Remembering 9/11 — 10 years later

ph: flagCommemorating Sept. 11, 2001.

Missed the Mass, candlelight vigil and prayer service on the steps of Judge Hall? Be sure to attend these two events:

On Wednesday, 9/14 (7:15 p.m., in the Bernardine Conference Center) — Our Humanities Dept. will present a symposium: “September 11, 2001- Ten Years After - Causes, Impact, and Meaning.”

And last, our annual Founders Day Lecture on Thursday, 9/15, 4 p.m., in the Bernardine Conference Center will be headlined by Marie Dennis. Her discussion is entitled, “Love your enemies: Lessons from 9/11.”

Start Date: 9/14/2011 8:15 pm
End Date: 9/15/2011 7:00 pm
Location: Main Campus
Price: Free
  • History: Established as a private four-year liberal arts college in 1958, Alvernia celebrated its 50th year by being awarded university status in 2008.
  • Heritage: Founded by the Bernardine Sisters, a Catholic religious order, the university embraces the Franciscan core values of service, humility, collegiality, contemplation and peacemaking.
  • Motto: “To Learn, To Love, To Serve”
  • Campus: The main campus in Reading is 121 acres, with two satellite campuses in Philadelphia and Pottsville (Schuylkill County).
  • Location: Our residential campus is situated three miles from center-city Reading, in the scenic Blue Mountain area of Eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Enrollment: 3,000 students attend Alvernia including 1,500 traditional undergraduates, 600 continuing education students, and 780 graduate students. Over 77% of first-year students live on campus.
  • Faculty: Our professors are accomplished scholars, experts in their fields, and supportive mentors. The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. Most classes are 20 students or fewer.
  • Athletics: NCAA Division III, member of the Commonwealth Conference of the Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation and member of Eastern College Athletic Conference, 8 men’s and 10 women’s intercollegiate sports.

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