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College of Mount Saint Vincent Recognizes 10th Anniversary of 9/11
9/8/2011 - Riverdale, N.Y. – The College of Mount Saint Vincent will observe 17 minutes of silence on Sunday morning, 9/11/11, in recognition of the lives lost 10 years ago in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

The Founders Hall bell will toll at 8:46 a.m., the moment when the first plane hit the north tower. The bell will ring again at 9:03 a.m., in remembrance of the south tower crash.

On Sunday evening at 7 p.m., the College’s Liturgy in the Main Chapel in Founders Hall will also include a special 9/11 remembrance. All members of the public are welcome to join. On Monday, September 12, 2011, the College will offer a special service in Alumnae/i Quad at 4:30 p.m. with a reception afterward.

About the College of Mount Saint Vincent

Founded in 1847, the College of Mount Saint Vincent is a co-educational, independent institution rooted in the spirit and mission of the Sisters of Charity and committed to the liberal arts. The College’s undergraduate and master’s level degree programs prepare its uncommonly diverse students for lives of professional achievement and service. Visit www.mountsaintvincent.edu for more information.

Media Contacts:

Erin Walsh
Director for College Relations
(718) 405-3345
erin.walsh@mountsaintvincent.edu  

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Christina Gonzalez
Assistant Director for College Relations
(718) 405-3341
christina.gonzalez@mountsaintvincent.edu