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Juniata Holds Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Terrorism

(Posted September 17, 2001)

HUNTINGDON, Pa. -- Juniata College will hold a candlelight vigil at 9 p.m. on Oller Hall quadrangle on the Juniata campus to remember the victim's of today's acts of terrorism in New York City, Washington, D.C. and in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.

"All of us are stunned at these tragic events," says Tom Kepple, Juniata College president. "I invite you to join us as a community to gather on Oller quad in memory of those who have suffered today."

Oller quad is an expanse of wooded lawn in front of Oller Hall, flanked by Beeghly Library and the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center.

Also, the Junior Eagle Swimming School, which had been scheduled for 6:30 p.m at the Kennedy pool, has been cancelled.

There will be a full schedule of classes Sept. 12, according to Kepple.

Contact John Wall at wallj@juniata.edu or (814) 641-3132 for more information.