Join in the 9/11 Day of Remembrance

By Megan Bradshaw on September 8, 2019

Campus events throughout September 11 offer opportunities to reflect and remember

9/11 remembrance graphic

Towson University’s campus community is asked to join in a day to remember the lives of the victims of the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, when 19 al-Qaida militants hijacked four planes to carry out suicide attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C., killing nearly 3,000 people.

Read about a visit to the Flight 93 National Memorial

TU memorial garden plaque

Remembrance Program | 8–8:30 a.m. | 9/11 Memorial Garden (in front of Newell Hall)

Join President Schatzel and the campus community at a 9/11 observance honoring the 2,996 victims of the September 11, 2001 attack. Of those victims, 69 Marylanders were lost, including TU alumna Honor Elizabeth Wainio '95. 

students on campus

Moment of Silence | 8:46 a.m. | TU Campus

Pay your respects with a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m., the time the attack began. 


Freedom Square

Reflect and Serve | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. | Freedom Square

Visit Freedom Square to share your personal reflections on the chalkboards and explore opportunities to volunteer with the Office of Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility. 

Student in the Veterans' Center

Movie Screening: Flight 93 | 3 p.m. | Military and Veterans Center

(Psychology Bldg. Room 107) 



Elizabeth Wainio Memorial Communications Scholarship

The Towson University Alumni Association is hosting the Annual Honor Elizabeth Wainio ’95 Communication Scholarship Fundraiser, Saturday, November 9 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Ropewalk Tavern, Federal Hill, 1209 S. Charles St., Baltimore, Maryland. The fundraiser and silent auction celebrates the life of Honor Elizabeth Wainio ’95 and raises funds for current TU communications majors to achieve their dreams.

Ticket are $50 per person of which $35 is a tax-deductible contribution to the scholarship. The event is open to the public. For tickets or to make a donation, call Alumni Relations at 410-704-2234 or .

To make a donation directly to the scholarship, visit here.