Events planned on campus to remember 9/11

Western Carolina University will mark the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 on its 10th anniversary with events to be held Sept. 6-11, including a keynote address from Lori Gerber, founder of the Center for New Beginnings, set for Thursday, Sept. 8.

Gerber will discuss her experiences as a crisis responder and support advocate to families and survivors of the Sept. 11 attacks at 3 p.m. in the Grandroom of A.K. Hinds University Center. The event, and others held to remember Sept. 11, are free and open to the public.

Western Carolina PEAKS, a group of residential communities on campus, will sponsor a distribution of patriotic ribbons primarily near residential living areas at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6.

Counseling and Psychological Services will host an event to send cards to troops and veterans from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, on the lawn of A.K. Hinds University Center.

The Department of Intercultural Affairs will distribute remembrance buttons and host construction of peace pinwheels from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, on the UC lawn.

The Center for Service Learning will host a Day of Service from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.

The WCU Pride of the Mountains Marching Band will present a memorial performance in advance of the home WCU football game Saturday, Sept. 10, against Mars Hill.

The University Center will host a Power Point Retrospective and Campus Vigil at the central plaza fountain from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11.

For more information, contact the Department of Intercultural Affairs at 828-227-2276.