The Daily Express

Owens Community College Observes September 11 Tragedy


On the first anniversary of the September 11, 2001 tragedy, Owens Community College will be honoring the victims and heroes of that day.

"As many remember, 8:46 a.m. holds a significant meaning as the time when the first plane struck the World Trade Center," said Christa Adams, Ph.D., President of Owens Community College. "Owens Community College will gather to remember and honor those who perished that day by paying tribute, through silent reflection, to the victims and their families."

Area residents are welcome to join the College's faculty, staff and students at 8:46 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11 to observe a moment of silence followed by the ringing of Health Technologies Hall's bells. Individuals will be gathering outside each building on the Toledo-area Campus.

On the Owens Findlay-area Campus, faculty, staff and students, as well as members of the community, will gather in the College's Atrium to observe a moment of silence.

Owens Community College is the fastest-growing community college of its size in the nation. On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 37,000 credit and non-credit students making it the number one choice for new college students in Northwest Ohio. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers over 140 program areas in Agriculture, Business, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.

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