse of the Student Union Building at 9 p.m. For more information, contact John Agnelli at the Center for Peace and Social Justice at x4600.

9/11-Television Coverage
CNN television coverage will air in Lecture Center Room 102 from 8 a.m. 12 p.m.

Campus Community Discussion Board
We have created a community discussion board in connection with the panel on "9/11 A Year Later." The panelists will put up outlines of their remarks. You are invited to comment on them, and offer observations of your own. An outline of Professor Glenn Geher's (Psychology) remarks are already posted. Outlines from Professors Anderson (Communication and Media), Brownstein (Political Science and International Relations) and Obach (Sociology) will be posted following the event, or as they become available.

To access the discussion board, log on to You may do this by clicking "Blackboard" on the upper right hand corner of the New Paltz Home page. Log in with your user name and password. Click the Community Tab at the top of the page. Click on the 9/11 discussion board to enter the discussion.

Chronicle of Higher Education
One Year Later: A Special Report

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