DURHAM, N. H. – The University of New Hampshire will hold a commemorative ceremony Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. in Durham on the Thompson Hall lawn at the flag pole. President Mark Huddleston, UNH representatives and clergy from surrounding communities will speak. Two hundred cadets from the university’s ROTC program will be in attendance.
The commemoration marks the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, when terrorist flew planes into the World Trade Center in New York City and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. A fourth hijacked plane crashed in Pennsylvania after passengers stormed the cockpit.
In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held in the Strafford Room of Memorial Union Building.
The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling 12,200 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students.