Stritch School of Medicine Students and Faculty Pause to Remember 9/11

News Archive September 07, 2011

Stritch School of Medicine Students and Faculty Pause to Remember 9/11

WHAT:                  On the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine students, staff and faculty will remember those who died and served in response to the tragedy.

On Sunday, Sept. 11, two pillar candles will be placed in the middle of the school’s atrium representing lives lost. Students and faculty are invited to write a prayer or reflection and place them at the base of the pillars.

On Monday, Sept. 12, at 12:30 p.m., the candles will be lighted followed by a reflective reading, tolling of bells and a moment of silence.

WHERE:                Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine Atrium

                                2160 S. First Ave.

                                Maywood, IL 60513

 

WHEN:                  Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011

                                12:30 p.m.

                                Monday, Sept. 12, 2011

                                12:30 p.m.

 

WHO:                    For media inquiries, contact Evie Polsley at epolsley@lumc.edu or call (708) 417-5100.

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine is located in a state-of-the-art educational facility on the campus of Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 S. First Ave., Maywood. The school, which provides instruction to 520 medical students, has been in the vanguard of institutions that have created new, active learning curricula to help students meet the challenges of 21st century health care. An estimated 8,000 to 9,000 students compete each year for 130 openings in the Stritch medical school's first-year class. In addition to the more than 500 students, Loyola's medical educational programs provide instruction and training to an estimated 400 residents and 100 fellows.
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