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Westfield State University Presents “A Century of Honor” Panel Discussion to Commemorate WWI’s 100th Anniversary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 2, 2018

CONTACT: Tricia M. Oliver
toliver@westfield.ma.edu
413.572.8575

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

Westfield State University Presents “A Century of Honor” Panel Discussion to Commemorate WWI’s 100th Anniversary

WHAT:          A panel discussion, “A Century of Honor—A Look at How Things Have Changed,” will be presented on Friday, Nov. 2 as part of Westfield State University’s annual Veterans Celebration.

The first 100 attendees of the panel discussion will receive commemorative bells in honor of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The U.S. WWI Centennial Commission is asking that the bells be rung in honor of veterans’ service and sacrifice on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, at 11 a.m.

WHO:             Westfield State University Veteran and Military Services welcomes

“A Century of Honor—A Look at How Things Have Changed” panelists:

  • Nicholas Aieta, Ph.D.—Professor of History, Westfield State University
  • Martin Henley, Ph.D.—U.S. Navy Veteran; Professor Emeritus, Westfield State University; and author
  • Joseph Hall: U.S. Army Reserves & Veteran; Bronze Star Medal recipient; and History major, Westfield State University

WHEN:          Friday, Nov. 2, 1:40 p.m.

WHERE:    Dever Stage

                        Parenzo Hall

                        Westfield State University

                        577 Western Ave., Westfield

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