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On Monday, November 11th Canisius College will host a series of events to remember and honor all who have served in our nations Armed Forces. All Canisius faculty and staff are encouraged to set aside a few minutes of time on Monday to participate or discuss the topic in your classes.

The following events are scheduled:

  • 12:00 p.m. Official Veterans Day Observation with wreath laying (Greatest Generation Memorial in front of Old Main)
  • 12:30 p.m. Remembrance Ceremony: Roll Call reading honoring Western New York’s fallen Heroes.
  • 7:00 p.m. Men’s Basketball tips off the 2013-2014 season. Veterans and members of our armed forces will receive a free ticket. A pre-game ceremony will recognize our veterans.

All all faculty and staff who are Veterans are encouraged to proudly wear their medals or ribbons on November 11.

Veterans Day is one of the few days where veterans are encouraged to wear their ribbons or medals. Each and every one of you are encouraged to dust off that old ribbon set or medals and wear them proudly on Monday the 11th. Show campus that you served. Be visible.

Yellow Ribbons will be available the week of November 4-8 in Lyons 118 or at any of the Veterans Day Events on the 11th.

Submitted by: Andrew Overfield, associate director, Admissions