Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Three UTRGV events to commemorate Sept. 11



EDINBURG & BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – SEPT. 11, 2015 – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley will hold three events to remember Sept. 11, 2001, a day in U.S. history that changed our lives forever.

On this national day of remembrance, UTRGV salutes the sacrifices of the men and women who lost their lives in the attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in the field in Pennsylvania.

The events are open to students, faculty and staff. The Brownsville event also is open to veterans and their dependents from both campuses.

Third Annual 9/11 5K: “Taking Steps to Never Forget.”

This walk/run event is from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, on the Edinburg Campus.
Starting line is at the flagpole in front of the Student Services Building.
It is open to UTRGV students, faculty and staff. For more information or special accommodations, contact CPT Brian J. Hutchinson at (956) 665-3610.


Remembrance Event, in conjunction with Texas Southmost College

This event starts at 7:30 a.m. on the Brownsville Campus.
Participants will meet at the flagpole in front of Gorgas Hall, TSC.
It is open to UTRGV students, faculty and staff, and to veterans and their dependents on both campuses. For more information or special accommodations, contact Martin Rodriguez at (956) 882-4297.


Adorn and Remember


Student Involvement invites you to sign a Remembrance Banner to commemorate the lives of the nearly 3,000 lives lost that day. 
Edinburg Campus: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Chapel of the Lord’s Prayer 
Brownsville Campus: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Student Union Lawn 

For more information or special accommodations, contact Student Involvement at (956) 665-2660.