Community Remembers Fallen Stony Brook Alumni at Memorial Arch Ceremony
At 8 am Friday morning, September 10, Stony Brook President Maurie McInnis joined other campus representatives and community members in a ceremony honoring the 21 alumni who died in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
To mark the 20th anniversary of the attacks, the university has created a more accessible and expanded Memorial Arch, located outside the Humanities building, with new landscaping, lighting and paving that will help affirm the Arch as a space for quiet reflection. The Arch, which has names of the alumni engraved upon it, was created — along with a grove of trees planted in the bus loop — as a way to remember them, celebrate their lives and carry forward their legacy. Click here to continue reading.