The September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center
left a literal hole in downtown Manhattan, and a figurative one in
the lives of all New Yorkers.
Today, 1 World
Trade Center — which will replace the Twin Towers as the city’s
tallest structure — is rising over the Financial District. The
people of New York City and State also have risen above the horror
of that day, coming to terms with loss through courage and
St. John’s University is commemorating the tragedy through Remember
9/11 , a semester-long series of art exhibitions, discussions
and a major scholarly conference at all three of our New York City
campuses — Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan.
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