USD to Commemorate 10th Anniversary of 9/11

The University of San Diego will be hosting several events to commemorate the September 11, 2001 attacks. Below, please see the schedule of events. All events and ceremonies are free and open to the public.

Friday, September 9

Flags setup around the September 11 Memorial in front of the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice

12 p.m.
Interfaith prayer service at the Institute for Peace & Justice Garden of the Sky

2 - 3:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion: September 11 Ten Years Later: Where do we go from here?
Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre  

Panelists include Supervisor Ron Roberts, County of San Diego; Avi Spiegel, assistant professor and Middle East expert in Political Science; Necla Tschirgi, professor of Practice, Human Security and Peacebuilding at the Kroc School of Peace Studies; Daria Hollowell, adjunct faculty, Theology and International Relations; and Bob Schoultz, former Navy SEAL and director of the Master of Science in Global Leadership program. The panel discussion will be moderated by Political Science Professor and Associate Dean Noelle Norton. 

Saturday, September 10

Flags setup around the memorial at Institute for Peace & Justice

Sunday, September 11

Flags setup around the memorial at Institute for Peace & Justice

2 p.m.
Moment of silence during men's soccer game  

5 p.m. 
Film Screening: “The Power of Forgiveness” in Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre

7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Masses in Founder’s Chapel with special 9/11 prayers

Monday, September 12

Flags setup around the memorial


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The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. USD recently concluded our successful $317M Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represented the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.