“Mason Remembers” Sept. 11 at Noon on North Plaza

Posted: September 11, 2002 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

“Mason Remembers,” a student-led program with remarks by President Alan Merten, is held today at noon on the Johnson Center North Plaza. The Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps will present the colors to begin the program before Radhika Vora, Student Government vice president, reads a segment of the American Creed and gives opening remarks. George Mason student leaders will also read a “A New Beginning,” a poem written by student Mark Walker. Shirene Rasheed, Student Government president, will conclude by introducing a moment of silence.

Other events today include:

  • “9/11 Aftermath Memorial,” an interactive sculpture, is on display in the Johnson Center Food Court
  • Representatives from the university’s Counseling Center and Fairfax County’s Project Resilience provide information on resources available to members of the university community at the Johnson Center kiosks
  • Members of Psi Chi, the psychology national honor society, hand out pamphlets on the Johnson Center North Plaza from the American Psychological Association on how to cope during tragic events. A large sign is available where members of the George Mason community can write about their feelings and remembrances
  • Drop-in dialogue sessions from 10 a.m. to noon and 3 to 6 p.m. in the Johnson Center provide an open forum for all members of the George Mason community to talk about their feelings and reactions on this anniversary

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