Release Date: November 9, 2015
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo will honor veteran and military service members with a two-part program on Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
The sixth annual celebration at UB, which was named among Military Times’ Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 rankings, will take place on the North Campus. It is open to the public. Details are as follows:
First part: The event starts at 11 a.m. with a flag ceremony on Coventry Plaza in front of Alumni Arena (building No. 1 on this map: http://bit.ly/1DTCNEV).
The traditional raising of the flag to half-mast and commemorative bell-ringing will take place at 11:11 a.m. An invocation will be offered by the Rev. Mike Zuffoletto, retired Navy chaplain. Taking part in the ceremony will be members of University Police, ROTC color guards and the Thunder of the East marching band.
Second part: The celebration will move to the Black Box Theater in the Center for the Arts (CFA). Dennis Black, vice president for university life and services, will welcome attendees and President Satish K. Tripathi will give remarks.
Also speaking at the CFA are: