Students to come together to honor September 11 victims

On Sept. 8, Coastal Bend College — Pleasanton Campus students and staff will gather in the foyer to hear guest speaker Norman Porter, CBC History Instructor, talk about the events that happened on September 11, 2001. Snacks, drinks and cake will be served and a 9/11-themed video will run.

Tribute in Light//USAF photo by David Guild

Tribute in Light

Students on all campuses will be able to share a commemorative blog. Everyone in encouraged to post to it. Those posts will be accessible for all to read through the college website,

 “This is an opportunity for students to post their memories and thoughts about September 11. It is also a tribute to the people who died as a result of those terrorist attacks,” said Jose Rodriguez, Coastal Bend College Student Life Coordinator. The forum created from students’ comments will become part of the college’s permanent record of the event.

 All September 11 events are open to the public. For more information, contact Terry Villanueva at (830) 569-4639, Ext. 1201.


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