PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Brown University will honor members of the Brown and Rhode Island communities who have served the nation in the U.S. military with a Veterans Day ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. Scheduled speakers include Brown President Christina Paxson, Brown student veteran senior Philip Crean, and Ted Lowe, a 1949 graduate and civilian aide to the secretary of the Army.
Community and student veterans, ceremony participants, and guests will gather at the flagpole on the College Green shortly before noon. Led by the Patriot Battalion Army ROTC color guard, the group will process to Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle where the Jabberwocks, a student a cappella group, will perform the National Anthem and the ROTC color guard will present the colors. A reception and viewing of the Veteran Wall of Honor will follow remarks by the invited speakers.
The event is organized by Brown University Student Veterans Society, the Office of Student Veterans and Commissioning Programs, the Office of the Dean of the College, and the Office of Campus Life and Student Services.
Brown University President Christina Paxson
Philip Crean a Brown senior and veteran
Ted Lowe, a 1949 Brown graduate and civilian aide to the secretary of the Army
Veterans Day procession, ceremony, presentation of colors, and remarks
Convening at the flagpole on the College Green, participants and guests will walk through Ruth J. Simmons Quadrangle to Soldiers Arch.
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, at noon