UMass Lowell Announces 9/11 Memorial Rededication

Chancellor Marty Meehan has invited the UMass Lowell community and the public to join him and guest speakers to honor members of the campus community lost on 9/11/01 on Thursday, Sept. 8, at 11 a.m., at the site of the UMass Lowell 9/11 Memorial.

The ceremony will feature a rededication of the 9/11 Memorial, titled “Unity” and designed by then-UMass Lowell art students Gail Milligan, Rebekah Hermans, and Janet Wittlinger. The sculptural tribute was installed in May 2004.

Those remembered with names inscribed on the circular stone sculpture are Douglas A. Gowell, ’71, Methuen; Robert J. Hayes, ’87, Amesbury; Brian K. Kinney, ’95, Lowell; John Ogonowski, ’72, Dracut; Patrick Quigley, husband of Patricia Fleming Quigley, ’86; Jessica Sachs, Billerica, former student and daughter of alumni Stephen R. and Karen D. Sachs, both ’69; and Christopher Zarba, Hopkinton, who studied at Lowell in the 1970s.

Location: Lowell Riverwalk behind Letich Hall, 111 Pawtucket St., UMass Lowell East Campus.

Light refreshments will be served following the ceremony.  For details and to RSVP, contact the UMass Lowell Alumni Relations Office, or 978-934-2236.