Onondaga Community College is preparing to pay tribute to those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. A series of 9/11 Remembrance events are planned on campus, marking the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Events on Monday, September 11 include:
- Remembrance Ceremony, 8:30 a.m. at the 9/11 memorial on the south side of the Whitney Applied Technology Center near the traffic circle.
Panel Discussion, 11:15 a.m. in Mawhinney Hall room 345. Participants will provide a real-life retrospective from the vantage point of first responder, citizen and member of the media. Panelists include Peter Alberti, former Onondaga County Emergency Management Director; Rebecca Hoda-Kearse, OCC’s Associate Vice President of Student Engagement and New York City resident at the time of the 9/11 attacks; and Dan Cummings, Managing Editor and Anchor/Reporter for WSYR TV, Newschannel 9.
- All Day: Members of the campus community are asked to stop by the lobby of the Gordon Student Center to sign a “Thank You” banner in appreciation of our first responders. The banner will be presented to the Onondaga Hill fire department.
- All Day: Complimentary beverages for all Veterans, active duty military and first responders will be available September 11 in both the Gordon Cafeteria and Mawhinney Cafeteria.