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09-06-2007

Clarkson University to Commemorate 9/11 Tuesday

[A photograph for media use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/911-memorial.jpg]

On September 11, 2001, more than 3,000 people were killed by terrorist attacks on American soil, including four alumni of Clarkson University.911-memorial

The program will comprise a welcome from University Provost Tom Young, presentation of the colors by Army and Air Force ROTC cadets, music by the Clarkson Golden Knotes, and remarks by Dan Parker, class of 2007, and Steve Newkofsky, associate vice president for alumni relations.

Parker will speak about his experience as a volunteer firefighter in New York City during the aftermath of the World Trade Center attack. Newkofsky will speak about the alumni whose lives were taken in 2001.

For more information, please contact Christina Lesyk, university event coordinator, at clesyk@clarkson.edu or at 268-6425.

Photo caption: Army and Air Force ROTC honor guard at the dedication of Clarkson University's 9/11 memorial sculpture in 2005. A remembrance ceremony will be held at Clarkson on Tuesday, September 11, from 8:30-9 a.m.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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