September 10-11, 2002
12:25 CCM:Community Worship: A service of remembrance and peace
7:00: An Evening of Memory and Hope, Sponsored by Blount County Ecumenical Action Council: The evening will begin at 7pm, with a call to prayer at the Pavilion in the Greenbelt in downtown Maryville, behind the Blount County Courthouse. The program will include prayers from several faith traditions, invited remarks from individuals, and music. Participants may also walk along a Path of Memory and Hope lit with luminaries, take part in artistic expressions of memory and hope, and visit an area designated for personal commitments to understanding and action. People are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets.
8:45: Moment of silence across campus, with tolling of the tower bell. 2 minutes duration.
4:00: Wilson Chapel Panel Discussion/Forum: Where have we been? What has changed? Where are we going?
Maryville College is ideally situated in Maryville, Tenn., between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Knoxville, the state‘s third largest city. Founded in 1819, it is the 12th oldest institution of higher learning in the South and maintains an affiliation with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Known for its academic rigor and its focus on the liberal arts, Maryville is where students come to stretch their minds, stretch themselves and learn how to make a difference in the world. Total enrollment for the fall 2013 semester was 1,168.