FROM: Office of Military & Veterans Affairs RE: 9/11 Week Events
9/7/2021 10:18:00 AM
To: Students, Faculty, Staff


Cal U plans events to mark September 11th


Today - September 8th:

Two Cal U professors and a staff member will provide insights into history at “9/11: What Happened and Why” in the south wing of the Convocation Center.

Dr. John Cencich, criminal justice professor, will discuss his experiences with crimes against humanity and the al-Qaeda presence in Bosnia and Kosovo; Dr. Joseph Heim, history professor, will discuss al-Qaeda’s roots; Seating will be limited to 100 guests.

September 10th:

Cal U campus minister Pete Ware will lead a memorial service near the Vulcan statue on the quad. At 1 p.m., members of the ROTC staff at Cal U will conduct a flag-folding ceremony.

September 11th:  

Chimes in the Old Main Clock Tower will sound at 8:46 a.m., 9:03 a.m., :37 a.m. and 10:03 a.m. to honor the 9/11 victims in New York, Washington, D.C., and Somerset County, Pa.

A moment of silence in memory of the victims of 9/11 will be held prior to the Cal U Vulcans football game vs. Lock Haven at 1 p.m. at Adamson Stadium. A large American flag will be displayed on the field.

A moment of silence will be observed at 2 p.m. prior to the men’s soccer game vs. Ohio Dominican at the Phillipsburg Soccer Facility and before the women’s volleyball game vs. West Liberty at the Convocation Center.


If you have additional questions, please contact the Office of Military & Veterans Affairs at or 724-938-4076.