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Kean’s September 11 Observance to Include Vigil and Service
UNION, NJ - Kean University will hold a number of events and community service projects to remember September 11, 2001.
- *Rock-On Walkathon in Oak Ridge Park in Clark, N.J. at 8 a.m.
- *Volunteer Day at the Community Food Bank of New Jersey in Hillside between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
- *Do A Good Deed project between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. in Kean’s University Center Atrium
- *Food bank project at Monmouth and Ocean County Food Bank in Neptune, N.J. between 9 a.m. and noon
- *Elizabeth Marina project between 10 a.m. and noon and noon and 2 p.m.
- *DKMS Bone Marrow registration in Kean’s University Center Atrium between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
- *New Jersey Sharing Network’s “Sharing Lives Through Organ and Tissue Donation,’’ in University Center Atrium, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- *Hearts For Heroes: Making a Difference…One Heart At A Time,’’ in Kean’s Child Care and Development Center, 10 a.m. to noon
- *New Jersey Blood Services Blood Drive, University Center Rooms 226 A&B, noon to 5:30 p.m.
- *The Legacy of 9/11 Panel Discussion, University Center Little Theater, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.
- *Interfaith Vigil to Honor September 11 Victims and Heroes, Kean’s 9/11 Memorial Fountain (Townsend Hall Courtyard) at 4:30 p.m.
- *Red Cross Preparedness Seminar, University Center Room 226 A&B, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
The University will also display emergency response and campus safety information in the University Center Atrium between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Founded in 1855, Kean University has become one of the largest metropolitan institutions of higher education in the region, boasting a richly diverse student, faculty and staff population. Kean continues to play a key role in the training of teachers and is a hub of educational, technological and cultural enrichment, offering more than 50 undergraduate degrees and more than 45 options leading to a master’s degree, doctorate, professional diploma and/or state certification(s). Five undergraduate colleges and the Nathan Weiss Graduate College now serve more than 15,000 students.