Peace Vigil at Husson University

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In a demonstration of solidarity with the multitude of people who have suffered over the past three weeks, Husson University will be holding a Peace Vigil. The vigil will consist of addresses by Husson leaders and a candlelight memorial ceremony.

Husson University’s Office of the Chaplain and the International Students Association and will be sponsoring the event.

Husson University will be holding a Peace Vigil on Monday, November 23 at 6:00 p.m. in the G. Peirce Webber Campus Center on its campus in Bangor, Maine.

Participants will be encouraged to join in supporting and creating a more peaceful world.

The past few weeks have been filled with horrific violence. In an effort to demonstrate Husson’s solidarity with the multitude of people who have suffered over the past three weeks, the University will be holding a Peace Vigil on Monday, November 23 at 6:00 p.m. on its campus in Bangor, Maine.

Here are additional details about the upcoming Peace Vigil.

WHAT:
Husson University’s International Students Association and the Office of the Chaplain will be holding a Peace Vigil. The vigil will consist of addresses by Husson leaders and a candlelight memorial ceremony. Participants will be encouraged to join in supporting and creating a more peaceful world.

WHO:    
Sharing his thoughts with those in attendance will be Jonathan Henry, vice president of enrollment management at Husson University. University Chaplain Sarah Pringle-Lewis will also be speaking.

The event is free and open to Husson University students, faculty, and staff. Members of the community who would like to attend and participate are also welcome.

WHEN:
Monday, November 23, 2015
6:00 p.m.

WHERE:
G. Peirce Webber Campus Center
Peabody Hall        
Husson University
1 College Circle
Bangor, ME 04401

HOW:    
No tickets or advance registrations are required. For more information, please contact University Chaplain Sarah Pringle-Lewis at (207) 941-7890 or pringle-lewiss(AT)husson(DOT)edu.

WHY:
The event is a demonstration of Husson University’s solidarity with the multitude of people who have suffered over the past three weeks. Recent tragedies include terrorist attacks in Paris, the destruction of a Russian Metro Jet over Egypt, bombings in Nigeria, a suicide bombing in Beirut, a car bombing in Somalia, a hostage situation at a hotel in Mali and more.

For more than 100 years, Husson University has prepared future leaders to handle the challenges of tomorrow through innovative undergraduate and graduate degrees. With a commitment to delivering affordable classroom, online and experiential learning opportunities, Husson University has come to represent superior value in higher education. Our Bangor campus and off-campus satellite education centers in Southern Maine, Wells and Northern Maine provide advanced knowledge in business; health and education; pharmacy studies, science and humanities; as well as communication. In addition, Husson University has a robust adult learning program. For more information about educational opportunities that can lead to personal and professional success, visit Husson.edu

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